Texting to androids

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  1. sliding cat

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    I can't seem to send texts from my wifi only IPad to android phones! Any suggestions?
     
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    You can't send text messages to a non-iPhone from an iPad. iMessages are the only type of text messaging that you can do with an iPad. iMessages can only be sent between iDevices. There may be a solution for jailbroken devices.
     
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    Hi, welcome to iPF!

    Try Google Hangouts. You need a Gmail account to use it. When you're signed in, you can send text messages or make video calls. Of course the Android phone you want to send messages to should have installed this app as well.
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    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.

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    Hello and welcome to the forum!

    Another vote for Google Hangouts (which used to be Google Talk) - very versatile and can even be used on PCs/laptops...
     
  6. sliding cat

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    Thanks for the info, I will definitely try this! I think it's such a shame that I am not able to text or play games on my IPad with anyone that has an Android! But, I still love my IPad 4! Got this as a birthday gift from my better half! IPad been wanting one for sooooo long!!
     
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    Well Happy Birthday to you! And what a lovely gift you received! Enjoy!
     
  8. sliding cat

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    I just got the app for jewels online, but I have no sound on it ! HELP! Also need any tips on how u play this game. My favorite is bejeweled. By the way, I got the app AeJewels on my iPhone but can't find it on my IPad!
     

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