egzthunder1 · Jun 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Use Your Asus Transformer As A Free Phone

The beauty of our Android devices is that they don’t have to be phones to act as such and allow you to make and receive calls. There are a wide variety of programs that can be used to communicate with others via either voice or video. However, several of these require the other user to be using the same service and some are even paid if you need to make phone calls. There are a few tutorials for different devices on how to get free phone service scattered throughout the site, but not all of them work on every device. Luckily, XDA member MagnusRagnarok decided to post a guide for Asus Transformer users that will allow them, in a few simple steps, to get that extra piece of missing functionality on this, otherwise, quasi-perfect device. You will need to download a few programs and open accounts on a few free services, but the ability to have a second phone line without paying a dime (so as long as you can use your Wifi connection) is very much worth it.

This is well proven as it was crafted for the Motorola Xoom as well. If you have any suggestions on how to improve this guide, please leave them in the thread. Also, feedback is always welcome.

hello everyone. just posting this little tut to help you get your tf setup to have phone funtionality. just one more way i use my tf. works great as a secondary phone when you are on tab and phone is elsewhere.

You can find more information in the guide thread.

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egzthunder1 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area. View egzthunder1's posts and articles here.
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