Already we have explained about what is VoIP and What is it Good for? Now, lemme tell you how we can use VoIP in our mobiles. Yes, we can use VoIP technology in our mobile phones too. Cool. So what you need to do is just use the VoIP apps as by our considerations.
Why are we in need of VoIP technology?
Mobile communications are costs much that we already know(Except India – Luckily India got Jio). So for cheaper communication and faster communication, we need to switch the current technology. So, the answer is one word “VoIP”. VoIP is cheaper than any other communication technologies.
TOP 10 Best VoIP Apps
#1 Groove IP: Turn your Android device into a free phone. Get a free US phone number that will be able to receive calls and texts from anywhere in the world. In addition, you will be able to call and text real US and Canadian phone numbers using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology. GrooVe IP works on any android device, mobile phone or tablet, and allows you to make calls using the device’s data (WiFi or mobile data) connection.
#2 Google Hangouts: Use Hangouts to keep in touch. Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group. Include all your contacts with group chats for up to 150 people. Say more with status messages, photos, videos, maps, emoji, stickers, and animated GIFs. Turn any conversation into a free group video call with up to 10 contacts. Call any phone number in the world (and all calls to other Hangouts users are free!).
#3 Facebook Messenger: Instantly connect with the people in your life. Messenger is free, fast, and secure. Reach anyone. You can use names or phone numbers to find friends. Use everywhere. Messenger works across all mobile and desktop devices. You can even connect with people internationally! Connect however, you want. Send a text message, share a photo, or start a video chat — all in Messenger.
#4 Kakao Talk: KakaoTalk is similar to Google Hangouts in that it’s billed as a chat service that also happens to include calling functionality. The service is clean and has been gaining popularity for years and currently boasts over 150 million active users. You can call people for one on one chats and you can do conference (group) calls as well. It also comes with Android Wear support, voice filters if you want to have a little fun.
#5 Magic App Calling & Messaging: One of the first really big companies to do VoIP and SIP calling was magicJack on PC. They now have a mobile app called magicApp that allows you to do pretty much the same thing. Like most on this list, it is a calling and texting service except this one allows you to call landlines and text actual phone numbers which makes it great for those who have limited minutes or texts on their phone plan. You can go premium for $9.99 per year and get unlimited calls to the US and Canada, unlimited texts to any US phone number, an actual phone number for yourself, and other additional features.
#6 Skype has long been a favorite for those looking for a VoIP and SIP service. It’s a lot like Google Hangouts. You can message, call, or video chat with anyone with a Skype account for free and the app integrates with Facebook and Microsoft accounts to make signing up as easy as possible. You can pay for credits that will allow you to call landlines and its cross-platform support is among the best. You can also group chat with up to 300 people, have voice calls with up to 25 people, and video calls with up to 25 people.
#7 Signal Private Messenger is an up-and-coming messenger service that boasts privacy above all else. You can text message and call other Signal users all you want, free of charge. In terms of sheer features, it’s not as feature as heavy as others but you can engage with group messaging and the app integrates directly with your current phone number and address book which is awesome. It’s also open source and highly secure for those with additional security needs.
#8 Viber has been in the VoIP and SIP game for many years on Android and it remains one of the best options if you want to make Internet phone calls. It has evolved since its earliest days and is now a full-fledged chat service that also lets you make phone calls. It also supports video calls. You can engage with public chats, attach files, and delete messages after they have been sent which is a nifty feature to have. It has a ton of other features, cross-platform support, and it’s easy to use.
#9 WhatsApp is a relatively newer entrant to the VoIP and SIP game but they’ve already made some big waves. WhatsApp is among the largest messengers in all the free world, rivaling Facebook and Google when it comes to active users. That means it should be easy to get your friends to join if they haven’t done so already. It doesn’t allow calling to landlines or texting to actual phone numbers, but you can message and call any WhatsApp member free of charge which is always nice.
#10 Zoiper is unique in that it’s one of the few VOIP and SIP apps left that focuses just on voice calls and still gets updated by the developers. It includes Bluetooth support, the ability to make decent calls even over lesser Internet connections, IAX support, and support for a variety of other protocols. If you go gold, you can also get video calling support, call transferring, and even better audio. It’s a solid option if you just need voice calling and don’t care about all that other stuff.
This apps are free/premium versions and you can use it for free calling with the new technology of VoIP. If you have any comments fell free to comment below.