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textnow app questions

by brii1982 / November 30, 2017 1:28 PM PST

what happens when someone calls me if i am using a textnow app? are they able to tell its a textnow app, verses a regular company service? its kind of embarrassing for anyone to know i cant afford a real phone at the moment. also, if they do a google search using the textnow number, are they able to find out its a free texting app? thanks! (my teenager asked me to ask this)

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I used similar years ago and now Google Voice
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2017 1:44 PM PST
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I picked up an ObiTalk box and nope, folk can't tell.

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know of...
by brii1982 / December 1, 2017 4:51 PM PST

know of any of the free texting/calling apps, whether or not people can tell if its an app vs a regular phone company?

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any other answers?
by brii1982 / December 1, 2017 4:49 PM PST
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any other answers?

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You need a Magic Jack Plus
by James Denison / December 1, 2017 5:09 PM PST
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We have that plugged to our router, and then to a 4 phone panasonic wireless system. It can be plugged to any standard phone that's been around the past 50 years too. Nobody knows it's not a standard landline when they call.

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