Advantages and disadvantages of virtual phone number application

Virtual phone number is used by especially in business or in organisation so that they will not have to pay large bill to telecommunication companies. Virtual phone number is used by anyone to transfer incoming calls to another number. This phone number is used for many purposes such as to reduce call rate charges, for creating professional image in front of your clients and many other purposes. No new extra sim card is needed. You do not need to purchase any type of hardware device or install any software in your phone. User can use this virtual phone number service on their existing phone even if it is single sim phone.

User will get virtual phone number free or they also have to pay some amount. If you made a call to your friend living in another city, call charges incurred will be local call charges as your virtual phone number will be registered as that local city number. You may also contact to service provider who will give you virtual phone number to use with some charge. There are number of service provider companies where you can buy virtual phone number. If you want free access of virtual phone number, you must download application from google play store.

We have given advantages and disadvantages of all such service provider companies so that you will easily choose which one will be best for you.

Service provider                                              advantages                                                         disadvantages


Nextiva                                                                       no contract                                extra cost if you demand extra service

Best customer service

Most suitable for startups

Phone                                                                       integrated with smart phones                    extra fees for extra calls

Unlimited minute plan with low rate

                                                                                   Provides VoIP service also

Virtual PBX                                                             unlimited extensions                                   extra cost for more lines

Problem recovery

Easy to use interface

Different plans for different

Type of business

RingCentral                                                            exceptional ACD system

Provides VoIP service also

User friendly and easy accessible


Grasshopper                                                         unlimited extensions                                                no outbound calls

                                                                                 Call recording

Easy use of interface

                                                                                Best suited for toll free calls

If you want virtual phone number totally free, you may download any application from google play store for your smart phone which may be android or iOS. Now, it is only your choice which virtual phone number service provider you want to use. If you add your phone number to google registration, you will get a verification code on that phone number. For downloading application from google play store, you must have a registered account on google play store.

Applications those may be used on iOS smart phone are:

  • Spikko – virtual phone number
  • Burner
  • Line 2
  • Sideline – 2nd phone number

Virtual phone number providing applications for android smart phone are listed here:

  • Voice +
  • Virtual phone line
  • alTTeco
  • HD VoIP calls
  • TalkTT
  • eVoice
  • Meralco virtual engine
  • Voiceably virtual phone
  • Biz phone
  • Send hub business
  • Virtual phone system
  • iTele center
  • 8 * 8 virtual offices
  • My virtual phone

These applications will need only some MB space in your smart phone and you have to update the installed application when there is new version available of that application.

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