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UMA/ Txting over Wifi

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by homotechual, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. homotechual

    homotechual Member
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    My best friends house is in a dead zone for T-Mobile, At&t and Sprint only Verizon gets service there and it's barely 1 bar. Anyways the UMA feature on my BB 9700 comes in handy when I am at her house! Does the Nexus have that? I know you can get VOIP but how about txting?
     

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  2. smitty24

    smitty24 Well-Known Member
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    Android (specifically Nexus One) with UMA would be AMAZING!! but sadly the N1 doesnt have that capability.
     
  3. System6

    System6 Well-Known Member
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    UMA on Nexus 1 is a no go, but Google Voice is in beta and it works over VOIP. I bought a Google voice invite on ebay for $3.50, and no can make and recieve VOIP calls.

    On another note, my house is usually totally dead, but I get up full bars at times. It still goes dead now and then, but I have coverage more than not.
     
  4. Howie

    Howie Well-Known Member
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    Google Voice does not place calls over wifi. There are other services/apps out there that may, but not Google Voice.
     
  5. lionelhuts

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    I'm pretty sure that he was saying it works with VoIP services, not that Google VoIP itself is a VoIP provider.
     
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