Wi fi texting

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  1. lburley7

    lburley7 Member

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    Is there an application for wi fi texting? I have verizon, but do not get service out at our house, but we do have wifi. Any suggestion

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    My wife and I use Kik and like it. The downside is that you can only text with people who also use Kik. The upside is it's free.
     
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    You can use something like AOL IM and send it to the persons phone number. It shows up on your end as an IM but as a txt to the other person....I've not tried it but I've heard of others that have.

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    Yes you can use your gmail account. Have them text to your email account. Check the header and you will see where to text back to. I use it with my wife all the time and I can email back to her # at vtext.com for a verizon account. On my end it is an email, on her end it is a text.
     
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    Okay but if i want to text someone using my gmail how do i set that up?

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    There is nothing to set up. If the person you are texting has a verizon phone, just send to their # @vtext.com if they are on another system ask them to text you via your gmail account ( your user name@gmail.com) they enter this rather than your phone #.

    From the text they send, you can see the address you would use to text them via your gmail. You use this address as you would any email address.
     
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    Line 2 allows text and voice over wifi. I use it all the time and it is perfect no delay. I do not have service at home, so when I get home a forward my phone to the Line 2 number and works perfect. Also call you make on Line 2 do not count against your minutes. It is $100 a year but well worth it for me to have cell service at home. iPhone VoIP App | Line2 WiFi / Cell: 2 Numbers on One Cell Phone
     
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    Google voice let's you text over wifi

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