How to create a VoIP on Telegram: For some time now you have been using the famous instant messaging app with particular satisfaction Telegram: you really appreciate its rich feature set and, above all, the possibility of accessing the numerous thematic groups and the contents they offer.
However, you are a little worried about sharing personal information too lightly and, in particular, your phone number. In order to find a solution to this situation, you have therefore learned of the possibility of obtaining a virtual telephone number to be used in all those cases for which you deem it necessary to protect your privacy further.
At this point, however, you would like to go deeper into the matter and understand well how to create a VoIP on Telegram: the ideal would be to be able to refer to a guide that also shows you reliable and functional solutions. Well, today is your lucky day: in fact, you only need to dedicate a few minutes of your precious time to reading the next paragraphs and you can easily learn the procedure for obtaining an alternative number to add to Telegram. How do you say? Can’t wait to check it out for yourself? Perfect! In this case, let’s go straight to the facts. All that remains for me is to wish you good reading and good continuation!
How to create a VoIP on Telegram
Before I illustrate you how to create a VoIP on Telegram from an operational point of view, I think it is important to illustrate in advance the general logic of the procedure which I will explain in detail below.
As you may already know, VoIP stands for Voice over IP: these terms briefly define a complex technology that allows you to make a telephone conversation using any data network based on IP protocol (typically the Internet), making use of special codec which perform the conversion from analog to digital and vice versa.
Even the famous instant messaging app Telegram has introduced this type of technology within its functionalities for some years now: it is possible, in fact, to run calls through VoIP protocol, both personal and group.
One of the most interesting and useful functions present within Telegram is the one that allows you to sign up with multiple accountsto which a virtual private VoIP number easily obtainable by resorting to specific services. I must warn you, however, that in many cases these are users with country code.
In this way, however, it is possible to protect privacy by avoiding providing your real number, for example when you want to access groups whose origin you do not know with certainty. Some of these services are paid, but it is not particularly difficult to find free ones as well, as I will show you shortly.
How to create a VoIP on Telegram for free
The idea of having a private dummy number, alternative to the personal one is intriguing you a lot? Then you will be pleased to know that the operation is feasible even without spending a euro. How? I’ll show you right away.
To understand how to create a VoIP on Telegram for free it is necessary first of all to equip oneself with an international virtual phone number uniquely associated with your profile.
There are various services suitable for this purpose, but for this tutorial I used the app Talkatone Free Texts Calls & Phone Numberwhich is free (with the presence of ads and purchases in the app) and is compatible with both devices Android (also check on alternative stores if your device does not have Google services) that with iOS / iPadOS.
To be able to use it, just connect to the links above and press the button Install / Getbut if you have an iPhone / iPad you will also be required to verify your identity via Face ID, Touch ID or Apple ID password.
Next, start Talkatone by pressing on its icon, then press the button Sign up located at the bottom right of the home screen. The use of the app is allowed only to over 16 years old: if, therefore, you comply with the aforementioned requirement, click on the item Continue within the notification informing about the condition in question.
At this point you can choose to associate your Google or Facebook profile by pressing the respective button: in this way you will be redirected to the relevant authentication module. Alternatively, you can type your own email address in the field below, by subsequently tapping on the button Continuein order to create an account from scratch: this procedure involves sending an e-mail message to the specified address containing a code which you will need to enter on the next screen of the app.
Now you can proceed to obtain the virtual number: tap the button Get My location and, in no time at all, you will be offered a user. At this stage you can also choose to change it by pressing on the wording choose a different oneor confirm it by pressing the button Continue.
You will then be notified of the inability to make calls to American 911 emergency service: tap on the item OK to continue and, finally, press the button Allow to allow the app to access your contacts. The following screen shows your new virtual number again next to the wording My Number: save it or write it down on a sheet of paper (the app does not allow copying).
To proceed, open the Telegram app (if you haven’t done so yet, in this guide I’ll show you how download and install Telegrambut also how to do the first service configuration), then press the ☰ button located at the top left and tap the down arrow located to the right of your profile name.
Then tap on the option Add account there and enter the number provided by the Talkatone app by entering the USA prefix +1 in the first field. Finally, press the arrow placed at the bottom right and presses on the item OK within the notification requesting permission to have Telegram read the call log. Then confirm the authorization by pressing the button Allow.
Telegram will automatically send a SMS to the number you provided containing a code that will be typed in the next screen of the app. To find this code, therefore, open the Talkatone app again, leaving Telegram pending: the main screen will immediately show the message just delivered and you simply have to press on its preview to open it and read the entire number sequence.
To complete the registration of the number on Telegram, go back to the app window you left open, enter the code displayed on Talkatone and, in the following screen, enter First name And Last namethen presses the arrow symbol at the bottom right: from this moment you can manage messages, voice chats, calls, video calls and memberships to the various groups with your new virtual phone number.
To switch from one number to another, simply press the ☰ symbol again, touch the down arrow as seen in the previous paragraphs and press onaccount you want to use.
Once this is done, you are free to make calls on Telegram by selecting the contact of your interest and pressing the icon of handset.
Other solutions to create a VoIP on Telegram
The app I just told you about didn’t quite convince you and you would like to consider other solutions to create a VoIP on Telegram? No problem, there are several alternatives you can refer to, some free and others for a fee, but I have selected for you below the ones that I consider most reliable and functional.
- Nextplus Free SMS Text + Calls – it is an app free (with the presence of ads and the possibility of in-app purchases), compatible with devices Android And iOS / iPadOS. It allows, therefore, to obtain a international secondary number which can also be used as a verification method on Telegram
- Burner Private Phone Line for Text and Calls – if you are looking for a phone number of a country other than the United States, with this app you can choose from 40 countries around the world. It is available for smartphones and tablets Android And iPhone. To get the virtual number you have to pay $ 1.99: you can, however, take advantage of one 7 day free trial to test the service
- Hushed – here is another paid app that allows you to access an alternative phone number with an option to choose between 4 countries. It is compatible with Android And iPhone / iPad. Also in this case the service is subject to a fee, with costs starting from $ 0.99
- Telos – if you prefer a Italian virtual telephone numberin that case I suggest you to rely on this app compatible with devices Android And iPhone / iPad. The number can be obtained for free, after which to be able to call or send SMS on the traditional network it is necessary to subscribe to a plan among those proposed, with costs starting from 2.09 euros