In this post I posted some drivers for the Samsung D900 mobile phone. A lot of people contacted me asking how I wrote them. Well it was a bit of a fudge really. All I did was grab the Samsung D900i phone driver, and change every occurrence of D900i to D900!
I also did a version for the Optus D736 here and it seemed to work. Here’s how I did it.
- I downloaded a phone driver like this file.
- I right clicked on the file and select ‘show package contents’.
- I opened info.plist with a text editor like Textwrangler.
- Where it says D900i I changed it to the phone that I wanted to work. (If you do this you will have to use the proper official model name for the phone.)
- I opened the folder called resources and opened the file called MetaClasses.plist
- I did the same – changed the phone name.
I changed likes like this:
I started with a file closest to the one that I wanted to end up with. I wanted to write a driver for the samsung D900i mobile phone so I started with the driver for the Samsung D900 and modified it.
So if you were wanting to write a driver for say a Nokia or Motorola phone, you would probably be better off to start with a driver for that phone and then modifying it.
This is a total hack, I didn’t really know what I was doing when I did it, but it just worked, and it didn’t seem to break anything. So use this at your own risk and I take no responsibility!