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Is there an app for the new ipod touch (with bluetooth) that will allow me to make calls and text from it? Answered

I am getting and ipod touch for Christmas.
The new ipod touch has come out (I don't think that it was that long ago that it came out) and since it has bluetooth, I was hoping that there would be an app for it, that would allow me to make calls and texts from it. I was hoping that the ipod touch could be connected to my phone via bluetooth and act as a bluetooth headset, so that I can call and text from it.

I'm not quite sure how to explain it, so lets say I write a text on the ipod touch (using an app which I'm asking about), then I send it. The message is then sent to my phone (via bluetooth) and the phone sends the message like usual, using up my phone credit. 

Hopefully I have got my point across. It would be greatly appreciated if you had an answer.
Thanks for your time.


hi there. u can use text plus 4 for free texting to whole Canada and all over USA. hope this helped you. have a good day

I have an 1st gen iPod Touch myself... as far as making calls I haven't found anything.

There are several online messaging apps that will allow you to send and recieve text as long as you have a wifi connection avaliable. Meebo.com is one of my favorites. It allows you to sign in with pretty much anybodys IM username (aim, yahoo, etc...) Most of these services will allow you to send and recieve to a mobile number.

There is actually 2 apps one is Skype (you have to have a skype account and credit) That is for the phone! and then there is one for FREE texting called Textplus (download V. 4 for Picture messaging) all for free to anyphone

 you can download a texting app, but u need to be connected to the internet through wifi. heres the download link (directs to itunes): tiny.cc/qsnzd 
and here's a vonage app that will allow you to make calls, and again, you need to be connected to the internet: tiny.cc/8jm76 you need to pay a tiny price to make calls, but the app is free!
(directs to itunes again) =] hope i helped! =]


8 years ago

 certainly not in the app store. and most likely not even jailbroken. you can do sort of the same thing with a voip app and any mumber of the email to text apps. (not true texting, it sends it as an email to a phone)

 That wouldn't really work, because I don't want to have to be near a wifi access point to use it. I don't have many wifi access points around me anyway.

Im going to say it is not possible then. The 3rd gen can't be jailbroken with the iphone dev tools, so any options there are out, and any solution i have using app store apps would need wifi.

apple has locked the bluetooth down in the devices, so a lot of things dont work the same way over bluetooth with the itouch or iphone

Kinda sounds like you'd be better off just getting an iPhone.

 I don't really want to get an iPhone because it is too expensive and I don't use the phone enough to justify the cost of an iPhone.

Apart from the cost, I would get an iPhone.