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How to search for a string in all SMS stored on the Jolla ?

asked 2016-05-18 21:41:06 +0300

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I'm trying to search for a string in all SMS stored on my Jolla, how can this be done ?

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AFAIK the how-to tag is for »questions«, that are actually an explanation on how to accomplish something or solve a problem.

Tanghus ( 2016-05-19 01:03:22 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-05-18 22:45:50 +0300

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updated 2016-05-18 22:46:59 +0300

On console you can access message database directly, like this for example;

sqlite3 /home/nemo/.local/share/commhistory/commhistory.db "select Freetext from Events where type=2;" | grep <your_searchstring_here>
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@juiceme Is there an application for that ?

SebM ( 2016-05-18 22:51:09 +0300 )edit

Sorry, no idea about that. It'd be real easy to make one though; probably just plain QML could be enough.

However I think the best thing to do would be to patch jolla-messages and add a menu for searching SMS texts.

juiceme ( 2016-05-18 22:58:41 +0300 )edit

Can I have similar question, how can i access contacts? For example when i want to make my own app? I wanted to look at source codes of some contact harborou app i found, but i didnt find source codes :( Tanks!

Huholoman ( 2016-05-19 15:36:16 +0300 )edit
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