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Samsung Galaxy Tab now enabled to make phone calls

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Samsung Galaxy Tab now enabled to make phone calls
It seems that the Samsung Galaxy Tab's inability to make phone calls was a real deal-breaker for quite a few customers. Unsurprisingly, the XDA Developers said "challenge accepted" like they have done so many times before and found a way to enable the Samsung Galaxy Tab to make phone calls, just like the European version of the tablet.

However, there are two bad news – the first one is that this mod works only for the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy Tab and the second one is that the modifying itself is not the easiest you have done in your life. That said, this is only the beginning and we're sure that subscribers of the other carriers will get this mod very soon, while the hacking process that allows making and receiving phone calls will be facilitated.

That's obviously a good news for all these people who want this device really bad, but see no point in splashing a big amount of money on a device that can't make a simple phone call. For more information on the mod itself, check out the XDA forum that's linked below.

source: XDA Developers via TMO News

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posted on 15 Nov 2010, 12:26

1. zerglisk (Posts: 544; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)


I guess this somewhat will make me want to buy one... but I guess it's better to wait for at least the amoled version of galaxy s tablet...

posted on 16 Nov 2010, 06:25

2. protozeloz (Posts: 5372; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


XDA FTW!!!!.... now we wait the process to become semi automatic =)

posted on 21 Apr 2011, 13:15

3. Mike (unregistered)


It is definitely a deal breaker for me that it doesnt make phone calls. The whole point of this device was so I didnt have to carry around a phone and a net-book or laptop.

Oh well.

posted on 15 Jul 2011, 22:59

4. onebadzee (unregistered)


I have one it sucks and I hate it definatly not worth the money

posted on 21 Sep 2011, 20:37

5. mero (unregistered)


Tab 10.1 is not worth spending money. It cant make call. We can in P1000.

posted on 03 Jan 2012, 01:19

6. mathisutha (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Jan 2012)


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