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'])))