<p>The usual command is AT+CMGS for texting from serial. I did some googling and couldn't find out if the LG800G supported it or not but might be worth a shot. Ditto re the Samsung.</p><div class="mailbox_signature">—<br>Sent from <a href="https://bit.ly/SZvoJe">Mailbox</a> for iPhone</div><br><br><div class="gmail_quote"><p>On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Julie Baumler <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>></span> wrote:<br></p><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;"><p>On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 4:46 PM, Benjamin Hallert <email@example.com> wrote:
<br>> You can often connect to a phone and send text messages using AT commands
<br>> over serial.
<br><br>Ohhh, that would be ideal for me. I wore out the T key on my first Mac
<br>laptop sending AT commands over serial to various devices...
<br><br>I currently have a Samsung S125Z
<br>http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones/SGH-S125ZSATFN - I've
<br>already got the case duct-taped together, I should see if there is
<br>serial access internally (This is my backup 2nd network emergency
<br>phone, as long as it works, it could be totally hacked together.)
<br><br>The $20 phone is an LG800G
<br>> If physical serial access isn't available on the phone then you might be
<br>> able to pair to it with Bluetooth and send the commands via that. What
<br>> model of TracFone exactly? Might be able to see what AT commands are
<br>> available for things like sending SMS.
<br><br>How would I find things like that? Looking for 'datasheet' and
<br>'manual' has not been fruitful.
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<br>> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Julie Baumler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
<br>>> Hi everyone -
<br>>> Since my dog likes to hang out in my car, I want to set up a
<br>>> temperature and water sensor in my car that reports over a cellular
<br>>> network when the temperature reaches certain thresholds or the water
<br>>> sensor shows no water, and possibly can be triggered from the network
<br>>> to report temperature and water status. I may wish to add additional
<br>>> sensors later.
<br>>> The actual sensors and having them trigger 'something' using an
<br>>> arduino are easy, but I'm not sure what the best way to get from there
<br>>> to having a cell phone do something - and what features the phone
<br>>> needs to have to support this. I know I could do it with an Android
<br>>> phone, but I want to use a throw away phone that's clearly not worth
<br>>> stealing. Is Bluetooth support enough to do what I want if I use it to
<br>>> trigger SMS (and vice-versa)? I need to throw some money at TracFone
<br>>> in the next week to keep my backup/emergency service going, and one
<br>>> way to do that is to purchase a new phone from them. Their $20 phone
<br>>> with Bluetooth has Version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) with the
<br>>> hands-free, headset, object push, and object exchange profiles. Is
<br>>> that sufficient? Or what is the minimal hardware profile I need?
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