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[Q] G9 use as a Phone

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By brunoalt, Junior Member on 22nd April 2012, 09:03 PM
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Hi i have an Archos 80 G9 turbo with the original 3g usb key form archos.
is there any way to use it as a phone?
any app to do it?
thanks
 
 
23rd April 2012, 10:34 AM |#2  
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No. System was not designed to work as a phone. Maybe VoIP apps like Skype could work

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Hi i have an Archos 80 G9 turbo with the original 3g usb key form archos.
is there any way to use it as a phone?
any app to do it?
thanks

The answer is simple: No!
The Archos 3G stick is a data modem without voice support.
The firmware inside this stick simply does not support these features.
There's no app that could fill this missing part...

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28th April 2012, 03:06 AM |#4  
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Answer is simple: YES!

Set up your google account with google voice. make sure your assign yourself a phone number.

Install the following apps:
-Google Voice
-GrooveIP

Use GrooveIP as a dialer and Google Voice for texting and voicemail.

Congratulations, your tablet is now a fully functional smartphone
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28th April 2012, 07:34 AM |#5  
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This is still VoIP solution, not a 'real' phone

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This is still VoIP solution, not a 'real' phone

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Not to mention you need to be in US >>

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Thanks mtmerrick. Working great. I knew there was a way to do this.
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Well emm thanks I think, I'm in Spain, so no option for google voice.
Anyway thanks for all your answers
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