Gnokii for Linux

Gnokii is a suite of programs for communicating with mobile phones. It was initially only available for Nokia mobile phones, but later extended to support others. It is available for Linux, BSD unix, Windows and Mac OS X and as source code.

gnokii features

gnokii allows you to communicate with the phone over the serial cable connection, usb connection (support depends mostly on the operating system level support), infrared connection and bluetooth connection.
gnokii provides many functionality of different areas for user to manipulate mobile phone.



You can send SMS, receive them and save them in the phone. gnokii supports delivery reports, picture messages (Nokia own protocol), concatenated messages, wap pushes, unicode messsages. gnokii allows you to send and receive logos and ringtones over SMS.



gnokii offers you possibility to read and write phonebook. Phonebook entries can be displayed in human readable form or can be exported to comma separated output, vCard version 3.0 format or ldif format. You can import data from the same formats. Please note, that supported phonebook entries depend on the phone features and therefore may not be all imported.



gnokii supports either calendar or todo lists. gnokii is capable to export calendar to iCal files and import them from the same format. Most calendar features like different types of events, recurrence, start and end times are supported.


Call management

You can initiate and answer calls with gnokii.



Among other gnokii capabilities you'll find security options like entering PIN, ringtone and logo handling and many many other.

Screenshots of gnocky

Phone properties window Phonebook window
SMS list window Logos window
Here are some screenshots from xgnokii courtesy of Jan Derfinak
The gnokii monitor window processing an incoming SMS The options window showing caller groups being edited
Collection of three windows showing SMS options and the like Netmonitor window
Remote keypad operation Retrieving phonebook entries from phone
Sending DTMF Another collection of windows - this time sending an SMS
Main SMS window showing Inbox and Outbox Main Contacts/Phonebook page


sudo apt-get install xgnokii

sudo apt-get install xgnokii

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