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GroundWire is an Android and iOS business Softphone application built by Acrobits, s.r.o. Fully certified, you will be able to register your VoIP.ms account quickly and easily.
|Push Notifications for incoming calls for improved battery life|
|Transfer and Attended Transfer|
|Bluetooth headset support|
|Secure calling through SRTP (SDES)|
|ZRTP support (through in app purchase), the latest in secure calling for SIP|
|Support for use on wifi and 3G networks|
|backgrounding support with status bar notification; check your email or other tasks while still available for calls on the Softphone|
|quick import of accounts from major VoIP Providers|
|call recorder and player, seamlessly integrated into the call history|
|Bluetooth headset support|
|HD Wideband audio through G.722 and Opus codecs|
|excellent sound quality, includes the G.711 (ulaw and alaw) and GSM audio codecs. Make an in app purchase to add G.729 Annex A for great quality over 3G networks|
|TLS support for encrypted SIP|
|audio codec manipulation, enabling you to prioritize the codecs used and disable ones you don’t want to use|
|comfortable and super-smooth user interface, fine-tuned specially for Android|
|easy, intuitive configuration|
|simultaneous registration of multiple SIP accounts, have multiple accounts registered to receive incoming calls and switch the account used for outgoing calls without leaving the keypad|
|Android contacts integration. Easy to call anyone in your contacts via SIP|
|add new contacts directly from Groundwire|
|ability to generate DTMF tones while in call, to control various PBX features or automated systems (use audio, rfc 2833 or SIP INFO)|
|detailed call history|
|configurable RTP port range|
|SIP Proxy support|
|STUN server support, automatic service discovery using DNS SRV queries|
|phone number resolution. We present the phone numbers in a convenient format with grouped digits, display the flag and country name and even region/city name for some countries, including USA|
The configuration will be done in only 3 steps. Once you have downloaded GroundWire from Google Play/Apps Store, you will need to start the application.
On the initial start up for Android, the Acrobits Groundwire App will require some rights such as access to your microphone and call information to be able to fully use this application.
Once this is done, you have to create your first SIP account. In this section, VoIP.ms has been certified by Acrobits and we are in the provider list. Simply type "VoIP.ms" into the upper search box and click on it to start the configuration.
In this section, you will need to fill the fields with your main account/sub account information. You will also need to specify the server that you want to be registered on.
- Title: You will be able to rename this field if you plan to use more than one account on this apps.
- Username: You main SIP account or sub account username
- Password: The password you set for the account / sub account
- Domain: One of VoIP.ms multiple servers, you can choose the one closest to your location.
Finally, click on the upper right "Save" button and you will be able to start using your VoIP.ms account with Acrobits GroundWire softphone apps.
If you need assistance during the configuration, don't hesitate to contact VoIP.ms support.
Outbound CallerID Name
Under the apps settings, click on "Accounts" then on the SIP account you need to add an Outbound Caller ID to. Click on "Advanced settings". Scroll down to "Caller Identification".
If you would prefer to have easy access to your Voicemail instead of dialing *97/*98, you can set your voicemail number directly in your settings. Doing this, you will be able to click directly on a "voicemail" button directly from your dialpad when you have a voicemail.
Under the app's settings, click on "Accounts", then the SIP account you need to add a Outbound Caller ID. Click on "Advanced settings". Scroll down to "Voicemail Settings"
The codec G.729a is an advanced biterate codec that requires less bandwidth, ideal if you have only access to a 3G network. This codec requires you to purchase the license to be able to used it. To do so, you need to go on your in-apps settings, above "Application settings" click on "Complement", then under Codecs "G.729 Codec of Annexe A", you will be able to purchase it.