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Thu, Nov 26, 2020 6:55 PM

iPad - may I use for video chats? If so how do I receive incoming calls?

i have a telephone number for my iPad however if I call that number I always receive the message I am not available.

is there a setting that I should change in the control section.

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2 months ago

No tablets don’t have the hardware to be used like a phone. You  use apps like zoom  but can’t dial out or receive regular calls 

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OttoPylot

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2 months ago

I have a WiFi only iPad and I just use Facetime audio, via WiFi-C, to make and receive calls from our family and friends, of which most have Apple devices. I mostly receive calls when I'm on my iPad if a call comes in. I rarely, if ever, use it to place calls. The same is true for my laptop (MacBook Pro).

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lizdance40

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2 months ago

The phone number on your iPad is for data only and cannot be used for calls in the same way your phone can.

You can however turn on calls and texts on other devices with your iPhone and your iPad both. You can also use FaceTime with your Apple ID for FaceTime calls over wifi.

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