Can I call from an iPad?

Igor Frolov
Igor Frolov
January 24, 2015
Can I call from an iPad?

We have already managed to get used to the fact that any modern technology, in fact, is multifunctional. Apple tablets can be a guide to the world of communication and entertainment, and can become an alternative to your office. For those who are trying to use the capabilities of their tablet to the maximum, the question arises whether it is possible to call other mobile phones with the iPad or communicate using popular programs like Skype, FaceTime, etc. Let's try to figure it out.

Using 3G connection

First of all, it should be remembered that any iPad model is first of all a computer. And just like any other computer, it is not intended to communicate using cellular networks, but technically competent users will always find an opportunity to modify their gadget by squeezing 110% out of it. To call from an iPad, like from a mobile phone, you need two things:

  • the presence of a 3G module on the tablet (it is so indicated in the characteristics of the device);
  • the program.

By installing this program on your iPad, you can make calls for $ 10 a month.Remember that this feature is only available for tablets with 3G - a special mobile technology. More details about the program in the article How to call from ipad.

Special programs for free calls

However, users have the opportunity to make calls over the Internet using special programs. To do this, you will need to configure access to the Internet from your tablet and download the desired program. We will tell about them in more detail.


Perhaps the most popular program for instant messaging and making calls over the Internet in the world. The principle of operation on the tablet is the same as on a stationary computer and laptop. You will only need to replenish your Skype account with credit cards, bank transfer, through the payment system, etc.


- This is a program that provides users with the ability to use several popular services at once. So, with the help of Fring, you can call users of ICQ, Google Talk, Skype, as well as mobile and landline phones.


This was developed by Apple specifically for video communication between users of Apple equipment.What distinguishes this program is that you will not be able to call users of other companies' technology, but calls to Apple devices are absolutely free from anywhere in the world.