Solved

SMS

Posted on 2004-09-08
3
603 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
How can I send a text message to any mobile device using vb6?
I am developing a vb 6 program and want to include text messaging to mobile phones. Can it be done directly through vb6 or do I need to create a web site to send it through. The users will have the service installed such as nokia, or nextel or att. I would like to be able to send text messages to their mobile phones and most of the users who install the sofware will have cable, dsl and might not have analog modems.
I need code.
0
Comment
Question by:mindserve
3 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
bramcool earned 125 total points
ID: 12052082
You will need to have access so an sms gateway.
This can be on various ways: you can have a direct connection to a mobile operator, or you can use a third party solution with leased lines or an internet gateway where you can login. Did you allready contact a provider?
0
 
LVL 8

Assisted Solution

by:Meff
Meff earned 125 total points
ID: 12103896
You can use the COM port driver to send and receive the SMS. On http://www.gsm-modem.de/gsm-modem-faq.html you will find examples how to send the AT commands.
Regards
Meff
www.gsm-modem.de
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mindserve
ID: 12206809
I split the points because both answers were acceptable.
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

With the purchase of CloudCommand by Comcast customers are left in a bind as subscriptions expire and render the AP's disabled. The following will explain how to flash your Ubiquiti AP's with CloudCommand firmware back to Ubiquiti firmware. HOWTO…
Tired of waiting for your show or movie to load?  Are buffering issues a constant problem with your internet connection?  Check this article out to see if these simple adjustments are the solution for you.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question