GPT-4o Reminders WhatsApp bot

 from typing import List
from db_utils import get_db_connection
from encryption_utils import decrypt
from db_utils import check_first_communication, insert_first_communication, insert_reminder, retrieve_reminders, delete_reminder, retrieve_all_reminders, update_timezone, retrieve_timezone, set_next_reminder_time
from time import sleep
import threading
from encryption_utils import encrypt
from timezone_finder import convert_timezone
from abilities import llm_prompt
from datetime import datetime, timedelta
from nlp_processing import process_reminder_input, process_timezone, process_action
from abilities import key_value_storage
import logging
import calendar
import requests
import json
import os
from twilio.twiml.messaging_response import MessagingResponse
from import Client
from flask import Flask, render_template, request
from import BaseApplication
import random
import sqlite3

About this template

This bot uses GPT-4o to give Whatsapp-based reminders to people just by chatting. In the encryption key environment secret, you need to get a 128 bit AES hex key from a website such as

Introduction to the GPT-4o Reminders WhatsApp Bot Template

The GPT-4o Reminders WhatsApp Bot is an innovative template that allows builders to create a WhatsApp bot capable of setting and managing reminders through chat. This bot leverages the power of GPT-4o to understand natural language inputs, making it easy for users to interact with and set reminders just by sending a message. Whether it's a one-time reminder or a recurring notification, this bot can handle it all seamlessly.

Getting Started with the Template

To begin building your own WhatsApp reminder bot, click Start with this Template on the Lazy platform. This will pre-populate the code in the Lazy Builder interface, so you won't need to copy or paste any code manually.

Initial Setup: Adding Environment Secrets

Before testing your bot, you'll need to set up some environment secrets within the Lazy Builder. These are crucial for the bot to interact with the Twilio API and to encrypt sensitive data.

  • Go to the Environment Secrets tab in the Lazy Builder.
  • Add the following secrets:
    • TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID: Your Twilio Account SID.
    • TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN: Your Twilio Auth Token.
    • ENCRYPTION_KEY: A 32-byte key for AES encryption, which you can generate using an online tool or script.
  • To obtain your Twilio Account SID and Auth Token, visit the Twilio Console and copy the relevant details from your dashboard.

Remember, these credentials are sensitive and should be kept secure.

Test: Deploying the App

Once you've set up the necessary environment secrets, you can deploy your app by clicking the Test button. This will launch the Lazy CLI, and the deployment process will begin.

Entering Input: Providing User Input

If the bot requires any user input, the Lazy CLI will prompt you to provide it after pressing the Test button. Follow the instructions in the CLI to enter the necessary information.

Using the App

After deployment, the Lazy platform will provide you with a dedicated server link. This link is where you can interact with your WhatsApp bot. Send a message to your WhatsApp number connected with Twilio, and the bot will respond accordingly, allowing you to set and manage reminders.

Integrating the App

To integrate the WhatsApp bot into your service, you may need to add the server link provided by Lazy to your Twilio WhatsApp sandbox or configure it in your Twilio settings. Follow these steps to complete the integration:

  • Log in to your Twilio Console.
  • Navigate to the Programmable Messaging section.
  • Go to the WhatsApp sandbox or number configuration page.
  • Set the webhook URL to the server link provided by Lazy for incoming messages.

This will ensure that when users send a message to your WhatsApp number, Twilio will forward the message to your bot, and the bot will handle the reminders accordingly.

Sample API Request and Response

If you wish to interact with the bot's API directly, you can use the server link to send HTTP POST requests. Here's a sample request to set a reminder:

POST /wa HTTP/1.1
Host: [Your Server Link]
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Body: From=whatsapp%3A%2B[YourPhoneNumber]&Body=Remind+me+to+call+John+tomorrow+at+9+AM

A successful response from the bot will confirm that the reminder has been set.

For further guidance and documentation on the Twilio API, you can refer to the official Twilio WhatsApp API documentation.

By following these steps, you can create a fully functional WhatsApp reminder bot that helps users manage their tasks efficiently. Enjoy building with Lazy!

Last published
June 15, 2024

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