July, 2017

MMS Notifications: SMS Sender Address & SMPP Connection Choice

An interesting series of questions from our support mailbox: Hi Now SMS Technical Support, Hope you are all keeping well. Just had a question. Is there any way to define a sender ID for MMS where the leg out to the SMSC seems to have no Calling Party Address? Define a “Default Sender Address” under the properties for the SMSC connection. SMS messages that are generated for MMS...

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UCP to SMPP Converter / Proxy

We’ve had a few inquiries related to the UCP protocol recently. UCP is a legacy application to SMS protocol that was implemented by SMSCs from a company named CMG. (Bryce posted some background info on this over 12 years ago in response to questions in our support forum at https://support.nowsms.com/discus/messages/1/8150.html) UCP was never a widely adopted protocol, but for a period of...

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Send MMS Message from PHP Script

Note: For additional APIs for sending and receiving SMS and MMS messages, please see our Developer APIs for SMS + MMS page. Back in 2003, we posted an example PHP script for sending MMS via NowSMS on our discussion board at http://www.nowsms.com/discus/messages/1/1113.html. While this script has worked well over the years, it has a serious limitation in that it does not support SSL/TLS. Version...

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Send SMS from PHP Script

Note: For additional APIs for sending and receiving SMS and MMS messages, please see our Developer APIs for SMS + MMS page. Back in 2003, we posted an example PHP script for sending SMS via NowSMS on our discussion board at http://www.nowsms.com/discus/messages/1/867.html. While this script has worked well over the years, it has a serious limitation in that it does not support SSL/TLS. Version 2...

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NowSMS Modem Android App – Installation Options

NowSMS Modem Android App – Installation Options

This document provides an overview of installation options for the NowSMS Modem App for Android. The NowSMS Modem App allows an Android phone to be used by a NowSMS server as a type of GSM modem.  This allows NowSMS to send and receive SMS and MMS messages through one or more Android phones. Detailed Quick Start Guides are available here. Installation Options The NowSMS Modem App can be...

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NowSMS Cloud – Quick Start Guide

The NowSMS Cloud Edition is a quick and efficient way to create SMS and/or MMS applications. As a hosted service, we provision a separate NowSMS server with a unique secure web address for each customer. An app is installed on one or more Android phones to connect the phone(s) to your NowSMS cloud server. All SMS and MMS messages sent or received by your cloud server are routed through your...

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