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Archived:Listening for incoming messages in Flash Lite

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This code snippet demonstrates how to listen for incoming messages using the Messaging Platform Service for Flash Lite, supported from S60 5th Edition onwards.

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Platform(s): S60 5th Edition
S60 5th Edition
Keywords: Service.Messaging, messaging.RegisterNotification()
Created: User:Nokia Developer KB (19 Dec 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (14 May 2013)



Note.pngNote: RegisterNotification() is an asynchronous method.

// Import Platform Service Interface
// Heading of the application
heading_txt.text = "Listening for incoming messages";
// Create a new Service object which has Messaging data
var messaging = new Service("Service.Messaging", "IMessaging");
var inParams = {Type:"NewMessage"};
function onNotify(transactionID:Number, eventID:String, outParam:Object) {
if (outParam.ErrorCode == 0) {
// New message got!
var messageheader = outParam.ReturnValue;
var sender = messageheader.Sender;
var bodyText = messageheader.BodyText;
var messageType = messageheader.MessageType;
var messageId = messageheader.MessageId;
text_txt.text = "Message received! \rId: "+messageId+"\rSender: "+
sender+"\rType: "+messageType+"\rMessage: "+bodyText;
} else {
var errorId = outParam.ErrorCode;
text_txt.text = "Error: "+errorId;


Indentification, sender, message type, and body text information of the received message are displayed.

Example application

The following sample application has been tested in Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (S60 5th edition, Flash Lite 3.0): File:FlashLite Listening For Incoming

See also

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