Sms-sentry "patch" : call me back

Helge Hafting helge.hafting at
Wed Jul 15 14:54:49 CEST 2009

Petr Vanek wrote:
>>> You register a known sim with SMS-sentry and if it gets changed the
>>> phone sends it's location to a predefined 
>>> number.
>>  Ha ! Neat solution to the problem. Hope you add that soon.
> great! it would make sense to have more SMS on the list so when testing
> and swapping SIMs we don't send out too many SMS.
> Also, if at that moment of SIM swap there is no GSM signal, the SMS
> sending will fail, or not?

It will fail, the FR does not seem to queue up unsent SMS. It certainly 
fail for sms sent through the sms app at a time of bad gsm coverage.

But sms-sentry can be coded to send a new sms every 5 min or so, until
you recover the stolen phone and reconfigure it. :-)

Helge Hafting

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