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[Virgin Mobile] Is there a way to use WiFi to deliver txts when I am away from service?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nsuchy2013, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. nsuchy2013

    nsuchy2013 Member
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    Like an app that connects to VMUSA servers. I think something like that would work
     



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  2. geofferey

    geofferey Well-Known Member

    Have you ever tried or used Google Voice? It may be able to achieve your desired results.
     
  3. aml1025

    aml1025 Android Enthusiast

    There are other apps that accomplish this as well - my kids have used TextPlus on their iPod Touches to text over wifi. Unfortunately, this kind of app assigns a separate "number" for texting purposes, different from your actual cell phone number. If you're willing to live with that restriction, they seem to work pretty well.
     
  4. comps

    comps Android Enthusiast

    talkatone i use this with my googlevoice
     
  5. geofferey

    geofferey Well-Known Member

    With GV you can port your current cell # to GV and still receive calls on your cell phone with the # you ported to GV. I love GV because I have the same # for all my phones/comms devices.
     
  6. nsuchy2013

    nsuchy2013 Member
    Thread Starter

    Ok I specifically wanted to use my cell phone number i currently use gvoice and kik
     
  7. tarvoke

    tarvoke Member

    a. google is fairly evil, probably quite worse than even aapl or msft
    2. google voice is the usefullest thing since bread was first sliced
    (vi. android. um. damn you, google! but at least aosp/aokp, right?)

    stop giving ppl your actual #. give them the gv number. it works just fine. truth, it works better.

    I haven't ported my # to gv because I fear that the cyclical black hole would do some fairly interesting things. but I also do not give ppl the phone's actual number, I only ever give the gv #. (I do get some highly interesting texts and pics from the friends of the actual-#'s former owner, tho...)

    look, enum and e.164 have basically already failed as global registries (don't even get me started on sip.edu and internet2...!) which is kinda depressing given they are free and open. and literally the exact thing that is a "directory" is what our providers are charging us for.

    google banged it out and it works in the real world.

    just do it robot

    vae victis!
     
  8. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    A couple of useless posts removed. Lets keep on topic, attack the issues, not each other.:)
     
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  9. nsuchy2013

    nsuchy2013 Member
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for all the useful suggestions.
     
  10. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert

    You can also use Viber.
    Edit: oh and you can keep your number too.
     
  11. Epixtruth

    Epixtruth Newbie

    you can use facebook messanger to be the default app to manage all SMS traffic
     
  12. civicscootin

    civicscootin Newbie

    Check out 'MightyText' OP.. It may be just what your looking for..
     
  13. nsuchy2013

    nsuchy2013 Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for all of your suggestions. I'll check them out. I just give people my Google Voice now...
     

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