Frequently Asked Questions
USSD response from operator contain correct symbols
In case, if USSD response from operator contain wrong characters (from wrong code page),
please click by right mouse button (or, in the tablet case, prolonged retention of) on the
title bar and then select opposite option in context menu "UCS2 bytes order":
How to send Flash messages?
To create Flash message just double click on envelope icon in "New message" dialog:
Please remember, that length of Flash message is limited by 70 symbols.
USSD requests in Windows 7
USSD requests are not supported in Windows 7
How to edit or/and create own templates for USSD?
To edit USSD templates please go to menu Options -> Settings and then press button "USSD Templates".
As well you can store/edit own USSD templates by yourself by editing file MbnSms.ussd
(file MbnSms.ussd should be stored in the same folder as application exe file).
Signal strength in dBm?
To get signal strength in dBm will need to double-click on signal icon in status bar.
If you would like to see signal level in dBm after start of program, you can define parameter ShowSignalStrength in system registry, as:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\black-it\Mobile Broadband SMS Toolkit\Settings]
USSD and LTE
LTE standard itself is not designed for voice calls, primary LTE is designed just for data transmission.
Meantime USSD commands (by simplified words) it is control channel inside voice traffic.
Any mobile phone in case of incoming or outcoming calls is automatically switching from LTE to GSM family
(excluding VoLTE cases)
So, accordingly, in case, if your LTE modem has been locked to use only LTE technology (by this application,
or by any other tools/settings), then USSD commands will not work at all in this case too.
How to use user defined tray icons?
- Create new icon
- Icon size 16x16
- Copy new customized icons in to the application folder
- Icon names:
TRAYICON1.ICO - Application / general
TRAYICON2.ICO - Application / new SMS
TRAYICON3.ICO - Data class unknown
TRAYICON4.ICO - Data class GPRS
TRAYICON5.ICO - Data class EDGE
TRAYICON6.ICO - Data class UMTS
TRAYICON7.ICO - Data class HSPA
TRAYICON8.ICO - Data class LTE
TRAYICON9.ICO - Data class CUSTOM
You can download few predefined tray icons sets/templates from download page