OpenPhone app allows you to use one handset for home and business calls

OpenPhone app allows you to use one handset for home and business calls
No one likes to use their personal phone to receive business calls. On the other hand, no one likes to pay for a second phone just to be able to say, "International Poindexter, whom do you wish to speak with?" There is a solution. An app called OpenPhone is available so that you don't have to give your personal number to strangers.

Here is how the app works. First, download the iOS or Android version of the app. Once that is done, you can request a local or toll-free number covering the U.S. and Canada. If you already have a second phone using a business number, no worries! That number can be ported over to the app. And that is all there is to it. You can use OpenPhone to make calls or send texts to any number in the states, or in Canada.

The phone service uses VoIP so all communications for your business number are sent and received over the internet. Now we do have to point out that the service will cost you $9.99 per month, but that includes unlimited calls and texts. And with the app, you'll be able to retire that second handset and still know immediately when a call is for you personally, or for your business. OpenPhone also allows you to read transcripts of your voice mail. You can set your business hours by using the Android Do Not Disturb feature or the app. And wherever you have an internet connection, you're in business. While there are other apps that are similar, OpenPhone wants to focus on small companies with 20 employees or less.

Right now, OpenPhone is offering a 30-day free trial. To sign up, visit the OpenPhone app by clicking on the sourcelink below. And to download the app, click on the appropriate link: (iOS|Android).

source: OpenPhone

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6 Comments

1. mahima

Posts: 739; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

we have dual sim here you know

2. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

point is you can have more than two numbers and have those numbers rings on as many phones as you like with only one sim

3. Marcwand3l

Posts: 446; Member since: May 08, 2017

And his point is you only buy a SIM once and the number is yours. You are dependent on paying for a subscription. The dual SIM solution is ultimately better.

4. TheOracle1

Posts: 2329; Member since: May 04, 2015

Why bother with this app when Google Voice does the same thing for free. I have a dual-sim phone and two GV numbers on all my devices including my tablet and laptop via Hangouts.

6. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

At first I thought this article was a paid advertisement. I don't understand why they're running this article as if this idea hasn't been around for almost a decade.

5. Soundjudgment

Posts: 370; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

Welcome to 2009.

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