More python-gammu Examples

Many examples are available in examples/ directory in the python-gammu sources.

Sending a message

#!/usr/bin/env python
# Sample script to show how to send SMS

from __future__ import print_function
import gammu
import sys

# Create object for talking with phone
state_machine = gammu.StateMachine()

# Optionally load config file as defined by first parameter
if len(sys.argv) > 2:
    # Read the configuration from given file
    state_machine.ReadConfig(Filename=sys.argv[1])
    # Remove file name from args list
    del sys.argv[1]
else:
    # Read the configuration (~/.gammurc)
    state_machine.ReadConfig()

# Check parameters
if len(sys.argv) != 2:
    print("Usage: sendsms.py [configfile] RECIPIENT_NUMBER")
    sys.exit(1)

# Connect to the phone
state_machine.Init()

# Prepare message data
# We tell that we want to use first SMSC number stored in phone
message = {
    "Text": "python-gammu testing message",
    "SMSC": {"Location": 1},
    "Number": sys.argv[1],
}

# Actually send the message
state_machine.SendSMS(message)

Sending a long message

#!/usr/bin/env python
# Sample script to show how to send long (multipart) SMS

from __future__ import print_function
import gammu
import sys

# Create object for talking with phone
state_machine = gammu.StateMachine()

# Optionally load config file as defined by first parameter
if len(sys.argv) > 2:
    # Read the configuration from given file
    state_machine.ReadConfig(Filename=sys.argv[1])
    # Remove file name from args list
    del sys.argv[1]
else:
    # Read the configuration (~/.gammurc)
    state_machine.ReadConfig()

# Check parameters
if len(sys.argv) != 2:
    print("Usage: sendlongsms.py [configfile] RECIPIENT_NUMBER")
    sys.exit(1)

# Connect to the phone
state_machine.Init()


# Create SMS info structure
smsinfo = {
    "Class": -1,
    "Unicode": False,
    "Entries": [
        {
            "ID": "ConcatenatedTextLong",
            "Buffer": "Very long python-gammu testing message "
            "sent from example python script. "
            "Very long python-gammu testing message "
            "sent from example python script. "
            "Very long python-gammu testing message "
            "sent from example python script. ",
        }
    ],
}

# Encode messages
encoded = gammu.EncodeSMS(smsinfo)

# Send messages
for message in encoded:
    # Fill in numbers
    message["SMSC"] = {"Location": 1}
    message["Number"] = sys.argv[1]

    # Actually send the message
    state_machine.SendSMS(message)

Initiating a voice call

#!/usr/bin/env python

from __future__ import print_function
import gammu
import sys

# Create object for talking with phone
state_machine = gammu.StateMachine()

# Read the configuration (~/.gammurc or from command line)
if len(sys.argv) > 2:
    state_machine.ReadConfig(Filename=sys.argv[1])
    del sys.argv[1]
else:
    state_machine.ReadConfig()

# Connect to the phone
state_machine.Init()

# Check whether we have a number to dial
if len(sys.argv) != 2:
    print("Usage: dialvoice.py NUMBER")
    sys.exit(1)

# Dial a number
state_machine.DialVoice(sys.argv[1])

Reading calendar from phone

#!/usr/bin/env python
# Example for reading calendar from phone

from __future__ import print_function
import gammu

# Create object for talking with phone
state_machine = gammu.StateMachine()

# Read the configuration (~/.gammurc)
state_machine.ReadConfig()

# Connect to the phone
state_machine.Init()

# Get number of calendar entries
status = state_machine.GetCalendarStatus()

remain = status["Used"]

start = True

while remain > 0:
    # Read the entry
    if start:
        entry = state_machine.GetNextCalendar(Start=True)
        start = False
    else:
        entry = state_machine.GetNextCalendar(Location=entry["Location"])
    remain = remain - 1

    # Display it
    print()
    print("%-20s: %d" % ("Location", entry["Location"]))
    print("%-20s: %s" % ("Type", entry["Type"]))
    for v in entry["Entries"]:
        print("%-20s: %s" % (v["Type"], str(v["Value"])))