Configuring Gammu FAQ
How to configure 3G/UMTS/… modem or AT capable phone?
As most modems support AT commands, this is pretty easy and you should use
Device you should use
device name as modem appears in your system, for example
Some modems expose more serial ports and you need to carefully choose the right one - for example only one of them can receive USSD notifications.
On Linux, you might have to install usb-modeswitch to make your modem actually behave like a modem and not like a disk containing drivers for Windows.
Example configuration on Linux:
[gammu] device = /dev/ttyACM3 connection = at
Example configuration on Windows:
[gammu] device = COM12: connection = at
How to configure Symbian based phone?
The only support for Symbian phones is using applet installed to phone and
Bluetooth connection. You should use
and Bluetooth address of phone as
Device. On older Symbian
phones you will have to use gnapplet and
Do not forget to start the applet before trying to connect to the phone.
[gammu] device = 11:22:33:44:55:66 # Bluetooth address of your phone connection = blues60
How to configure Nokia phone?
If you have Series 40 (S40) phone, it should work using either Bluetooth or USB cable.
For Bluetooth connection,
Connection is always
the right choice with Bluetooth address of phone as
For USB cable choosing the right connection type is more tricky and depends on
generation of your phone. Newest phones usually work with
dku2 and the
older ones with
Should you have old phone with serial cable (and USB to serial converter),
Connection is the right one.
Example configuration for Bluetooth:
[gammu] device = 11:22:33:44:55:66 # Bluetooth address of your phone connection = bluephonet
Example configuration for newer phones:
[gammu] connection = dku2
Example configuration for older phones on Linux:
[gammu] device = /dev/ttyACM3 connection = dlr3
Example configuration for older phones on Windows:
[gammu] device = COM12: connection = dlr3
How to configure phone not listed above?
First check whether your phone is supported. In case it is, it most likely falls into one of above categories.
You can also find additional user experiences in Gammu Phones Database.