Keep going over my minutes

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  1. musclemilk

    musclemilk Member

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    This sux.

    I am on a family plan 700min with my brother who has iPhone.

    I don't want to bump up to 1500min.


    Any options I have for my nexus for free calls?
     
  2. cupfulloflol

    cupfulloflol Senior Member

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    There are numerous ways to use your data connection (wifi as well) to make calls. I can't really help you with specific apps, or setups, as I haven't touched this method in quite some time. But they are out there (you can search the market for SIP or VOIP and probably find quite a few of them).

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.csipsimple or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.sipdroid.sipua or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tcx.sip.ui or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gvoip as examples. There may be better options out there, but I am a little out of the loop when it comes to these programs.

    If you are talking to others with smartphones there are even more options, something like https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.androidcloud.app.ptt.client is fairly popular it seems.
     
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    Depends. You can use Google voice I think to make free calls as long as you have data connection.
     
  4. KeepItReal

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    On my Xoom Tablet, I created a Google Voice number and us groove IP to make and receive calls. Makes the calls like VoIP (Voice over Intranet Protocol) like a Vonage phone. You can forward your number to the Google Voice. I have 5 phones on my account. Never use more than 200 minutes combined. Lol.
     
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    You could opt for one of the new sharing plans... it has unlimited calling and text, but you share a pool of data. That might suck if you have an unlimited data plan already though.
     
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    This

    However if you use less than 2gb a month then I think the plan would work great for you. You might end up paying a little more, but they throw in unlimited text and minutes so it's not so bad. At least they do that to make up for the lack of unlimited data now.
     
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