I've spent far to long on Google trying to solve this, including finding
others who have posted much the same question without getting a full answer.
So I'm asking the usual suspects for help, in the hope that someone has
already been there, done that, and can still remember how :-)
I have Skype installed on my PC and find it very useful to use with a
headset to make calls - easy hands free experience plus the ability to take
phone numbers from websites and plug them into the dialler. However the
calls do cost some money.
I now have a spanky new Samsung Galaxy S3 (which fills me generally with
techno-terror because it is too damn smart) which comes with an inclusive
So I would like a Skype-style interface (which is very much like the dialler
interface on the phone, as it happens) on my PC which allows me to make and
receive calls on my PC using my mobile phone for the actual call.
[Connecting over USB or Bluetooth would work for me.]
[The Samsung Kies application doesn't seem to offer much more than
management of music and video.]
I can see loads of stuff about using the PC as a Bluetooth headset and
receiving calls, but I can't really pin down any dialler software.
Blue Soleil http://www.bluesoleil.com/products/S...010120001.html
to have something called cPhoneTool but the website is a bit 'English as a
Foreign Language' and it isn't clear to me that this does all that I need -
I have read comments which suggests that it is a dialler but you have to use
the mobile phone handset for the actual call (which seems a bit wierd).
This is something I would have expected to see in Freeware and paid software
on Windows and included somewhere in Linux.
Does anyone use such an application (free if possible)?
Normal PC is a Dell XPS M1530 running Vista 32 bit.
Bluetooth device shows as Dell Truemobile 355 Bluetooth + EDR
I haven't yet tried to fettle up the Bluetooth (or US
to use the phone as
a Mobile Broadband connection so loads of fun to come.
No plan survives contact with the enemy.
[Not even bunny]
Helmuth von Moltke the Elder