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SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:45 pm

When one member puts together an order for another member. The potential buyer receives confirmation that an order has been created.

It would be great if the confirmation sms for the newly created order also contained the amount and gave the buyer the option to pay the invoice by sending one SMS authentication message.

Is this possible?
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by admin » Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:07 am

Hi,

This is currently not possible. But it looks like an interesting improvement. The SMS module will be extended in the future. We will add this to the discussion list.
Thanks for the feedback.

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:49 pm

This could also be implemented very quickly using the existing SMS payment request available in Cyclos 3.7.
Under this scenario, the seller would put together the order and request the payment for the invoice via SMS payment request.

This could then be applied in a number of real world business scenarios for example including Bill payments where physical delivery is not required or where items are paid for before delivery or collected upon payment.

I noticed that the payment request functionality (as implemented in Cyclos 3.7) does not appear to be available in Cyclos 4. Has this been removed? It would work well with the feature of requesting payments for orders generated through the webshop for a particular member.
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:21 pm

Would any of the following be a possible work around?

1. Buyer receives confirmation SMS with Amount and Order Number. The buyer can then make SMS payment specifying the Order Number so that the payment can be matched by order number and the amount to complete/ship/release the order. This may allow other members to pay for the order on behalf of the Buyer.

2. Buyer receives confirmation SMS with Amount and Order Number. The buyer (or another member paying on buyer's behalf) makes SMS payment for the Amount and specifies the Order Number. Seller validates the payment and completes/ships/releases order.

3. Buyer receives confirmation SMS with Amount and Order Number. The buyer replies to SMS with payment authorisation (similar to Payment request in Cyclos 3.7) order is completed once payment is authorised (and completed) by buyer. This option will use existing functionality in Cyclos 3.7 and would be great.

It would be great if the order confirmation SMS contains the Order Number and the Amount to be paid. The existing method of completing/paying for the Order online is excellent for those with access to the internet. The above suggestion is only to allow payment against orders through SMS.
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by admin » Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:15 pm

Hi,

Payment request has not be implemented yet but it is planned for 2014.
It will work with the SMS channel. When we will extend the SMS functions we will have a look at your suggestions as described in this post (including order number etc.)

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:04 am

Many thanks. Being able to receive Orders by SMS and pay for the Order by SMS would be great.
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:50 pm

admin wrote:Hi,

Payment request has not be implemented yet but it is planned for 2014.
It will work with the SMS channel. When we will extend the SMS functions we will have a look at your suggestions as described in this post (including order number etc.)
Any suggestion on timing of implementation of this feature?
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by admin » Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:04 am

Hi,

We have not scheduled it yet because of other priorities. If we find funding we could advance the release of this feature.

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Sun May 11, 2014 7:16 am

Any further update on this?
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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:29 pm

admin wrote:Hi,

We have not scheduled it yet because of other priorities. If we find funding we could advance the release of this feature.

Do you have any further update on this?

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Do you have any further update on this?

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by alexandre » Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:38 am

Hi,

Sorry this was not developed yet.

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Alexandre Caurrinhos
Cyclos development team.

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:39 am

Has this been implemented in the latest version (4.3)?

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Re: SMS Approving Order

Post by lse » Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:52 am

Is this now possible? or planned for any time soon?
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