The service enables users to send SMS from a phone to an e-mail adress and receive messages sent from an e-mail address to a phone as SMS.
To send a message to an e-mail of a A1 customer send a following SMS from your phone "EM e-mail address message text" to 511, where EM is the code word, e-mail and message text should be separated by spaces. E.g. "EM email@example.com message text" You will receive a delivery notification in response. If delivery is impossible (e.g. a nonexistent e-mail is given), the mail server will send an SMS notification.
To send an SMS from an e-mail address to a subscribers number, log in in SMS2e-mail/e-mail2SMS system, send a regular e-mail to an address firstname.lastname@example.org or 375АВХХХХХХХ@sms.a1.by.
There are limits for incoming mail:
- maximun 500 messages for each customer.
- Maximun e-mail size 50 MB per 24 hours.
- The counter is set to zero at 00:00:00 every day.
Attached files will not be delivered and an e-mail size is up to 770 symbols in Latin and 335 symbols in Cyrillic. The maximum size of an incoming message is 770 symbols for lat coding and 335 symbols for rus coding, which includes sender's e-mail address, the topic and the main text. Messages can be joined if your phone supports the option.
The limit to a number of incoming message is 500 per 24 hours for each customer.
SMS2e-mail/e-mail2SMS is available for all A1 customers (except for PRIVET, Videosurveillance and Sputnikoviy Monitoring plans).
How to activate
- Send an SMS EM REGI to 511.
In response you will receive a message offering to confirm registration. To confirm registration, send an SMS containing DA.
- For business customers:
- send a written request to email@example.com or public A1 account in Viber;
- apply in A1 centers.
How to deactivate
Send an SMS - EM UNREGI to 511 or disable the service in a corresponding section on m.a1.by.
For business customers:
To change settings
To change personal settings use a command: EM SET n:nickname e:rus or е:lat (e.g., EM SET n:petrov e:lat). n:nickname parameter creats a necessary recepient's e-mail in firstname.lastname@example.org format. It can consist of letters, digits, symbols: period, underlining, minus. A nickname should be between 3 and 13 symbols. If nickname does not comply with the required conditions, or is taken, the addess will not change. It will remain: 375АВxxxхxxx@sms.a1.by.
e:rus или e:lat parameter sets a desired coding of sent and received messages (also depends on phone capacity). Cyrilic coding is set by default.
With SMS2e-mail/e-mail2SMS you can operate e-mail from your phone keypad. You can put the service on pause or restart, terminate the service, check and change your personal settings, restrict incoming correspondense using filters. All commands below should be sent from a phone as an SMS to 511.
To put messages on pause
Send EM STOP. To restart the service use EM START command.
Filters (to eliminate unnecessary correspondence)
To enable filtration for the set filters send EM FILTER ON. To switch off filters send EM FILTER OFF
Notification forwarding mode
If the mode is on, only a part of an e-mail equal to one SMS size will be accepted by a phone. The mode is off by default.
How to view settings
To view your personal settings (username, coding (rus/lat)), service status (start/stop), filter status (on/off), notification forwarding mode (on/off) send an SMS EM STATUS.
To adjust the settings refer to Notification settings guide.