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Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:12 pm
by LHVWB
Please move this topic if it is in the wrong location, I saw several boards where it could go.

I have written a free android app called "WebSMS: Exetel Connector" which provides an Exetel connector for the WebSMS app. This means that you can easily send 5c SMS' via Exetel's web service from an android phone.

You need to install the WebSMS app (free, with some ads) before installing this app. It can also send SMS' via the normal mobile network or via a number of other webservices (if you install the relevant connectors).
App market description wrote:Send SMS via Exetel's web API.
Fetch WebSMS 3 from market to make this connector work.

You will need to create an "API account" in the "SMS API access" section of your Exetel members area, in order to use this app.

Exetel: http://www.exetel.com.au
App project page: http://github.com/nathanielbaxter/websm ... tor-exetel
Enjoy! :)

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:10 am
by plasmapuff
Thanks for this!

Will download and leave some feedback :)

cheers

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:30 pm
by trk
Sounds good. Another option is 'intelliSMS' which works very well as a standalone program. Unfortunately its not on the Market yet, but the APK can be downloaded by asking 'Len' on the WP forums for it.

Maybe this will encourage him to put intelliSMS on the market too. Options are a Good Thing(tm), as that way theres always something available for anyone.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:24 am
by samarium
Thanks, I'll give it a go, if I can just fine where in the new members facilties the API setup is located.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:20 pm
by Dazzled
There's a copy at http://www.exetel.com.au/Exetel_SMS_API ... tation.pdf

Edit: I've got Android for i386 lurking somewhere, and have been meaning to put curl on it if it's not there already. I see from Googling that it has been installed on Android phones. Then using the API would be a simple curl invocation.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:25 pm
by samarium
Thanks Dazzled, however what I wanted was the page to generate/register the API user/pass, as I can't find it in any of the logical places on the website. I eventually found it on the site map, however the label is a little obscure, it would help it it had API in it.

Anyway, I posted suggestions for improvement on the web site fixes thread, so hopefully Shady rationalizes it.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:51 am
by peter_mcc
Hi there.

I've been using this and it's great but... when I receive an SMS it appears to come from say +61412345678. I hit reply in SMSdroid (the companion, it seems, to WebSMS) and it opens WebSMS to send my reply. But the number is in the form +61412345678. When I try to send I get a message back saying it could not be sent. When I try to resend it the number is now showing as +61412345678 <+61412345678>

Is it possible to get the connector to reformat the number so the Exetel site accepts them?

peter

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:03 pm
by LHVWB
This problem should now be resolved, thank you for pointing it out peter.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 4:59 pm
by samarium
I've started using this, works well, thanks.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:24 pm
by Ilia
This is not working for me on HTC tattoo with android 1.6. I get the error 'the application has stopped unexepectedly. Please try again' If I try again, same thing. I tried all sorts of stuff with putting in the +61 or not.. doesn't work :? Help plz

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:52 pm
by trk
Ilia wrote:This is not working for me on HTC tattoo with android 1.6. I get the error 'the application has stopped unexepectedly. Please try again' If I try again, same thing. I tried all sorts of stuff with putting in the +61 or not.. doesn't work :? Help plz
Did you ever get this sorted?

I use IntelliSMS (which is now on the Market, yay!) on a 1.6 device just fine, and on a 2.2 device with the same resolution screen as the Tattoo just fine.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:34 am
by thomashouseman
Is this App still working? I'm getting timeouts.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:44 pm
by nuranj
thomashouseman wrote:Is this App still working? I'm getting timeouts.
Please note that "LHVWB" will be able to answer that for you.

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:40 pm
by Munka
thomashouseman wrote:Is this App still working? I'm getting timeouts.
webSMS from the market also has an exetel connector and works a treat using either 2.2 or 3.1

Re: Android App to send SMS' via exetel webservice.

Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:47 pm
by thomashouseman
Munka wrote:
thomashouseman wrote:Is this App still working? I'm getting timeouts.
webSMS from the market also has an exetel connector and works a treat using either 2.2 or 3.1
That's what I'm trying to get working.