Tag Archives: createFromPdu

Working with SMS in Android, Read Messages from Inbox and Get Notified on new Incoming messages

By | March 20, 2018

Permissions Add these two permissions in the Android Manifest Read SMS from Inbox Reading SMS from inbox is not a big task, but your user needs to allow it if you app is running on Marhmallow or more. if you app is below marshmallow, then you wont need it. But here we will write one code for both… Read More »

Listening incoming sms message in Android

By | May 1, 2011

When a new sms message is received by the device, a Broadcast Receiver is registered. For this IntentFilter filter = new IntentFilter(SMS_RECEIVED); registerReceiver(receiver_SMS, filter); should be included . Also sms are sent in PDU’s(Protocol Description Units) format, which act as an encapsulation. Inorder to extract from PDU to byte array messages[i] = SmsMessage.createFromPdu((byte[]) pdus[i]); method is used. When… Read More »

How to get the SMS sent to your emulator within your application? OR Get notified when an SMS arrives to your phone.

By | April 20, 2011

Actually these are done using services in ANDROID. These are called BroadcastReceivers.Your class has to extend the BroadcastReceiver class to get these broadcast events. But note that these services need to have an interface. So you will not see any UI on the device. But don’t think your application is not running or not installed. Look at the… Read More »