How osmocom-bb(mobile app) display non-english character SMS

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Harald Welte laforge at
Mon Jan 7 13:43:28 UTC 2019

Hi dechao,

On Mon, Jan 07, 2019 at 08:11:22AM +0800, dechaoforever wrote:
> Last weekend I compiled osmocom-bb and now I can send English SMS from one peer to another by using its app 'mobile'. But how to make it possible if I want to send SMS including non-English character, like below.

You will have to implement support for UCS-2 character set based SMS to OsmocomBB, I think
nobody has implemented this so far.

We are very much looking forward to receiving and merging any related patches!


- Harald Welte <laforge at> 
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