View Full Version : Accessing address book & SMS

25 Nov 2010, 5:52 PM
I've created a simple learning app that allows a user to find their position on a map and email it to friends in the form of a prepopulated email message. You're welcome to check it out (and even use it!) at http://freedommind.com/imhere/.

It has been a decent learning experience, but I would like to make the app more effective by sending the URL via SMS instead of email. The challenge is that I need to launch the SMS app with a recipient preselected and I don't know if that's possible. any ideas?

25 Nov 2010, 6:44 PM
Not with HTML5. :-\

25 Nov 2010, 7:31 PM
or any browser api. Only way may be phone gap

30 Sep 2011, 5:27 AM
<a href='sms:01234567890'>click</a>
just like a mailto link. Works in iphone at least!