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    Can ipad be turned into phone?
    So I was thinking about selling my iphone and getting an ipad and then having my bluetooth connected to it when I had to make calls.

    Does anyone know if we can use the ipad for real phones or is this just more for a laptop use?

    And if it is, is there way to unlock it or mod it some how to make and receive phone calls?

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    You can use skype.

    But if you want a full blown phone functionality then you are looking at the wrong device.

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    There was an appisode of AppAdviceDaily which explained how to do this.

    Needless to say (and Robin didn't actually mention this) it doesn't work in the UK - although to be fair that was due to GoogleVoice not being available in the UK.

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