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SMSClient – The database file is larger than the configured maximum database size

Overview When starting SMSClient the following message is displayed: The database file is larger than the configured maximum database size. This setting takes effect on the first concurrent database connection only. [ Required Max Database Size (in MB; 0 if unknown) = 257 ] Description The default maximum size for a Microsoft CE database is 256MB. (SMSClient version 3.2 and later set the default to 1024MB). The database has now… Read More »SMSClient – The database file is larger than the configured maximum database size

Sync an iPhone with Google Apps

Follow these instructions on your iPhone. Open the Settings application on the iPhone’s home screen. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account…. Select Microsoft Exchange. In the Email field, enter your full Gmail address. Leave the Domain field blank. Enter your full Google Apps email address as the Username. Enter your Google Apps password as the Password. Tap Next at the top of your screen. (Choose Cancel if the Unable to Verify Certificate dialog appears.) When the new Server field appears, enter m.google.com. Press Next at the top of your screen again.… Read More »Sync an iPhone with Google Apps

Sync an Android phone with Google Apps

Using Google Apps on an Android is really easy. Just add your Google Apps account to the phone, then select the services you want to use. Each user should follow these instructions on their own phone. 1. Open the Accounts & Sync Settings screen on your phone. You can do this in Contacts by pressing Menu and touching Accounts, or directly in the Settings application. 2. The Accounts & Sync… Read More »Sync an Android phone with Google Apps

Google Mail Setup

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1. I want to use my existing Microsoft Outlook to connect to the business email account Setting up Outlook Install Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook® from here Additional resources are available here I want to send email using an alias on my account See the answer at Send from a custom From address for information. 2. I want to access my business email from anywhere You can access the… Read More »Google Mail Setup

Sharing the SMS Client Database

The SMS Client database can be shared between different users if all the following conditions are met: All the computers using SMS Client are on the same network The SMS Client database is copied to a shared location on the network that is accessible to all the computers The configuration file on each computer is updated to point to the shared database Note When a new release or update of… Read More »Sharing the SMS Client Database

SMSClient Version History

Version 2.0.25 Remove duplicate numbers A new option to remove duplicate cell numbers when sending messages was added to Ad-hoc (single) SMS messages and Bulk SMS messages. The option is enabled by placing a check in the box ‘Send only one message to a number’. When compiling the batch of messages the system will ensure that only one SMS is sent to each cellphone number. This is very useful where… Read More »SMSClient Version History

SMS Client Training

Overview of SMS Client This video gives a complete overview of SMS Client Version 1.0 Sending SMS messages to customers This video gives an in-depth view covering: Selecting customers by area or group Customizing the message by merging customer details Using templates when sending SMS messages

SMS Client FAQ

Cannot connect to the database after installing SMS Client Importing Pastel Partner customer contacts into SMS Client Sharing the SMS Client database between multiple computers The database file is larger than the configured maximum database size

Importing Pastel Partner customer contacts into SMS Client

The ability to import Pastel customer details is available from SMS Client version 1.1.0 and later. Export the Pastel customer records Open the Pastel software. Click the File menu, then Import / Export. Under Choose a Function to Perform select Export Customer Accounts. Under Export File Name enter C:\cust.txt if you are using Windows XP, or C:\Users\cust.txt if you are using Windows Vista Click on Process to export the records.… Read More »Importing Pastel Partner customer contacts into SMS Client

Cannot connect to the database after installing SMS Client

The SMS Client software uses a Microsoft SQL Compact Edition database to store customer and SMS history data. If the Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition Runtime is not installed the SMS Client software cannot access the database. Resolution Check that the correction version of Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition Runtime is installed. SMSClient 2x requires Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition Runtime 3.5 SP1 SMSClient 3x requires Microsoft SQL Server Compact… Read More »Cannot connect to the database after installing SMS Client