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1. (WO2016086990) SMS MESSAGE MANAGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/086990    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2014/076467
Publication Date: Jun 9, 2016 International Filing Date: Dec 3, 2014
IPC: H04L 12/18
H04L 12/58
Applicants: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
Inventors: WIDEBRANT, Anders
Title: SMS MESSAGE MANAGEMENT
Abstract:
A method of a short message service (SMS) manager is disclosed for a wireless communication device supporting a plurality of SMS communication modes. In one aspect, the method comprises receiving (from an application of the wireless communication device) an SMS transmission instruction comprising an SMS payload and an SMS message type characterizer which comprises at least one of an SMS broadcast flag and an SMS grouping identifier. The method also comprises selecting one or more of the plurality of SMS communication modes based on the SMS message type characterizer and causing transmission of the SMS payload as an SMS message using the selected one or more SMS communication modes. In another aspect, the method comprises receiving (from an application of the wireless communication device) an SMS transmission instruction comprising an SMS payload, determining if the SMS payload is of a same kind as any of one or more predefined payloads, selecting one or more of the plurality of SMS communication modes based on the determination, and causing transmission of the SMS payload using the selected one or more SMS communication modes. A corresponding method of an application for a wireless communication device is also disclosed, as well as corresponding computer program product, SMS manager, application and wireless communication device.