1. mark2410's Avatar
    hi, im looking for a a voip app that stays running when the phone is alseep. my wp is just a back up device and it would be nice if it was able to recieve incoming voip calls. something i use very rarely but desirable. so far ive tried zoiper and linphone but unless the apps are on screen and the screen is lit up they instantly go in pause or whatever mode and dont respond to incomming notifications.

    so, since there is no built in client in the os to use is there one out there that will stay alive and working?
    09-30-2014 11:05 AM
  2. mark2410's Avatar
    bump. got another wp phone so interested again in doing this
    02-05-2015 03:33 PM
  3. RichardBurt's Avatar
    Skype. Viber.
    02-05-2015 03:43 PM
  4. mark2410's Avatar
    hmm both are highly proprietary and only work with their own offered service. in an ideal world id like my current sipgate account to be come my universal phone number that can come in on a variety of devices all at once. while skype is sorta ish capable of that its just really so locked down to use it and it alone.
    02-05-2015 04:21 PM
  5. RichardBurt's Avatar
    Ah, SIP.
    You could always get yourself a free Skype number and then forward the SIP number to the Skype number.
    02-06-2015 08:49 AM
  6. mark2410's Avatar
    skype numbers are free? erm am i missing something there as they dont seem to be free.
    02-06-2015 09:13 AM
  7. Microsoftjunkie's Avatar
    They're not free.

    Try Textnow. It gives you your own call back number. You can purchase minutes (first 100mins free). It does notify me of incoming calls through notifications.
    02-06-2015 09:17 AM
  8. mark2410's Avatar
    no i didnt think they were free. i did wonder if may they are in some countries.

    as for Textnow, erm being not american i think it wouldnt really be of any use to me. sorry i maybe should have said that before but i didnt tihnki t would matter.
    02-06-2015 09:23 AM
  9. Microsoftjunkie's Avatar
    What about Upptalk.
    -your own number
    -free minutes
    -didn't see any region restrictions

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    02-06-2015 09:56 AM
  10. mark2410's Avatar
    What about Upptalk.
    -your own number
    -free minutes
    -didn't see any region restrictions

    UppTalk | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    interesting. actually really interesting. im not sure i love the proprietary nature of it but that does look like a really tempting option to get one number that will ring on multiple devices
    02-08-2015 06:01 AM
  11. mark2410's Avatar
    okay tried upptalk. so erm it turns out while it sounds really good the reality is its rather rubbish. calling the upptalk number, somtimes a phone would right, more often it didnt. shame as it did look so nice but oh well.
    02-08-2015 07:03 AM

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