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Convert your phone to a relay. Call API on your phone programaticaly

(need the opposite? Get SMS on your phone and call Rest API? Click here)

How does it work?

1. Install the APP "rest-to-sms.apk" (download)

2. Connect your phone to a WI-FI network

3. Run this application on your device. The App will open a small web server on your device

4. Once activated the App will show you the URL (IP Address) that you have to use in order to send SMS messages

5. For example:
http://<ip of your device>:8084?phone=+001-123-1234567&msg=ShortMsg

6. You can use a web browser to check and see that everything is working. You have to pass 2 parameters to the API
1. phone= The target phone number
2. msg= The message that would be sent to this number

You can use this App to forward up to 50 SMS messages to your API server. After that you will have to buy an extension that will allow the App to be used for any number of SMS messages. The price is 8.8$ - One time payment, no monthly payment needed

Install Permissions

Note that in order to install this App you will have to allow installing Apps from "unknown sources". why?

Permissions Needed

"RECEIVE_SMS","READ_SMS","SEND_SMS","WRITE_SMS": to be able to grab the SMS messages that are received by the device. "FOREGROUND_SERVICE","WAKE_LOCK": to be able run as a service. "INTERNET" : to be able to send the message to your API server.

Download Now! (App To Rest)

You will have to enable "Install From Unknown Sources" to install the App on your device

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You will have to enable "Install From Unknown Sources" to install the App on your device

Screen Captures

Images Of The Apps Pages

  • ALL
  • Main Page (ON)
  • Main Page (OFF)
  • Configuration Page

Privacy policy

1. "Rest API To SMS" forwards all incoming text messages to the rEST endpoint provided in the main screen configuration page.
2. "Rest API To SMS" stores locally on the device a list of all message and phone number that where forwarded to the rEST API
This list is visible at the "logs" tab.
3. "Rest API To SMS" does not send or share the data to any other endpoint apart from the one provided by the user in the main configuration tab.
4. User can clear the forwarding logs at any time from the logs tab. "Rest API To SMS" does not store the data in other places.


Video that explains how to use the App


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