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Old 11-13-2007, 11:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I am wondering two things.
1) Is it possible to have an application receive ALL incoming SMS messages. Then to pass on the ones it doesn't want and keep the ones it wants. For example, if you send a SMS message from the address "blah", then keep that message in the application. If it's not from blah, ignore it so the user can see it in there regular fashion, i.e. the inbox.

And 2) Is it possible to send an email-to-sms message from a PC to my blackberry so that it is directed to a specific port? Currently, the only thing I've found is UDH (universally defined headers), but I'm not sure if they are working. A big problem with this is also that all messages sent via the "number"@pcs.rogers.com email are not delivered immediately. Instead the user must reply with "read" in the message first to acutally get the message... Is there a way around this?

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i did something similar to 1. in my software sms2mail.
you need to open a connector on the sms-port and you'll get the messages exclusively.
you can create a new message object in the inbox and play an alert maybe, not sure about this.

regarding 2: why whould anybody want to send a mail2sms message to a BB? Blackberries can receive mails, thats their reason to exist...
As your BB does not have a public IP you won't be able to access specific ports without using the push service of the BES.
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The reason for #2 was an existing implementation... But that makes a lot of sense, so thank you.

As for #1, do you know what the sms port is??? I've tried to find that, but have had no luck... This is how I currently open a connection:
_mc = (MessageConnection)Connector.open("sms://");
and I've also tried:
_mc = (MessageConnection)Connector.open("sms://:somePortNumber");

But I have had no luck in receiving all messages.
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i used
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_dc = (DatagramConnectionBase)Connector.open("sms://");
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