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Registered: ‎02-11-2009
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Smsdemo not working

Hello all. I have scoured the forum for an answer but have not seen one (or have not looked in the right places). My problem, hopefully, is a simple one. I cannot get the smsdemo to work. I am starting the Smsdemo Server without any modifications, just executing the batch file. Then I start the 9530 simulator (Storm) straight from the Blackberry 4.7 IDE. I see the smsdemo option under downloads. I start it, enter in a destination and message and select Send. Nothing comes up on the server console and no messages are returned to the simulator. I have a custom sms application I am writing that does not work either so I thought I would get back to basics and make sure the demo worked first. No luck. Anyone else had this problem?


Thank you for any replies.

BlackBerry Development Advisor
Posts: 15,760
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Smsdemo not working

I have been able to reproduce this.  This is caused by an issue with the server side portion of the smsdemo failing to parse the number from the SMS message.  As a work around you can use the version 4.6.0 BlackBerry JDE and BlackBerry Bold simulator (or another prior release of the BlackBerry JDE).  Our development team is aware of this issue.

Mark Sohm
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Posts: 177
Registered: ‎01-21-2009
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Smsdemo not working

Hi Mark,


I am having the same problem with the 4.6 JDE. Works out of the box with 4.2.1.


No firewall is blocking the communications. 

Posts: 13
Registered: ‎02-23-2010
My Device: 8700g
My Carrier: Java Developer

Re: Smsdemo not working

I am having the same problem with the 4.5 JDE.