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Sharing a file via SMS

m_pInvocation = Invocation::create(InvokeQuery::create().parent(this).mimeType("text/plain").uri(myfilepath));

 I use the above to invoke the share platform. It attaches my file to BBM ready for sharing.


My question is, when I click to share via SMS/text message it puts the text into the message box. I want to attach the file.


Does anyone know how to do this? I think it has something to do with mime type....

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Re: Sharing a file via SMS

The sms/mms invocation details are not available yet. But i expect them to go live on the page below in a week.


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Re: Sharing a file via SMS

Correct me if I'm wrong, but SMS protocol only allows 140 octets = 140 * 8 bits = 1120 bits which approximates to ~160 Latin characters and I haven't heard yet for file attachments to it.