iPod Touch as a home phone w/o the cord?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by lllll, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. lllll macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2009
    Do you think it's possible to turn the iPod Touch into a home phone given that there's now a few VoIP and free text apps.

    would this work?

    1. set up a home wifi.
    2. download a VoIP and unlimited free text apps.
    3. Make phone calls and text people over your home wifi.
    4. Get Google Voice and it'll even have call waiting. right?

  2. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Jul 17, 2008
    It should work -- if you don't mind wearing a headset during your calls. I don't think the Touch's speakers are good enough for a phone conversation. Plus, I'm not sure how it'll work with receiving incoming calls. But yeah, the technology is there to sidestep those telephone companies altogether. :D
  3. FSMBP macrumors 68020


    Jan 22, 2009
    Like the above poster said, it SHOULD work.

    But incoming calls won't work....unless you keep that app open all the time. Which you basically just paid $200 for an expensive cordless.

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