Short Message Service (SMS) is a service included in mobile devices to send and receive text (or binary) messages. It was originally developed in the GSM standard but today is available in many wireless networks.
S60 Messaging Application Services provide the following APIs:
The MMS Client MTM API allows your application to construct and send MMS
messages, and to access the properties and fields of a message.
- Instant messaging (IM) APIs
The IM APIs allow you to add IM capabilities to your application.
The Plug-in Bio Control API classes allow you to register new viewer
components for Smart Messaging viewer Bio message types.
- Send UI API
The Send UI API allows you to add interactive messaging capabilities to your applications. These services are device dependant but typically include, SMS, MMS, Email, Bluetooth and Infrared. In addition to these MTM-based options, services based on the ECom architecture may be also be available and could include sending meeting requests or uploading MMS messages.