Introduce to Cellular Emulator with Windows Mobile 6 Professional

Cellular Emulator is a tool, which is a part of Windows Mobile 6 SDK, it is a real type device for Windows Mobile developers, developing application in live senior. In cellular emulator compelling features is that developer can send and receive sms, make call emulator to emulator.

To configure cellular emulator with windows mobile 6 professional emulator follow given steps.

Steps -1

To open Cellular Emulator
Start -> Programs -> Windows Mobile 6 SDK -> Tools -> Cellular Emulator.

Steps -2

Here is two way to open emulator
1) With .Net IDE
2) Without .Net IDE

1) With .Net IDE :
Tools -> Device Emulator Manager and right-click on Windows Mobile 6 Professional Emulator and select Connect.

2) Without .Net IDE:
To Open windows mobile 6 professional emulator.
Start -> Programs -> Windows Mobile 6 SDK -> Tools -> Device Emulator Manager.

And now select “Windows Mobile 6 Professional Emulator” from the Device Emulator Manager and right click on “Windows Mobile 6 Professional emulator” and click on connect

Steps -3
Check the COM Port number in Cellular Emulator.

Now see in above image I have drawn a green rectangle on COM port number which is used by the Cellular Emulator. Here COM port number is “COM3”. And it may be different in your cellular emulator.
Note: You have to use your own cellular emulator COM port number.

Steps -4
Now configure “Windows Mobile 6 Professional emulator” with “COM3”
Select File -> Configure… and click the Peripherals tab and use Serial port 0 and enter the “COM3” (which is used by the cellular emulator) manually it may not be listed in the dropdown list and click on OK Button.

Now Soft Reset the Windows Mobile 6 Professional Emulator
Select File -> Reset -> Soft.

Now the Windows Mobile 6 Professional Emulator and Cellular Emulator ready to communicate with each others.

Make a call CE to WME
In cellular emulator go to “Call Manager Tab” and enter phone number in phone number text box and click on Dial Button.

Send a SMS CE to WME
In cellular emulator go to “SMS” Tab and enter Text Message like (Hello Pavan !) in text box and click on send Button.

Thanks for your time 🙂


About Pavan Pareta

My name is Pavan Pareta, I enjoy computers and general technology. I am more interested in the areas of Computer Security, Programming and developing innovative s/w for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone 7. I like MS Technology and support open-source software, because I believe it plays a major role in knowledge sharing and exchange of ideas, which effectively leads to better software. Additionally, I am a follower of the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) philosophy. I Love C#.NET and recently I am fall in love with Silverlight :) Introduce to my machine My main workstation is a Intel Pentium Core Duo and my primary operating system is Windows 7.
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