playSMS 1.3.1 is available

The latest playSMS version 1.3.1 has been released, its available on the Download page.

Changes made since previous version are as follow:

  • MAJOR: Fix missing field chunk on queue which caused fresh playSMS 1.3 unable to send SMS
  • Fix typo dlr_mask on Kannel gateway plugin
  • Fix gateway plugin Generic to accept non-zero respond as p_status=1 (sent)
  • Fix #490 missing 1st word on Inbox group catchall
  • Fix #491 wrong unicode detection when sending SMS from sendfromfile

Like always installation and upgrade instruction will be available in playSMS Book Project.

Upgrade to playSMS v1.3

Recently I announced playSMS 1.2 and 1.2.1 contained a bug that was considered a MAJOR bug. And now the bug has been fixed. I have tested that on my server and it looked alright. I hope anyone using playSMS is as enthusiast as me and be willing to test the fix. Tell you the truth I tested on my own server and haven’t heard from anyone if the fix is also working properly on theirs. But I’m pretty sure it will, that is why I release the latest version, playSMS version 1.3.

Get it from the download page. Installation and upgrade as usual available from playSMS Book Project.


MAJOR Bug on playSMS 1.2 and above

I would like to announce that I stumbled upon something that I considered a MAJOR bug, during a project using playSMS 1.2.1. The bug was causing most of the SMS sent more than once, I saw twice but it could be more.

I think I know why. I suspect the way playSMS daemon send the SMS to gateways were coded wrongly.

A fix is on the way. I suggest NOT to use playSMS 1.2 and above until next release, 1.3 is available.

Sorry for the trouble. Discuss here.

playSMS v1.2.1 released

Good day everyone. I’ve released the latest version of playSMS, version 1.2.1 a few days ago. This release has some important addition to the earlier release 1.2. I suggest for everyone who already using 1.2 to get this one and upgrade. I know, why so short the distance between version, the answer is because I forgot to update the version number in database ˆˆ, its important.

I also included some more changes and bugfixes in 1.2.1. Upgrading playSMS is easy and documented in playSMS Book, please upgrade :) Thanks.


playSMS version 1.1 has been released

New version has been released and available for downloads. This version contains some bugfixes, code cleanups and plugin improvements.

Get the package from Sourceforge.

Visit playSMS Book Project for more information about how to install fresh from the oven and upgrade from playSMS version 1.0.

Continue reading playSMS version 1.1 has been released

playSMS in Windows with Gammu

Are you still interested in using playSMS in Windows ?

Well, someone has wrote the manual for you in playSMS Forum. The manual is about installing playSMS in Microsoft Windows with Gammu for Windows as the gateway.

Check it out:

Please note that the playSMS in used was pretty old, version or 0.9.8, and unfortunately the manual won’t work for playSMS 1.0.