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usb connection to cell-phone to send sms

usb connection to cell-phone to send sms

usb connection to cell-phone to send sms

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Hello there.

My problem is not strictly python-related, but since of all languages I know most about python, I post my problem here.

Basically, all I'm trying to accomplish is to connect a GSM cell-phone with a USB cable to a laptop and with the use of Hyperterminal send some AT commands in order to send out sms messages.

I have 3 different t-mobile smart-phones at hand to play with: a Blackberry, a MyTouch and an HTC HD2.

I have tried in Win XP Pro, and also in Linux Ubuntu. I've tried USB cable and bluetooth connection to the laptop. As for Win XP, in theory, I'm supposed to install a USB driver that's on the CD that comes with the phone(s), except it doesn't. This driver then supposed to create a new comm port to which I should be able to connect with Hyperterminal, but I just can't perform these simple steps. I got as far as connecting to the HTC via bluetooth, but no matter what AT commands I gave it, it always said "ok" as a response, even to my bogus AT+XYAD command.

I've been google-ing this subject for the last 2 days, and it's just no go. All articles I found were using some Nokia models which were from before the smart-phone era, and I'm not even sure that today's smart-phones can do it.

Does anyone have any input how to accomplish it?

ps: while there might be some already compiled and resolved software to do this, I want to be able to send AT commands directly, not via some 3rd party's software, as I want to have full control over the features.

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