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org.bluetooth.characteristic.alert_category_id

Name: Alert Category ID

Type: org.bluetooth.characteristic.alert_category_idDownload / View

Assigned Number: 0x2A43

Abstract:

Categories of alerts/messages.

Summary:

The value of the characteristic is an unsigned 8 bit integer that has a fixed point exponent of 0. The Alert Category ID characteristic defines the predefined categories of messages as an enumeration.

Example:

The value 0x01 is interpreted as “Email”

Value Fields

Names Field Requirement Format Minimum Value Maximum Value Additional Information
Category ID
Mandatory
uint8 0 255
Enumerations
Key Value
0 Simple Alert: General text alert or non-text alert
1 Email: Alert when Email messages arrives
2 News: News feeds such as RSS, Atom
3 Call: Incoming call
4 Missed call: Missed Call
5 SMS/MMS: SMS/MMS message arrives
6 Voice mail: Voice mail
7 Schedule: Alert occurred on calendar, planner
8 High Prioritized Alert: Alert that should be handled as high priority
9 Instant Message: Alert for incoming instant messages
10 - 250 Reserved for future use
251 - 255 Defined by service specification

Note:

The fields in the above table are in the order of LSO to MSO. Where LSO = Least Significant Octet and MSO = Most Significant Octet.