How to make free internet calls      

Free Internet Calls

If you and the person you're calling have the internet, you can make free internet calls (barring any web access costs), no matter where in the world you both are.

How to make free internet calls

You may not have heard of it, but you've probably used internet telephony without even realising it. It's increasingly used as the background technology for normal calls. It's usually free to make calls to people who use the same service. Via free smartphone apps. If you've a smartphone and call with your mobile, download apps such as Skype, Viber or FaceTime. These let you make free voice calls to people who use the same service. Depending on the phone, you could also make video calls.



Free Skype internet calls

Used by over 600 million people around the world, Skype is the biggest name in VoIP, letting you make free voice or video calls to other Skype users. You can use it on Windows computers (with speakers and a headset) and even on some smart TVs. To use it on your mobile, download the free mobile app (works on iPhones, Android phones and Windows phones). You can also make Skype calls using your landline via a home phone adapter, or a cordless home phone with Skype already built in. Whichever way you choose, if the person you're calling has Skype too, you won't pay. Make internet calls for free with Skype. Sign up today and discover a whole new world of staying in touch.


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Free Phone Calls With Google Voice   

Free Phone Calls With Google Voice

The service allows users to make calls to land lines and mobiles from inside their Gmail account. Phoning anywhere in the US and Canada will be free until the end of the year, while calls to the UK, France, China and Germany will cost 2 cents a minute. The Google Voice service is more of a "phone number management" service than a typical Internet phone service so it does a lot more than let you make free phone calls. Still, if all you want to do is to make free phone calls, Google Voice is your best bet. Types of Free Calls With Google Voice. Google Voice can be used to make free PC to phone calls and free PC to PC calls.

The easiest and most common way to use Google Voice, however, is to allow the service to connect your phone to the destination number for free. I suppose you could call this a free "phone to phone" call.

Sign Up for Google Voice. You can sign up for Google Voice for free here using your Google Account, the same information you use to access other Google services.

Click on the Get a Google Number button to get your free phone number so you can start making free phone calls!

How To Use Google Voice. To use Google Voice to make free phone calls, log in to Google Voice and click the Call button. Enter a US or Canadian number in Number to call, choose a Phone to call with (this is your home or mobile number you told Google about when you signed up), and then click Connect. Google will dial the number you entered and connect the call to you for free.

To use Google Voice to make free PC to phone calls, install the free Google Voice and Video Chat Plugin, also called the Hangout Plugin. Once installed, you can make free calls from the Chat or Hangouts area in Gmail to real phones using just your PC microphone and speakers.

Google Voice can also be used to make PC to PC calls, often called voice chat, using Google Talk available here.

You can also use Google Voice as a web app from mobile browsers, as shown in the screenshot above. Official Google apps are available for Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone users.

Google Voice Free Call Limits. Free calls made with Google Voice are limited to three hours in length, at which point you'll be disconnected. However, you're free to call the same number over again as many times as you like so this is more of an occasional annoyance than a restriction. Also important to know is that calls with Google Voice are free only if you call numbers based in the United States or Canada. Calls to numbers outside the US and Canada will incur a small per-minute fee. PC to PC calls using Google Voice are not restricted.




Make internet calls for free with Viber

About 200 million people now use Viber after a rapid rise to global popularity. Like Skype, it lets you make free voice and video calls to friends and family who're fellow users. You can use it on PCs, Macs, all mobile phones and tablets. To get it on your phone, just download the free app and you can call Viber users anywhere in the world for zilch. When you're calling from an iPhone or Android device, use wi-fi, as 3G can incur big charges. To use Viber on a tablet or computer, you have to install it on your phone first. While you can't use Viber to make calls on a landline, its rates are at least cheap for calls from mobiles to non users. There's a 'Viber Out' option, for iPhone and Android devices, which lets you buy credit to make these calls on a pay-as-you-go basis.


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Yahoo! Free PC-to-PC calls   

Yahoo! Free PC-to-PC calls

Call your friends for free with PC-to-PC Calling in Yahoo! Messenger. Just download Yahoo! Messenger, add a friend and click the call button. You can talk for hours for free. Yahoo! Voice for International Users.




FaceTime - Make free video calls to other Apple users

If you've got an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you can make free video calls to other Apple users who also have the app. If you have a mac computer with Mac OS X or above, you'll also be able to facetime. All new Apple devices come with FaceTime already installed, so you can start using it straightaway, without setting up a user name or password.


   FaceTime - Make free video calls to other Apple users