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General Calling Through Computer

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AlanJames1987, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. AlanJames1987

    AlanJames1987 Member
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    Is there a way to use my computer to make calls through my Eris?

    I want to dial from my computer, speak through my computer's microphone and hear the other person through my computer's speakers. I don't want to use VOIP though, I just want a program that will sync those functions with my phone. I ultimately would like to be able to dock my phone and not have to touch it until I want to unplug it.

    Is this currently possible and if so how?
     

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  2. Demache

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    I think possibly with a Bluetooth dongle, it would work. I've never actually done it though.
     
  3. AlanJames1987

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    What would be the program I run on my computer to control the phone? Is it built into the SDK?
     
  4. ACD168

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    i think you can call through google voice number on the computer if that is of any interest to you.
     
  5. McFluffnStuff

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    I dont think thats what the TC was asking. Calling through Google Voice would call the eris first and then call the number you want it to call. You wouldn't be able to talk through a mic or the speakers.
     
  6. SirEagle

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    Used to have a program from Motorola for a Razr that you could do that with. Haven't seen one for the Eris.
     
  7. Jmtegra

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    Use bluetooth.. no apk is needed... its just like using a bluetooth headset but your using your computer. Easy as pie.
     
  8. AlanJames1987

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    How do I dial from the computer?
     
  9. Jmtegra

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    I have windows 7 and it works just fine.. Just search "bluetooth" in the start menu search bar. It will bring up bluetooth manager and theres a option in there to use the computer for calls.
     
  10. AlanJames1987

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    I am using Windows 7 but that doesn't seem to work on my computer. Do you know of a way that I can do this using USB instead of BlueTooth?
     
  11. AlanJames1987

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    You guys are the smartest people around. If you guys dont know do you know of any place else I can ask?
     

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