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The IMailRuleClient interface allows you to implement a mail rule client that can process incoming messages. Currently, only Short Message Service (SMS) text messages can be processed. Processed messages can be moved, modified, or deleted by the client.

Note   The IMailRuleClient interface supersedes the functionality of the deprecated SMSReadMessage function.

When to Implement

Implement IMailRuleClient if you want to process incoming SMS text messages at the client.

When to Use

Use this interface to filter incoming SMS text messages.

Methods in Vtable Order

IMailRuleClient methods Description
Initialize Initializes the mail rule client.
ProcessMessage Processes incoming messages, which can be moved, modified, or deleted.


A mail rule client, in addition to registering as a COM object, must add the following item to the registry:


    <CLSID> = dword: 1

Replace <CLSID> with the class identifier (CLSID) of the mail rule client, and replace <TransportName> with the transport name that the rule client is registering for. Currently, SMS is the only supported value for <TransportName>. When Messaging starts, it calls Initialize for every transport that is associated with <TransportName>.


Smartphone: Windows Mobile 2003 and later
OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.2 and later
Header: cemapi.h
Library: cemapi.lib

See Also

MAPI Interfaces


Last updated on Friday, April 22, 2005

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