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    Default Wifi Calling?

    Alright so here's a new one (Probably not)

    Id like to find an app that will enable Wifi Calling. Android has it, Iphone has to have it. I thought Google Voice would do it, but apparently Google Voice still runs off the 3G network but its a mobile to mobile call (I think) so it equates out to FREE. But my house is like Ft Knox and no cell signal comes in or out. I have my phone on Wifi but is there a way to call outbound through Wifi?
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    Skype and TruPhone just to name two. Probably more.
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    Fring does as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsntrenkler View Post
    Fring does as well.
    Forgot about Fring. Good One! I also just remembered Line2. So there is 4 so far!
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    I can answer this. Don't ask me how- I am not a telephony geek! But I was determined...

    First, I got Google Voice, and kept my number. I don't think that was an integral part of the process, but GV is cool.

    Then, I got a free number from SipGate. It's a California number, because they don't have Florida numbers, but so what. They let you select a number from several numbers.

    Then, I tried several sip client apps, is that the word? First I tried Groundwire. It looked _really_ cool, but I couldn't get it configured. Probably someone smarter could.

    Then I tried Bria. Same story- I couldn't get it to work. I started to lose heart and almost gave up.

    Then I tried WeePhone. Very basic. It was simple to set up and worked immediately!!

    So I can make and receive calls on wifi only, with the SipGate number. And when I am on wifi but in airplane mode (I work underground with no ATT antenna) I get messages on my own cell phone number through GV, which sends me and e-mail, pops up a message, and if I am at my PC also pops up a message. ALSO when I go outside, I get a text! I realize I could turn some of those options off, but the novelty hasn't worn off yet. And GV plays the actual VM as a QT video, too.

    Good luck- it was fairly frustrating but really only took a couple days of concentrated Googling and trying things to get it working.
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    The is also an app that is call WiFi Call
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    Also mobile voip. Haven't tried it, but it's supposed to be really cheap.
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    Why not just get a micro cell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Entrical View Post
    Why not just get a micro cell?
    Why spend an extra $150 if I could do just Wifi Calling with an App.. I agree a MicroCell would be awesome but for $150??

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