Tag Archive: Calling


Does Wi-Fi calling work on Mint Mobile?

Best answer: Yes, Mint Mobile users can send and receive both calls and texts over Wi-Fi, so long as it’s supported by the device itself.

Mint Mobile: 3 month, 2GB LTE plan ($ 45)

What is Wi-Fi calling?

Wi-Fi calling is a way to get around dead zones and poor coverage by allowing you to place calls over Wi-Fi, similar to calling someone with a VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service like Skype. The difference, of  [Read More…]

Do you use Wi-Fi calling on your phone?

Time to check in with the AC forums.

Making phone calls may not be the most exciting thing smartphones are capable of these days, but when you do need to make or accept one, having the call be reliable and clear is a top priority.

If you’re in an area that doesn’t have great wireless coverage, one way you can overcome this is with Wi-Fi calling — the ability to have your entire call handled over a  [Read More…]

How to use WhatsApp’s group calling feature for video and voice calls

WhatsApp’s group calling feature lets you talk to four people at once.

WhatsApp’s group calling feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. The messaging platform picked up voice and video call support back in 2016, and the feature is very popular — every day, WhatsApp users spend over 2 billion minutes on calls.

To use group calling, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one video or voice call, and then add participants to  [Read More…]

WhatsApp’s group voice and video calling feature is rolling out to everyone

WhatsApp’s group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously.

WhatsApp announced earlier this year that it would roll out group calling for both video and voice calls, and the feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. Group calling supports four people simultaneously, and to initiate a call, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one voice or video call and select the “add participants” button from the top right corner.

WhatsApp saw  [Read More…]

Instagram is getting video calling, Spotify integration and more

During Facebook’s annual developer conference this week, Instagram announced a host of new features including video calling.

The post Instagram is getting video calling, Spotify integration and more appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Google Voice is running an open beta for Wi-Fi calling

It’s actually happening.

Google Voice received a long-overdue redesign in January of 2017, and this updated it with much-needed features and a modern UI. However, there was something that was still missing – VoIP.

After years of patiently waiting, it looks like our day has finally come. On the Google Voice Help Forum, Google’s announced that it’s running an open beta for Wi-Fi/data calling that’s integrated directly into Google Voice.

VoIP with Google Voice allows you to  [Read More…]

Google is beta testing Wi-Fi Calling for Google Voice

If you still use Google Voice, the service is getting a new feature soon, and Google is currently in the process of beta testing it.

Google has green-lit a beta test for Wi-Fi Calling in Google Voice. With this particular feature, Google Voice users will be able to make a call from a variety of different devices as long as they are connected to the internet.

Beta tests are for Android users and folks using Google Voice on the web.  [Read More…]

Alexa calling and messaging is coming to tablets — and not just Amazon’s

Alexa works on more devices than ever.

At this point, there’s a pretty good chance that you or someone you know has an Amazon Echo device. Since the launch of the Echo Show, Alexa users have been able to call and message each other through their various Echo devices, or by using the Alexa app on their smartphones.

Now Amazon is bringing these features over to tablets, ranging from its own Fire line to Android and iOS  [Read More…]

Alexa calling and messaging now available on Android, iOS and Fire tablets

You can use your Android or iOS tablet to make calls or send messages to anyone who has the Alexa app installed on their device.

The post Alexa calling and messaging now available on Android, iOS and Fire tablets appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Google Home and Home Mini get hands-free calling in the UK

The Home Mini is also on sale for £39.

I use my Google Home every single day for a variety of things, but one feature that continues to put a smile on my face each time I use it is the ability to makes hands-free voice calls. This is something that’s been available in the United States since last August, and now it’s finally making its way to the UK.

Whether you have a Google Home or  [Read More…]