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Bug: Acccess Connection > SMS > send to *100#

Problem belongs to the ThinkVintage software "Access Connections". Can't send a SMS to the following number: *100# Only "0-9" and "+-" are allowed. The number "*100#" is important for prepaid cards to check the actual credit.
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Re: Bug: Acccess Connection > SMS > send to *100#

Kindly install the latest version of access connection and then check.

Uninstall the existing software then restart and install the latest version of the Access Connection

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-73682

 

 

Best Regards,

Tanuj


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Re: Bug: Acccess Connection > SMS > send to *100#

Latest version is installed: 5.85 (83c771ww) When sending a SMS to *100# the error message says: "For phone numbers one numbers, blank spaces and the signs -,+, ( and ) allowed". No "*" and "#" is allowed.
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Re: Bug: Acccess Connection > SMS > send to *100#


bubblegum wrote:
Problem belongs to the ThinkVintage software "Access Connections". Can't send a SMS to the following number: *100# Only "0-9" and "+-" are allowed. The number "*100#" is important for prepaid cards to check the actual credit.

I think you may misunderstanding the purpose of numbers such as *100#.   The number is interpreted by your service provider as a command sequence and processed accordingly.

 

The command sequences are intended for direct entry from the keyboard of a phone, and are not "dialable numbers" per se.  To send an SMS a dialable number must be entered in the "to" field, so SMS is inherently not suitable for sending command sequences.

 

If you need to send a command sequence, you would need to use the AT comand set dialing capabilities of the 3G modem.


Cheers,

 

Bill

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