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IF YOUR OBI NEEDS UPDATES SEE HERE

See here for some good tutorials on setting up the Obi.

You can switch your current landline number into a Google Voice account to retain your phone number on a free Obi phone line.
To port your landline to GV:
  • Get ahold of an old Page Plus or Verizon cell phone that isn't being used. Port your existing landline to Page Plus for free through their website.
  • Fill out the port form and put in your landline number and the old PP cell phone's ESN or MEID number (from under the battery) and wait a couple of days for it to go through. You will know that the port is complete, when dialing your landline rings on the cell phone.
  • Once the account is active, buy $10 worth of minutes from PagePlus in order to receive the verification call from GV.
  • Now you can initiate the GV port. It's a good idea to open a new Gmail account. You can then setup all emails that come to that account (all the voicemails notifications) to be forwarded to your main Gmail account. Login to GV from the new account and port in your number. It will cost $20, and you will get an email when the port to GV is complete.
Using the above method will only have incoming Caller ID numbers, not names. If you want names as well, follow these steps:
  • Go to https://www.callcentric.com/, click Products, then click the yellow Get A Number button next to Free Phone Number.
  • Use the tool on the left to pick an area code, then order the number. It doesn’t have to be something memorable, because no one will ever have to dial it.
  • When it asks if you’re in US/Canada, either select Yes to use their E911 service, or No if you want to use something else. Callcentric setup is free, plus $1.50/mo if you want E911 services. See below for more details.
  • After you receive a confirmation email from Callcentric with your new account info, go to obitalk.com, and log into your Obi. Click SP2, scroll down to OBiTALK Compatible Service Providers, then click Next. Follow the prompts to link your Callcentric account. In the box that says Callcentric Number, enter the 1777 number you got in the email. Uncheck Primary Line for Outgoing Calls and 911.
  • Open Google Voice, go into Settings, and add a forwarding phone. Enter the real phone number you got in the email from Callcentric. Google will call it to confirm; it should ring on your Obi. Answer it and enter the code shown by GV.
  • Uncheck forward to Google Chat.
  • Log into your Callcentric account. Click Preferences. Under General, enable Caller ID with name (Inbound calls). (You can also change the maximum call duration, and unlist yourself from the directory).
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If you’re not using Callcentric, you have to set up SP3 in Obi settings to point to your E911 provider’s account.
E911 providers:
Callcentric$18/year ($1.50/mo) + $1.50 setup
Anveo$15/year
http://www.gv911.com/$12/year
http://www.bulkvs.com/e911.html$8.64/year ($0.72/mo)

If you want the SP2 to ring like the standard US ringtone:
go to obi expert config, then to voice service, select sp2, and change it to this:
X_ServProvProfile B
X_RingProfile   A
X_CodecProfile   A
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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #990 on: June 02, 2017, 02:12:35 PM »
Anyone know how to turn off google voice voice mail? Id like for calls to go to my answering machine instead.

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #991 on: June 02, 2017, 05:17:11 PM »
Anyone know how to turn off google voice voice mail? Id like for calls to go to my answering machine instead.

Make your answering machine pick up after 4 rings and Google voice after 10 rings...

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #992 on: June 04, 2017, 12:48:09 PM »
Reminder [/size][/size]– The OBi100 and OBi110[/color][/size][/font]
[/size]  [/color]
[/size][/size]Have Reached Their End of Life (EOL)[/color][/size][/font]
[/size]Please note the OBi100 and OBi110 products have reached their End of Life.  This means they will no longer receive new firmware. Also, technical support will not be available for the OBi100/OBi110 devices without a Support Plan.
 
 The replacement products for the OBi100 and OBi110 is the
OBi200 or OBi202. Get the OBi200 and OBi202 now and receive 1-year of OBiTALK Premium Support (with OBi Notify) for free.Click here, for important information about the EOL of the OBi100 and OBi110. [/size]
Practically speaking what does this mean?

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #993 on: June 04, 2017, 01:03:19 PM »
Practically speaking what does this mean?
It means that they are not committed to providing any firmware updates, bug fixes, or support.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #994 on: June 04, 2017, 01:04:14 PM »
Practically speaking what does this mean?
He notes what it means:
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This means they will no longer receive new firmware. Also, technical support will not be available for the OBi100/OBi110 devices without a Support Plan.
See for instance the problem someone had here (fortunately there was a way to solve it):
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=5945.msg1733766#msg1733766

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #995 on: June 18, 2017, 09:47:23 PM »
I'm having an issue with my OBI200. The dial tone is there but when I enter the numbers all I get is static and the calls don't go through. I cant receive or send calls.

Anybody know of a fix?

TIA

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #996 on: June 18, 2017, 11:09:53 PM »
I'm having an issue with my OBI200. The dial tone is there but when I enter the numbers all I get is static and the calls don't go through. I cant receive or send calls.

Anybody know of a fix?

TIA
Did you try rebooting it?

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #997 on: June 19, 2017, 12:25:50 AM »
Did you try rebooting it?
Yes. I tried rebooting the obi and the router

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #998 on: June 20, 2017, 10:20:56 PM »
My obi110 is not leting me configure a google voice account. Does anyone know how to get this to work?

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #999 on: June 20, 2017, 10:28:57 PM »
My obi110 is not leting me configure a google voice account. Does anyone know how to get this to work?
I'm not familiar with OBi, but if you want someone to try helping you, you gotta be specific.

Your "obi110 is not leting" you. Realy? It sticks out a foot and kicks you or what?...  ;)

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #1000 on: June 21, 2017, 12:23:34 PM »
Yes. I tried rebooting the obi and the router
Try resetting the Obi and setting it up again.

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #1001 on: June 21, 2017, 12:27:47 PM »
Quote from: AnonymousUser link=topic=5945.msg1757355#msg1757355 date=149806221😩4
Try resetting the Obi and setting it up again.
tried that too. Now it randomly will work for incoming but not outgoing

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #1002 on: June 21, 2017, 03:52:23 PM »
when I try to set  up a GV account on my obi110 it says that it has to be updated does anyone know were I could get the required update?

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #1003 on: June 21, 2017, 05:14:43 PM »
when I try to set  up a GV account on my obi110 it says that it has to be updated does anyone know were I could get the required update?

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Re: OBi 110
« Reply #1004 on: July 16, 2017, 07:52:24 PM »
having difficulty porting Optimum landline to Page plus...page plus says pin is incorrect, optimum says they dont give pin... any advice?