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Vonage for Android

Thursday Mar 3, 2011

Vonage mobile on your android phone is finally here to have you enjoy better communications with your friends and loved ones. Once you are on a 3G/4G or Wi-Fi network area, you can use your android phones to enjoy many Vonage services at a cheaper cost to you. Some of them include their voice and messaging services, Vonage mobile for facebook and unlimited international calls. Keep reading to discover more about these features and how they can benefit you.

Voice and Messaging Services

Vonage mobile services for your android phones involve voice calls and instant messaging. Once you install the application, you will need to follow the necessary instructions before you can start using them. Your voice and messaging call rates will depend on the plan you select. You can use them to call your phone contacts and social networking contacts on social websites like facebook once your phone is compatible with the Vonage mobile application.  For making voice and messaging calls using facebook, you need to know exactly how it works.

Vonage mobile for Facebook

Through Vonage mobile application, you can enjoy extra ordinary value by keeping in touch with your facebook friends. This new service was launched on 4th of August 2010. Once you download the application, you can call your facebook friends who also have the application on their phones. To call your friends on facebook, you need to do the following.

  • Download the Vonage mobile application for facebook from the iTunes Store, Android Market, the Vonage fan page on Facebook or
  • After downloading and installing the application on your android phone, you need to login to facebook with your username and password. (You will enter your facebook details this one time only).
  • Once you login, you will see all your facebook contacts divided into two groups; those who have downloaded the application and can be called for free and those who have not downloaded the application.
  • You will see the Vonage logo beside your contacts that have downloaded the application. Those who have not can be automatically invited to download the application at Vonage fanpage on facebook or
  • Once you touch the names of those with the Vonage logo, their numbers will be automatically dialed even if their application is closed.

Vonage mobile for facebook does not only allow you to make calls to your facebook contacts, it also lets you make unlimited international calls to them if they have the application. Without it, you can make unlimited calls if you meet the conditions below.     `

Unlimited International Calls

You can make unlimited international calls with your android phone or other compatible mobile phones. Once you subscribe to the Vonage world plan for $24.99 per month, you can make unlimited international calls to about 60 countries. You will be charged according to the rate per minute of the individual countries. When you are in Wi-Fi within the US and internationally, your calls use your phone’s Wi-Fi internet connection so that you don’t use your phone’s cellular minutes. This helps you to save money on international calls. You must however note that your unlimited calling is limited to non-commercial use.  Carrier, SMS and cellular minutes may apply as stated in their terms of use.

Now that you have seen the benefits of Vonage on a android phone, you can bet that this is the best time to enjoy the best of both worlds.