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Support Using DroidX as a Dial-up Modem -- is this possible?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by samalex, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. samalex

    samalex Member
    Thread Starter

    Aug 20, 2010
    Hey Guys --

    Is it possible to use a DroidX as a dial-up modem? I'm not talking about a cable modem or some way to get on the Internet, but rather dialing into a remote server via an analog phone connection. Examples being old-school BBSes or RAS/DUN servers.

    Most if not all the Motorola Phones I've had over the years have this capability, and given the Droidx is seen by my Linux laptop as both a USB storage device and Network device is there any way to set it up as a USB modem that could accept AT commands from a terminal program and dial out to a remote modem?

    Thanks for any advice in making this work. Take care --



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  2. cadcoke5

    cadcoke5 Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    Unemployed machine designer
    Pennsylvania, USA
    I have a semi-related question. Is it possible to use an Android phone as a dial-up fax machine? I imagine that as long as it is possible for the operating system to send or receive sound to/from a phone call, it should be possible if someone wanted to write the application.

    I did just search for a Fax app, but the only ones there were ones that use a special service, not directly dialing a fax. They were all rated very poorly.

    Joe Dunfee
  3. yewslus

    yewslus Active Member

    Nov 30, 2009
    Telecom (PBX) Engineer
    New Joisey
    Following this one. As a PBX technician, that would be invaluable.

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