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12 Best Free Apps To Make Free Calls in Android

Choosing the best free international calling app for any Android device is one of the most difficult tasks for every Android user. There are hundreds of app available in the Google Play Store to make free calls. But only a few of them perform well. Hence it creates some confusion in mind that which app should I use and which I shouldn’t. If you are one of those Android users who is searching to find the best app for free calling for your Android device, then you are the right place. Here I’m sharing 12 Best performing VOIP apps to make free calls from your Android device. In this list, I’m sharing various types of free calling apps which can be suitable for 2G, 3G, 4G or WiFi Networks. You should select the app according to your needs and speed of your internet connection. So let’s get started.

1. Viber

Viber is one of the top performing apps to make free calls in Android. I have been using Viber for a long time and I’m satisfied with its quality and services. Statista shows that currently, Viber has more than 249 million active users every month. Viber is also available on iPhone,iPad, Windows phones, Windows PC, Mac, Linux and Symbian devices. To place free calls from Viber, both users must have installed Viber in any of the given platforms. But recently Viber has introduced a new feature called Viber out, from which you can make calls to any number who doesn’t have Viber in their devices. But you have to pay a small fee to use Viber out. You can check out the prices of Viber out from here.

Key Features:

  • Free voice and video calls to Viber users.
  • Free text to Viber users.
  • You can create a group with the maximum of 200 members.
  • Send Audio, Video, Locations, Stickers, and emoticons.

Required connection: 3G, 4G or WiFi.

App Size: Varies with devices

Play Store Rating: 4.3 (by 11,382,638 users)

Last updated: August 8, 2018

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2. Tango: Free Video Call and Chat

Tango is yet another top performing free calling app in the Android market for a long time. Tango app was developed by TangoME Inc in 2009. It was initially developed for Android devices and later they also released on iOS, BlackBerry and Kindle platforms too. The quality of calls in Tango is good and satisfactory. The best part of using Tango is, they also provide online games in their app. As of now, Tango has more than 300 million registered users around the world and more than 70 million active users every month. Tango also requires to have installed it’s app on both ends of the users to make free calls and texting.

Key Features:

  • Free voice calls
  • Free Video Calls
  • Send text to group and friends.
  • Send photos, Voice and video messages.

Required connection: 3G, 4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.3 (by 3,807,262 users)

Last updated: August 10, 2018

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3. Google Hangouts

Another best VOIP app from Google Inc. Google has combined 3 of its product features in Google hangouts to make the app easy and useful. Google Hangouts comes as the default messaging app in Android lollipop. Calls/text to Hangout users are free. But if you want to call regular mobile numbers, then you have to pay some fee for it. You can get the details of call rates from here. Google hangouts are available on platforms like Android, iOS, Chrome OS, Web (only latest browsers supported), OS X (chrome extension) and Linux (chrome extension).

Key Features:

  • Free voice and video calls to Hangouts users.
  • Chat with Hangouts users.
  • Add up to 100 friends in a group chat and add up to 10 friends to Video calls in a single conversation.
  • Send photos, Maps, Emoji, Stickers and animated GIFs.

Required connection: 3G, 4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.0 (by 3,431,391 users)

Last updated: August 8, 2018

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Download: Hangouts
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

4. Skype: Free IM & video calls

Skype is yet one of the best ways to make free calls which are trusted by millions of users across the world. Skype is being managed by the world’s most reputed company, Microsoft Inc. Skype was initially released in 2003 with the beta version and in 2011, then they released their app on Android platform too. You can make free calls to Skype users. You can also call to any mobiles and landline (fixed line) in low rates. Get the details of the plan from here. Skype offers various platforms to connect with our friends or relatives. Skype is available on Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows phone, Nokia X phones, Amazon fire phone, Windows PC, Mac and even in TVs. Both parties must have Skype in any of this platform to make free calls. Using Skype with the good internet connection will give the better quality.

Key Features:

  • Free voice and video calls to skype friends.
  • Send photos or Videos as per your choice without any limit.
  • Text unlimited to Skype users.
  • You can download any Skype in your suitable platform from Microsoft website.

Required connection: 3G,4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.1 (by 10,493,891 users)

Last updated: September 6, 2016

Download: Skype – free IM & video calls
Developer: Skype
Price: Free

5. Facebook Messenger

Even after being No.1 social media platform in the world, Facebook also provides free voice and video calling for its users. If you don’t want to install to any extra apps and want to make free calls to only Facebook friends, then Facebook messenger is the best option to do it. It provides a good amount of quality if your internet connection is good.


Key Features:

  • Chat or call your Facebook friends quickly at the same time using a single app.
  • Turn on “Location” to know where you are.
  • Record Voice or Video and send it with a single click.
  • Enjoy group chat and much more.

Required connection: 3G, 4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.0 (by 56,912,522 users)

Last updated: August 15, 2018

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Download: Messenger – Text and Video Chat for Free
Developer: Facebook
Price: Free

Also read: Best web browsers for Android devices


6. Line: Free Calls & Messages

Line app is another great app for free calling in Android users. But it also gives a lot of extra features like rewards, games and much more. Line also offers Line out where you can make calls to regular mobiles and landlines by purchasing credits. Initially, Line was created for only Android and iPhone platforms. But later, the company expands the platforms and released to Blackberry, Windows phone, Nokia Asha, Firefox OS, Windows Desktop version, Google Chrome and Mac OS. You can download your suitable platform of Line app from here.

Key Features:

  • Free voice and video calls.
  • Send free text to Line users
  • Send photos and videos to Line users.
  • Timeline available for your daily activities.
  • Both users must have Line app to use the app.

Required connection: 2G, 3G, 4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.2 (by 10,814,986 users)

Last updated: July 26, 2018

Download: LINE: Free Calls & Messages
Developer: LINE Corporation
Price: Free+

7. imo free video calls and chat

imo app is a startup founded by one of the first ten members of Google Inc. imo has simple and easy features to use freely without any hassle. In 2013, imo launched it’s video calling features in its app to take the app to the new level. Currently imo has more than 150 million users across the world. As of now, imo provides its services only for Android and iOS.

Key Features:

  • Free voice calls and unlimited text to imo users.
  • High-quality free video calls to imo users.
  • Share photos, stickers, and videos to friends

Required connection: 3G,4G or WiFi

App Size: 11M MB

Play Store Rating: 4.3 (by 4,802,587 users)

Last updated: June 8, 2018

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Download: imo free video calls and chat

Developer: imo.im
Price: Free

8. Yolla

Yolla app is a unique app to make free calls both online and offline. Yes, You heard it right. You can make free calls even those who aren’t using the Yolla app. But you need to purchase some credits to make offline calls. The price is really cheap from regular call rates and you can call to any number internationally. The price varies from one country to other.

You can also earn some free credits by referring the app to your friends or colleagues. The call quality in the app is very clear and you can clearly hear what the other person is saying. One of the best thing about Yolla is, it has a clean and neat UI which makes it unique from others. It is available for both Android and iOS users.

Key Features:

  • Free calls to regular mobiles.
  • Free calls to Yolla users
  • Clean user interface.

Required connection: 2G, 3G, 4G or WiFi

App Size: 22MB

Play Store Rating: 4.2 (by 5,618 users)

Last updated: July 25, 2018

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Download: Yolla – International Calling
Developer: Yolla Calls International
Price: Free+

9. Voxox

Voxox is yet another unique app for free calling which offers an option to place free calls to regular users too. But the drawback of this app is it gives only $1 as a joining credit. After that, you have to purchase more credits to make more free calls around the world. Currently, Voxox has released their app to only Android and iOS platforms. They have hinted that they are also releasing their app to Windows and Mac soon.

Key Features:

  • Free voice calls to Voxox users and non-Voxox users.
  • Free text to Voxox users.
  • Send photos, videos, locations, and contacts.
  • You can use this app just like Nanu app.

Required connection: 2G, 3G or WiFi

App Size: 18 MB

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10. KakaoTalk: Free Calls and Text

KakaoTalk is one of the most liked apps by Android users. KakaoTalk is developed by KAKAO Inc. It one of the good reputed apps in PlayStore. KakaoTalk has more than 140 million users currently. It offers good quality of calls which is satisfied by millions of peoples around the globe. KakaoTalk is available in 15 languages. KakaoTalk is available for Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows phone, Windows PC and Mac PCs.

Key Features:

  • High-quality audio calls to KakaoTalk users for free.
  • Unlimited free chat with KakaoTalk users.
  • Send photos, Audio or Video to KakaoTalk users.
  • Follow the popular brands to get the latest news.

Required connection: 3G,4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.3 (by 2,548,959 users)

Last updated: August 3, 2018

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Download: KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text
Developer: Kakao Corporation
Price: Free+

11. MagicApp Calling & Messaging

MagicApp offers to make unlimited free calls to U.S and Canada. You can make calls outside of U.S or Canada after upgrading your MagicApp account to Premium. The major disadvantage of using MagicApp is, it doesn’t have a feature to place video calls. But the quality of voice calls is great. There are 2 major advantages after upgrading to the premium version. i.e

  • You will get a fixed phone number based on the U.S
  • Unlimited text to the U.S mobile numbers even if they don’t have MagicApp in their mobile.

You can get the details of the premium account from here. MagicApp is available for Android and iOS platforms.

Key Features:

  • Unlimited free audio calls to Magic App users.
  • Chat with Magic App users for free.
  • Gives 2 personal phone numbers while upgrading the account.

Required connection: 3G,4G or WiFi

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.1 (from 207,749 users)

Last updated: June 9, 2018

Download: magicApp Calling & Messaging
Developer: magicJack VocalTec Ltd
Price: Free+

12. Nimbuzz Messenger/ Free Calls

Nimbuzz has been one of the most trusted social apps for a long time. I have used Nimbuzz long ago and till now it has a good reputation in terms of free calling and texting. They provide decent quality which is liked by many Android users. Nimbuzz has already grossed more than 150 million users across the world. Nimbuzz is available on various platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, Nokia S60, Nokia S40, Kindle, Mac, and Windows. Both users must have Nimbuzz app in any of these platforms to contact each other.

Key Features:

  • Unlimited free chatting and calls to Nimbuzz users.
  • Cheap calls to regular mobile numbers.
  • Send Photos,Videos or audio to Nimbuzz users.

Required connection: 3G,4G or WiFi.

App Size: Varies with devices.

Play Store Rating: 4.2 (by 410,916 users)

Last updated: August 9, 2018

Download: Nimbuzz Messenger / Free Calls
Developer: MSM Limited
Price: Free+

Final words:

These are some selected best apps which are performing well to make free calls online. Unfortunately, most of these apps require to have installed the same app in the given platform to place free call/text. However, we have also shared some apps which don’t require to have installed the app on both ends of the user. We can save lots of time and money by utilizing these apps in the right way. We tried our best to deliver the best possible list of free calling app for you. However, if you think we have missed any other free calling apps which you have used earlier and performs well than any of these apps, please let us know via comments and we would like to hear from our readers. We would also like to know your experience with any of these apps which we have mentioned here.

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