If you are insterested in how to setup
automated SMS notifications, you should
apply one of the following configurations:
SMS through HTTP requests
SMS from E-mail
SMS from the command line
SMS using txt files
If you are a software developer
you can proceed to adding SMS
functionality to your source code
by clicking on one of the following links:
PHP SMS example
C# SMS example
ASP SMS example
SQL SMS example
Delphi SMS example
If you would like to send
and receive SMS messages from
MS Office applications, please
check out the following links:
Send SMS from MS Excel
Send SMS from MS Outlook
Check out Ozeki SMS Client
The big SMS FAQ
Example applications of SMS messaging
What applications can SMS messaging
be used for?
You can use SMS messaging for a lot of different
purposes that include Person-to-Person Text Messaging, Information Provision,
Downloading, Alerts/Notifications (E-mail, Fax and Voice Message Notifications,
E-Commerce and Credit Card Transaction Alerts, Stock Market Alerts, Remote
System Monitoring), Two-Way Interactive Text Messaging Applications, and SMS
What is Person-to-Person Text
This is the most commonly used application of SMS
messaging, and the primary reason for being developed.
With this, you can send short text messages from your mobile phone to another
There is also chat application which enables a group of people to
exchange SMS messages in an interactive way.
What is Information Provision?
It is also a popular application of SMS messaging in
which mobile users get information via SMS texts.
It can be used,
for instance, to send news, weather report, etc. to mobile users. Several
of these information services are paid services.
SMS messaging for Alerts and
Yes, you can use it for these purposes.
Since most people always have their mobile phones at hand, it is a
good way to send information of important events and alerts, if needed.
You can use, for instance, SMS notifications in case of incoming
e-mails. Whenever a new e-mail comes into your e-mail inbox, you can get
an SMS notification of this. You can use this also for Fax and Voice messages.
Similarly, SMS messaging can also be used in case of E-commerce
or Credit Card transactions.
1.4 SMS number formats