SMS Error Codes and Descriptions

To help you identify what might be causing a problem with your SMS transaction, here is a list of error codes with a suitable description:

Status Description Error Code
DELIVRD SMS successfully delivered 000
INVALID-SUB Unknown subscriber 001
INVALID-SUB Illegal subscriber 001
ABSENT-SUB Telecom services have not been commissioned 003
HANDSET-ERR Illegal equipment 004
BARRED SMS is prohibited 005
HANDSET-ERR MS does not support SMS 006
HANDSET-ERR MS receiving error 007
NET-ERR Facility not supported. 008
MEMEXEC Handset memory full 009
ABSENT-SUB Absent subscriber 010
FAILED SMSC system failure 011
NET-ERR Gateway mobile switching error 012
MOB-OFF Mobile handset switched off 013
FAILED SMS undelivered due to roaming limitation 014
INVALID-SUB Unidentified subscriber 015
HANDSET-BUSY Subscriber is busy. 016
NET-ERR Resource cannot be used at GMSC level 017
SERIES-BLK Series blocked 018
NET-ERR Submission error or invalid input data 019
BARRED CUG reject 020
EXPIRED SMS timeout 021
Hex – 0x00000400Dec – 1024 - Series has been temporary / permanently blocked.
Hex – 0x00000401Dec – 1025 - Credit exhausted.
Hex – 0x00000404Dec – 1028 - Invalid destination number [ number not in proper format, correct format is 919999999999 without + and with 91 followed by the 10 digit number]
Hex – 0x00000405Dec – 1029 - ESME client error
Hex – 0x00000444Dec – 1092 - Message rejected as sender id not allotted for ESME
Hex – 0x00000454Dec – 1108 - Text template does not match
Hex – 0x00000455Dec – 1109 - Sender ID not found
Hex – 0x00000453Dec – 1107 - Template not found.
Hex – 0x00000450Dec – 1104 - Black-listed number.
Hex – 0x00000481Dec – 1153 - DND number.
Hex – 0x00000500Dec – 1280 - Not an Opt-In data
Hex – 0x00000555Dec – 1365 - Time out for the promotional message.
Hex – 0x00000777Dec – 1911 - Duplicate Termination
Hex – 0x00000407Dec – 1031 - Spam Text
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