Is there some way to access our internet router with a cell phone?

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I use a Samsung G3 phone on the Koodo plan, but we live in a very poor cell phone coverage area. We have a good wireless internet in-home. The question is, is there some way to access our internet router with the cell phones?
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There sure is Barbara, on your phone you'll want to go into the settings. Make sure that wifi is enabled (you'll see a little green box next to wifi if it is and a gray box if it isn't). Then if you tap on it you'll see all of the different wifi networks in your area. You'll want to select which is yours and then enter your internet password if you're asked for one. After that you'll be able to use the internet on your phone without paying for any data use :)
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Ha! :P
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Haha close.
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Definately.

With your phone, go to Settings. The first option is Wifi. Make sure that is on. When you tap on Wifi, you will be brought to a screen that will display all wireless networks close to you. Find yours, tap on it, then connect. Enter the password, if any, and within a couple seconds, you should be connected
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Once you have access to wi-fi you can also download apps that allow you to talk on your cellphone over wi-fi and will likely have better reception if you currently struggle with coverage.
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Really great so far. Thanks.

I am connected to WiFi through y wireless router. Now I need to download an app that will allow me to talk on the cell phone. The blond question is, 'how do I find/do that"?
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Look on your phone for an app called "Google Play Store". Once you've tapped on it look for a magnifying glass which will let you do a search. Type in Fongo and download the app. It's one that will let you make free phone calls over wifi.

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