Quick Start Guide

Using a GSM modem, or an Android phone as a modem, is a quick and efficient way to get started with SMS and/or MMS applications. No special service provider subscriptions are required, just a standard SIM card that has been activated for use with a mobile operator.

The following quick start guides explain how to quickly setup NowSMS or NowSMS Lite to send and receive SMS and MMS messages using an Android phone as a modem:

Now SMS/MMS Android Modem Quick Start

NowSMS Lite Android Modem Quick Start

 

The following quick start guide explains the basic setup of E-Mail to SMS & MMS functionality:

EMail to SMS & MMS Gateway with NowSMS

EMail to SMS & MMS Gateway with NowSMS Lite

 

 

The following quick start guides explain how to setup NowSMS with a conventional GSM modem:

Quick Start Guide #1: Using NowSMS with GSM modems – Sending SMS Messages

Quick Start Guide #2: Sending SMS messages using the built in web interface

Quick Start Guide #3: Using NowSMS with GSM/GPRS/3G modems to send and receive MMS messages

The following quick start guide is extremely old, but it explains some of the basics of an MMSC configuration.

Classic Quick Start Guide: Configuring NowSMS as an MMSC

(Note:  If installing NowSMS as an MMSC in a mobile operator environment, please refer to Operator MMSC Considerations.

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