4:30 - Friday, 25 April 2014

How To Auto Answer An Incoming Skype Call?

#Topics: auto execute skype,skype auto answer certain numbers

Is it possible to auto answer to an incoming Skype call from specific Number or contact?

I Think this should work with a Python script using Skype4py but as I am not a programmer I don’t have an idea how to do this.

Anybody has any suggestions?

Assuming your skype is online, i.e. that you have logged in and there are no network problems, you can do the following:

  1. In the skype list of phone numbers there is a buttom at the
    bottom of the skype window which gives you access to settings. Click
    on that, and the “options” menu pops up.
  2. Go to notifications,and select “incoming call ringing”. Now select “Advanced View”.
  3. At the bottom of the “advanced view” is an option to “Execute the
    following script”, in which you enter full the filepath of your
    script.
  4. Press apply.

The script

global _procglobal use_growltell application "System Events" to set _proc to name of processes as listif _proc contains "GrowlHelperApp" then    set use_growl to true    my growlRegister()else    set use_growl to falseend ifif _proc contains "Skype" then    tell application "Skype"        set calls to send command "SEARCH ACTIVECALLS" script name "AnsweringScript"        set callID to last word of calls        if callID is not "CALLS" then            set status to send command "GET CALL " & callID & " STATUS" script name "AnsweringScript"            if last word of status is "RINGING" then                send command "ALTER CALL " & callID & " ANSWER" script name "AnsweringScript"                my growlNotify("SkypeAnswer", "Answering call")                return            else                send command "ALTER CALL " & callID & " HANGUP" script name "AnsweringScript"                my growlNotify("SkypeAnswer", "Hanging up")            end if        else            my growlNotify("SkypeAnswer", "No call found to answer or hang up")        end if    end tellelse    my growlNotify("SkypeAnswer", "Skype not detected")end ifusing terms from application "GrowlHelperApp"    on growlRegister()        tell application "GrowlHelperApp"            register as application "SkypeAnswer" all notifications {"Alert"} default notifications {"Alert"} icon of application "Skype.app"        end tell    end growlRegister    on growlNotify(grrTitle, grrDescription)        if use_growl is true then            tell application "GrowlHelperApp"                notify with name "Alert" title grrTitle description grrDescription application name "SkypeAnswer"            end tell        end if    end growlNotifyend using terms from

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Kind Regards

BHM

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