HD voice calls for Android phones have arrived!

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You read that right, starting today you can make HD voice quality calls from any Android mobile phone. All you need to do is go to Android Market and search for Nimbuzz (or just scan the bar code at the end of the post).

But wait, there’s more. Here is the complete list of new features of Nimbuzz 2.0.2 for Android:

  • HD voice call quality on Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz calls
  • Install Nimbuzz on SD card to save space on the phone memory
  • Updated My Profile page
  • New Contact List layout
  • Free avatars

HD Calls Android

The new update allows you to make HD quality calls to your Nimbuzz friends that are using an Android mobile phone and have the new Nimbuzz version (2.0.2) installed. This is possible thanks to our new peer to peer calling system, which doesn’t route the call through our servers, but makes a direct connection between the two mobile devices. Your calls will be connected faster, the calling quality will be crystal clear, and the probability of dropped calls  enormously reduced.

The new version auto-detects when you have a suitable connection (3G or WiFi) for HD voice calls and displays an HD indicator on the call screen in real time.

For now HD quality calls are available only for Android users but we are working on making them available on PC, Symbian and iPhone.

Another highly requested feature was to install Nimbuzz on the SD card and now it’s available. This will save you precious space on the phone memory.

The My Profile page was also updated and you can control everything from one place: status, communities, NimbuzzOut Credit and profile information.
Nimbuzz Android My Profile

The new version has a updated contact list layout, which has the status icons (available, away, busy) on the right, and display pictures on the left side with community icons in the bottom right corner.

Nimbuzz Android Contact List

Personalization is very important to all of us, so we thought we’ll give you a hand with your display picture. Tired of your old one? Looking for a fun new picture to represent your personality? Then check out the N-World option. Click on Menu->N-World and choose your new free avatar.

Free Avatars Android

If you want to get Nimbuzz on your Android mobile, just go to the Android Market via your mobile phone and search for it or if you are using QR scanner just scan the code below.


71 Responses to “HD voice calls for Android phones have arrived!”

  1. […] Nimbuzz 2.0 HD voice calls for Android phones have arrived! __________________ Kev => Support nur im Forum, private Mails werden nicht beantwortet Neue […]

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  2. Need chatroom feature just like java version

    vivek December 9th, 2010
  3. working fine…!!!!!

    will appreciate your job GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!

    Rahul Jain December 9th, 2010
  4. Great will try it out!!

    Swal December 9th, 2010
  5. still no chatrooms…

    when will chatroom come???

    Rahul Jain December 9th, 2010
  6. May you explain well what HD means? How about bitrate? Compression?

    Tnks in advance ;-)

    mmorselli December 10th, 2010
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  8. @Rahul
    As mentioned previously we do not have plans to implement chatrooms on Android in the near future.
    Stay tuned to our Blog for more news.

    queralt escrich December 10th, 2010
  9. @mmorselli
    HD means High definition which means that on Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz call (between Android devices) the voice and sound will be much clear.

    queralt escrich December 10th, 2010
  10. i like nimbuzz world in android , nice avatars

    santiago December 10th, 2010
  11. Hi moi,
    I installed Nibmuzz 4.0 on my Nokia (s60 3th ed) and I cannot receive call on Linux clients Pidgin & Empathy.


    Alonso December 10th, 2010
  12. @Alonso
    We do not have a version 4.0, which version are you using?
    Note we do not offically support third party applications, so if you have trouble using Nimbuzz via Pidgin or Empathy, you should contact their support team.

    queralt escrich December 10th, 2010
  13. @vivek
    We do not have plans to implement Chatrooms on the Android version in the near future.

    queralt escrich December 10th, 2010
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  15. @queralt escrich, sorry, but often Android Peoples don’t like “Apple Way”, where spec are hidden to customers they don’t have to care about. Android Peoples are Happy to know that “sound will be much clear” now, but wants to know why ;)

    At least some spec about average bitrate or codecs…

    mmorselli December 10th, 2010
  16. “HD Video” simply means it supports another Codec – AMR-WB. Go to this website to get all the details.


    Omegaman December 11th, 2010
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  18. Maybe stupid question, but do I have to pay when I just make phonecalls within my own country? The calculator doesn’t show any calculated prices and contactpersons (in my own country)
    show with and without prices/minute.

    dik December 12th, 2010
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  20. “HD” voice … meaning which codec?

    Is it G.722? AMR-WB? Something licensed from Google/GIPS? SILK?

    Seriously, more technical details would be nice on the codec type? Otherwise it’s speculation.

    To Omegaman- Doubt it’s AMR-WB, unless Nimbuzz has paid the licensing fee to VoiceAge…

    Doug Mohney December 12th, 2010
  21. with this version i cannot save a third party sip provider!! please fix asap!

    Roby December 12th, 2010
  22. @dik
    If you call to your IM contacts the call will have no extra cost.
    If you call to landlines or mobile phone numbers you will require NimbuzzOut credits.
    Let us know if you are not able to find the cost for an specific country.
    Which exact issue are you facing?
    Are you not able to register your SIP account?
    Or are you able to register it but it does not get saved for next time you enter the app?
    Which SIP provider are you using?
    Let us know
    @Doug Mohney
    Nimbuzz support ISAC codec which is activated automatically when good network connectivity is detected.
    Besides the impressive Natural sound quality ISAC also provides the best bandwith control and packet loss handling of the market.
    Is currently the most suitable codec for HD calls on Nimbuzz.
    Thanks for your comment, let us know if you need some more extra information.

    queralt escrich December 13th, 2010
  23. For extra information on ISAC check this whitepages from GIPS, which was acquired by Google.


    Thiago December 13th, 2010
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  25. bad: no skype, icq don’t working…

    Волохатинький Скотинко December 13th, 2010
  26. Hi, after I installed this version I cannot make voip calls. It is saying incorrect email address, but with the same account I could make calls on my nokia E51. By the way my voip account is Action voip. Any new setup introduced in the new version?

    Binoy December 15th, 2010
  27. @binoy
    Could you let u sknow which Android device are you using?
    Which SIP provider do you have?
    Which error message do you get? When does it exactly appear?

    queralt escrich December 15th, 2010
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  30. @queralt escrich
    I’m using Htc legend with froyo. The error msg shown when using dial pad is incorrect email and password. When dialing from contacts it shows connecting and nothing happens. The sip provider is actionvoip.

    Binoy December 15th, 2010
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  32. @queralt escrich
    I’m using htc legend with froyo.
    As I said above my voip provider is Actionvoip.
    When I check the sip settings it is saying connected but when I dial a number from the dial pad it says incorrect email address or password. When I call a contact from the contact list it shows connecting and nothing happens.

    Binoy December 16th, 2010
  33. @binoy
    Thanks for the info, our team is looking into this issue

    queralt escrich December 16th, 2010
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  35. @binoy
    Thanks for informing us, as mentioned previously our team is looking into it.

    queralt escrich December 17th, 2010
  36. @queralt escrich

    Thanks. I have a feeling that my sip settings are not being saved, because every time I check settings nothing is displayed under “set Voip provider”. But if I select nimbuzz out it is displayed under it.

    Binoy December 17th, 2010
  37. I’m using htc wildfire,and my voip provider is Actionvoip.
    When I check the sip settings it is saying connected but when I dial a number from the dial pad it says incorrect email address or password. When I call a contact from the contact list it shows connecting and nothing happens,it was working fine earler but iam facing this issue from three days now..

    Rehman December 18th, 2010
  38. @rehman
    Thanks for reporting, our team is aware of this issue and working in order to have it fixed as soon as possible.

    queralt escrich December 20th, 2010
  39. @queralt escrich
    Sure thanks !

    Rehman December 22nd, 2010
  40. i want nokia 3110c nimbuzz to nimbuzz call verson pls help me

    adnan December 22nd, 2010
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  42. Unfortunately that is not possible because your device supports the Nimbuzz Java version which does not have VoIP calling enabled.

    queralt escrich December 23rd, 2010
  43. I’m facing the same issue “Roby” is facing…Whenever i try to make a call using my LocalPhone sip provider it says wrong email and password. I use Nimbuzz on PC and it’s working fine with localphone SIP provider and without changing any setting i get this error on my android. I’m using nimbuzz 2.0.2 and I have it set to use localphone sip. Please reply to me ASAP

    MSE December 23rd, 2010
  44. @MSE
    We’ve released a quick fix for this issue.
    Go to our website or the Android Market and download the new Android version to have this fixed.
    Inform if you have more problems.

    queralt escrich December 27th, 2010
  45. @queralt escrich

    Thanks for quick fix.

    I have noticed one more issue: When I am on call nimbuzz doesn’t turn the screen off and I accidentally activates the notification bar from time to time. The proximity sensor is not turning off and locking the screen but it is working when I am making a normal telephone call.

    Binoy December 27th, 2010
  46. @binoy
    Thanks for reporting, we will try to reproduce this issue and try to find a fix.
    Kind Regards

    queralt escrich December 29th, 2010
  47. I use Nimbuzz 2.0.4 on Samsung Galaxy – on Android 2.2 (Froyo).People who I call are not able to hear me while I can hear them.

    Raghunath Nair January 12th, 2011
  48. @
    We are aware of an audio problem on some Android devices, we suspect this is an issue with the OS. VoIP does not work properly because the microphone is deactivated during the call.
    We normally recommend an OS update to solve the problem but Froyo update is on your device. In these conditions we don’t have a solution for your case at the moment, but we are focused on finding alternatives.
    Could you inform your internet connection type and provider/ carrier?

    queralt escrich January 13th, 2011
  49. Hi,
    Same issue than Raghunath.
    Microphone is deactivated on Froyo 2.2 OS version.
    internet / ADSL over Wifi, provider is SFR in France.
    If you have a solution, please inform me (by mail too if possible).
    Thanks for your kind support.
    Best regards

    Vince January 14th, 2011
  50. Last comment, I started to use Nimbuzz but microfone was activated. I tried Sipdroid application too, same result. My be this comment can of of interest for you.
    Best regards

    Vince January 14th, 2011
  51. @vince
    Thanks for your comment and feedback.
    We are aware of an audio problem on some Android devices we suspect this is an issue with the OS. In these conditions VoIP does not work properly because the microphone is deactivated during the call.
    We don’t have a solution for your case at the moment, but we are focused on finding alternatives.

    Kind Regards

    queralt escrich January 14th, 2011
  52. My very important and really big report have been deleted? :( I’m really sad now because can’t now reproduce everything because now i have previous version of your app 2.0.1. Maybe later

    Sadly regards

    Artur Fabianski January 17th, 2011
  53. I can’t get this to work on my droid :(

    Motorola Xoom January 26th, 2011
  54. @Motorola Xoom
    Do you mean the HD calling feature or the app as a whole?
    Which exact issue are you facing?
    Let us know

    queralt escrich January 27th, 2011
  55. the Samsung Omnia i8910 HD is the ultimate mobile phone for this year because of its different features.

    Motorola Xoom January 30th, 2011
  56. Hi I’ve spend about one month to find these problems with your program.
    1. The most disturbing for me is problem with notifications about incoming messages on notifications bar. Its only blinking, nothing appear but should be number of messages on icon of program, the same like in version 2.0.1, and if program is working in background, somebody have send a message still you don’t see anything on notifications bar and after you enter into settings of this feature and you want to unmark or mark to notifications was be displayed program is just doing force close.
    The same situation with force close is when you chatting with somebody and another friend will send you a message. Program will be closed by force immediately :(.
    2. You still have problem with new feature that is in user profile. Program displaying message profile can’t be updated or something like that.
    3. Sometimes when I’m calling to my fiance nimbuzz to nimbuzz i don’t hear anything for couple of seconds and after that i can speak normally. Probably problem is with internet because I’m using hsdpa in o2 in uk. But shouldn’t be.
    4. When I’m using above internet connection i can’t send any multimedia file to anybody. When I’ve used wi fi everything was fine.

    Useful informations:
    My phone lg gt 540, android 2.1, nimbuzz versions 2.0.2 – 2.0.4.
    My actually version of nimbuzz 2.0.1 – working almost fine only have problems nr 3 and 4.

    My fiance phone nokia 5530xm , symbian, nimbuzz version 3.0

    Artur Fabianski February 3rd, 2011
  57. @Artur
    Thanks for your comment and feedback, we appreciate the time you spent collecting this information :)
    We are going to try to reproduce this issues reported and inform you as soon as there is a new update, so you can verify it those got solved.
    Kind Regards

    queralt escrich February 4th, 2011
  58. Ok I’m waiting for any informations from your team,
    Kindly regards :)

    Artur Fabianski February 5th, 2011
  59. it would be better if they start hd service for symbian phones also.

    Thilak February 11th, 2011
  60. @Thilak
    Thanks for your suggestion, we will consider it to be implemented :)

    queralt escrich February 14th, 2011
  61. Hey,

    Ever since I got nimbuzz for android I have been unable to see msn/windows live messenger display pictures for my contacts.

    I have tried all the various menu options but I have been unable to make them show up (even when I try to view their profile).

    Will this ever be fixed (or is there anything I can do to make this feature work for me)?

    Phone: Sony Xperia x10a
    Android v2.1

    Chris February 15th, 2011
  62. @Chris
    This is a known issue in which our team is looking into it.

    queralt escrich February 16th, 2011
  63. I cannot listen to my friends’ voice when he calls me using nimbuzz on his nokia or galaxy ace and though i can pick up the call. ihave galaxy y

    Anand December 31st, 2011
  64. Sir,
    can you tell me does voice call support on samsung galaxy y with android 2.3.

    Anuj Sharma August 25th, 2012
  65. @Anuj Sharma – Yes, Nimbuzz calling is supported on Android, iphone and PC version. Thanks!!

    Nimbuzz August 29th, 2012
  66. Hi i have samsung galaxy gio i cant hear voice of my frens during call on nimbuzz but my frens heared my voice plz plz help me i really love this apps plz

    setu October 13th, 2012
  67. @setu – Kindly try to make few changes under the Nimbuzz settings path provided below:-
    Settings>>Call Settings>>Recording Sample Rates
    Choose the one which best suits your device and restart your device and make a call.

    Nimbuzz October 15th, 2012
  68. askin about does voice calls are supported in nimbuzz between android samsung and ios iphone?

    ahmed June 8th, 2014
  69. @Ahmed – Yes, now you can make free Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz calls between android and iPhone.

    Nimbuzz June 9th, 2014

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