Now my iphone finally can reads arabic sms .. without any introduction here r the steps:

1. From ur iPhone Safari go to: http://www.shahbic.com/iphone/ar.plist it will ask u if u want to install click YES.

2. Go to Installer program in ur iPhone, In localization section install Arabic System Fonts.

3. From ur iPhone Safari go to: http://playgphone.com/iPhone/repository.php


4. Go to Installer program in ur iPhone, In Utilities section install aSMS.

5. From ur iPhone Safari go to

NOTE: DONT FORGET the s after the http”


You can see here the ArabicSMS program that u can read from it arabic sms’s.


After u open the ArabicSMS here what u get.


Here u can see sample of sms.


This entry was posted on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 at 12:21 am

38 Responses to “FINALLY My iPhone Reads ARABIC Sms’s!”

  1. loco says:

    WOW! thanks kany basawy eb my iphone. thank you Mishary

  2. loco says:

    πŸ˜€ OK done! 9eej ena el barnamaj fee eshwayat ‘3aba2 bas 7emdella πŸ™‚ thanks any way πŸ™‚

  3. Hamad says:

    i did this yesterday bs now i want safari to read arabic … Any idea?

  4. Mishary says:

    loco, ur most welcome.

    Hamad, this is what im thinking of now.

  5. Yousef says:

    hmmm… ana mobily minziman yegra 3araby

  6. Hamad says:

    sonyericsson duh

  7. Mishary says:

    etsadeg mo rathy yeshteghel now ! sawaitla restart o then mo ratheey !! now sawaitla uninstall o re install o ham mo rathey !! ba6 chabdy !

  8. Hamad says:

    Shino ohwa ely mo rathy

  9. Mishary says:

    lama aba6el el prog. Egoly safari can’t open the page aw can’t connect to server

  10. loco says:

    its working good with me πŸ™‚
    bas ams 9arli chethy awal ma 7a6et el barnamag, sa7abt el aSMS mara thanya wa eshtagal 3ala 6ol πŸ™‚ try it :p

  11. pumkinah says:

    i cant risk doing any thing to my i phone πŸ˜› i kind of get used to read el 3arabi emga6a3 o m3kos y3nee 7dee e7waleeet πŸ˜› bs wala asawe shy y3fesaa wela ma yshteghel πŸ˜›
    p.s : thanx alot my dear dear friend for the great gift ( mo ella tefhomon ) πŸ˜›

  12. Mishary says:

    pumkinah, from where u’ve got ur iPhone?

    loco, thanx

  13. m7ammed says:

    thanks it worked but can u send in arabic?

  14. pumkinah says:

    wla madre its a gift probably mn eureka

  15. Mishary says:

    m7ammed, walla it can forward ur sms i think.

    pumkinah, Ahaaaa .. i thought u’ve order it from apple.com

  16. khalid says:

    i have serviece called almojod which send you sms showing the callers numbar while my mobile switched off,,,,but this serviece is not working in my iphone and i do not recieve any sms send by computers in my iphone???????

  17. mega mushroom says:

    hey guys…this is amazing, however first step isnt working for me πŸ™ when i put the site (http://www.shahbic.com/iphone/ar.plist) into safari it gives me a msg saying that safari cannot download this file. anyone else facing this problem ?

  18. Mishary says:

    mega mushroom, go to installer -> Sources -> Add -> then u can add the site there then it will be loaded in the installer

  19. ETAWIL says:

    Dear All, I’m getting this message when clicking on the Arabic SMS icon “Safari can’t open the page because it could not connect to the server”.
    Can you please help. Thanks

  20. huss says:

    am having the same response (Safari can’t open the page because it could not connect to the server)

    anyone can help us?!

  21. jelly says:

    those who experience the error from (Safari can’t open the page because it could not connect to the server) just download the iphone explorer search in google “iPhonebrowser” after that go to application you can see the Arabicsms.app open it change the url.txt right click replace file and browse the file that you created.

    Note: first make in notepad Start > Run > Notepad

    put in notepad and save as url.txt

  22. qatar says:

    Please out more detials.

    I don’t get it what;s safari installer

    I can’t open the page

  23. qatar says:

    from where can i download the


    please guide me

  24. jelly says:

    qatar just googled it

  25. ETAWIL says:

    Dear Jelly, I did as you explained and still Safari can’t open the page because it could not connect to the server.

    your help is appreciated. Thanks

  26. huss says:

    Dear Etawil,

    I,ve got the selution,

    if you may call me as its a long process to do.

    my cell number is 00973 36433318 hussain


  27. foufou says:

    Hi all,
    I followed all the procedures and changed the url.txt, but still can’t open the page!!!!

    might this be related to apache – php configuration??

  28. Fahad says:

    Hi Mishari, I followed your instruction, but could not find the app in the list. I downloaded the ar.plist on my laptop and i do not know if it will help installing it through the iPhonebrowser appl.

    need help

  29. ETAWIL says:

    Dear Huss,

    can u email me the solution at un_et@yahoo.com

    Thanks in adance.

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    Thanks for the nice read, keep up the interesting posts..

  31. Hazem says:

    I have a problem with step 5 ,, anyone can help me i will be thankful

    i also see the aSMS in my installer but i dont see the icon with the other applications..

    thank you guys for your effort

  32. Jessie says:


    I Googled for something completely different, but found your page…and have to say thanks. nice read.

  33. fayroz says:


    Man i just love your blog, keep the cool posts comin..

  34. dude says:

    ummm everythin was going well untill i reached step 3 i cant fine aSMS in the utilites can some one help

  35. shaq says:

    Thanks for the instruction. However, the site for installation etc is no longer available. Please help

  36. vudu says:

    I also tried but the link is no longer.

  37. anne says:

    Hi Guys,
    i get the same message server not found and i cant see to follow what Jelly says.
    is it possible to get step by step, i understand it may be lengthy but your assistance is appreciated