[App] GrooVe IP – VoIP Calls & Text
Get a free US phone number that will be able to receive calls and texts from anywhere in the world.
In addition, you will be able to call and text real US and Canadian phone numbers using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology.
GrooVe IP works on any android device, mobile phone or tablet, and allows you to make calls using the device’s data (WiFi or mobile data) connection. If you have a smart-phone with Wi-Fi connectivity but no mobile plan, you can use this app to convert it to a free, full-featured working phone. If you are travelling overseas, you can take your device with you and make/receive calls for free on WiFi without paying any carrier roaming charges. You get all of this without using any of your cellular minutes.
Call or text other GrooVe IP users without any cost, no matter where they are. All incoming calls and texts are also free, no matter which country the caller is in. You can also call or text other numbers in the US and Canada by using free credits given to you each month. If you run out of free credits, you can earn more by watching videos or completing offers, or purchase credits using a Paypal account or credit card. You can also use earned/purchased credits to make/receive calls using standard SIP clients (soft-phones on PC/Mac/Linux, or standalone SIP phones) using SIP credentials provided by us.
GrooVe IP has a separate dialer that can be used to make calls. Alternatively, the native dialer, call-log, contacts, and favorite functionality can be shared between the phone and GrooVe IP on a call-by-call basis.
Upgrade to the Pro (ad-free) version of GrooVe IP (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gvoip) to remove ads.
For requirements, setup details, answers to frequently asked questions, known issues, or more information, please visit https://snrblabs.com/GrooVeIp/Index
If you have any questions, feature requests, or run into any problems please contact us! We cannot help you if you only leave a comment.
For full license and credits information visit https://snrblabs.com/GrooVeIP/Credits
GrooVe IP uses Speex, an open source/free software, for certain voice processing functionality. Speex is available under the Revised BSD License; the details of this license are available here (http://www.xiph.org/licenses/bsd/speex/).
GrooVe IP user reviews :
- May 15, 2014
- Google is ending support for 3rd party apps using Google Voice. Due to that we have a new service. You’ll need to sign up for a new number with the new service. OR you can port your number in. If you don’t want to port you can still use your Google number by forwarding calls in Google Voice to your new number.
Great cell backup. Honest developer = SNRB Labs. Been using the lite version for a little over a year. THX MUCH TO U GUYS FOR G.IP! So it’s not perfect (it’s free for God’s sake), as other fussy/dumb reviewers have stated, but as a backup option to spotty cell service at my house, it’s near perfection! Also, the developer is honest in informing all users (lite & full versions) that Google is (sadly) pulling the plug in a few months, basically rendering IP phone/SMS useless to those using Google as their way in. *UPDATE: replaced GV with Ringto! Works great
Last Update May 7, 2017 :
If you are having trouble with an update please try a clean install. Uninstall app, restart device, then download and install app again.
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