Bills. We hate them, but when it comes to utilities like our phones, we’re forced to pay them. But, if you’re shrewd, then you can take advantage of the seven free calling systems below, ditch your phone bill, and save lots of cash every month!
Free All-Around Calling
Google Voice: Google Voice is a computer application that offers the most versatility for free calling on all of your electronic devices. After you download the software, you can make outgoing calls from your computer to any land line in the U.S. and Canada for free.
You can also call anyone with a Gmail account via the Google Talk app for free – simply look for the phone button on top of the software numerical keypad. And, you can receive incoming calls for free from any land line when you sign up for a free Google Talk phone number.
You can also forward calls from your standard land line to your incoming Google Talk phone number, too.
Magic Jack: The app-to-app version allows you to make phone calls anywhere in the world to someone else using the magicApp. And, you can even make free calls to any land line phone in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You’ll also be able to receive incoming calls for free. In addition, the app is useable for mobile Android, iOS and Blackberry devices.
Skype: Skype is an app that can be downloaded to your computer and your mobile device. You can make free calls to other Skype members across the globe. Simply add them to your contact list, pull up their screen name, then hit the red phone button and give them a call 24/7/365.
What’sApp: What’sApp is a Facebook-owned product that can be downloaded to your mobile device, and you can contact other What’sApp members for free. There’s no restriction on where the member is located in the world. Note that you can’t use the app to dial land lines or anyone who doesn’t have the app installed on their phones. It however does offering free unlimited text messaging, picture messaging and video messaging to other users that have the app.
TextNow: TextNow allows you to make free phone calls on your mobile device to other TextNow members. You can also send free texts to the phones of members and non-members, since you’ll be assigned a phone number when you sign up for membership.
You can also send photos, drawings, and customize your voice mail for free when you download the app.
Facebook Messenger: You can always make free phone calls on FB when you download the messenger app to your phone. Just click the phone icon on the messenger app, and you can all any FB friend across the globe. You can also text, video and picture message for free via the messenger app.
Free Cell Phone
Freedom Pop: Freedom Pop actually offers a totally free cell phone service. If you already have a FreeomPop compatible phone (all Sprint phones are compatible) you can activate it for free. If not simply purchase a cheap phone from their website and activate it. The free plan comes with 200 voice minutes, 500 text messages and 500MB of data each month. Tiered plans range up to unlimited calls, texting and 1GB of data for just $19.99 per month. There are also more expensive options if you have higher data needs.
Free Device+ App-To-Phone
GV Mate: The GV Mate is a USB device that looks just like the magicJack and works in tandem with your Google Voice App. You plug the device into your laptop, and you’re able to place free phone calls anywhere in the U.S., and Canada. The device allows you to call land lines for free forever.
But, it also comes with a lot more: You’ll enjoy all of the standard land line features such as
– Free vanity phone number
– Free local and long distance
– Free voice mail
– Free call forwarding
– Free conference calling
– Free mobile texting
You’ll enjoy the typical app to app features that allow you to call to members of:
– Google Hangouts
It’s like getting the best of both worlds. The apps are free to download, but the device requires a one-time payment of $29.95. After that, the software and all of its features are free to use for the lifetime of the device.
**Secret Bonus Tip** Hack Your Expired Magic Jack With GV Jack Software
You know how you plug in your Magic Jack USB device into your computer to make phone calls? You can now do that for free forever with the GV Jack software application. Simply download the GV jack software at a cost a one-time cost of $19.95 and you’ll be able to hack and use your magicJack device forever for FREE. It’s like getting the best of Magic Jack and Google Voice combined!