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Question:

Is it possible to use an SMS gateway that doesn’t support utf-8 encoding?

Answer:

If receiving SMS gateway supports for example latin encoding and we only support utf-8 you need to use this kind of workaround: Example SMS message: kertakäyttösalasanasi.

SMS gateway expects ä as %E4 and ö as %F6 so we configure in uas.properties:  SMS_TEXT = {0} on kertak\u0025E4ytt\u0025F6salasanasi   Result depends on the receiving gateway.