Auto Replace

Auto Replace

Messente supports replacing some of the characters based on your preference. This allows you to send messages with non-unicode characters and lets Messente replace them with similar GSM-friendly characters.

SMS messaging API allows you to modify the behaviour using the auto-convert parameter.

Autoconvert = ON

In this setting Messente uses the replacement settings from account's API Auto Replace settings page

Example for autoconvert=ON

  Original Content after Autoreplace
Text The last book I read was called „Farenheit 451“ by Ray Bradbury - I really enjoyed it! The last book I read was called "Farenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury - I really enjoyed it!
Encoding UCS-2 GSM 03.38
Replaced characters „ (Unicode U+201E)
“ (Unicode U+201C)
" (Unicode U+0022)
" (Unicode U+0022)
Cost 2 SMS 1 SMS

Autoconvert = FULL

All non-GSM 03.38 characters will be replaced with suitable alternatives.

Not suitable for the Cyrillic alphabet as there are not enough suitable GSM-friendly characters.

Example for autoconvert=FULL

  Original Content after Autoreplace
Text The last book I read was called „Wuthering Heights“ by by Emily Brontë - I really enjoyed it! The last book I read was called "Wuthering Heights" by by Emily Bronte - I really enjoyed it!
Encoding UCS-2 GSM 03.38
Replaced characters „ (Unicode U+201E)
“ (Unicode U+201C)
ë (Unicode U+00EB)
" (Unicode U+0022)
" (Unicode U+0022)
e (Unicode U+0065)
Cost 2 SMS 1 SMS

Autoconvert = OFF

off - message content is not modified in any way.