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Auto Replace

Auto Replace

Messente supports replacing some of the characters based on your preference. This allows you to send messages with non-unicode characters and lets Messente to replace those with similar GSM-friendly characters.

SMS messaging API allows you to modify the behaviour using the autoconvert parameter.

Autoconvert = ON

In this setting Messente uses the replacement settings from account's API Auto Replace settings page


Example for autoconvert=ON
 OriginalContent after Autoreplace
TextThe last book I read was called „Farenheit 451“ by Ray Bradbury - I really enjoyed it!The last book I read was called "Farenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury - I really enjoyed it!
EncodingUCS-2GSM 03.38
Replaced characters„ (Unicode U+201E)
“ (Unicode U+201C)
" (Unicode U+0022)
" (Unicode U+0022)
Cost2 SMS1 SMS

Autoconvert = FULL

All non-GSM 03.38 characters will be replaced with suitable alternatives.

Not suitable for the Cyrillic alphabet as there are not enough suitable GSM-friendly characters.

Example for autoconvert=FULL
 OriginalContent after Autoreplace
TextThe last book I read was called „Wuthering Heights“ by by Emily Brontë - I really enjoyed it!The last book I read was called "Wuthering Heights" by by Emily Bronte - I really enjoyed it!
EncodingUCS-2GSM 03.38
Replaced characters„ (Unicode U+201E)
“ (Unicode U+201C)
ë (Unicode U+00EB)
" (Unicode U+0022)
" (Unicode U+0022)
e (Unicode U+0065)
Cost2 SMS1 SMS

Autoconvert = OFF

off - message content is not modified in any way.