How To Get Free International Phone Calls With iPhone App

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Dialing home to the U.S. Or Canada from an international trip can be expensive. But if you have an iPhone and a wifi connection this post will show you how to make free phone calls back home to the U.S. Or Canada for free with no strings attached.



The magicJack iPhone application is free to download. Following a few simple steps will have you dialing internationally for free in no time.


How To Make A Free Call

• Open the magicJack application
• Dial a number or select one of your contacts from your iPhone
• Enjoy free international calling


Tips For Using magicJack

To receive calls on your free magicJack number, make sure you enable notifications for magicJack in your settings.


This will allow your friends to call your magicJack number.

Next, make sure magicJack has access to your contacts. This way, you’ll be able to tab your friends name and make calls just like you were using your mobile phone service provider.


Lastly, I’ve found that the hotel lobby or nearby has the best wifi to use with this, but I’ve also used it in my room. The key is to find a strong signal and then stay put for your phone call.

Bottom Line

There are a few options to use that will allow you to make free international calls to the U.S., but I’ve found magicJack to be easy and free to use.

Do you have a favorite app to call internationally for free? Please share your favorite one by leaving a comment below.

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  1. Is there an app or a plan to use my US phone to call an international number free while I am in Europe I have to call apartment contacts upon arrival in different countries for them to meet us at apartment or to send transportation to airport.

    Will this app work or is it just for calling US with my phone when I am traveling internationally?

  2. Vonage also allows free calls to a US number from anywhere as long as you register a US number with it. It can be used on the Ipad and Iphone. It also provides video calls for free.

  3. the google hangouts app does the same thing. You should clarify that only calls back to the US are free since all these apps act like you are still in the US even though you are abroad. Calling non US numbers still cost $ but I’ve found google voice’s rates usually the most competitive per minute

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