This guide will get you all set up and ready to use the numlookupapi.com API. We'll cover how to get started using one of our API clients and how to make your first API request. We'll also look at where to go next to find all the information you need to take full advantage of our powerful REST API.

Choose your client

Before making your first API request, you need to pick which API client you will use. In addition to cURL HTTP requests, numlookupapi offers clients for JavaScript, Python, PHP and many more programming langauges. In the following example, you can see how to install each client.

# cURL is most likely already installed on your machine
curl --version

Making your first API request

After picking your preferred client, you are ready to make your first call to the numlookupapi.com API. Below, you can see how to send a GET request to the /info endpoint to get the latest information about a telephone number.

curl -G https://api.numlookupapi.com/v1/validate/+14158586273 \
    -H "apikey: YOUR-API-KEY"

What's next?

Great, you're now set up with an API client and have made your first request to the API. Here are a few links that might be handy as you venture further into the numlookupapi.com API: