We all humans are social beings and we all love to stay connected with our friends and families (even strangers) as much as possible. Nowadays we all have internet-enabled mobile phones in order to enjoy our social lives to the fullest. But considering the global inflation it is not easy to maintain the cost of our monthly phone bills while enjoying our social lives via smartphones or any GPRS-enabled phones.
However, we have several useful apps to our rescue that we can use in our phones to send free text or video messages, to chat or to call when necessary. The best part is all these apps are completely free to use, all you need is just an active internet plan enabled at your phone to take benefits of these awesome apps.
Today I’m going to talk about 7 best apps that can help you all to reduce your phone expenses, as all of these applications offer free calling service to the active users. All these popular apps are available in all the leading platforms like Android, BlackBerry, Apple iOS, Nokia, Windows etc. I hope you all will like it, so here it goes.
Skype helps you to do things together with your friends or families whenever you’re apart from them. Actually Skype is the pioneer of free calling base, and is loved by larger number of people across the whole world.
Skype users can send unlimited text messages or do video and voice chats for free. With Skype you can share a story or hold a meeting or celebrate a special birthday instantly. You can use it on your laptop, PC or TV too. You can even check out group video calling in the latest updated version of Skype.
Available for: iOS/, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10, Windows, Mac.
WeChat is a latest application that offers similar features like Skype. You can connect with your friends via this application and send voice and text messages to them by using it. It delivers some cool features like Group chat, Video calling, Live Chat, push-to-talk etc. It has managed to earn trust of the global mobile users in very short span of time.
WeChat has a very unique feature named ‘Shake’ which helps a user to connect with new friends with ease. If you want to use this feature then you just need to shake your smartphone a bit and the app will let you connect with other active users who are shaking their mobiles too at that very same time.
Available for: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows phone, Web.
Do you love to send messages in the form of SMS? If yes then WhatsApp has all the potentialities to become your best friend. It helps you to send messages to your friends for absolutely zero added cost.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular applications among the worldwide mobile user base. It is very easy to use; its real time messaging service is one of the best in the one world. It reduces your text messaging expenses quite effectively.
Available for: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia Symbian, Windows Phone.
Viber is one of the new entries to this service, but it has emerged a lot over the last few months. Millions of people have been actively using this app on their phones to cut down their monthly bills. It offers services like free calling, free text messaging, sharing locations with other users etc.
Viber is the one of the best just because its simplicity. You don’t need to set up another username in order to use this application, as your mobile number will work as your user ID. After installing to your mobile, it will automatically sync your own contact list to find other users that are already using Viber to ease up your work just like WhatsApp.
Available for: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, Mac, Nokia, Bada, Windows Phone.
If you know little bit about mobile messaging apps then you should aware of Nimbuzz. It is another awesome addition to the list which helps to send provides features like free messages and even call other Nimbuzz users.
Recently the developers of this application have started to include a brand new service named 'NimbuzzOut’, which offers a very low cost Pay-As-You-Go option to make a call to any mobile numbers whatsoever across the whole world. In Nimbuzz you can also connect all your social networking profiles at once to chat with your friends.
Available for: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Java, Nokia.
Hike is the one and only application in this list which has developed in India only. SO we can call it a ‘desi app’. It offers similar services like WhatsApp, but it has some added benefits too. You can send SMS (limited) to non-Hike users, which is very handy inclusion in deed.
Hike also offers features like connect through walkie-talkie mode and several others. It is very new to this new category, but it has already attracted a large chunk of users towards it since its inception.
Available for: iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia, Windows Phone.
Line is the latest entry to this list, and it offers similar services to the other apps that I have already mentioned in this list. It has gained decent popularity in the mobile app world, and has all the abilities to rule this category in the days to come.
This app sports features like voice chat and text message service, but the main USP of this app is its stylish stickers. Yeah you heard it right; you can send some cool stickers to your listed friends via using it on your mobile. It’s trending quite heavily in the technological world nowadays; it is worth trying for sure. It has some other cool offerings too in its hat, just go ahead and install it.
Available for: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Mac, Nokia Asha, Windows 8.
So these are the seven best applications that can help you to cut short your monthly bill. All of these apps are worth trying, as I have used all of them in my own smartphone. Trust me it can save some serious bucks from your pocket.
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