You normally have to spend money to get a phone number whether you register for a VoIP service, activate a cell phone or get a landline. The number usually comes with the service, but did you know that you can get a free phone number? I will explain how to get a free phone number in this blog post.
How To Get A Free Phone Number:
With Google Voice, you will get a free phone number which gives you the ability to have more than one phones ring at the same time when you receive an incoming call.
So after you sign up for a phone number from Google when people call that number you can have your phone, tablet, and computer simultaneously ring to increase your chances of getting the call.
Transcribed calls is a great feature that comes with Google Voice, this means that you have the ability to read your voicemail instead of listening to it.
You also have the ability to port your real phone number to your Google Voice service if you wish to.
With this service, you can make calls within the U.S. to any phone number such as landlines, cell phones, or businesses all for free.
Google Voice also offers international calling, however, you will have to pay for it.
Free Phone Number Apps:
There are a variety of apps you can use that will give you the ability to make free internet phone calls.
Google Voice is one of the most common apps, but there are quite a few other services that will also give you a free phone number that you can use.
Some of these services include TextNow, Textfree, FreedomPop, and Talkatone. When you make a phone call with any of these apps all the calls will be handled via the app, so you will be able to keep your real phone number.
With these apps, you will have the ability to receive voicemail, send and receive text messages and a host of other features.
Text Free: Free Text Plus Call
With this service, you get free text and picture messages as well as free voicemail and you also have the ability to create your own phone number, this phone number can be in any area code you wish.
You have the ability to call anyone in the U.S. for free but if you would like to call or text internationally you will have to pay for it.
When sending text messages you have a wide variety of stickers to choose from and you can also customize your ringtones.
After you set up your custom phone number you must continue to use the app regularly to keep your number.
If your app with the custom phone number goes unused for too long, the number will be given to another user.
Now you know how to get a free phone number, so if you have any comments or questions about this information. Please feel free to leave them in the comment section below.