05 Sep 2016

How does iPlum work?

05 Sep 2016

Built for Professionals

iPlum lets you call and message external contacts with a second phone number on your mobile. You get a dedicated phone number that works anywhere in the world.


  1. Secure & reliable

  2. Your data is kept confidential. There are no annoying advertisements in the app. You can use iPlum for personal or business. iPlum is built on next-generation cloud communications platform and works globally to connect with any landline or mobile phone no matter where you are.

  3. Choose U.S., Canada or Toll Free phone number

  4. You can choose a phone number from U.S., Canada or a Toll Free number. It is your dedicated number and not shared with anyone else. It creates a separate second line on your mobile phone or tablet.

    U.S. number: $1 /month
    Canada number: $2 /month
    Toll Free : $5 /month

  5. Free app-app calling, texting & unlimited toll-free calling

  6. iPlum app to app calling and multimedia texting are completely free and unlimited. Toll Free calls to the U.S. numbers are free and unlimited.

  7. Calling and texting to U.S. & Canada

  8. Low-cost calling or texting to the U.S. or Canada landline or mobile numbers. You can buy iPlum credits for $10 or $20 using in-App purchases (App Store, Google Play) or iPlum secure Website with PayPal. 1 credit = 1 cent.

    E.g.: U.S. calling or texting (in / out): 1 cent/min or 1 cent/text

  9. International calling, texting and roaming

  10. Rates for international calling, texting or roaming are 1 cent and up, no matter where you are in the world. You can look up international rates for different countries in the iPlum App Settings.

  11. Proprietary adaptive data compression technology for calling

  12. iPlum works on Wi-Fi or 3G/4G/LTE and uses proprietary algorithms for delivering reliable, high quality voice while using minimum data bandwidth. This is specially helpful when you are traveling.

  13. Call forwarding to external numbers

  14. You can forward your iPlum calls to your existing landline or mobile phone anywhere in the world and get the same low rates. Call Forwarding can be setup in the iPlum app settings.

  15. Port-over existing number

  16. Transfer your existing mobile or landline phone number to iPlum and get the same low monthly rate. So you get to keep the number while carrying only one phone. It is available for business or residential.

  17. Business team account

  18. You can set up an iPlum business account to manage phone numbers and credits for your users centrally from the cloud-based console at https://my.iplum.com. Your group of users may be employees at the company or just your family members. There is no extra charge for a business account.Read this FAQ to learn more about how iPlum business account works.

  19. Separate Voicemail

  20. iPlum Voicemail is separate from the voicemail on your mobile number. You can customize greetings for callers on your second line.

  21. Easy refill credits

  22. You get free 20 credits upon first time sign up. You can replenish credits for $10 (1,000) or $20 (2,000) purchase from Apple App Store, Google Play or directly using secure site https://my.iplum.com. One credit = One cent.

  23. Use any network globally

  24. iPlum works on any cellular or Wi-Fi network around the world. The app is available in 23 languages. You can call numbers in 200+ countries.

  25. Available on iOS and Android (Smartphones and Tablets)

  26. iPlum works on both iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You can install iPlum on an iPad or a tablet and convert it into a smartphone for inbound and outbound calling and texting.

  27. No contracts, cancel anytime

  28. we believe in users freedom to choose. Our users have the ability to start or stop iPlum low-cost service at will. There are no complicated contracts.

Helpful links:

How to port an existing number into iPlum?

How to setup a business team account in iPlum?

How to setup multiple phone numbers in my iPlum account?

How to setup Call Forwarding from iPlum to an external number?

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