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By iLoveAndroid13, Junior Member on 29th March 2012, 10:04 PM
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I was wondering if there were any good "VoIP" apps? I've used TextPlus Gold and everything. And I was also wondering how would I setup my Google Voice account if my Player isn't a phone? Any help and suggestion is appreciated. Thanks
 
 
29th March 2012, 10:25 PM |#2  
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I use mobilevoip. My dad and I useit for cheap calling and free to housephones (i think thats the word?)
For texting i use whatsapp. Wish i could use google voice though, but it's for usa only...

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30th March 2012, 02:01 PM |#3  
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If you are on the US or Canadia, you can use GrooveIP for free calls for the remaining of this year using your Google Voice account with it.

I think you can find GrooveIP for free on the Amazon App Store.

For text, the same App, or just Google Voice.
To text internationally for free, Heywire.
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I've tried to use heywire, but when i open it, it stays all time in the screen with the logo and it does nothing...

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31st March 2012, 02:32 AM |#5  
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Hey iLoveAndroid13,

for calling use Bobsled Calling... its a REALLY GOOD APP... by the way, I use the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 US Version and it works good for me.

and for texting... just use TextPlus, there's nothing bad in it, but its only good use for you if you want to text to US/Canada.

I heard Whatsapp Messenger is good too.. but its not compatible with my device.
Anyhow, I used to use GrooveIP but stopped because the quality is bad.

Hope I helped!
31st March 2012, 04:23 PM |#6  
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I tried all these apps but they are for USA and Canada only. Heywire is not supported in my country.

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31st March 2012, 04:39 PM |#7  
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install google voice, then install sipdroid

done.
31st March 2012, 10:17 PM |#8  
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Thanks everyone. But how do I setup Google voice without a phone number?

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31st March 2012, 11:43 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by iLoveAndroid13

Thanks everyone. But how do I setup Google voice without a phone number?

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You Don't unless you have a GV account. And unfortunately for people living outside North America, there are no "free" options that i know of. You can however, if your country is supported, get a "paid" number from Skype and make very low cost calls.

I'm in Canada and we just got a free app called "Dell Voice" which gives you a free "local" number with which you can make unlimited local calls and unlimited long distance calls to any cellphone/landline to most areas in Canada. And Dell Voice to Dell Voice is always free anywhere in the world.
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With a little gadget named gmate (skyroam) connectted to Samsung Galaxy Player we can make regular phone cell Calls, send and received SMS and enjoy GPRS/EDGE Internet conecction anywhere.
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Originally Posted by oncaribe

With a little gadget named gmate (skyroam) connectted to Samsung Galaxy Player we can make regular phone cell Calls, send and received SMS and enjoy GPRS/EDGE Internet conecction anywhere.

Any links for finding that gadget?
Thank you.


EDIT: http://www.skyroam.com
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