Using usermod to add defaultuser to a new group doesn't work

I want to send SMS over SSH with a newer Sailfish phone, but defaultuser is not a member of sailfish-radio. so I devel-su and do a usermod -a -G sailfish-radio defaultuser, get no error from that, but defaultuser does not get added to that group.

Any help very welcome!


Usually, you need to login/logout to apply the changes. Not sure if it’s the same in Sailfish, but did you try to restart your phone?


It was that simple! Thanks!

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Can you share how you accomplished that?

I only managed to activate the message app so far (with text typed on the computer).

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