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== How to send SMS using Kontact? ==
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== How to send SMS using Kontact == <!--T:2-->
 
Create an account at [http://www.smsjoker.de/ smsjoker] (or something similar). Prices are ok and writing SMS at your PC just rocks.
 
Create an account at [http://www.smsjoker.de/ smsjoker] (or something similar). Prices are ok and writing SMS at your PC just rocks.
  
Load script “smsjoker-script” from [http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/show.php?content=31672 kde-apps.org]. Open [[Konsole]] and get root.
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Load script “smsjoker-script” from [http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/show.php?content=31672 kde-apps.org]. Open [[Special:MyLanguage/Konsole|Konsole]] and with root permissions.
 
Copy script to <tt>/usr/local/bin</tt> and make it executable:
 
Copy script to <tt>/usr/local/bin</tt> and make it executable:
  
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# cp smsjoker-script /usr/local/bin/
 
# cp smsjoker-script /usr/local/bin/
 
# chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/smsjoker-script
 
# chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/smsjoker-script
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Call up program as regular user once.
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Call up program as the regular user once.
  
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$ smsjoker-script
 
$ smsjoker-script
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Now you will find a hidden file called “<tt>.smsjoker-script</tt>” in your home directory. Open this file with e.g. [[Kate]] and change parameters “OWN_NUMBER” and “PASSWORD”. Use values you have used when creating your account.
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Now you will find a hidden file called “<tt>.smsjoker-script</tt>” in your home directory. Open this file with e.g. [[Special:MyLanguage/Kate|Kate]] and change the parameters <menuchoice>OWN_NUMBER</menuchoice> and <menuchoice>PASSWORD</menuchoice>. Use values you have used when creating your account.
  
Last step has to be done in [[Kontact]]. Open addressbook and select "Settings > Configure addressbook …”.
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Last step has to be done in [[Special:MyLanguage/Kontact|Kontact]]. Open '''addressbook''' and select <menuchoice>Settings -> Configure addressbook …</menuchoice>.
  
Look for “SMS Text” and enter the following string:
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Look for <menuchoice>SMS Text</menuchoice> and enter the following string:
  
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smsjoker-script "%N" "%F"
 
smsjoker-script "%N" "%F"
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Screenshot:
 
Screenshot:
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|[[Image:kontact-sms.png|thumb|500px|Configure Kontact]]
 
|[[Image:kontact-sms.png|thumb|500px|Configure Kontact]]
 
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How to use this?
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==How to use this?== <!--T:12-->
  
Select a contact in your addressbook which includes mobile phone number and click on "SMS".
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Select a contact in your <menuchoice>addressbook</menuchoice> which includes mobile phone number and click on <menuchoice>SMS</menuchoice>.
  
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Screenshot:
 
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|[[Image:kontact-sms1.png|thumb|500px|Select SMS]]
 
|[[Image:kontact-sms1.png|thumb|500px|Select SMS]]
 
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A small window appears. Please enter your message.
 
A small window appears. Please enter your message.
  
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|[[Image:kontact-sms2.png|thumb|200px|Enter your Message]]
 
|[[Image:kontact-sms2.png|thumb|200px|Enter your Message]]
 
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After clicking on "Send” your SMS is send.
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After clicking on <menuchoice>Send</menuchoice> your SMS is sent.
  
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Another small passive window appears and informs you about the delivery status and account balance.
 
Another small passive window appears and informs you about the delivery status and account balance.
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Warning.png
Warning
This tutorial was written for KDE 3. It is not tested against KDE SC 4.x
If you have experience SMS'ing with KDE 4 please tell us about it


Kde3-button.png

How to send SMS using Kontact

Create an account at smsjoker (or something similar). Prices are ok and writing SMS at your PC just rocks.

Load script “smsjoker-script” from kde-apps.org. Open Konsole and with root permissions. Copy script to /usr/local/bin and make it executable:

# cp smsjoker-script /usr/local/bin/
# chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/smsjoker-script

Call up program as the regular user once.

$ smsjoker-script

Now you will find a hidden file called “.smsjoker-script” in your home directory. Open this file with e.g. Kate and change the parameters OWN_NUMBER and PASSWORD. Use values you have used when creating your account.

Last step has to be done in Kontact. Open addressbook and select Settings -> Configure addressbook ….

Look for SMS Text and enter the following string:

smsjoker-script "%N" "%F"

Screenshot:

Configure Kontact


How to use this?

Select a contact in your addressbook which includes mobile phone number and click on SMS.

Screenshot:

Select SMS


A small window appears. Please enter your message.

Screenshot:

Enter your Message


After clicking on Send your SMS is sent.

Another small passive window appears and informs you about the delivery status and account balance.


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