Need a local number for california? Madrid? Milan? or you know just make your friends believe you are sitting in NY while you are just too lazy to get out of bed to answer the door in San Jose? well Hushed got you covered! just pay $1.99 for a 1 week number or $5.99 for a 1 month, or $9.99 for a 3 month number and you are set for that amount of time! you also have the option of pay as you go via paying $6.99 which gives you $5 in useable credit. one * very* awesome thing I noticed is this is a VOIP app so while using this you WONT be using your regular cell phone minutes. which gives you infinite possibilities need a temporary number? well use your tablet as a phone with this! or got a friend coming in to town? buy them this on any extra android phone you have and they are set. as long as there is internet service they will have a phone line.
hushed features from the description page :
Hushed is private, safe and secure, all your phone conversations can be protected so nobody can access your information if they find your phone. Get as many Hushed numbers as you would like and destroy them when your done. Use a Hushed number for a week, or for months at a time. Every Hushed number comes with Voicemail, and SMS. Even your voice mail is professional and is a standard voice so you don’t have to have your voice recording. Send SMS texts, just like any other phone.
Hushed is perfect for dating, job searches, short-term projects, craigslist, Twitter, Tumblr, and other social media, and for whenever else you want to be in touch and want to keep it on a private line, or don’t want to give out your real number.
Hushed is International! Send and receive calls from the following countries:
United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Japan, United kingdom, Ireland, Israel, Italy
The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden,
Switzlerland, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta,
Peru, Slovakia, Brazil, Cyprus, El Salvador, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Puerto Rico and South Africa.
Send and receive anonymous SMS from United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
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• Get a local phone number, or multiple phone numbers, from preferred area codes
• Give each one of your Hushed numbers a name to keep track of what name is for what purpose (ie. “Dating”)
• Get a number from over 40 countries
STAY IN TOUCH
• Make outbound calls or send / receive SMS directly to your Hushed number.
• View a history of each call you make, SMS you send with our history view.
• Turn off the ringer, or SMS notifications, or have them go directly to voice mail.
• make a call using the dialpad, or select a name from your contact list.
• Your number is always private, the caller will only ever see your Hushed number and not your name.
• Once you have used your number and your don’t with it, simply destroy it. If you need more time simply Extend it for further use.
• We don’t hide pricing or bury it with a credit based system. Every Hushed number has a cost to us, so we pass along the cost with a small markup.
• You can see your balance at any time and see the history of expenses so you don’t feel like your getting “Burned”
• Think of a Hushed number as a pre-paid phone. You deposit money in the account, and we deduct your usage based on where you call (locally or internationally), add more credits when you need to.
• Hushed numbers do not support MMS.
• Not for 911 or emergency calls.
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* Usage depends on what country you buy your phone number from as well as what countries you call.