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Method to manage urgent SMS in mobile equipment.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033996D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The invention is directed to the field of wireless communications and more particularly to a method which capitalise on the User Data field of a SMS (Short Message Service) for carrying information either to trigger a special alarm related to the importance of the SMS and/or to request a read acknowledgement for this SMS. The Special Information Element Identifier (IEI) in the User Data Header (UDH) is used to indicates both "Urgent SMS" and "Read Acknowledgement Required".