Are TextNow Calls Free?

TextNow is a free calling and messaging service, available on a variety of platforms including Android and iOS, and available through your browser right here on

How does TextNow work?

TextNow uses your device’s existing internet connection to text and call numbers in the US and Canada.

Is TextNow free internationally?

Text Internationally. TextNow now offers international messaging! Texting to these countries and carriers is free, but please note that international calling requires credits. See our International Calling page for more information!

Does TextNow cost money?

All TextNow plans, even the lowest-cost one, feature unlimited talk and text to the U.S. and Canada. TextNow’s most intriguing plan, though, is a $39.99 monthly offering that delivers unlimited LTE data. You can still make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi when you’re overseas, though.

What is TextNow used for?

TextNow is a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) service that allows users to text and call any number in Canada & the USA. Additionally are able to purchase credits to make international long distance calls.

Is TextNow a good service?

TextNow Wireless might suit your needs; it offers unlimited talk, text and (2G) data starting at just $19 a month. TextNow offers a fairly good phone selection and can help save you money, but the poor call quality and the hand-off issues between Wi-Fi and cellular give us pause.

Does TextNow work without wifi?

Unlike traditional cell phone carriers, TextNow phones and plans utilize your data connection for all communication – calling, texting, and accessing the internet. In order for TextNow to work, you need to be either connected to wifi, or be within the TextNow coverage map.

How do I make an international call?

To call a phone in another country, dial 011, and then the code for the country you are calling, the area or city code, and the phone number. For example, if you are trying to call someone in Brazil (country code 55), in the city of Rio de Janeiro (city code 21), you would dial 011 – 55 – 21 – XXXX-XXXX.

Does TextNow show your name?

The first time you call a contact from your TextNow phone, the call will show the names you’ve entered on your TextNow profile for your first and last name. For all users, the number you’re calling from will now appear through caller ID as well – that’s for free, Premium and TextNow Plan subscribers!

Do TextNow calls show on phone bill?

Do texts or calls show up on my device’s regular phone bill? Absolutely not! TextNow is a VoIP service (voice over IP), and routes the calls through your device’s data connection, not through your existing plan’s cellular connection.

Is TextNow app anonymous?

Your identity will be not disclosed to the recipient. Burner app allows you call, send anonymous text messages, voice mail on your Burner private number. TextNow app allows you to send free anonymous messages and make calls on your device with the TextNow account.

What’s the best free texting app?

However, there are plenty of free texting apps designed for Android tablets and smartphones that allow text lovers to message for free without increasing their carrier rates.

  • HeyWire.
  • Text Me!
  • textPlus.
  • Tango.
  • Viber.
  • KakaoTalk.
  • TextFree.
  • Pinger for Android.

Do TextNow numbers expire?

Your number will expire after 30 days of inactivity, which means you have not sent a message within those 30 days. All it takes to keep your number is to send a text to one of your non-Textfree contacts within that 30 days.

What phones work with TextNow?

TextNow can use unlocked CDMA or GSM-enabled Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. For Android devices, we support devices on KitKat (4.4) or above, and for iOS we support iOS 9 and above.