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mistytalon wrote:
Nov 21st, 2016 1:24 am
So I ported my number out of Fongo, and even though I have the number working on my new phone, with my new courier, whatsapp and steam and other services still see the number as a voip number, and thus refuse to send SMS verification codes to my number.

Anyone have a similar experience or know how to fix?
call your provider that you ported the fongo number to and tell them the situation.
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What is Fongo Mobile's SMS gateway? So we can email to text Fongo Users
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Is anyone having issues with Fongo on receiving SMS/voicemail (LG G Pad III)? Half the time they don't appear. I ported my number over but I just want it for incoming calls/SMS (not paying for premium plans). I've already gave it higher priority on notifications in my Settings, and enabled wifi-lock in the Fongo settings. Any advice?
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mcfart wrote:
Dec 19th, 2016 5:59 am
Is anyone having issues with Fongo on receiving SMS/voicemail (LG G Pad III)? Half the time they don't appear. I ported my number over but I just want it for incoming calls/SMS (not paying for premium plans). I've already gave it higher priority on notifications in my Settings, and enabled wifi-lock in the Fongo settings. Any advice?
make sure you are not logged in to your Fongo account on another device. Only 1 device will get the message
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Can I somehow port out all my SMS conversations to another device? Apparently the SMS conversations are saved locally on the device. Any way to move them? According to Fongo FAQ there is no export function, backup-restore, but I'm thinking I might be able to copy the Fongo folder to the new device?

Want to install a custom ROM on my Nexus 4 but I don't want to lose any of my convo's. want to use the tablet instead.
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http://status.fongo.com/

"Fongo Home phone, Fongo Mobile and FPL customer will not be able to place and receive calls. Engineering team has been engaged and they are investigating. - 2016-12-23 10:16"
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.39x). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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Webslinger wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2016 10:35 am
"Fongo Home phone, Fongo Mobile and FPL customer will not be able to place and receive calls. Engineering team has been engaged and they are investigating. - 2016-12-23 10:16"
Now it says, "No system notices at this time, have a nice day!"
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Webslinger wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2016 10:35 am
http://status.fongo.com/

"Fongo Home phone, Fongo Mobile and FPL customer will not be able to place and receive calls. Engineering team has been engaged and they are investigating. - 2016-12-23 10:16"
just tried calling myself and going outbound and it works. on Fongo iPhone
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Yeah, the problem is fixed now.
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.39x). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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How often does this happen with their reliability? Thinking of porting over but if this is a frequent issue then I may think otherwise.
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RBK wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2016 10:46 am
How often does this happen with their reliability? Thinking of porting over but if this is a frequent issue then I may think otherwise.
i haven't had any issues and been using it for a year.
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bylo wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2016 10:41 am
Now it says, "No system notices at this time, have a nice day!"
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Last edited by Webslinger on Dec 23rd, 2016 10:53 am, edited 1 time in total.
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.39x). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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Yes, I saw that. But then right above it it says, "No system notices at this time, have a nice day!"

And as you note, everything seems to be working fine now. So perhaps the issue is that someone forgot to update the Voice Calling status.
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bylo wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2016 10:58 am
Yes, I saw that. But then right above it it says "No system notices at this time, have a nice day!"
It said that even when the problem existed.
So perhaps the issue is that someone forgot to update the Voice Calling status.
Rather, they didn't change system notice to indicate a problem.
Last edited by Webslinger on Dec 23rd, 2016 10:59 am, edited 1 time in total.
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.39x). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.

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