How Do I Call Using TextNow?



Using the TextNow app, you're able to call any number in the US and Canada! Here's how it works on your mobile device:

1. Open your TextNow app and tap on the dial-pad icon in the top right-hand corner . (If you don't see the dial-pad icon, tap on the main menu button  and then tap on Conversations.)

2. This will bring you to the Calling page. Below are the Android and iOS versions, respectively:

Android Dialpad


iOS Dialpad


3. You can place a call directly from this page by typing in the ten-digit number you're calling (area code + seven digit number) and then tapping the green Call button in the bottom-center of that screen.

4. To call a number from your Contacts, tap on the Contact icon in the bottom-right of the screen if you're using Android and the bottom-left of the screen if you're using iOS (they're the icons that look like a little person), and then tap on the contact name you'd like to call.

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    Angela Dixon

    Wait I have to be on wifi in order for my phone to work?

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    Angela Dixon

    I bought a phone and a plan, will my phone work like a regualr cell phone? If not I will cancle my order