The Application Installation guide provides detailed information
about secure software installation services and the tools required
to create and manage installation files.
- Bluetooth Guide
Find everything you need to know about the Bluetooth package
in this section.
- Bluetooth Services Guide
Find everything you need to know about the Bluetooth Services
package in this section.
- Cellular Baseband Services Guide
Cellular Baseband Services provide a common interface to telephony services for applications and higher level platform components. The framework is independent of the underlying network services.
- Classic UI Guide
The Common Email package provides a plug-in framework for email
protocol implementations. It supports implementations for IMAP4, POP3 and
SMTP protocols. This guide provides detailed information of the Common Email
The Communications Framework is the base for all communications,
network and telephony services that Symbian platform provides. The Communications
Framework manages the communications threads and the flow of information between
those threads. The Framework also manages and stores the communications related
- Contacts Guide
- Device Services
- Digital rights management
Digital rights management (DRM) is a technology used to
protect different types of media (for example, audio, video and images)
against illegal copying, and control the distribution of the media.
Application Support Guide
Generic Application Support provides services which are
useful for the UI elements and applications.
OS Services Guide
The Generic OS Services package is a collection of components
and libraries that provide generic OS level services to Symbian platform
components and applications. The generic OS level services include
a plug-in framework (ECom) for defining and using plug-ins, a P.I.P.S.
environment for porting POSIX-based applications, and a Zip Compression
Library for stream and file compression, and decompression.
- Graphics Guide
- High Level Internet Protocols Guide
This section provides information about Application Layer
Protocols and Application Layer Plugins and Utils.
- IP Connection
The IP Connection Management package provides services to accommodate
automatic IP connection selection, application-assisted roaming logic, contention
management for IP connections, IP connection monitoring and logging, settings
management for IP connections, UI dialogs related to IP connections and managing
- Kernel and Hardware
Kernel and Hardware Services performs the fundamental operating
system tasks of managing access to device resources.
Based Services (LBS) Guide
The Location Acquisition API is the interface that programmers
use to create location-aware applications. The API gives developers
the ability to get location fixes and to obtain information about
the positioning technologies available to the mobile device.
The Messaging Application module provides APIs for SMS,
email, MMS and OBEX messaging. This guide provides detailed information
about the Messaging Application module.
The Messaging Middleware module provides a generic framework
for storing and manipulating messages. This guide provides detailed
information of the Messaging Middleware module.
- Multimedia Guide
This section provides information about frameworks for
the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), the Real Time Protocol (RTP).
It also provides information about Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol.
- Near Field Communication (NFC)
Near Field Communication (NFC) provides a short-range wireless
technology that allows communications to take place between devices
that either touch or are momentarily held close together.
- Networking Services Guide
Networking Services provides a standard framework for accessing network services and actual implementations of network protocols. The components of the Networking Services are closely related to the framework provided by the Communications Framework module.
- Organizer Guide
The Organizer package is a collection of various components
related to Personal Information Management (PIM). Organizer package
includes Calendar, Clock, Alarm, Notepad and Search applications.
OS Security provides the fundamental services to make protocols
and services in the Symbian platform secure. It provides frameworks
and interfaces that are required to fulfill the demands of Symbian
Platform Security Architecture. It includes collections of components
that have to be modified or redesigned to support Platform Security.
- Persistent Storage
The persistent storage collection.
Find everything you need to know about the Security Services
package in this section.
and Localization Guide
Find everything you need to know about the Symbian Text
and Localization package in this section.
- Web Guide
XML Services Module contains XML collection which consists
of components for parsing event-based XML, implementing the standard
DOM API and XML processing, parsing and validating APIs.