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Q5320060: Can I force the SMS and MMS toolkit to use TEXT mode to send SMS messages instead of PDU mode ?
Yes this is possible. You can set this in two ways: Using the registry Start the registry editor ( REGEDIT.EXE ) Open the following key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\SMS and MMS Toolkit\ Create a new string "AdvancedSettings" with Value: "ForceTextMode=1" Using the "AdvancedSettings" property of the object Using the "AdvancedSettings" property of the object, using this way, the setting only applies for the current instance of the object: Set the value of the "AdvancedSetting...
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Q5320025: Is multi-part messaging supported?
Yes, multi-part is support, but only when using a GSM Modem or an SMPP or HTTP provider. Multi-part is NOT supported for Dial-up providers.
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Q5320020: What are multi-part messages?
To allow an SMS message larger than 160 characters, you must send it as a multi-part message (each part is sent as an individual SMS). The receiver will collect these parts and show the message as a single SMS message. Please note that the costs for a multi-part messages are based on the number of parts (each part of max. 160 characters is one SMS). Multi-part SMS is only supported by the SmsProtocolGsm and SmsProtocolSmpp objects.
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Q5320015: What are flash messages?
Flash messages are messages that appear on the mobile phone's display as soon as they are received (without user interaction). Flash is only supported through the SmsProtocolGsm object and SmsProtocolSmpp object.
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Q5320010: How many characters can an SMS message contain?
A standard SMS message is can contain up to 160 7-bit characters. However, there are some restrictions: Some characters count as two (7-bit) characters instead of one character. Example: the EURO character; When using Unicode, you can only send 70 Unicode (16-bit) characters; When sending binairy data, you can send 140 (8-bit) bytes. However, when using multi-part messages, you can send thousands of characters. To use multi-part messages, set the SmsMessage:Format property to asMESSAGE...
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Q5320030: I want to send SMS message in Arabic (Unicode characters). Does SMS and MMS Toolkit support Unicode?
Yes, it does. You can send almost any character set when sending messages as Unicode. You can send 70 Unicode characters per SMS message. The receiving party must support Unicode messages. Most mobile phones do.
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Q5320065: Can I force the SMS and MMS toolkit to use PDU mode to send SMS messages instead of TEXT mode ?
Yes this is possible. You can set this in two ways: Using the registry, using this way, the setting applies for any instance of the object created: Start the registry editor ( REGEDIT.EXE ) Open the following key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\SMS and MMS Toolkit\ Create a new string "AdvancedSettings" with Value: "ForcePduMode=1" Using the "AdvancedSettings" property of the object, using this way, the setting only applies for the current instance of the obje...
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