Make Free Calls From Android Phones and Tablets with These Apps [VoIP Apps]

21 October 2011 By Sourojit

On windows or any other platforms we have Internet calling services using VoIP. The development of technology now brings  most of these services to our portable devices too. We can now make calls over the internet in few seconds with our data enabled smart phones. In this article we will discuss some free VoIP apps for Android.

If you are an Android user with a 3G connection or constant Wi-Fi access, then you can easily switch to these services. The only requirement is to have friends using the same service on other hand. Now lets see few applications that will allow you to perform this task.


Nimbuzz is an well known service from long time, serving users from earlier platforms like Java, symbian etc. Now with Android and high speed internet Nimbuzz introduced many new features.

  • Free voice calls.
  • Free Messaging.
  • Cheap International Calls.
  • SIP VoIP accounts.
  • Get all contacts in one place- In one place it connects you to Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger, AIM, ICQ, GoogleTalk, Facebook, MySpace and Hyves.

Yahoo! Messenger

Yahoo messenger is one of the most widely used messenger on windows platform. Now on Android it will help you connect friends on pc. it has the following features.

  • Free Voice & Video calls.
  • Chat with Facebook friends.
  • Free international SMS.
  • Share Photos & Video.
  • Chat with Windows Live friends

The basic application does not provide voice and video chat. To avail this feature you have to download Yahoo! Messenger Plug-in after installing the base application.


Viber allows you to make voice calls through your Android device. One of the best things about viber is that you do not require to create any account or add friends in order to call them. Just install the application and directly call friends whose number in known to you. Viber also allows you to send free messages.


Fring allows you to make group video chats. Other features include.

  • Group Video Chat with 4 friends, video chat at the same time!
  • Video chat with high quality.
  • Free calls to other fring users worldwide.
  • Free live text chat.


Skype is the most used video calling service on PC. It allows you to make video calls, send messages to friends on Skype and with the recent Skype update for Android, most of the Android smartphones are now supported.

Tango Voice & Video Calls

Tango Voice & Video Calls allows you to call friends on Tango. It is easy to use, it’s features include.

  • Free calls between Android and iOS phones and tablets, and Windows PC.
  • Start a phone call with Tango and switch to a video call when you have something to show by tapping the camera icon.
  • Automatically find the friends that already have Tango.
  •  Invite your friends by Text and Email.

Apart from the above applications you can also use Google Voice application if your region is supported. The usage of the services mostly depends on the one that is commonly used by most of the friends. Let us know which service you like the most.


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