Archive for the 'Apps' Category

Our new and improved Internet Phone

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

We are delighted to let you know that we have updated our Internet Phone apps for Windows and Mac, which are now packed full of new features and with improved stability and usability.

If you have a Windows or Mac computer you can download our free apps to make cheap international calls and send SMS messages straight from your desktop. Plus, you can call other Localphone customers for free.

New features of the apps:

  • Make and receive calls
  • Send SMS messages
  • Missed call notification
  • Call and SMS straight from the keypad dialer
  • Real time account balance displayed
  • Auto sync your account with the website
  • For more information and to download our free apps visit our website.

    4G ready apps launched

    Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

    We are delighted to let you know that our iPhone and Android apps have been upgraded and are now 4G ready!

    Customers who subscribe to a 4G mobile network can now take full advantage of the speeds on offer, receiving unparalleled call quality when connected to 4G mobile Internet.

    Both iPhone and Android apps are compatible with the latest 4G (LTE) technology and are optimized to be location-aware and intelligently moderate the quality of a call. Customers will be able to take advantage of the best possible connection and performance available to them.

    Using the latest in voice technology, our apps are able to determine customers’ locations worldwide and customize call quality so the best quality and fastest performance is received. If 4G/LTE is available the Localphone software will recognize this and give users the best call quality and fastest performance possible. Find out more about the Localphone 4G ready iPhone and Android apps.

    Using Localphone’s already well-established international voice network, customers are assured you are receiving the best voice quality available to you, whatever your situation.

    Our CEO, Paul Cusack, commented, ‘Everyone is talking about 4G and mobile network operators are gearing up for the next generation of mobile data. At Localphone we’re proud to announce that we are ready for the new technology when it arrives. Our 4G ready apps are currently available for iPhone and Android users and we look forward to announcing more updates in the near future.’

    Features of our iPhone and Android apps:

  • Two calling modes. You can choose between Internet and local calls mode so it works wherever you are
  • Manage your contacts on the go and import your existing numbers
  • Send international texts from 1.8p
  • Check call and text rates to any number or country
  • Real-time account balance is displayed so you know exactly how much credit you have
  • Visit the Localphone website to download the free iPhone and Android apps.

    Our Android app is now available worldwide

    Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

    We’re pleased to announce the latest update to our Android app, which is now available to all our customers worldwide. Previously, only customers in countries where we have access numbers were able to use the app, but now all our customers can make WiFi calls to anywhere in the world. The app is free to download from Google play and calls are made using your Internet connection. The app will use WiFi or 3G depending on your settings and all you’ll pay is our low call rates – there are no local charges using this calling mode. Download our Android app today.

    We’ve also added ‘share’ functionality into the app. You can recommend Localphone to your friends and family straight from the app via email, SMS and social networks and you’ll earn your referral bonus for each friend who signs up to Localphone and adds credit.

    Features of the Localphone Android app include:

    WiFi/3G calls mode
    Calls are made using WiFi or 3G.

    Share and earn
    Earn free credit when you refer friends.

    Keep in touch by SMS
    Send international texts to any number at our low rates.

    Contacts on the go
    Manage your Localphone contacts through your phone and import your existing numbers.

    Check rates
    Check call and text rates to any number or country.

    Stay in credit
    A real-time account balance is displayed so you know exactly how much credit you have.

    Make sure you download the Localphone Android app and remember to leave us a review in the Google play store.

    Android WiFi Android Contacts