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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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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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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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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 to call and SMS from Android smartphone with SIM via internet remotely?

I want to use my phone number when traveling abroad and there is no possibility to setup roaming, etc. So the idea is: I have Android smartphone. I have my SIM inserted in the phone. The phone works ...
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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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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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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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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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Port to port routing in rooted android device locally

I want to route the incoming TCP packets of one specific IP. Packet can arrive on any port on android. Packet needs to be forwarded to one specific port on the same device, Without using middleware ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Block app from receiving SIP calls

My use case is, I have installed the arlo doorbell and when the doorbell rings, it calls my phone not through my carrier but through SIP calling. I can't disable calling through the arlo app because ...
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VOIP application - How to silent notification sound and vibration of external application during the ongoing VOIP call?

I am developing a VOIP application on android platform. I have a requirement to silent the external app notification sound and vibration when the VOIP call is in progress. If the notification is from ...
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IOS style call/VoIP to all/specific devices on local network

I get my calls on a master device. I might not have that device with me all the time, but it is always connected to local network either on Wi-Fi or its own mobile hotspot. My carrier supports VoIP ...
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contacts app makes calls with a voip app instead of normal phone app

I installed a voip app, Talkatone, and now Contacts always use Talkatone instead of making normal phone call. Any workaround? Sometimes I would like to place normal call, because Talkatone is not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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