No calls, but got data and texts

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SO basically, i got this new phone the bluboo s1, it connect to koodo, I get data (4G/LTE), texts but I can't send or receive any call's I dont know why. May I get some help?
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Theodor Adrian Leahu

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Goran, Mobile Master

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It probably doesn't have 850/1900mhz 3G so can only access data. You should double check the bands it has but that's Likely why.
But is there anyways to have the calls? Cuz i really like the phone and want to stick with koodo
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2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100Mhz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz
Ha okay, the phone has 900/2100 for 3g
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If you want to use 100% of your phone's capacity, yes!
is there any ways to use my old phone for calls and my new phones for everything els?
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No that cannot work as you cannot share the sim card. I would try to return or sell that phone and you can either get another phone from the same manufacturer that has the right bands or wait until the day Koodo finally comes out with VoLTE.

I'm sure that you rteally like the phone but I would not look for weird soluations that greatly complicate things, such as carrying two phones, when there's similar phones elsewhere as well. It is a lot of phone for the money for sure, but if you can't use it then you just can't use it.
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You can use your old phone as a WiFi hotspot. Connect the new one to the hotspot to use data and apps. But, this isn't a good solution for a number of reasons:

1. Using a phone as a hotspot draws a lot of power and generates a lot of heat (which shortens your battery life and battery health). You won't get through the day without multiple top ups.
2. You can go through your data rather quickly if you don't disable auto-updates on your new phone (not even over WiFi, because your new phone won't recognize the WiFi hotspot as a metered connection).
3. It's a pain to juggle two devices.
Okay thanks all, I'll think about it and see.
I found a way to call, Hangout and what's app. If it's not working properly I'll get a new phone, the samsung galaxy s6 cuz I'm on a tight budget, if you have any other inexpensive phones tell me.
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Just to be safe, check out www.willmyphonework.net if you are buying independently.
thx bro, I hope bluboo gonna give me my money back on this phone and ima buy an other phone