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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #60 on: February 09, 2016, 01:29:51 AM »
You can't access Verizon network in Lakewood?
Fi doesn't use the Verizon network

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #61 on: February 29, 2016, 02:10:05 AM »
Tracking my luggage worldwide with a Project Fi data only sim and an old Android phone

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #62 on: February 29, 2016, 03:57:35 AM »
Tracking my luggage worldwide with a Project Fi data only sim and an old Android phone

Cool idea. What do you do to conserve battery? Especially since the phone is look for signal while in the air, and IME that drains the battery quickly, especially on older phones.
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #63 on: February 29, 2016, 03:59:36 AM »
Cool idea. What do you do to conserve battery? Especially since the phone is look for signal while in the air, and IME that drains the battery quickly, especially on older phones.
Connected to a power pack!

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #64 on: February 29, 2016, 04:40:20 AM »
Connected to a power pack!
So basically looks like a bomb to the TSA

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #65 on: February 29, 2016, 10:45:40 AM »
When Google fi is paused do you get to use the Google voice part of it?
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #66 on: March 01, 2016, 12:58:56 AM »
When Google fi is paused do you get to use the Google voice part of it?
No, the number is disabled

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #67 on: March 07, 2016, 07:29:31 PM »
No invitation needed anymore to get project Fi

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #68 on: March 18, 2016, 01:55:59 PM »

Need your help urgent ....

Does anybody know if you can use data and phone simultaneous
( also when on the sprint Network ) ?


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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #69 on: April 06, 2016, 10:07:52 PM »
Trying to sign up for project fi from Canada. My account I had no trouble signing up with. My wife's account they consider a Canadian account and won't let me sign up. Anyone with any ideas?
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #70 on: April 07, 2016, 03:44:29 PM »
Trying to sign up for project fi from Canada. My account I had no trouble signing up with. My wife's account they consider a Canadian account and won't let me sign up. Anyone with any ideas?
You gotta change the address somewhere in settings, I managed to do it years ago haven't been able to find it again

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #71 on: April 27, 2016, 03:22:02 PM »
How do you pay for this service? For credit card billing, what is the MCC to help determine which card to pay with? If you buy the device from Google, is that billed the same way? Would offers such as the previous Amex offer for Google Play have helped for this? Can Google Play cards you buy in the store be used to pay for this service?

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #72 on: May 01, 2016, 06:55:29 PM »
Seems like I lost my ability to make phone calls via Google Voice from my phone or computer due to Project Fi.
I just cancelled Fi to revert my primary Google account to Google Voice.

I'll signup for Fi from a secondary Google account next time I travel abroad.
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #73 on: May 01, 2016, 11:00:20 PM »
Seems like I lost my ability to make phone calls via Google Voice from my phone or computer due to Project Fi.
I just cancelled Fi to revert my primary Google account to Google Voice.

I'll signup for Fi from a secondary Google account next time I travel abroad.
Yeah, seems like when your Fi service is disabled that includes Google voice. However, when Fi is enabled then you can make calls through Google voice
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #74 on: May 01, 2016, 11:03:18 PM »
I love Fi for my purposes. Previously had an old T-Mobile plan for travel to the States-only voice. If I wanted to use roaming with my Canadian plan, I would pay $30-$40 for 100 MB plus 50 minutes of calling. This trip with Fi, I'll have had unlimited voice and text and used nearly .5 GB data and total cost is ~$12
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