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How to Divert Landline Calls to your Mobile

on Wednesday, 26 April 2017. Posted in Industry News

Diverting a landline number to a mobile is straight-forward with our service. With Virtual Landline, you can forward any landline number to a mobile of your choice. 

For many of us, the ability to answer business calls while on the go is absolutely vital. But making your mobile number public isn’t ideal. By diverting your office landline, you can take calls on your mobile while keeping your personal number separate

So how does diverting your landline work? When a number is diverted, it acts as a forwarder to the new number. Whoever calls the landline will simply be forwarded to your mobile. 

Here’s how you can divert your landline easily.

Quick Guide to Diverting your Landline

With three easy steps, you can divert any landline number to a mobile number.

1) Choose your Desired Number

First of all, you need to choose a number to divert to your mobile. Here you have two options. You can either get a new mobile number, or port an existing number. 

Get a New Number

Getting a custom number is easy with Virtual Landline. We offer deals on national numbers and local numbers by area code. If you are a business looking to target a specific area with your number, look no further. Get a virtual number here! 

Port an Existing Number

If you already have your ideal phone number, you should be able to move your existing number to Virtual Landline and apply the number diversion there. This is called number porting, and is allowed by most providers. 

2) Set up a Call Divert

Once you have your desired number set up in your Virtual Landline account, you can set up the call divert. When the first number is called, it will instantly divert to the destination number of your choice.

3) You’re All Set!

That’s all it takes. You can now take calls to your landline from anywhere. 

Benefits of Diverting your Calls

Diverting a number has plenty of benefits for both businesses and individuals. 

1) Take Calls from Anywhere

Diverting your landline means that you can take calls to this phone from anywhere. This means that you don’t need to be tied to your office, nor will you have to rely on a virtual receptionist

2) Keep your Mobile Private

When forwarding calls to your mobile, you do not need to make your mobile number public. This means that you can avoid having your personal number open to the world, and maintain a separation between business and personal calls. 

3) Customise your Public Number

Virtual Landline gives you the option of choosing a custom phone number to divert. Choose a number local to an area you want to target (eg London numbers) or choose a memorable number that you can market effectively.

How to Divert Multiple Numbers to Mobile

If you have multiple phone numbers that you publicise, you can divert them all to your mobile with Virtual Landline. With our free mobile app, you can add up to five numbers to divert. By doing this, you can ensure that anyone trying to reach your business on any front can get through. 

The Virtual Landline app will work anywhere with access to the internet, either via 4G/3G or Wi-Fi. If this fails our voicemail service will forward any messages to your chosen email address, so there is no chance of callers slipping through the net. 

Many of our customers set up numbers in the UK that divert calls overseas, where the app works just the same. There are over 50 destinations worldwide where you can use your inclusive minutes for diverted calls. 

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Divert a Number with Virtual Landline

If you are looking to divert a number to your mobile, you’ve come to the right place. Virtual Landline offers:

  • Free user-to-user calls
  • Free Voicemail to Email service 
  • No charges for calls received on the app or VOIP phone or through the Buzz Box
  • No roaming charges with the app  
  • Choice of upgrades and add-ons to the service

Feel free to sign up today, or get in touch with our team for more information.

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