We’ve been through the order process, and seen it unboxed. Now it’s time to register the device. Watch as I show how to maximize options that will allow you to try out the new device without entirely dropping the service with your old magicJack device. This registration process is geared toward the person who already […]
The magicJack 2014 just arrived. Watch me unbox it for you in this video below. I like the smallness of the packaging. It’s set up so that two devices can be packaged together in the same size foam insert, so there may be a special twofer deal at some point in the future. While the […]
It helps to know before-hand as much as possible what to expect when registering a device. To that end, I figured it would be a good idea to type up a list of questions and chat with magicJack support about it. What follows below is my chat session with Jeaniza. I made an effort to […]
I just ordered the magicJack plus 2014. I know I said I wouldn’t, but I really wanted to see what’s in the box. Follow along with me as I show you how to order without adding unnecessary upsells.
What is port forwarding? Why do I care? How do I do it? Learn with me today how these settings can make a world of difference when using your magicjack plus at home. First, why do I care? Every internet protocol uses ports. For devices that are likely to use some ports fairly exclusively, it […]
A number of magicJack plus users are finding it difficult to hear others on their phone. Likewise, others have trouble hearing them. Here’s a fix that should work for most users. Update 2013-10-08: Originally, I thought this volume fix worked. After hearing back from Kher and Bill (commenters below), I performed multiple tests on both […]
Many people are beginning to recognize the value of making your main phone number not a magicJack number, but instead, using a preferred Google Voice (GV) number to forward calls to a local number randomly assigned by magicJack. That way, no matter what happens with magicJack, your GV number will always work no matter what […]
In the past, the magicJack plus was installed by inserting it first into your computer’s USB port and following the install directions. This apparently is no longer the case with the mJ+ 2014. According to Ayesha from magicJack chat support: Plug in the new 2014 mj plus in the wall outlet and router and then […]
I just got an email telling me I could buy the new 2014 magicJack Plus for $30, including six free months of service. It sounds like a good deal, but is it worth it? After chatting with someone from magicJack chat support, this is what I found:
It’s been a while since I did the first part, but now that I’m finished with my thesis, I’ve finished part two. It’s rather long, but it is full of insights that I learned while putting together my magicJack.