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SMS
 

One of Thuraya's value added services include the short Messaging service. Thuraya offers SMS (Short Message Service) in its handheld phones in English, Italian, French and German. Thuraya's SMS feature in its satellite mobile handset conveniences quick and easy communication.

A variety of services now available through SMS are applicable for everyday usage. Basic m-commerce applications, corporate, sports, news of weather based information over SMS is widely used.

Interesting applications include participation in auctions or advertise via SMS. In addition, mobile e-mail in regions where internet presence is limited, in boosting the continued growth of SMS.

Thuraya SMS Center Number: "+882161900000"
Setting up message preferences to use Thuraya's SMS service center:
1- For Thuraya Hughes and Ascom phones, follow these steps:
• Go to menu
• Choose "Settings"
• Choose"SMS Parameter"
• Choose"SMS Center"
• Enter "+882161900000" (ThurayaSMS center number)
2- Thuraya SO 2510 and SG 2520 handsets have the SMS center number preconfigured in the phones.

Message typing tips…
• Press alphabets a longer time to type smaller alphabets
• Please remember to type the email address in smaller alphabets
• Press 1 continually for dot (.) and other keys
• Press 0 continually for "at the rate of" (@)
Use SMS…

To refill your Thuraya using SMS:
• Select MENU-Message-Write message
• Press the # and enter the scratch card 14 digit and press # again
• Select send and enter the number 150 and send again.
• Wait for some time and your will receive a message with your new balance.

For biling inquiry through SMS…
• Thuraya (prepaid/regular) subscribers can receive updated biling information
Instantly by sending an SMS message to 151 prepaid subscribers and 152 for regular subscribers.
• There is no additional cost for the service except for the charge of sending a regular SMS message.

Access prayer time service…
• Access the current location GPS coordinates
• Send the GPS coordinates as an SMS to:
• 1400 for Sunni Muslims
• 1411 for Shia Muslims
• Prayer timings and Qibla direction will be notified by a return SMS.

Send GPS coordinates through SMS…
• Go to "Menu"
• Select "GPS Manager"
• Select "Current Position"
• Upon reading the GPS coordinates, press "Options"
• Select "Send As SMS"
• Type the Mobile Number you would like to send the SMS to.

Downloading of Ringing Tones via SMS
Thuraya offers downloading of ringing tones via SMS or a download cable in its mobile handset. Thuraya's handset already includes sixteen ringing tones, representing a range of music styles. This new feature will enable the user to include the downloaded tones, allowing the user to charge 10 of the 16 ringing tones in the phone.



   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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