Apps For Free Calling on Your Android Phone

How to Call For Your on Your Smartphone Using VoIP

Voice over IP (VoIP) is a technology that allows you to make free and cheap calls on the Internet. It allows you to save a lot of money, and often not to pay anything, when calling worldwide. Android is the most popular operating system for smartphones. The two blend perfectly together when it comes to making free calls. 

If you have an Android phone and enjoy Wi-Fi, 3G or LTE connectivity, then you should install and use these apps to communicate with your friends and family around the world without paying anything. Note that for 3G and LTE, you need to consider the cost of connectivity for the data plan. 

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WhatsApp started modestly but rose up to take the lead. It now has more than a billion users. It is the most widely used instant messaging app in the world. It offers free voice calling, which is quite good and offers privacy through end-to-end encryption. It uses your phone number as your identifier on the network.  More »

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Skype is one of the pioneers for free calling over the Internet. It has grown into a very sophisticated system of communication, developing into an enhanced business application, especially since it has been acquired by Microsoft. Skype's entry into the smartphone arena has been somewhat timid and late. You won't have a Skype for Android which is as solid as that on your desktop, but it remains an important app to have on your device. Here is a guide on using Skype on AndroidMore »

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Google Hangouts

Hangouts is Google's flagship app for voice communication and instant messaging. It has replaced Google Talk and has integrated into Google's online service and devices. Android belongs to Google, so you already have what it takes to run Hangouts on your Android device. However, the app is being reformulated to better fit corporate use since the advent of Google Allo. 

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Google Allo - Intelligent Instant Messaging App Review

This is the newborn of the Google family and has now replaced Hangouts as the flagship app for voice calling. It is also an intelligent app, which uses AI to infer your habits and interact through voice commands. 

The app is simply called Messenger and is from Facebook. It allows Facebook users to communicate among them. It is not the same things as the Facebook app. It only allows instant messaging and free calling, along with some communication-related features. You can talk for free unlimited with other Facebook users who use the app, and can call any other phone at VoIP rates.  More »

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LINE is a complete instant messaging app with a lot of features and especially free voice and video calling to other LINE users. It is on this list because of its user base, which is huge. It is very popular in some parts of the world.  More »

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 Viber is a complete communication tool with free voice and video calling, but it has somewhat been overshadowed by its archrival WhatsApp and by Skype. It still has a very big user base and is still quite popular in certain parts of the world.  More »

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 WeChat is a very popular communication app in Eastern Asia. It has more than 800 million users and is therefore more popular than even Viber and Skype. It has all their features and allows free calls.  More »

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KakaoTalk is a free calling app and is also quite popular with more than 150 million users. It offers free voice calls and instant messaging features.  More »

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 imo is also a rich calling app that allows free voice and video calls to other imo users, who are no less than 150 million.  More »