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SipDroid setup for betamax VOIP servers

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by PhoenixFx, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. PhoenixFx

    PhoenixFx Well-Known Member
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    Today I spent hours and hours trying to get SipDroid working with 12voip, a betamax VOIP service. But I couldn’t get it to connect. I tried the settings given in 12voip sip settings page (server : sip.12voip.com) and then some other servers I came across while looking for a way to get it working (i.e connectionserver2.12voip.com etc.) but none of them worked.

    Then I came across this blog post which explains how to tunnel your sip calls though pbxex.org to 12voip (or any betamax service for that matter). However there is a delay/lag of a couple of seconds , but call quality is pretty good. The lag is annoying at times, but I guess its better than nothing.

    If any of you have managed to get 12voip or any other betamax service with SipDroid (or any other SIP client) directly, please post here.
     

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  2. Drewray

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  3. jens_f

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    Don't know if it is still of interest.
    I didn't try Sipdroid, but I have tried Fring (fring.com)
    It's free and it works! It works over WiFi (WLAN as we say in Germany) as well as over 3G (UMTS, HSDPA).
    I have an HTC-Desire.
    Fring has their own rates ( I don't use that) but you can also specify a SIP based voip-provider. Such as joistvoip.com (a Betamax product) which I use
    The only thing I didn't get to work is, that my caller-ID is not displayed at the other side.
    And I don't know exactly where the fring app gets all the contacts after installing fring. I'd like to be able to configure this (some I would like to have in fring, and some are missing).
    All in all it works fine, although it's not perfect - but what is perfect... ;-)

    I'm still looking for a similar app that allows to show the caller-ID
     
  4. Bob Denny

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