1. Sebastien Soulier's Avatar
    Will it be possible to make phone calls and send text messages with the LTE option coming this fall?
    08-05-2017 11:07 PM
  2. rdubmu's Avatar
    I have a SIM card in my X1 Carbon and there is no phone app for Windows 10, I do make skype phone calls via the SIM card (LTE- data)
    xandros9 likes this.
    08-06-2017 10:55 PM
  3. convergent's Avatar
    I think Skype will be what you need to do if you want to use it to make calls.
    08-06-2017 11:07 PM
  4. Sebastien Soulier's Avatar
    I wanted to ditch the phone and have Bluetooth earset with my surface in my bag... So it's not for now! Thank you.
    08-07-2017 02:14 AM
  5. fatclue_98's Avatar
    I have a Surface 3 LTE (not Pro) and I've connected it with T-Mobile DIGITS and the software adds a dialer. Yes, you can use it as a phone (and SMS) in this manner but you'd still need a phone line to mirror from. The GSM radios on the Surface are weak and this method lets me "tether" to my phone's superior radios.
    08-07-2017 11:17 AM
  6. Sebastien Soulier's Avatar
    So all is not lost?
    RichHowerton likes this.
    08-08-2017 03:42 AM
  7. BrianEmbry's Avatar
    I'm as usual am late to the conversation. I would think that the new Surface Pro would have an improved antenna and LTE modem.
    rdubmu likes this.
    08-20-2017 10:42 AM
  8. rdubmu's Avatar
    I'm as usual am late to the conversation. I would think that the new Surface Pro would have an improved antenna and LTE modem.
    Even so, it still is only a phone and the LTE is data only. You can make calls via VOIP services like tmobile digits, skype.. etc
    08-21-2017 09:46 AM
  9. Sebastien Soulier's Avatar
    Here in New Caledonia, we don't have several options. Only one SIM for calls + 4G . I would love to have a real computer in tablet form in my bag and a Bluetooth headset in my pocket to answer phone calls...
    08-21-2017 03:09 PM
  10. fatclue_98's Avatar
    I don't know why no other tablet or computer took advantage of the Bluetooth MAP profile to send and receive phone calls and texts like you could with the HP Touchpad. I don't carry that tablet much anymore but it's one of my favorite features since my phone can stay tucked away while using the tablet. While webOS had many firsts, this was an "only". The BlackBerry Playbook could do SMS while bridged but no phone calls.

    Sent from my HP Elite x3 on mTalk
    08-21-2017 05:56 PM
  11. Byu1's Avatar
    you can make phones like a regular phone with your phone number?
    09-03-2017 01:41 PM

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