Call from iPad

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  1. dhammi

    dhammi iPF Noob

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    Hi, I am a new ipadian. Recently bought a new iPad 3. Can someone tell me whether I ca use the iPad for mobile call usage.
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    King Hal iPad Enthusiast

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    No, I don't believe you can. The sim card is data only but you can, of course, use the very good Skype app.

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    I just learned of the app called Googlevoice by another super moderator here. I tried it out and called my sister. Worked very well.
     
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    Welcome to the iPadForum! This Forum offers so much information related to the iPad and its use. The IPF has many discussion topics related to: Acessories, Help, Apple News, Hacking, Gaming, Business/Education, Special Needs and Health.

    The iPadForum also includes a Regional Ipad Group for international users across the world. This is a wonderful area to "find" members from your own country.
    Regional iPad Groups


    If you have not done so, please take a look at the iOS 5.0 and 5.1:
    Connecting to the iTunes Store.
    iTunes - Books - iPad User Guide for iOS 5.1 by Apple Inc.

    Finally, please read the rules!
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html
     
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    You could try the free app Talkatone. It connects with your Google voice account and allows you to make calls to other mobile devices or landlines. It's free to call within the USA.

    I've used it on both WiFi and 3G and it works pretty well. I had the Apple ear buds (the ones with the microphone on the cord) and I was able to both hear and be heard just fine. Worked really well when I had to call my brother-in-law, and a garage, when I had car trouble...

    Marilyn
     
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