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Telephone Number format in WMA

Deepan Devadasan
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Joined: Jan 25, 2007
Posts: 226
Hi,

I have some ambiguity about the number format used in (MessageConnection)Connector.open(destination)

destination will have the telephone number as well with PORT and sms://

the problem is there only with the telephone number...

Consider the following...

0094-77-2123454
where,

00-international access code
94- country code (Sri Lanka)
77 - infact 077 the telco
the rest is the subscriber number

what are the possible ways to represent the above in the destination string..

In fact i wont to have a uniform way when handling this for a local(0772123454) number or international one 009477-2123454

how about the + sign in front...?

can we use the international format when sending to a local number?

will it work if we follow this way 0094772123454?


Theepan Thevathasan
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCMAD 1.0 SCBCD 1.3, MCP(.Net Frm 2.0 App Dev Fdn)
Pradeep Gudipati
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Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 16
no put in the number as follows

+94077xxx
xxx is the subscriber number

no need for 00 (international calling)

e.g :
if you want to send an sms to a number from another country say india
the number would be

+9108037382829

where +91 country code
080 local bangalore code
37382829 some subscriber number

Thanks
Pradeep
Deepan Devadasan
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Joined: Jan 25, 2007
Posts: 226
Thanks Pradeep..

That was helpful
Eduardo Marques
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Joined: Feb 19, 2005
Posts: 231
I don't know if this addresses what you've asked, but let me add the difference between specifying a port and not is relevant.

If you do not state the port then you are addressing a remote phone's SMS/MMS inbox but MIDlets on the remote side won't have access to it at least through the WMA API.

When a port is part of the address , it may be read by MIDlets using WMA in the remote phone. Note also that some ports may be reserved or blocked.
[ April 01, 2007: Message edited by: Eduardo Marques ]

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Deepan Devadasan
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Joined: Jan 25, 2007
Posts: 226
Hi Marques...

Though it was not what i was referring, your comment will be useful to others in future...

You were correct...

Sending the SMS without specifying the port will reach the default, OEM/Native sms application on the target mobile device...
 
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