Searching for the Best International Calling App? Try Flyp

Searching for the Best International Calling App? Try Flyp

Everyone knows how expensive it can be to make international calls and texts to and from the U.S. and those who need to make such calls frequently are always on the look out for the best international calling app. With the Flyp app (free) you get to save a lot on your call charges. The app gives users a U.S. phone number to use along with the one that comes with their smartphones from a network provider without having to get a new SIM card. This then allow them to make international calls and texts to the U.S. if they're in another country, or from the U.S. to family, friends, or businesses in other countries. There are no per minute charges and no hidden fees. The qualities of the calls are great at anytime from anywhere. The app works without Wi-Fi or data requirements, it's all done as if it's a local call.


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To connect international calls, Flyp uses your iPhone's built-in Phone app to call the Flyp's network. This then turns it into a national call, so you only pay national rates. Flyp allows you to call and text any Flyp phone number in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

It's really easy to get started with the app. You will first need to verify your phone number by putting it in the app when prompted. The app then sends you a text message with a link to validate your number. You then get the app to select a number for you, or you can enter your preferred United States area code if you know one. Tapping "select a number for me" is much easier. You will then be given a real U.S. phone number, which you are able to share with others to make contact. You will also have to allow notifications because the app won't work without them. The app then allows you to add your contacts but only U.S. numbers will be imported. 

Allowing push notifications enables you to do a number of things from your iPhone Lock screen. To answer incoming calls, swipe to the right. If you're not in a position to take a call, you can send it to voicemail or use quick reply by swiping to the left. Within the app settings you can set a do not disturb and also share your Flyp number via email, social networks, and more. There is also a feature to create a voicemail greeting. The quick reply tab allows you to edit what your reply says.

Your first Flyp number will be free for a limited time, after this you will need to subscribe to a monthly fee of $2.99 or yearly for only $29.99. If you call international numbers often, Flyp might be the best international calling app for you.


  • Allows you to call and text international numbers for free.
  • Easy to setup and go


  • There is still a local charge
  • Subscription fee is a bit much if you only make calls every now and again

Final Verdict

If you make international calls often then Flyp might be the way to go. It's easy to use and does exactly what it says. Great for people from other countries who do business in the U.S. and need to make contact often with clients or who want to keep in touch with friends or family members living in the U.S.

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