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How to set your IPhone to make RingCentral VOIP calls
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RingCentral VOIP – Important Notes
- The first thing to be aware of using VOIP through your RingCentral app is that you can only place calls through VOIP, viagra professionsl you cannot receive calls.
- To receive calls on your IPhone with VOIP you can always use Skype.
- Setting your IPhone to Airplane mode means you will not be able to send or receive text messages.
- To send and receive Text messages over the internet, viagra professionsl consider using Google Voice.
Final RingCentral VOIP Thoughts
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