iPad as a phone ?

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bikerboy

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Jun 20, 2009
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#1
Any idea if there is a way to use your Ipad 3 or Ipad mini as a Phone ?
not VOIP , regular phone to dial and text via GSM ?
I know there is an app for the ipad " 1 " but i am looking to use the 3 or the mini
Thanks in advanced sorry if repost.
 

raqball

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Jan 30, 2011
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#4
What software are you talking about?

The iPad does not have the hardware built in for it to be used as a cell phone. VOIP apps / software is the only solution..

The only app I'm aware of that is non VOIP is for a jail broken iPad 1 that tweaks the 3G band or something like that. I think it's called Phoneit in Cydia but you will also need a phone SIM card in the iPad for it to work.

No clue if its available for anything other than the iPad 1 though.

Just use VOIP.. I do and it works great!

Edit to add:

Found this link for PhoneIt

http://www.iPhoneislam.com/phoneitipad/

iPad I only as you can read on the website
 

bikerboy

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#7
That would work good with an American number but there is no way to pick an international number to receive call, lets say a middle eastern or east Europe number.


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