Voice over IP (VoIP) is a name describing a range of technologies that enable voice communications over the internet, and private networks. Commonly VoIP software includes Skype and is also included in many instant messenger clients such as MSN Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger and AIM and is ...

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Is Skype available for all Android flavors or just Verizon?

I see that Skype offers an Android version, but it only works on Verizon? Fring used to connect to Skype, but now it looks like they don't. Is there no Skype client for Android?
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How can I make a point-to-point VoIP call over Wi-Fi?

I am searching for a way to make a point-to-point VoIP call between two Android devices without having any intermediate server (SIP server) or an Internet connection. I just have an access point (or ...
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What codecs does the 2.3-Gingerbread Internet calling (SIP) use?

I am looking at the internet calling options in 2.3-Gingerbread. Does anyone know what codecs this dialer uses? Can the codecs be configured?
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Receive VoIP call via Google Voice => IPKall => Sip2Sip => Android?

I'm trying to setup VoIP calling to/from my Android phone. I'm currently working on the incoming call part of the equation. To try to isolate the various parts, I started with the "IPKall => Sip2Sip" ...
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Is there any low bandwidth VoIP software for Android?

I have measured Skype's bandwidth consumption: When just running Skype: ~0.09 KB/s When talking to someone through Skype: ~9 KB/s Is there any VoIP software available in the Android Market that ...
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Shortcut to enable / disable VoIP/SIP on Gingerbread?

Gingerbread comes with a cool SIP / VoIP integration. However, this feature drains the battery quite a bit. So I'm looking for a shortcut to enable SIP. So far, I always have to go deep into Settings ...
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Increase Wi-Fi Roaming Aggressiveness on Samsung Dart?

I have a T-Mobile Samsung Dart (which IIUC is a re-branded Samsung Galaxy Mini) and a Wi-Fi network in my apartment with two access points. When I make Wi-Fi calls while walking from one end of my ...
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Use my Land Line with Android?

Is it possible using a computer and WiFi, hardware plugin box or something to allow me to make (and receive) telephone calls using my Android phone through the existing land line? It would be more ...
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Disable or prompt VoIP calling on Android Whatsapp

I recently updated my Whatsapp on Android. I noticed that it allows voice calls with the new version. There is a contact that resides in the same city as me that I would like to place a call to. ...
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Answer my phone on my Tablet?

I have an Android phone (HTC Desire Z), I also have a Android tablet (Acer Iconia Tab A501). I would like to link up my phone to my tablet so I can answer my phone on my tablet. Is this possible ...
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How to hide (to my carrier) the use of VoIP?

I plan to use Voice over IP with my android phone (Android 2.3 via Skype, Fring, JaJah, Line2 etc.). As I've read that my carrier is filtering VoIP protocols, I wondered if there are some protocol ...
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Using VoIP from Android via GPRS?

Is it possible to use VoIP over gprs from an Android phone? Either using a SIP client or Skype?
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Is there any way to make free skype calls from HTC Desire?

Well Fring is blocked. I'm located in China. I neeeeed to make free skype calls to my family around the world. Skype Lite is not an option, has anybody cracked this cookie?
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How can I make direct phone-to-phone VoIP calls without Internet (on LAN or Wi-Fi)?

I'm looking for a way to make VoIP calls between two Android devices without having any intermediate server (SIP server) or an Internet connection. Is this possible?
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Receiving calls over Wi-Fi first

I just got an android 2.2 prepaid phone (no data plan, so I'm planning to have 3G off). I would like to find some service/android app combination that would let me receive calls over Wi-Fi on Skype or ...
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How to VPN only a single application?

Say you only want to route the traffic of a single application through a VPN. (Because the application lacks proper encryption support or the remote service is only available on a cooperate network.) ...
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Android phones with native SIP client?

I've heard from various sources that Android does have SIP support built in starting around version 2.3 Gingerbread, but I yet to see a single phone actually having it in its setup menus. Just ...
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Why doesn't Skype on HTC Wildfire function properly?

I've tried downloading Skype on my HTC Wildfire, but the calls don't work. Every time I try to call the sound stutters and doesn't come out fluent. I've tried it on 2 different Wildfires and got the ...
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Is it possible to have a phone without a voice plan? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I receive phone calls through WiFi on an Android phone? I have an unlocked Nexus One. I barely use the voice function, mostly just use data. However, I'd like ...
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automatically choose voip service when dialing?

Is there a way to setup my phone so that when I dial someone who has an account with a voip service (skype, viber etc.) it will use that instead of the regular call? (I need to be registered with the ...
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Using Android phone as Bluetooth headset to PC [duplicate]

I'd like to use my HTC One S (running Android ISC) as a Bluetooth "headset" for my computer, so I can use it to make VOIP calls. For devices without that capability built in, are there ...
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How can I receive phone calls through Wi-Fi on an Android phone?

How can I receive phone calls from a landlines/cellphone when I have Wi-Fi connectivity, but no cell phone service?
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Can I make a Wi-Fi VoIP call on Google Voice without third party applications?

I can't seem to make pure Wi-Fi VoIP calls on Google Voice without a third party application such as GrooVe IP. Is this the case?
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ICE (Emergency) contacts from lock screen - how to access when SIP is configured?

Using Android version 4.4.2 (on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini). I have added one of my contacts to the OS built-in ICE contact group and assigned to one of the four emergency contact buttons that are shown ...
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How to automatically use SIP/VOIP for international calls

I have a cell phone plan that includes 9 hours of national calls, however, international calls are billed at extreme minute-rates. For this reason I use VOIP/SIP for international calls thorugh the ...
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Unable to hear caller when using native internet (SIP) calling on Jelly Bean

I am using the native internet calling feature provided on Jelly Bean. (I believe this feature has been available since Gingerbread.) I can make outgoing calls without issue. Since my SIP account is ...
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Use tablet as a Wi-Fi handsfree device?

My question is: Is there any way to use Tablet as a hands free adapter by Wi-Fi? With Access point created in the Tablet? "No internet" Device-To-Device lan connection. For Example: call ...
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How do I make wi-fi calls from a cell phone with no number now associated with it?

I recently got tired of paying $65+ a month for cell service when I get mostly email. So I dropped my Sprint service in favor of $20 a month, no-contract phone and a Nexus 7, because WiFi is seemingly ...
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Using an Android phone like a SIP ATA

I would like to get a few Android phones functioning as a SIP ATA so I can make and receive calls via SIP. I realize one could use Bluetooth to pair with something like Asterisk, but I had high hopes ...
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How to convert Viber's voice message files to common audio file?

Viber's Voice message files are located in : "/sdcard/viber/media/.ptt/" directory, and they don't have any extension format on them. so, I'm looking for a solution to convert them to a common ...
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How do I forward incoming calls over VOIP to another client?

Is there any way I can take an incoming call and use an app or a system feature to turn my Android phone into a forwarding client so that I can then forward this via VOIP to any other client in the ...
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Configure Google Voice/Hangouts to work like T-Mobile's wifi calling?

I have a Google Voice number, and I have Hangouts on my phone. What I would like to do is forward my Google Voice number to my "real" phone number when I'm in range of a cellular network, but answer ...
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VoIP on wifi not working in sleep mode

My calls don't come in, with voip on wifi, when my nexus 5 is in sleep mode. I went into settings to put "always keep wifi on" but no result. When screen shuts down, my voip app seems to disconnect ...
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PC from/to Android voice communication without Internet

I want to call my PC using my Android phone (and vice versa) without internet. PC to Android or Android to PC, not just Android to Android. I think it is possible, but not sure if there is a program ...
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Can I route a call via SIP based on a phone number using native SIP android?

My Android 4.x phone supports SIP. However, the options when to use the "Internet calling" are very limited: "For all calls", "Only for Internet calls", "Ask for each call". I would like to use ...
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LG G2 Native SIP client (where Is It?)

For some reason I couldn't find the native SIP client on this Phone. On my Note 2 N7100 it's under Settings-> Call Settings-> Accounts Will someone please show me where it's hidden? Note: LG G2 D802 ...
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Does Google still offer free incoming/outgoing voice calls with any of their Android services?

On Android, is Google still offering free incoming or outgoing voice calls to landlines/cellphones through any of their services? It seems like they keep changing it, and everything I read has ...
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How to make incoming SIP calls work on Android 4.x?

I have a SIP account which I entered into the "Internet Call Settings" of the native android phone app. I am able to place outgoing SIP calls, but no luck with the incoming ones. I am new to the SIP ...
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Transparent Call Proxy

I was wondering if it would be possible to transparently route some calls over VOIP as opposed to the cell radio. My wife has terrible signal issues with her Galaxy S3. Verizon is no help and before ...
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Can I use android phones and PC as walkie talkie? (without internet!)

I want to call my PC using my android phone(vice versa) without internet. I think it is possible, but not sure there is a program like that. PC to Android or Android to PC. Not just Android to ...
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How to start WiFi automatically on VoIP app demand

Phone is connected to internet with default program from my operator, it is a slow GPRS, EDGE or 3G internet, whatever is available in the moment. I would like to make my phone try automatically ...
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How to stop Android from disrupting VoIP calls over data when connecting to Wi-Fi?

I use Google Hangouts on my Nexus 5 a lot to make voice (VoIP, that is) calls over LTE. Also, I usually like that we have Wi-Fi everywhere on campus which I can use to save my LTE data. However, when ...
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Call forwarding from device 1 mobile network to device 2 data network

My brother's new job is underground with no cell reception or 3G. He wants to leave his phone upstairs so it can receive calls and SMS, and somehow forward them to him downstairs to Android / PC / Mac ...
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Android phone as a GSM gateway

I am currently in a foreign country. Is there anyway which I can make calls using my home country Android device from here? I mean I connect to that phone through VoIP and Android device set up a call ...
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Calling between Linphone and RedPhone

I have successfully called RedPhone from Signal (iPhone). Can I do the same with Linphone? As I understand both Linphone and RedPhone use ZRTP, but I have not found a way to call between the two ...
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Twilio Android app has annoying echoing voice?

I am using the Twilioid app (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nethram.twilioid&hl=en) for my android phone and the person receiving the call reports that they can hear their own ...
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How to make caller id work for incoming voip calls

I have a voip account on my galaxy S 5, using the built in internet calling, which works perfectly for calls. The problem is caller ids arent matching for incoming calls because of the sip server. ...
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VOIP call problems on samsung s4 running 4.4.2

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4 to 4.4.2 and since then my VOIP calls are not going. Video calls work but audio calls don't. I have tried whilst connected to 2g/3g/WiFi and I have also tried ...
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how to make calls from my cell number, while using my laptop as the “headset”?

I want to be able to dial out from my laptop (a macbook pro), using my laptop headset to communicate and my laptop to initiate the call, however I want the number to be the same as my cell phone's ...
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Skype cutting out on Samsung Galaxy Ace III

I've had my phone (Samsung Galaxy Ace III) for around 3 weeks now. Ever since I received it I instantly installed Skype and for some reason, when ever I'm calling any of my friends their voices cut ...