Use a Mobile Phone as a GSM Gateway in Asterisk (Asterisk + chan_mobile)

Asterisk + chan_mobileMy 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’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.

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Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook: Cannot start Outlook window

“Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot Open the Outlook Window.” This issue seems to be caused by either an add-on or a navigation pane within the Outlook program being moved in to a position that is illegal within the Outlook program.

  • On the desktop of the computer that receives the error message, close all open windows
  • On your keyboard, hold the Windows key and tap the letter R.

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