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Today after following the procedure here on this page you'll be able provide a local US based number to your US clients or family members. And the good thing is you'll get lifetime incoming facility at no cost (IPkall needs you to receive atleast one call in 30 days to keep up the service going on smoothly, which should not be a big deal). We tested lots of services that can help you get the target, but the combination that we found best is using iPkall (US based VOIP compatible number provider) , Tpad (VOIP service), Nimbuzz (VOIP client). Now as i said you can find lots of other services that are doing same as the above listed services, but personally i found these best and working 100%. Still providing you the list of VOIP services, so that you don't have to search for them in any case.
This much services are more than enough, but believe me you wont have to go for them. So lets move on and see what you gotta do next.
1. First of all, visit Tpad registration page, anyone from any part of globe can register for a free account on Tpad website. So, just fill the form as shown in the image and get your Tpad number. Remember you can make free calls using Tpad alone as well to other Tpad users, no matter wherever they are using any voip client, even Tpad provides their own softphones for your pc or mobiles.login to your TPad account to make the service work for you.
http://m.nimbuzz.com from your mobile, which have all the required functions that you would require ahead. Nimbuzz do have windows/mac client which you can use to receive calls on your laptop. You can visit http://www.nimbuzz.com to get them. Besides that as i said above you can download Tpad softphone as well.
|IP Address mode||DHCP (dynamic is best)|
|Outbound proxy server:||sip.tpad.com|
|Account name/User ID/SIP ID|
Sometimes called Authentication ID
|Your Tpad Number e.g. 17XXXXX|
|Password/ Authen. password||Your password which you created|
|SIP port:||5060 (or 8891 or 8791 or 80 if VoIP is blocked in your Area)|
|Codecs||leave as default|
|STUN Setting (if audio / connection problems). Leave off. If problems, try with STUN on|
|Stun Server (if required)||stun.tpad.com Stun port 3478|
Setting up your Nimbuzz client is much easier as shown in the image below. The following screen shot is of the pc based client, once you have configured your pc/mac client you won't have to reconfigure your mobile client. So, anywhere you login on your nimbuzz account you will be able to receive voip calls on your TPad number.
ipKall signup page, here you gotta fill a form to get your US based phone number. ipKall gives you choice to select the US state of whose number you would like to register for yourself. It is as easy as making an order for pizza. The image shows the sign up form that you are required to fill up.
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