nexus one voip help!!!

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    nexus one voip help!!!

    ok so i just got the OTA to gingerbread, im super ecited because now i can make phone calls from my apartment, which has no reception, using wifi. only thing is, i dont know how to set up the account. i dont have an account anywhere and i was wondering if we use our google voice settings? im really in the dark on this one. help!!!

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    I have mine set up and working, but my setup may be a little bit complicated. So I'll preface by saying that somewhere I saw an article on how to set up Nexus S. Perhaps in this forum, so look around.

    My setup:
    1) I bought an existing membership in Gizmo5, which was acquired by Google and no longer accepts new members, on Ebay. This membership includes a SIP number, which looks like a phone number, but isn't. I funded the account with $10.
    2) I have a free Google Voice account, which gives me a legitimate phone number. I attached the Gizmo5 account to the GV account, so that when the legitimate phone number is called, GV looks for any device with the Gizmo5 SIP number.
    3) I entered the Gizmo5 SIP number and other parameters into the N1 (Gingerbread), and set it up via Phone and other settings. It works fine. I called a phone number the US from Argentina recently - 17 cents deducted from my Gizmo5 account for 17 minutes.

    Another approach, not going through the N1 Phone app, might be to simply use Skype. Pretty cheap when you call a phone.

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    If you're rooted and have CM7 and are on T-mobile, then you can flash the Wifi Calling app.

    UPDATE [1.2]: T-Mobile WiFi Calling for CyanogenMod 7 on Nexus One — Unforgiven Development

    Works great for me.
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    Not rooted. Maybe ill go to my TMobile store and ask what they do for their 4g phones that already have this.

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    Bump. No luck at tmo. Any ideas?

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    Anyone have a solution or ideas that can help?

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    If the above approaches are too messy, there's always a basic solution:

    1) Get a SIP account from some provider, such as Sipgate
    2) Set up your phone via Settings->Call Settings->Internet Call Settings

    Your IP phone number will not be the same as your Cell number.

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