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    Please somebody tell me how to make phone call if there is any possibilities
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    On the iPad? You can't. You can use FaceTime to call contacts who are on other iOS devices, or Skype if either of you are off wifi. Skype can also be used to call landlines but it costs. If you are in the US, you can call phones using Google Voice, but simple phone calls? Not possible, I'm afraid.

    Sent from my iPad 4 HD mini
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    There are also apps such as Talkatone that allows you to make calls from the iPad. Obviously, they won't be the same as using a cell phone, but you can use them to call regular landlines or cell phones.

    With Talkatone, you set it up and use a Google voice phone number (you have to have a Google account). It's a paid app that allows you to use the Google Voice service for free (you can pay amonthly fee if you want fancier services)

    I've used Talkatone. Not the greatest, but it'll do in a pinch. It got my brother-in-law to my location where he was able to help me with my car troubles - back before I had a cell phone. So, there's that.

    Marilyn
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Depending on where you are, MagicJack might be good or you.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
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