My task is to use mobile phone as GSM Gateway to my Asterisk with a help of chan_mobile so in case I’m unavailable on mobile people can leave a message in my voicemail box. SMS text messages arrive as emails, my replies to which are sent by SMS.
So I used my old Sony Ericsson k530i phone in pair with Asterisk by connecting it to ID 1131:1001 Integrated System Solution Corp. KY-BT100 Bluetooth Adapter USB dongle.
Asterisk support for bluetooth connections to mobile phones and headsets is accomplished through chan_mobile. Not all phones are supported, so it’s worth taking a look at voip-info.org’s page which lists the confirmed compatible dongles and phones. I am getting good results with a KY-BT100 dongle and Sony Ericsson k530i phone, Samsung Galaxy S4 phone.
Here is how to connect your mobile phone to Asterisk with chan_mobile… Continue reading