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Re: Can I change the SMS sender number to a string

From: Pawel Kot
Subject: Re: Can I change the SMS sender number to a string
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 20:15:08 +0200


On 6/18/06, Ajay Pal Singh Atwal <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi there

----- Pawel Kot <address@hidden> wrote:
> > When sending sms using gnokii can I change the SMS sender number to
> > a string. Lets say in place of my mobile number some string is
> > displayed as sender of that SMS to the receiver of the message.
> Simple answer is: you cannot.
> You could do it just when your GSM provider allows it and it would be
> doable just when accessing SMSC directly.

Thanks for the answer, but if suppose my GSM provider alows, then can you 
please point me in the right direction how to do it using gnokii.

There is no way to do it in gnokii. You would need some software that
communicates with the SMSC directly. See kannel for example.

> > Unable to get complete message center number, only last digit of sms
> > message center is displayed, but specifying the sms center number on
> > command line works. I read some where in list this is fixed in cvs
> > version of gnokii.
> > Another problem i faced is when reading sms only last digit of the
> > sender phone number is displayed.
> Which gnokii version do you use?

I use gnokii 0.6.12, installed the binary package gnokii-0.6.12-4.fc4.rpm on 

Show the debug logs please.

take care,
Pawel Kot

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