Questions tagged [voip]

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 used by other services such as Google Voice. Many Android phones running Gingerbread or newer can use the built-in SIP VoIP service.

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Prevent apps from turning off the screen

I noticed that a random third party app (Telegram in this case) was allowed to turn off my entire phone screen at a whim while I was using the app for a voice call, as soon as my finger approached the ...
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Controlling phone and making calls remotely

I'm wondering if there's a way to connect to my phone via, say, ssh and be able to make calls and send texts remotely. Use case would be for when I'm abroad but have internet, I'd be able to contact ...
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WiFi Calling on an Unsecured network

I recently upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy S7 Active to an S8 Active(G892A). In doing so I have encountered an issue with the new OS and WiFi calling. Thus far, I have been unable to establish a WiFi ...
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Call over an external phone [duplicate]

I have a business sim card with an Android phone. Now different employees have to make calls, we all work from home. Right now we switch the sim to the person who is working. I would like them to be ...
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Using an Android phone as a wifi headset for Windows

Here is the issue: I am working from home and want to use my wired headset on both my work computer and personal computer (not at the same time) without having to plug/unplug it every time I prefer ...
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Is it possible to run a custom kernel that works with T-mobile wifi calling?

I am interested in understanding if it is possible to install a very lean version of Android (to maximize performance) and maintain TMO wifi calling. If you have had success using a custom kernel and ...
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You device does not support VoIP call recording

I own a stock OnePlus 3 device which is on android 7.1.1. I've not changed anything in the device! Everything is stock. I recently install an app called CUBE Acr to record viber and messenger calls. ...
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how does CSipSimple connect to Ekiga through NAT?

What networking magic does CSipSimple employ for Ekiga that it works behind a Netgear home router and NAT? Jitsi cannot connect to Ekiga from behind a router. Wikipedia says that it uses: NAT ...
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Cannot call toll free numbers or 3-digit numbers using voip.ms with softphone apps

With my LAN phone plugged into a Grandstream HT701 ATA, I am able to call toll-free numbers and three digit numbers like 311 and 211 with my voip.ms account. When I call 3-digit numbers with my ...
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Why can't Android phones record VoIP calls?

I use Republic Wireless so the majority of my voice calls are VoIP. I use a call recording app to help me recall conversations after the fact. But in order for it to work, I have to turn off wifi and ...
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Is there an Android equivalent to iOS's “CallKit”?

This actually seems like a very Android-like feature. When I heard about it, I thought there might be an Android equivalent. It lets VoIP apps use the standard phone app to call/receive calls, ...
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Is there a VoIP / WifiCalling app that allows you to use your own number? [closed]

Is there a VoIP/Wifi-Calling app that allows you to use your own phone number? (that is, the cell phone number that is already assigned to your device by your carrier)? I've been poking around ...
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CSipSimple: Making calls through OpenVPN

I have an Asterisk server configured at home. It works well, and I am able to make calls to other devices internally over LAN or Wi-Fi - as well as outbound to a VoIP provider. I use CSipSimple as the ...
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Any way to view or download Google Hangouts Call History?

The Android Google Hangouts Dialer app is very limited when it comes to VoIP call history. It only shows the last 100 (approx) calls, even though Google keeps a complete history. For calls made more ...
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Can an application use the microphone for two different tasks at the same time?

I'm currently exploring the PortSIP app( link is here) to make calls. I want to be able to record what I speak. I am successfully able to record using the microphone, when there is no call in progress....
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Severe echo problem on GooVe IP Lite

Since my Google Hangout doesn't work, I tried Goove IP Lite with ring.to. There is severe echo problem, however, whether I check "Basic Echo Canceler" or "Adaptive Echo Canceler" with "Post Processing"...
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Activating the Android 5 native SIP client

Android brought a native SIP client with version 2.3, which some carriers/phone manufacturers disabled. You can re-enable it in Android 4 by setting some values in /system/build.prop. I do have a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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VPN client based web browser for Android to cross over all STUN/TURN/ICE/NAT issues and have a freedom of multimedia

Its too hard to first build one apps and then its nightmare to make the network work. Is it not possible in Android Mobile/Tablet and all Chrome browsers default to have VPN Client embedded? So that ...
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How do I set up Google Voice as the provider for an unactivated phone?

I've got this Droid X, it's not activated, and I'd like to use Google Voice as the provider (this means it will be Wi-Fi only; that's OK.) Problem is, Google Voice needs the phone to have a number ...
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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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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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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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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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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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My CallerId is not revealed when using Internet Calling (VoIP) on ICS

I configured my VoIP account with ICS Internet Calls, so I can call over WiFi using a VoIP account. However call receivers don't get my Caller ID, instead it comes up as withheld/unknown number. ...
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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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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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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 computer/...
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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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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 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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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 ...