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Old 04-15-2008, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know if I can use my 8320 to make calls using VOIP (skype). I can connect to the internet using wifi but can i download the skype software and use it on my BB?

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Old 04-16-2008, 12:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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check out webmessenger. I don't have an 8320 yet, but I'm thinking about getting one, so this question also interests me. WebMessenger says yes though.
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There is no Skype program to use with blackberry. UMA and hot spot at home by Tmobile is the equivalent.
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There is no Skype download, but there are Skype compatible programs. IM+ for Skype is one. Costs money to buy, but there's a trial. I think there are others as well. Do a search and some more should come up.
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Does anyone know if I can use my 8320 to make calls using VOIP (skype). I can connect to the internet using wifi but can i download the skype software and use it on my BB?

Thanks in advance!
Sorry for asking, but why would you want to do that? UMA works great with T-Mobile. You have two options when it comes to using UMA with T-Mobile.

1. subcribe to Hotspot@home aka "talk forever" and have unlimited talktime over UMA for 9.99 a month.

2. not subscribe to Hotspot@home and still have UMA, but deduct from your alloted anytime minutes. (not counting myFaves, N/W, or Mobile2Mobile) which is already unlimited.
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Old 04-16-2008, 04:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Sorry for asking, but why would you want to do that? UMA works great with T-Mobile. You have two options when it comes to using UMA with T-Mobile.

1. subcribe to Hotspot@home aka "talk forever" and have unlimited talktime over UMA for 9.99 a month.

2. not subscribe to Hotspot@home and still have UMA, but deduct from your alloted anytime minutes. (not counting myFaves, N/W, or Mobile2Mobile) which is already unlimited.
One of the advantages of Skype is being able to call someone else in another country for free or a cheap rate.
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One of the advantages of Skype is being able to call someone else in another country for free or a cheap rate.
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I've used the IM+ for skype and it works but not the same as using your computer. You need a callback number which is fine if you're calling from your home country but not good if you travel overseas. They give you a week free trial to check it out. For traveling outside the USA, the UMA works great for calls back to the states....
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