Wammu – Mobile phone manager

Wammu is a mobile phone manager that uses Gammu as its backend. It works with any phone that Gammu supports, including many models from Nokia, Siemens, and Alcatel. It has complete support (read, edit, delete, copy) for contacts, todo, and calendar. It can read, save, and send SMS. It includes an SMS composer for multi-part SMS messages, and it can display SMS messages that include pictures. Currently, only text and predefined bitmaps or sounds can be edited in the SMS composer. It can export messages to an IMAP4 server (or other email storage).

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

You can check your phone model support from here

Install wammu in ubuntu 10.04/9.10

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nijel/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wammu gammu

For more information check here

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8 thoughts on “Wammu – Mobile phone manager

  1. i can confirm its working on ubuntu 10.10 but the only retrievable items i found was the contacts and calls but not messages..

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  2. i forgot to mention.. my mobile phone is nokia 6500’s

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    Schwarz Reply:

    I have trouble with SMS and Nokia 6500, what properties (Cable, port etc. did you use?

    Thanks, ms

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