1. Russ Burke's Avatar
    Hi Everyone,

    Still one of those dinosuars that still have no cell phone, and to be honest really have no need for one. But this nokia 1020 lumia really has my intrest as the camera is just awesome looking. So want to get this for that option, and even maybe a few games, and being able to transfer photos to my computer (not windows 8, but 7). So wondering if I buy the phone with no contract can I still use it as mostly normal if I have wifi access? Kind of like with my ipad3, I only have it for wifi and can do most anything. Thanks

    08-18-2013 11:00 AM
  2. AR2186's Avatar
    Yes, you can use it with full access to everything through WiFi. I have a 620 that I use as a Windows version of an ipod. Make sure to put it in airplane mode so you don't get annoying popups about not having a SIM card / cell connection. Once in airplane mode, you can turn WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC on individually
    08-18-2013 11:09 AM
  3. darthhen's Avatar
    I don't see why not. Should work.
    08-18-2013 11:11 AM
  4. Russ Burke's Avatar
    Ok thanks guys. One more question, can i use phone if I get those wifi phone apps like with ipad I have Line2, which is a real phone and text app. Or maybe even use my magicjack line with this?
    08-18-2013 11:28 AM
  5. AR2186's Avatar
    I don't have any experience with those apps to tell you if you can use them or not, but you could probably accomplish the same thing with Google Voice (though I'm not a proponent of Google).
    08-19-2013 07:03 AM
  6. tgr42's Avatar
    If you want to do phone calls over wifi, Skype is another option. It seems to work pretty well on WP8 for me. There is a cost. $3/month to make unlimited outgoing calls, plus an additional $5/month if you want your own phone number to receive calls on.
    08-19-2013 10:14 AM
  7. Russ Burke's Avatar
    Thanks guys, one last question do i need to unloack phone or buy it unlocked, or can i just buy the phone and use only wifi?
    08-19-2013 11:29 AM
  8. thaddyusmaximus's Avatar
    Thanks guys, one last question do i need to unloack phone or buy it unlocked, or can i just buy the phone and use only wifi?
    You don't need it unlocked unless your planning to put a foreign sim in it like tmobile or a sim card from another country.
    08-19-2013 11:33 AM

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