How to Set Permission to Allow an Application to send SMS messages

public static final String SEND_SMS was  added in API level 1
Allows an application to send SMS messages.
Constant Value: "android.permission.SEND_SMS"

1. In the AndroidManifest.xml file, and add the following line Add the line between the <uses-sdk../> and the <application> tags.
<uses-permission android:name = "android.permission.SEND_SMS" />

2. Compile and run!

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