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This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.


Returns a MozMobileMessageManager object you can use to receive and send MMS and SMS messages.


Specification Status Comment
Messaging API Editor's Draft Editor Draft (WIP).

Preferences & availability

  • WebSMS is disabled by default and can be enabled setting the preference dom.sms.enabled to true.
  • A comma-separated whitelist of allowed hostnames that are allowed to use the WebSMS API must be specified using the dom.sms.whitelist preference. This string is empty by default.
  • WebSMS is only available to certified apps on Firefox OS (B2G).
  • MMSes are available starting with Firefox OS 1.1

See also