Is sprint relay free?

Sprint IP Relay service is available via an internet connection and computer. The service is free for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deafblind, or with a speech disability. and the Sprint Mobile IP app (available for Android and iOS) is available only in USA and US territories.

How do I get TTY service on my phone?

A number of TTY relay services are operated by phone companies, government agencies and other groups. The U. S. government-run relay service, Federal Relay, is available by using your TTY to dial (800) 877-8339.

What is Sprint IP Relay used for?

IP Relay allows people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind or have a Speech Disability to make or receive calls using an internet connection, a computer, tablet or smartphone.

How do I get Sprint IP Relay?

Download the Sprint IP Relay app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Search for Sprint IP Relay. 2. Tap the Sprint IP Relay Mobile app to open.

How do you call a deaf person on the phone?

A three-digit number, 711, that connects a non-TTY caller to any state’s relay service. TTY users can call the Operator Services for the Deaf (OSD) for directory assistance at 800-885-4000. All states have their own relay service. To call the relay internationally, dial 605-224-1837.

Does TTY cost money?

It’s fast, functional and free. Dialing 711, both voice and TTY-based TRS users can initiate a call from any telephone, anywhere in the United States, without having to remember and dial a ten-digit access number.

Are TTY machines outdated?

When it was invented 50 years ago, it was useful. But its technology is so outdated that most deaf and hard of hearing households have never seen a TTY machine, much less used one.

What is Sprint’s IP?

The T-Mobile IP Relay app allows people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or have a Speech Disability to use an Android or iOS-powered device to connect with a relay operator.

Does TTY still exist?

Today, TTY relay services, the original and now “traditional” relay service, can be reached by anyone by dialing 711 from a telephone or TTY.