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Registered: ‎07-02-2010
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Programmatically send message to BBM ?

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I would like to know for certain wether it is possible to send an sms, Blackberry Messenger Message or e-mail programmatically. I have done tons of research but i can not get to what i need. When i mean send a message programmatically, the user does not need to do anything for the message to send.


I understand this can be seen as a potential spamming opportunity. But for the purpose of my application idea i need to run a thread that sends an alert every minute or 10 minutes based on the users settings .... and this all in the background.


Thanks in advance for your responses.



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Re: Programmatically send sms, e-mail or BBM ?

i don't know about bbm, should be possible though.

sms and email are possible if the correct permissions are set.
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Re: Programmatically send sms, e-mail or BBM ?

Thank you Simon for your reply,


After some thought the only way i should go is using the new BBM SDK.


I am just finding it frustrating that the BBM SDK and API have no clear means on how to send a message in code. Don't get me wrong i manage to get everything set up, until i need to send the message. It basically just adds the desired text to the text area on the BBM chat, and then the user needs to actually send it ... I don't see the point of that.


I anyone has any knowledge on this matter i will truely appreciate it.


Thanks in advance.

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Registered: ‎07-21-2008
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Re: Programmatically send sms, e-mail or BBM ?

We were never able to find a way to send a BBM programmatically.


I was kinda hoping that the new BBM SDK would have something.


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Registered: ‎09-06-2011
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Re: Programmatically send sms, e-mail or BBM ?

is there any mechanism to send BBM meesage to online server???

I have a project in which there are 2 interfaces i.e. Web and Blackberry.

User "X" has no Blackberry with him , he just login to our Website and automatic virtual PIN is assigned to that user. Suppose we call that Website user as Virtual User.

User "Y" is Blackberry messenger user and has real PIN. Now that "Y" user wants to send message to that virtual "X" user.

Kindly please help me how i can do this.