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    Feb 18, 2011
    How do I use iPhone as Wifi Phone only (e.g. Google voice or Skype)

    I was given an iPhone 4. It still has a phone number in its memory, but it has no phone/data/text service. This suits me fine as I don't want any of that. All I want is to be able to use this phone at WiFi Hotspots to use Google Voice or Skype to make phone calls. I tried using both last night from a residential WiFi and calls "failed". Can anyone help me figure out a way make VOIP calls without paying for a phone service?

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    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 24" iMac, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th GeniPad 3
    For Skype, were you using the Skype client? If so, that should work fine. Do a test against the Test user to see if that goes through, record your message once connected and confirm all that sounds OK..

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    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    You could take the SIM card out.

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