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nsISmsService

Used to send SMS text messages for the WebSMS API
1.0
49
Introduced
Gecko 13.0
Inherits from: nsISupports Last changed in Gecko 15.0 (Firefox 15.0 / Thunderbird 15.0 / SeaMonkey 2.12)

Implemented by: @mozilla.org/sms/smsservice;1. To create an instance, use:

var smsService = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/sms/smsservice;1"]
                 .createInstance(Components.interfaces.nsISmsService);

Method overview

[implicit_jscontext] nsIDOMMozSmsMessage createSmsMessage(in long id, in DOMString delivery, in DOMString sender, in DOMString receiver, in DOMString body, in jsval timestamp, in bool read );
unsigned short getNumberOfMessagesForText(in DOMString text);
boolean hasSupport();
void send(in DOMString number, in DOMString message, in long requestId, [optional] in unsigned long long processId);

Methods

createSmsMessage()

[implicit_jscontext] nsIDOMMozSmsMessage createSmsMessage(
  in long id,
  in DOMString delivery,
  in DOMString sender,
  in DOMString receiver,
  in DOMString body,
  in jsval timestamp,
  in bool read
);
Parameters
id
A number representing the id of the message.
delivery
A DOMString which can either be "received" or "sent" and is representing the way the SMS was delivered.
sender
A DOMString with the name of the sender.
receiver
A DOMString with the name of the receiver.
body
A DOMString with the text of the message.
timestamp
A Date object with the timestamp of the message.
read
A Boolean indicating whether a message is marked as read or unread.
Return value

A SmsMessage

getNumberOfMessagesForText()

unsigned short getNumberOfMessagesForText(
  in DOMString text
);
Parameters
text
A DOMString text to check.
Return value

The number of multi-part SMS needed for a given text (160 characters for one SMS).

hasSupport()

Checks if the current platform has SMS support.

boolean hasSupport();
Return value

Boolean.

send()

void send(
  in DOMString number,
  in DOMString message,
  in long requestId,
  in unsigned long long processId Optional
);
Parameters
number
A DOMString with a telephone number to send to.
message
A DOMString with the text message.
requestId
Missing Description
processId Optional
Missing Description

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Sebastianz, Sheppy, fscholz
 Last updated by: Sebastianz,