1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2019) with an 8" screen. I can't seem to get it to send or receive text. Is this doable? It does not have phone reception.
    09-14-2020 05:23 PM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    They have what's called call and text , what andriod version is it on?

    I'll leave a Link to register so you can communicate here as a guest account you can only post questions but can't reply
    09-14-2020 05:32 PM
  3. hallux's Avatar
    If it doesn't have a cellular connection (assuming it's WiFi only), you'd need to have some way to get a phone number on it in order to text since text messages are generally addressed using phone numbers. You would need a solution such as Google Voice (if you're in the US) to get a virtual number for texting.

    If you have a cell phone with texting, some carriers have tools that will let you set this up. Some phones also do, regardless of carrier.

    The final option is to forego texting as SMS/MMS and use a 3rd-party app to message. This would require that all you message with also use said app.
    09-14-2020 05:52 PM

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