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Looking for a WIFI phone that does not require a data plan

by shawnshank / September 7, 2011 5:28 AM PDT

I have TMobile and I am looking for a phone that I can use which I can make and receive calls over wifi when I cannot get a regular cell signal. I am also looking for one with a full keyboard and a decent sized screen. I do not want one that will require a data plan.

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What wifi app does that?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 7, 2011 5:34 AM PDT

I'm thinking Skype but that limits you to phones that have the skype app.

What other wifi call system do you know of?

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We are out of the dark ages ;)
by Pepe7 / September 8, 2011 12:41 AM PDT


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I did reboot.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2011 1:09 AM PDT

I know about UMA but since it's being phased out I removed it as an option and didn't bring it up.

Why do you bring up something that is being phased out?

Let's stick to solutions that are not going away.

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Nice try
by Pepe7 / September 8, 2011 2:21 AM PDT
In reply to: I did reboot.

Oh, sure you knew, Bob. (ROTFL) And that's why your response to the OP was: "what other wifi system do you know of"? Give me a break.

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Reply to the OP?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2011 4:29 AM PDT
In reply to: Nice try

Why not reply to the OP? They are not interested in what you have to say to me.

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