Elastic Calling


Elastic Calling is TextNow’s unique ability to have our calls choose the best route for your call to improve quality. TextNow tests the quality between wifi, 3G/4G and voice, and switches on-the-fly to the path that gives you the best calling experience.

You can find those settings in your TextNow Settings menu, under Calling > Elastic Calling:

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Data Fallback: Allows TextNow to send and receive calls through your carrier's 3G/4G network, without Wi-Fi

Voice Fallback: Allows TextNow to send and receive calls through your carrier's voice network.

For more information, see our FAQ here.

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    Brian Webb

    When someone calls me, I get a voice mail, but my phone NEVER rings! So I am unable to take phone calls... Ugh

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    Amol C

    I am unable to make calls. It says 'no network connection'

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    Sanat Saidov

    501

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    Sanat Saidov

    501

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    Sanat Saidov

    501

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    Terry Richards

    It is not letting calls come through when they hang up it says missed call but will not ring so I can answer it and I've missed two very important phone calls in last thirty minutes because of this plz plz help me fix it

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    Terry Richards

    It is not letting calls come through when they hang up it says missed call but will not ring so I can answer it and I've missed two very important phone calls in last thirty minutes because of this plz plz help me fix it

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    Nicola Delgado

    I would like to turn this feature off, but can't find the settings to do so. Every time I attempt to dial out it sends the call to my phone dialer every time, but I want to place the call over wifi on this app.

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    Jessica Rosales

    Booooo. You know it kinda just SUX when Text Now free WiFi calling and other features is one of the only "things" or ways you can count on anything, and to top it off its got a few major issues that just really get in my nerves. The auto correct spelling or lack of is one, two a lot of times there will be a call that gets left open for god only knows how long and these people are still in the line. Just a couple to start off. I have gotten an email notification before I received the actual text, I cannot hear my voicemails. And another huge one that sucks is missing or losing connection with people I love that may never call me back because they can never freaking reach me.

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    Jessica Rosales

    Booooo. You know it kinda just SUX when Text Now free WiFi calling and other features is one of the only "things" or ways you can count on anything, and to top it off its got a few major issues that just really get in my nerves. The auto correct spelling or lack of is one, two a lot of times there will be a call that gets left open for god only knows how long and these people are still in the line. Just a couple to start off. I have gotten an email notification before I received the actual text, I cannot hear my voicemails. And another huge one that sucks is missing or losing connection with people I love that may never call me back because they can never freaking reach me.

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    Guttierrezbruce

    Am I able to keep my current number i have been assigned from Textnow if I switch phones and still remain with Textnow?

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    Guttierrezbruce

    Am I able to keep my current number i have been assigned from Textnow if I switch phones and still remain with Textnow?

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    J Ward

    Why cant i hear the person calling me?

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    Christopher Keats

    Hi why cant I make long distance calls. My calls ate droped.

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    Joseph Heinze

    Lol the only answer they give is have your number tested

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    Joseph Heinze

    Lol the only answer they give is have your number tested

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    Jess Christ

    I've been trying to answer my calls but cant

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    Nohokai Pacheco

    Why can't I change my voicemail greetings from being me saying my name to just being a custom greeting

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    Klassix Bella

    Can you get calls from jail to this app

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    Tia12341

    It's so hard to hear even if i hit the speaker 😢

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    Tia12341

    It's so hard to hear even if i hit the speaker 😢

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    Nikki Walton

    My phone doesn't ring or can't talk but it texts??

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    عبدالله أبو سعيد

    عربي

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    Gayle Cann

    Why can't I make any calls when I'm tapped into Wi-Fi when it's not at my house

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    Dianekarinax0

    I noticed not receiving calls or texts seems to be the major issue with everyone. People will call me several times with nothing on my end. Or anytime I use the calling feature the app crashes and I have to restart. This consistently happens 9 out of 10 calls. Without fail. I've restarted the app, restarted my phone. All settings and permissions are correct. The data connection will say "-excellent connection". Also, even after trying to hang up a Call, th3 app will keep me in that call in the background, even if I kill the app . It's been 4 hours now on this particular occasion and it still days ongoing call with the timer running. The only fix to this is restarting my phone though sometimes that is not ideal if in the middle of something. Not so many issues with the texting but serioudlu

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    Kalli Starrr

    I really don’t know

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    Kalli Starrr

    I really don’t know

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    luis perez

    Por que cuando llamo y el teléfono fijo me pide que marque numero de anexo he intento marcar el numero de anexo pero a pesar que suena que lo marco la llamada no lo reconoce y la operadora me sigue pidiendo el número de anexo, he probado con varios numero y aun asi todos tienen el mismo problema

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    Tracey Coleman

    Why can I not hear my voicemails,volume is up I see the arrow play thru but no sound,its not my phone because it has sound as I type this it sounds the typing?

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    Fozii Zaker

    Faiza zaker

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