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Topic # 223415 28-Sep-2017 14:30
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So stroke of luck last night not only did I sell my series 2 watch but also my 9.7 ipad pro

 

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So I wanted to ask with the 4g model are we still in a situation where the telephone aspect of the ipad 4g is only for data

 

or Have the finally made it so you can easily make voice calls?





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iPads are data only but can take calls on it if the iPhone is nearby




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  Reply # 1874165 28-Sep-2017 14:37
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DjShadow:

 

iPads are data only but can take calls on it if the iPhone is nearby

 

 

Chers that solves that issue thanks





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  Reply # 1874172 28-Sep-2017 14:59
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gnfb:

 

So stroke of luck last night not only did I sell my series 2 watch but also my 9.7 ipad pro

 

Cool

 

So I wanted to ask with the 4g model are we still in a situation where the telephone aspect of the ipad 4g is only for data

 

or Have the finally made it so you can easily make voice calls?

 

 

Not natively through the PSTN, but there are plenty of OTT services with apps that can will let you call "regular" numbers


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  Reply # 1874246 28-Sep-2017 17:09
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DjShadow:

 

iPads are data only but can take calls on it if the iPhone is nearby

 

 

How does it do that? Can you do that on wifi only ipad?


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  Reply # 1874334 28-Sep-2017 20:44
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Magic, and yes.

 

It's a setting allowing calls on other devices, including macbooks.  They named it Continuity.  Hilarious when someone mutes their iPhone but forgets to mute their iPad also during a meeting.

 

 

 

I find the feature great as I have two iPhones - I can answer any call or reply to any txt message from which ever device is closest and the call history and txt messages are identical between devices.




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Magic, and yes.

 

It's a setting allowing calls on other devices, including macbooks.  They named it Continuity.  Hilarious when someone mutes their iPhone but forgets to mute their iPad also during a meeting.

 

 

 

I find the feature great as I have two iPhones - I can answer any call or reply to any txt message from which ever device is closest and the call history and txt messages are identical between devices.

 

 

So I can use this continuity between my imac my ipad and iphone 6 without a 4g chip in the ipad or imac ......what is this magic you speak of.....





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  Reply # 1874613 29-Sep-2017 11:16
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I think this article seem sto cover it just reading and playing now

 

http://au.pcmag.com/apps/31245/feature/how-to-set-up-continuity-to-connect-your-mac-and-iphone

 

 





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Does the iPad still only have the GPS chip in the 4G version? This was one of the reasons I went this way, when travelling we used it as our GPS. It is also convenient to use it on its own 4g network as Vodafone gave me a free red share tablet.


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  Reply # 1875824 2-Oct-2017 07:51
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dickytim:

 

Does the iPad still only have the GPS chip in the 4G version?

 

Apparently so,

 

https://www.lifewire.com/4g-ipad-vs-wifi-ipad-1994209

 

 


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