Yes, you might not believe but it is truly possible to make free phone calls through the internet and through your computers, tablets or smartphones. With the advancement of technology, there is practically no communication gap between you and your friends or family members who are sitting abroad. The invention of different kinds of software programs and apps for your computers and tablets has made life easier. Now with the help of the internet, it is possible to make free phone calls, sometimes only to the US and Canada, by using some special software.

There are different kinds of free phone call applications. PC to phone programs are the ones that make a free call from your computer to a real telephone number and for making such calls, you don’t even need a telephone yourself. App to phone programs is those that allow you to make a free call from your mobile device to a real telephone number. Such services usually support making calls to any number. Apart from these, there are PC to PC internet calling services and app to app services as well.

Different software and apps that allow you to make free internet calls


  1. Google Voice: Google Voice is indeed one of the best ways to make free internet phone calls. With the help of Google Voice, you can easily make free calls to an actual phone number, PC to PC calls and even free PC to phone calls. Google Voice is much more than a way to just make free phone calls on the internet. Google Voice is primarily a good way of managing your phone numbers and you can easily route incoming calls to that free phone number offered by Google Voice.
  2. MagicJack: Magicjack is an app to app and an app to phone application that offers a real phone number which can be used to make free internet calls. With MagicJack, you can not only call other MagicJack users but you can also call any other regular telephone number within the US and Canada even if they don’t have the magicJack app. The contacts that are already there in your phone will be displayed in the magicJack app so that you can soon make calls through this app.
  3. BBM or BlackBerry Messenger: BBM or BlackBerry messenger is a mobile application that was primarily used for sending and receiving text messages. It can also be used to make free internet phone calls to other BBM users. BBM is available for Android, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Windows phone and other BlackBerry devices as well. When you install this app, you will get a unique PIN that is used as a surname. Internet phone calls made with BBM are not restricted in length or by any other means.
  4. This software allows you to make free internet calls to any landline or cell phone numbers in the US and Canada. You can connect your favorite social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter), send instant messages to friends, and watch free daily video content.


Therefore, when you’re wondering about staying in touch with your estranged family members free of cost, you can install any of the above mentioned apps or software programs in either your smartphone or your laptop. Make sure you download these apps from authentic websites so that you get the latest and updated version.