Normally, you get a phone number only when you pay for a phone landline service, when your buy a cellular SIM card or when your register for a VoIP service. The number comes with the service. But you can get free phone numbers without engagement and without monthly bills. There are services out there offering that, often in a package with a lot of interesting features. Here are some:
1. Google Voice
Google Voice gives you a free phone number, through which you can have multiple phones to ring at the same time on an incoming call. The number comes along with a package of interesting features. For instance, you can have your voice calls recorded and converted into text and eventually sent to your email. You can also use this number to make free local calls, within the US, Speaking of which – so far, only people in the US are entitled to have a Google Voice number. You can also have your old phone number ported to the Google Voice service.
Sideline is a second number app for Android, and it’s easy to use. The basic version is free, yet it comes packed with useful features and a polished user interface. Sideline allows you to transfer your existing number and select any area code you want. Texting is free and so are custom voicemail greetings and voicemail forwarding. The cost of calling is determined by your carrier plan, and international calling to over 165 countries costs $15 per month per user.
Dingtone is an emerging free calling app that gains great popularity in recent days for its comprehensive services. App-to-app calls and texts are totally free; though, the best part is that Dingtone allows free voice calling to any mobile or landline in over 200 countries at little or no cost. Therefore, you can shift to this free phone call without concern. In addition, you can get real free phone numbers on Dingtone. Just think about the idea of having two numbers on one phone- one for business and the other for family and friends. Better than any other apps, Dingtone offers phone number from a wide range of countries, including US, UK,Canada, Belgium and Netherlands.