@edusperoni/nativescript-sms-inbox
A NativeScript plugin to read text messages on android phone inbox using undocumented android api.
npm i --save @edusperoni/nativescript-sms-inbox

@edusperoni/nativescript-sms-inbox

ns plugin add @edusperoni/nativescript-sms-inbox

NativeScript Sms Inbox

A NativeScript plugin to read text messages on android phone inbox using undocumented android api.

Installation

Install the plugin using the NativeScript CLI tooling

tns plugin add nativescript-sms-inbox

Android

To read sms inbox in the phone without user interaction on Android your app must request permission. The following must be added to your app's AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_SMS" />

Usage

To use the phone module you must first require() it from your project's node_modules directory:

var inbox = require( "nativescript-sms-inbox" );

After you have a reference to the module you can then call the available methods.

Methods

getInboxes: fetch all text message in the inbox

Parameters
  • options: A map of parameters e.g. max (for max results), etc..

For example, the code below gets the last 10 smses from the device inbox:

// my-page.js
var inbox = require( "nativescript-sms-inbox" );
inbox.getInboxes({ max: 10 }).then(function(res) {
console.log(JSON.stringify(res));
}, function(err) {
console.log("Error: " + err);
});

getInboxesFromNumber: Get all text messages in the sms inbox sent by provided fromNumber

Parameters
  • fromNumber - The number on which to filter SMS inbox messages.
  • options - A map of parameters e.g. max (for max results), etc.

For example, the code below gets the last 10 smses from the device inbox sent by the provided fromNumber:

// my-page.js
var inbox = require( "nativescript-sms-inbox" );
inbox.getInboxesFromNumber("0712345678", { max: 10 }).then(function(res) {
console.log(JSON.stringify(res));
}, function(err) {
console.log("Error: " + err);
});

TypeScript example


import * as TNSInbox from 'nativescript-sms-inbox';

// Get the last 10 inbox messages
public getInboxMessages() {
TNSInbox.getInboxes({ max: 10 }).then((res) => {
console.log(JSON.stringify(res))
;
}, (err) => {
console.log('Error: ' + err);
});
}

// Get the last 10 inbox messages sent by the provided fromNumber
public getInboxMessagesFromNumber(fromNumber: string) { //fromNumber = "0712345678"
TNSInbox.getInboxesFromNumber(fromNumber, { max: 10 }).then((res) => {
console.log(JSON.stringify(res))
;
}, (err) => {
console.log('Error: ' + err);
});
}