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GSM Errors


CMS and CME errors are error codes reported by GSM modems and phones when something goes wrong. These error codes are usually found in the SMSLib log.

CMS (GSM Network Related) errors

Here are the most common CMS errors:

CMS ERROR: 1Unassigned number
CMS ERROR: 8Operator determined barring
CMS ERROR: 10Call bared
CMS ERROR: 21Short message transfer rejected
CMS ERROR: 27Destination out of service
CMS ERROR: 28Unindentified subscriber
CMS ERROR: 29Facility rejected
CMS ERROR: 30Unknown subscriber
CMS ERROR: 38Network out of order
CMS ERROR: 41Temporary failure
CMS ERROR: 42Congestion
CMS ERROR: 47Recources unavailable
CMS ERROR: 50Requested facility not subscribed
CMS ERROR: 69Requested facility not implemented
CMS ERROR: 81Invalid short message transfer reference value
CMS ERROR: 95Invalid message unspecified
CMS ERROR: 96Invalid mandatory information
CMS ERROR: 97Message type non existent or not implemented
CMS ERROR: 98Message not compatible with short message protocol
CMS ERROR: 99Information element non-existent or not implemente
CMS ERROR: 111Protocol error, unspecified
CMS ERROR: 127Internetworking , unspecified
CMS ERROR: 128Telematic internetworking not supported
CMS ERROR: 129Short message type 0 not supported
CMS ERROR: 130Cannot replace short message
CMS ERROR: 143Unspecified TP-PID error
CMS ERROR: 144Data code scheme not supported
CMS ERROR: 145Message class not supported
CMS ERROR: 159Unspecified TP-DCS error
CMS ERROR: 160Command cannot be actioned
CMS ERROR: 161Command unsupported
CMS ERROR: 175Unspecified TP-Command error
CMS ERROR: 176TPDU not supported
CMS ERROR: 192SC busy
CMS ERROR: 193No SC subscription
CMS ERROR: 194SC System failure
CMS ERROR: 195Invalid SME address
CMS ERROR: 196Destination SME barred
CMS ERROR: 197SM Rejected-Duplicate SM
CMS ERROR: 198TP-VPF not supported
CMS ERROR: 199TP-VP not supported
CMS ERROR: 208D0 SIM SMS Storage full
CMS ERROR: 209No SMS Storage capability in SIM
CMS ERROR: 210Error in MS
CMS ERROR: 211Memory capacity exceeded
CMS ERROR: 212Sim application toolkit busy
CMS ERROR: 213SIM data download error
CMS ERROR: 255Unspecified error cause
CMS ERROR: 300ME Failure
CMS ERROR: 301SMS service of ME reserved
CMS ERROR: 302Operation not allowed
CMS ERROR: 303Operation not supported
CMS ERROR: 304Invalid PDU mode parameter
CMS ERROR: 305Invalid Text mode parameter
CMS ERROR: 310SIM not inserted
CMS ERROR: 311SIM PIN required
CMS ERROR: 312PH-SIM PIN required
CMS ERROR: 313SIM failure
CMS ERROR: 314SIM busy
CMS ERROR: 315SIM wrong
CMS ERROR: 316SIM PUK required
CMS ERROR: 317SIM PIN2 required
CMS ERROR: 318SIM PUK2 required
CMS ERROR: 320Memory failure
CMS ERROR: 321Invalid memory index
CMS ERROR: 322Memory full
CMS ERROR: 330SMSC address unknown
CMS ERROR: 331No network service
CMS ERROR: 332Network timeout
CMS ERROR: 340No +CNMA expected
CMS ERROR: 500Unknown error
CMS ERROR: 512User abort
CMS ERROR: 513Unable to store
CMS ERROR: 514Invalid Status
CMS ERROR: 515Device busy or Invalid Character in string
CMS ERROR: 516Invalid length
CMS ERROR: 517Invalid character in PDU
CMS ERROR: 518Invalid parameter
CMS ERROR: 519Invalid length or character
CMS ERROR: 520Invalid character in text
CMS ERROR: 521Timer expired
CMS ERROR: 522Operation temporary not allowed
CMS ERROR: 532SIM not ready
CMS ERROR: 534Cell Broadcast error unknown
CMS ERROR: 535Protocol stack busy
CMS ERROR: 538Invalid parameter

CME (GSM Equipment Related) errors

Here are the most common CME errors:

CME ERROR: 0Phone failure
CME ERROR: 1No connection to phone
CME ERROR: 2Phone adapter link reserved
CME ERROR: 3Operation not allowed
CME ERROR: 4Operation not supported
CME ERROR: 10SIM not inserted
CME ERROR: 11SIM PIN required
CME ERROR: 12SIM PUK required
CME ERROR: 13SIM failure
CME ERROR: 15SIM wrong
CME ERROR: 16Incorrect password
CME ERROR: 17SIM PIN2 required
CME ERROR: 18SIM PUK2 required
CME ERROR: 20Memory full
CME ERROR: 21Invalid index
CME ERROR: 22Not found
CME ERROR: 23Memory failure
CME ERROR: 24Text string too long
CME ERROR: 25Invalid characters in text string
CME ERROR: 26Dial string too long
CME ERROR: 27Invalid characters in dial string
CME ERROR: 30No network service
CME ERROR: 31Network timeout
CME ERROR: 32Network not allowed, emergency calls only
CME ERROR: 40Network personalization PIN required
CME ERROR: 41Network personalization PUK required
CME ERROR: 42Network subset personalization PIN required
CME ERROR: 43Network subset personalization PUK required
CME ERROR: 44Service provider personalization PIN required
CME ERROR: 45Service provider personalization PUK required
CME ERROR: 46Corporate personalization PIN required
CME ERROR: 47Corporate personalization PUK required
CME ERROR: 48PH-SIM PUK required
CME ERROR: 100Unknown error
CME ERROR: 103Illegal MS
CME ERROR: 106Illegal ME
CME ERROR: 107GPRS services not allowed
CME ERROR: 111PLMN not allowed
CME ERROR: 112Location area not allowed
CME ERROR: 113Roaming not allowed in this location area
CME ERROR: 126Operation temporary not allowed
CME ERROR: 132Service operation not supported
CME ERROR: 133Requested service option not subscribed
CME ERROR: 134Service option temporary out of order
CME ERROR: 148Unspecified GPRS error
CME ERROR: 149PDP authentication failure
CME ERROR: 150Invalid mobile class
CME ERROR: 256Operation temporarily not allowed
CME ERROR: 257Call barred
CME ERROR: 258Phone is busy
CME ERROR: 259User abort
CME ERROR: 260Invalid dial string
CME ERROR: 261SS not executed
CME ERROR: 262SIM Blocked
CME ERROR: 263Invalid block
CME ERROR: 772SIM powered down

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