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Short Message Service (SMS) is a service available on digital mobile phones that allows sending short messages (160 characters) between these devices and between other handheld devices (PDAs), and even between fixed (fixed-line).

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configuring email software to recieve and send sms

I don't have a cell phone but have a cellular modem (Rocket Stick by Sierra Wireless) that has sms sending and receiving capability. It has its own cell number. I am trying to configure Thunderbird ...
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Cannot send SMS while using usb modem's internet

I tried to setting up a simple SMS gateway server with my old Huawei E173 stick using Gammu, I intend to plug in on Raspberry 24/7. With the help of this article, I managed to send my first SMS from ...
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How can I have smsd execute a command if AT+CREG? returns anything else than +CGREG: 0,1?

I have a SMS modem connected to a server, and smsd (package: smstools 3.1.21-3) installed on the server. Now I would want smsd to periodically query AT+CREG? of the SMS modem, and if it returns ...
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SMS gateways and 3G obsolescence

Yesterday I received the email below from my cellular provider informing me that my Huawei E1786 would stop working by January 2021. I currently use this device to send/receive sms messages and to ...
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Can you read SMS on a computer directly from a SIM-card? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to recieve and parse incoming SMS on a computer in an automated manner. I currently have ~100 SIM-cards that would ideally be connected all at once. Is this realistic? What ...
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How to identify why two-factor SMS messages are never received from certain websites

I have accounts with three financial websites which only offer two-factor authentication codes to be sent via text message or phone call, but when I request codes via text message, the messages are ...
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Is it possible to use Signal on a desktop without using Android or iPhone?

I use a simple Nokia phone with a key pad (I don't want a smart phone because I want to enjoy my time away from a computer). This simple phone can receive sms. Is it possible to link my phone to the ...
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How to configure instant messaging in freepbx 14 & Asterisk 13

i have a trouble to configure instant messaging using freepbx 14 and asterisk 13 , i want that two sip clients can send and receive messages using their soft phones on smartphone and desktop , can ...
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Sending/receiving SMS and USSD dialing on HP ProBook 4530s w/ SIM card

I have an HP ProBook 4530s that has an inbuilt sim card slot. I have been able to activate Cellular data usage meaning I can use my sim card data to access the internet. What I am unable to do is ...
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How to read / download SMS from Huawei E5377T mobile router?

The device shows there are 8 messages but there is no option to read those. I have tried to remove the SIM card and place it in a mobile phone but it seems that router does not store messages into ...
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Synology NAS: SMS Alerts are not parsed correctly

In the past I've set up the SMS notifications service on my Synology NAS (DSM 6.2.2-24922 ) through ClickaTell. Now whenever I receive a SMS notification every message looks like this: @ W @ A @ R ...
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Emulate a cell phone on a computer to authenticate a new email account

Background Many of the big email service providers now require a mobile phone number in order to create an account (a land line isn't acceptable). My understanding is that mobile phone access is ...
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Backup/access SMS on Nokia 3310 3g/2017 from Linux PC?

I'm trying to back up SMS messages on a Nokia 3310 3G onto a Ubuntu 18.04 PC; note that hardware system-on-chiand OS differs by version for a Nokia 3310 (2017): System on chip / Operating system: ...
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Cortana stopped syncing text messages (sms) between Windows and my Android phones

So, Cortana syncing SMS and other app notifications was very handy while it worked. I got accustomed to it, but then one day it just stopped for no apparent reason. Form what I searched on the web, ...
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Using my laptop to send an email that arrives as a text message (SMS) - for free?

How can I use my laptop to send an email that arrives as a text message (SMS) on a smartphone in the United States - for free? As I understand it, you send the email to a gateway address that has the ...
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Sending text messages (SMS) from Outlook 2016 for Mac

is there a way to send SMS from Outlook 2016 for Mac (my company is using O365)? I know it is possible in the Windows version of Outlook (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Send-and-receive-...
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How do I get mutt to send data over SMS?

I'm trying to use mutt to send emails to ##########@vtext.com, effectively using mutt for SMS. Unfortunately all of the mail I've sent hasn't reached my phone. I'm thinking that mutt needs some ...
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SMS gateway is not working when server changed

I am using aws server with 2 instances one say "x" and another as "y" and using ibox sms gateway. Previously I was using server x for my work and also integrated sms gateway in it. All was working ...
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Syncing communications between Pidgin clients

Is there a way to sync communications between multiple pidgin clients? We have SMS texts that come to 8 clients, but if one of the office desk clients responds, no one else in the office see's the ...
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EMI/UCP protocol: how to answer to a msg 52?

EMI is a protocol to forward sms text data to a proxy provider (usually a telecom) that send them to end users. I don't know how to give a positive ACK to a MSG52 (that is: a sms from an end user to ...
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Is it possible to send a text message (SMS) from my PC, using my phone?

I am running Windows 10 and have a Lumia 1020 running Windows Phone 8.1. As MS have brought in tighter device integration, is it possible I can use my PC to send (and view) text messages on my phone? ...
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How SMS numbers for services work? [closed]

Not sure if this is the place for the question, but... I did receive spam sms from a number, about a promotion here in Brazil. And, from this same number (27900), I did receive my Evernote ...
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AT&T's SMTP to SMS increments sender address

I have a service that delivers updates to users through various carriers SMTP APIs, for example for Sprint we e-mail 1123456789@messaging.sprintpcs.com and then the owner of the number 1123456789 ...
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Q: How can I set up a system to stream SMS (text messages) to a printer such that they're printed as soon as they're received?

I'm trying to help a relative running a restaurant/bar. She'd like to be able to receive orders via SMS (text message) and have them print to a single printer in the kitchen (preferably, via Google ...
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Any solution using SMS to restart / reboot the router / server?

Given home network: VPN server behind NAT of a router office network: VPN client to access home resources Problem Either router/ VPN server is hung Unable to restart/ reboot them through networking ...
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Can Asterisk accept and send SMS?

Is it possible to send and receive SMS over Asterisk? I am using Asterisk for my communications and it works pretty good. I just wish that I could send SMS to my callers. thanks
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Kannel 1.4.3 Huawei e220 initialization error Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Kannel. Trying to setup SMS send/receive using Kannel 1.4.3 with Huawei e220 modem. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I am getting this error in bearerbox: 2014-10-15 20:55:50 [3425] [6] DEBUG: AT2[...
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I want to read SMS from SD card

I have my SMS in my Nokia phone saved to the SD memory card in a folder called Private\1000484b\Mail2 (at least I think they are). The folder contains files with no extension whatsoever (just files). ...
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How do I use my phone for SMS (while connected via bluetooth)

I connected my Nexus 5 to my Windows 8 computer via bluetooth, with the hopes that I could do 2 things. Use my computer to send SMS messages Use me computer as a headset (with my microphone and ...
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Is it possible for Gammu SMSD queue out sms when using null backend?

I have an application that send out sms using gammu smsd. My application don't need to save the sms for each sent message or received or error and on outbox, so I configure gammu-smsd with null ...
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Compiling Opensmmpbox in Cygwin for windows service

Need a opensmppbox as a windows service so i try to compile it under cygwin...get this error: /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/4.8.2/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld: cannot find -lwap /usr/lib/gcc/i686-...
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How do I verify an SMS came from the number which is in the From field? [closed]

I am wondering if it's possible to determine if any SMS'es I get that are suspicious, can be checked if they really come from the sender without actually calling the number and asking the person ...
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Send and receive massive SMS with a PC by a mobile phone [closed]

How can I send and receive SMS using my PC connected to a mobile phone? I need this for a SMS marketing campaign so I can send multiple SMS to many recipients and extract answers. For SMS service I ...
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Is it possible to send an SMS using a windows 8 tablet?

Now that there are some tablets with integral gsm modems, is there any support in the standard apps for sending or receiving SMS messages?
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Printing to URL

I have an application for job-control that has only one output option, namely printing. I would prefer these jobs to be sent by SMS. I would be able to use one of the many SMS-services on the web ...
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Send SMS through the Internet? [closed]

I have a prepaid plan on my phone, so it costs money each time I send or receive a SMS. Is there a way for me to send and receive SMS through the Internet rather than through my mobile carrier? There ...
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SMS syncing in Outlook [closed]

I have recently left a company and have picked up that they have not disabled my mail account and that all mails have been forwarded via a rule to alternative people in the company. The company ...
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Is it possible to receive SMS text messages on the computer?

I do not have a mobile phone. However, I would like to send and receive SMS text messages to friends' mobile phones using my computer (Windows) and the Internet. Skype allows me to send SMS ...
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How can I send SMS from my PC using my Android Phone (Galaxy S3)

I've been a long-time Nokia fan, but finally succumbed to the Samsung Galaxy S3's amazing screen, & Android's Open community. One feature I use a lot (about a hundred times a day...) is Nokia PC ...
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I would like to copy my iphone SMS from one backup to another

I recently have had to do a full restore to factory setting on my iPhone and now i want to copy my SMS messages from an old backup into a new backup made from the restored phone. I need to do this as ...
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Multi sim GSM modem or alternative [closed]

I'm trying to administer the SMS trafic of my businesss centrally through a web portal. In Europe (except UK) we don't have a numbers/SMS trafic provider like Twilio or Clickatell, nor any build in ...
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How to contact with gmail support? [closed]

Recently I've found that I stopped receiving any sms messages from Google (calendar notification, 2-step verification messages). After small investigation I found out that all customers that have ...
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automate your computer via sms

I was wondering if it was possible to automate my pc by sending sms text messages to it. This is the plan: connect usb gsm modem to the pc Send the text "start explorer" to the usb modem using my ...
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Do any solutions exist to SSH to a computer using SMS [closed]

There exists smart phone apps that allow you to SSH to a machine. Aside from the fact that this may be a really bad idea (security-wise), are there any programs/services that allow you to SSH to a ...
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Integrate Lync with iChat

I am using MS Lync and I was wondering if it is possible to setup an Account in iChat (or Messages in the future) for Lync?
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Sending sms with at commands, what kind of caracters i can't have in my message?

I need to know what kind of characters I can't put in my message, how to format it and if I can put spaces at the end of message. If some knows some about it, some bug, some hit, please tell me.
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Windows Media Player 11 Codec Installation

Scenario: Some of our users are trying to play DVD's or other media files and are getting a message telling them that they are missing a codec. Since there are not admins they cannot install the codec....
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Receiving and processing SMS messages through a script?

I am attempting to setup a system to receive and process SMS messages automatically. The system is intended for use in a context (an unfunded migrant workers' union in India) where both finances and ...
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SMS via console on Synology NAS

Does anybody know is it possible to send SMS via console on Synology NAS (kernel 2.6.32.12, synology_ppc853x_410). I tried to use gnokii with my old S40 nokia phone. But it seems there is no kernel-...
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What technology do 160by2.com use to send SMS messages [closed]

The India based websites 160by2.com and way2sms.com allow users to signup with, and verify, a mobile number. The user can then use the website to send SMS messages to other mobile numbers with their ...
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