With UPLINX Phone
Control Tool you can send text messages to a single phone or
a group of phones:
- Single Phone: To send a text message to a
single phone only, select the button Send Message after you have
connected to a phone in the "Remote Phone Control" tab.
- Multiple phones: by using the Bulk Macro wizard as shown in the
screenshot below. The Bulk Macro wizard can be executed interactively from the
application or from a script by using the command line . This can be
used to broadcast messages to all or a group of end users in an
Optionally, messages can play a tone
when they appear on the phone and a timer can be specified to automatically
remove the message from the phone.
Step 1: Configure a Macro for your Message
Connect to a phone in the "Remote Phone
Click on tab Macros.
Modify the pre-configured
Message macro, duplicate or
create a new one. To modify it, select the Macro Message
and then the small silver cog as per screenshot
Set the message content and
Press Run for a test run on this
Step 2: Send Message to Phones with Bulk Macro
In the Bulk
Macros wizard in step 3, select your Macro with name " Message"
to deploy to
a group of phones as follows:
When run, this will
now send the specified text message to each of the selected
phones as shown below:
The following text message will be displayed on
Step 3: Script to Send Message to Phones
To do so, you must
have first saved the bulk macro of Step 2 to a <macro file
name> and then reference this <macro file name> on the command line
"C:\mytemp\<macro file name>.csv"
Sending out messages to phones can also be scripted
via command line parameters
of the Uplinx
Phone Control Tool. This makes it possible to:
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