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When I'm on my work computer, I'd like to connect my phone via USB and have the possibility to answer calls or initiate calls directly from my computer, using a microphone handset directly connected to the computer, not the phone.

I Googled assuming something like this already existed, but I didn't find that specific use (I found GtalkSMS, EasySMS, Airdroid, but most of them are for SMS/MMS only).

How can this be done?

It would be great if this would be directly connected to Google+ (like initiating a Hangout that would automatically use my phone, or a GTalk call that would use my connected phone insted of a "web" phone number).

Thanks for your help!

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I just slightly re-phrased your question to avoid it being closed for "off topic" (see FAQ: Can you suggest an app that does X?). Guess you'd also be satisfied with a solution not involving any additional app :) Btw: Why not simply using a headset connected to your phone? –  Izzy Feb 19 '13 at 10:12
    
    
Thanks for the modifications. The idea is to avoid switching from the computer to the phone (I receive/make a lot of phone calls), and my computer handset is way more comfortable :) –  Cyril N. Feb 19 '13 at 10:21
    
Yepp, I already thought this being the cause. Just wanted to make sure. I also just linked a few releated questions in my last comment, maybe one of them proves helpful (if so, please state here -- you might even answer your own question, just in case you find a solution yourself). –  Izzy Feb 19 '13 at 10:24
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The second link is this question ;=) –  Cyril N. Feb 19 '13 at 10:46
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The only linux application I know that could achieve this is 'HFP for Linux'. It works by implementing the Bluetooth HFP 1.5 Hands Free profile, which basically makes your PC a remote control/headset for your Android phone.

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