HMSoft verion V524 added ANCS support (not include HMSensor version)
1. How to open ANCS function
1.1 Please read apple notification ducument first.
1.2 Send AT+TYPE3 command change to AUTH and BOND mode.
1.3 Send AT+ANCS1 command to open ANCS.
1.4 Send AT+PASS[para1] command to set passcode. Default passcode is "000000"
1.5 Send AT+RESET to restart module.
Now you can use LightBlue or our software to scan and made a connect with module.
iOS will ask you input passcode. please input your passcode value.
If all is okay, you should receive AT+ANCS[para1] command from module UART.
2. About AT+ANCS[para1] command
AT+ANCSN: module open Notification Source SUCCESSED.
AT+ANCSC: module open Control Point SUCCESSED.
AT+ANCSD: module open Data Source SUCCESSED.
3. Get ANCS notification information
When iOS notification center has an change (such as call, email, shortmessage)
Module will output AT+ANCS8[para2] command through UART.
4. About AT+ANCS8[para2] command.
Format such as : AT+ANCS801012345
8: The length of the para1.
EventIDNotificationAdded = 0,
EventIDNotificationModified = 1,
EventIDNotificationRemoved = 2,
Reserved EventID values = 3–255
CategoryIDOther = 0,
CategoryIDIncomingCall = 1,
CategoryIDMissedCall = 2,
CategoryIDVoicemail = 3,
CategoryIDSocial = 4,
CategoryIDSchedule = 5,
CategoryIDEmail = 6,
CategoryIDNews = 7,
CategoryIDHealthAndFitness = 8,
CategoryIDBusinessAndFinance = 9,
CategoryIDLocation = 10,
CategoryIDEntertainment = 11,
Reserved CategoryID values = 12–255
The current number of active iOS notifications in the given category.
For example, if two unread emails are sitting in a user’s email inbox,
and a new email is pushed to the user’s iOS device, the value of CategoryCount is 3.
A 32-bit numerical value that is the unique identifier (UID) for the iOS notification.
This value can be used as a handle in commands sent to the Control Point characteristic
to retrieve more information about the iOS notification.
5. Get Notification Attributes
Format such as: AT+ANCS2345100
NotificationAttributeIDAppIdentifier = 0,
NotificationAttributeIDTitle = 1, (Needs to be followed by a 2-bytes max length parameter)
NotificationAttributeIDSubtitle = 2, (Needs to be followed by a 2-bytes max length parameter)
NotificationAttributeIDMessage = 3, (Needs to be followed by a 2-bytes max length parameter)
NotificationAttributeIDMessageSize = 4,
NotificationAttributeIDDate = 5,
Reserved NotificationAttributeID values = 6–255
Para3: max length parameter
If para2 value is 0, 4, 5, para3 must set to "00"
if para2 value is 1, 2, 3, you need setup a number.
6. Aoubt Get Notification Attributes Response
AT+ANCSW: Send request SUCCESSED.
para1 value is 0x00 ~ 0x14.
Mean the next package length you need to receive.
[........]: The byte array you need to receive.
Show in apple Notification document Figure 2-6. (page 9)
After you receive AT+ANCSW, you may receive AT+ANCS[para1] many times. until the Fingure 2-6 package is completed.
7. How to remove ANCS.
7.1 Remove bond information from iOS.
7.2 Execute AT+ERASE remove module bond information.
7.3 Execute AT+ANCS0 close module ANCS function.
7.4 Execute AT+RESET to restart module.
ANCS is easy to use, you dont need write any iOS code. iOS will manage the bluetooth link and push the message to module.
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