Now days many VOIP service providers gives a real US local phone number for their customers, most of them are free. The main advantage of having a US phone number are able to activate online services that must have need a US number (That service may be only available to US resides) like Google Voice and your friends or relatives in US can easily reach on you via your US voip number for local call rates. If you run a business and you have client in US, you can provide them this number and they will contact you easily.
So, why are you waiting? Try this, get a US number and make some benefit!
- Firefox Browser
- VOIP Software / VOIP Device
- Internet connection
2. Sign up for a new account and get a VOIP account, activate account using
thier email send to you.
3. Open a new browser tab and go to phone.ipkall.com.
Paste the CallCentric #Callcentric #:177723**** from the clipboard into
the field that says SI User name. The hostname is callcentric.com and
choose the same email address and password that you used while setting
up your CallCentric account.
[*] The default area code for your local US phone number is 253 but you may
choose a different one from the drop-down. For this example, I’ll go with 425.
4. Within few minutes you will recive an email from IPKall with you US phone
5. Download this VOIP software or set-up below settings in your VOIP device
(The trial version is good enough for our task. Make sure that you don’t install
any of the “optional components” like toolbars, etc. during the setup.),
Here I will go with Empathy default client in Ubuntu.
4. Make a free test call to their customer care number 17771234567, if it
works you are done.
If something happen wrong double check your set-up in VOIP configuration.
That's all, now you have a free US local phone number and receive unlimited incoming calls for free! Dial your new number from your home phone, don't forgot to add +1 before the new number!
I kow you are frustrated with out going calls, Out going calls needs credits in your Callcentric account! Then try this for making free unlimited calls to USA and Canada for free using Google plus! All you need an US phone number for activating this. Huh? now you already have a Callcentic US phone number! With this number you are able to set-up your Google voice account using this trick "Google Voice Phone number for non-resides of USA/Canada".