Monday, March 23, 2015

How to make free International calls…just by installing any of the top 5 Apps on your device.



Currently we see lot of family and friends moving to foreign countries for better job prospects or business opportunities and sometimes even to pursue higher studies. Due to exorbitant bills levied on the international calls, people stop themselves from making such calls and speaking to their near and dear ones. The given below article will help us to know certain free services that are available to make the free International calls.

By using special software users can make free International phone calls anywhere by using the Free Internet phone programs. The free phone call applications basically can be categorized into 4 types:


PC to PC Internet calling: In this case the free Internet call is from one computer to another computer.

PC to Phone programs : This helps user to make a free call from computer to actual telephone located internationally though user may not have any telephone at all, this happens through internet.

App to App services: In this case the free Internet calling occurs between 2 smartphone devices and it can happen only if both the devices have the same application installed. This method cannot be used for land lines and also it does not work in cases where caller’s and the recipient’s smartphones do not have same application installed.

App to Phone software: In this case free Internet calls are made from apps in a smartphone to real number, user can make phone calls to any number be it land line or smartphone and even in cases the recipient’s smartphone is not having the app through which user is making the call.

Furthermore, to make a free call using an Internet phone, users might have to download free phone call software or use a soft phone which can be downloaded from an Internet phone provider website:


Google Voice:

Easiest way to make Internet phone calls and it supports free calls to actual phone number; PC to PC calls; PC to phone calls. Google Voice not only helps users to make free calls it also helps users to route any incoming international calls to the phone number provided by Google Voice thus to any phone which user has.

Hence with Google Voice user can get free SMSs, make a free conference call and also get free voice mail services. Free calls with Google Voice can be done only to Canada and US. Google Voice is available easily as smartphone app with Android. iOS, Blackberry and as web app for other smartphone devices. Free calls through Google Voice has been limited to 3 hours at a stretch however it allows user to repeatedly call the same number Users can visit here to download Google voice : https://support.google.com/chat/answer/3379791

Skype:

This is a very popular messaging service between desktops and smartphone devices. To create the contact with recipients it is essential for them to have a Skype account. If a user has a Skype account then they will be available in the Skype directory with user name or they can even be located in the directory using the email address or phone number. Once the contact has been located they can be added in the contact list and connected through Skype.

With Skype all the four types of applications for connections is possible i.e. PC to PC, app to PC, app to app, and PC to app. Skype works on smartphones that support Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Kindle Fire HD, PlayStation Vita, and Windows Phone. Desktop versions are also available for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Along with the free Internet phone calls Skype also supports video calls and text messages to any other Skype users. Get connected to Skype through: http://www.skype.com/en/


Yahoo!Messenger:

With Yahoo!Messenger users can use their desktops as well as smartphones to make free Internet phone calls. The iOS and Android devices as well as Mac and Windows based desktops can download the Yahoo!Messenger for making the free Internet phone calls. Just as in Skype users can exchange Video calls, instant messages, and SMS texts with the International recipient’s using the Yahoo! Messenger. User can avail the service by downloading Yahoo!Messenger through : https://messenger.yahoo.com/


Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger, this service is provided by Facebook and user can send text messages, videos, images as well make free Internet phone calls using PC to PC and even App to App service. To make the free Internet phone calls it is essential for the caller and the recipient to be user of Facebook as well as they need to have the Facebook Messenger apps installed in their devices.

In case user is using a desktop then proper plugin must be installed and in case user is using smartphone device which has either Android or iOS or Windows then Facebook Messenger app needs to be installed. With Facebook Messenger users can make free International calls to either desktop or smartphones however calling land line is not possible. Android users can download the Facebook Messenger from : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.orca&hl=en while Apple iPhone/iPad users can download it from https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/facebook-messenger/id454638411?mt=8c

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM):

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is a mobile application basically used for sending and receiving the text messages. This can also be used for make free Internet phone calls only to users who have installed the BBM app on their smartphone devices. The smartphone devices that support BBM app are Android, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Windows Phone devices.

Blackberry users have BBM as their default app other OS users need to get this app installed. Here once the BBM app is installed it gives an unique PIN number to the user which can be used as the “username”. Using the PIN number other users / contacts can add themselves to the BBM list. Here Internet phone calls can be made only between the BBM app users and the call cannot be made to any land line though there is no restriction on the length of the call made. Smartphone users can get the BBM app downloaded from: http://www.bbm.com/bbm/en.html

Above mentioned are just a few of the applications which are always handy to the users and there are many more to this like the Viber, MagicJack and so on. However, the most common ones have been described for the benefit of the users.

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