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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