Messages view in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
On this page you will find detailed
information on the available features of Messages view in Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway. The possible message boxes are listed and their functions are
detailed in the article.
Beside "Management Console",
the other main view is "Messages" in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway. You need to click
on "Messages" on the top right corner of the interface to get this view
(Figure 1). In this section you can find all the options that are needed for
sending and receiving SMS messages. The main
menu is also available at the top left corner of the interface.
Figure 1 - Messages in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
On the left hand side of the interface you can see the
username (in this case it is the admin user) and the current state of the
user (Enabled). Under "Current state" you can enable or disable users.
Still on the left hand side, there are the message boxes of the user: the
Inbox, Outbox, Sent, Not sent, Scheduled, and Deleted items.
Inbox: If there is an incoming message you can see it in the Inbox
folder (Figure 2).
Figure 2 - Incoming message in Inbox
By clicking on the incoming message you can see the details
of it. Thus the phone number of the sender and the recipient, the text of the
message, and further details are included in the message such as the time
of sending and receiving (Figure 3).
Figure 3 - Details of incoming message
You can still have further information if you click on "View
message details" option at the right hand side (Figure 4). With this option
information such as Originator, Recipient, Message Data, Message Type, Owner,
Folder, Message ID, Callback ID, Creation Time, Sent Time, Received Time,
Operator Names, Routes, and History will be available about the message
Figure 4 - View message details option
Figure 5 - Details of incoming message
Outbox: The outbox stores the messages to be sent. In practice it
means that messages are stored here before they are sent out to the
- Sent: In this folder you can track back your sent messages. The
details of messages are also available in this option, as well. In this way
you can easily follow and preview your messaging process.
- Not Sent: Messages that are cannot be sent because of any failure
are stored in this folder. Such a failure can be if the phone number of the
recipient does not exist. In these times messages cannot be forwarded.
- Scheduled: This box contains messages that are scheduled for
sending in a predefined time. This time can be set when you compose your
message. The messages are stored in this folder until this specified time.
In the specified time the message is sent out to the recipient.
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