08 April 2010

How to change SMSC number of Android

Changing SMSC (Short Message Service Center) is necessary when you go to another country (for biz trip or traveling) and still want to send SMS (SMS roaming).

Basically, Android phone have NO setting or application to do this. But, I found a tip.

Here you are:

1. Go to Phone Dialer, and press: *#*#4636#*#*
2. Select Phone information
3. Scroll down to bottom of the screen, you'll see the field for SMSC setting.
4. [Optional] Click Refresh to see current SMSC number.
5. Change the SMSC number as you want. Then, click Update.

That's it!

P/S: I checked on my Nexus One. Maybe, in other Android phones, it's a little bit difference. But, the code is the same: *#*#4636#*#*

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