In This Chapter
Setting up Google+ Hangouts
Chatting with friends
Doing a video chat
Typing to contacts on Skype
Texting with Skype
Using Skype to make phone calls
The cellular models of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab do have a phone number. It's not a dial-up phone number; your cellular provider merely uses the number to bill you. So as far as phone calls are concerned, you're just as out-of-luck as owners of the Wi-Fi–only tablets. That's no cause for despair, however, because your Galactic tablet is more than capable of placing — and receiving — phone calls. All you need are the proper apps, which also provide tools for text chat, video chat, even text messaging. This chapter explains how it all works.
One of the ways that you can fool your Galaxy tablet into acting more like a phone is to use the Hangouts app. ...