[GW]ammu - Talk to any phone

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Gammu is the name of the project as well as name of command line utility, which you can use to control your phone. Gammu command line utility provides access to wide range of phone features, however support level differs from phone to phone and you might want to check Gammu Phone Database for user experiences with various phones. To name a few, Nokia, Samsung, Apple, Siemens, Motorola, LG, Alcatel are using this product. Its features include:

  • Call listing, initiating and handling
  • SMS retrieval, backup and sending
  • MMS retrieval
  • Phonebook listing, export and import (also from standard formats such as vCard)
  • Calendar and tasks listing, export and import (also from standard formats such as vCalendar or iCalendar)
  • Retrieval of phone and network information
  • Access to phone file system (note that some phones work also as USB storage devices and those are not accessible through Gammu)


Wammu is mobile phone manager running on Linux, Windows and possibly other platforms, where libGammu and wxPython works. The communication is made by Gammu library. Currently supported features:
  • complete support (can read/edit/delete/copy) for contacts, todo, calendar
  • can read/create/save/send/backup smses
  • sending files to phone (OBEX and Sony Ericsson phones only)
  • sms composer for multi part smses (currently only text and predefined bitmap/sound can be edited)
  • display message including pictures and ringtones playback
  • support for backup and import in various formats (vCard, vCalendar, vTodo, iCalendar, gammu own backup,...)
  • export messages to mail (IMAP4, maildir and mailbox storages are supported)
  • searching for phone
  • translated into several languages
  • rated as best on many software servers
Its other project includes Gammu-SMSD - SMS daemon service to receive and send messages automatically and Python-Gammu ,Python bindings for libGammu, so that you can use it from Python scripts.

http://wammu.eu/

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