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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 get root. Copy script to “opt/kde3/bin” and make it executable:

cp smsjoker-script /opt/kde3/bin/
chmod a+x /opt/kde3/bin/smsjoker-script

Call up program as regular user once.

Now you will find a hidden file called “.smsjoker-script” 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.

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 no. 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 send.

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


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