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  1. beeattitude

    beeattitude Lurker
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    I know this sounds really novice, but I have a cabin in the woods (lucky me) where I get almost no mobile phone reception, but excellent high speed Internet (yes, it's magic). While here, I'd like to use my wireless connection for as many Droid activities as possible. I know I can use wireless for web apps, but can I use it for voice, sms, etc? Is there some sort of converter app I can use to get at least some things? Like I'm not getting pics from friends...can I somehow tap into my more powerful Internet connection to go get that?

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  2. Metroid Prime

    Metroid Prime Oil Can!!! Oil Can!!!

    Hi. Welcome to Android Forums. :)

    Yes, there are SMS apps you can use such as this one Handcent SMS or GO SMS Pro but for go SMS pro you need to download Go launcher Ex. And for voice, there's this. Google Voice As for not getting pics it could be with the signal strength out there.
    If you have anymore questions or need any help please feel free to ask. Follow this link to our phones section, and pick the type of droid you own from the list and head on over to it's area of support to get the best answers there about your device, as well as troubleshooting and helpful tips. Enjoy the forums. ;)
  3. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum

    Hello and welcome to Android Forums! :)

    Who's your carrier? AT&T has something called a MicroCell and Verizon calls it a Network Extender, which pretty much functions as a mini cell tower connected to your network and works over broadband. They have limited range, but then so does wifi.
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  4. beeattitude

    beeattitude Lurker
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    My carrier is Verizon. I'll check out the Network Extender. Thanks.
  5. Metroid Prime

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    Enjoy the forums. :)
  6. st32444

    st32444 Lurker

    Yes, you can call and send sms through the Internet. I use application: Skype, Viber and Free Sms.

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