If you have a VoIP provider or app on your phone and you have internet connectivity then you can text and receive messages.
However, be aware that because VoIP texting uses your phone number it also has access to your contacts and network, so some additional security measures are recommended.
Can you text a VoIP number?
Yes, you can send and receive texts with a VoIP or virtual phone number. You can use this as a regular phone number as well. With smartphones becoming more and more popular, you can download a calling app like PingMe for your calling and texting needs. We’ll also expand on texting through VoIP in our FAQs section.12 Apr 2019
What is a VoIP phone number used for?
Phone Numbers and VoIP Origination
In IP communications, the number is just an identifier for making calls on the network. One number can be attached to multiple devices, and a user can make and receive calls from the same VoIP number using their smartphone, desk phone or any other internet-capable device.
What is a fixed VoIP phone?
A client that is using a fixed VoIP service would be associated with a physical location and cannot be obtained from someone that is outside the country. Common Fixed VoIP providers include Vonage, BroadVoice, and Cox Communications.21 Jan 2016
What apps use VoIP?
Here’s a list of the top 10 best Android apps that let you make free VoIP calls:
- WhatsApp. Cost: Free.
- Facebook Messenger. Cost: Free.
- Google Duo. Cost: Free.
- magicApp. Cost: $9.99 per year, some parts are free.
- Google Hangouts. Cost: Free.
- MizuDroid SIP VoIP Softphone. Cost: Free.
- Skype. Cost: Free.
- Signal Private Messenger.