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Tips, Tricks, Updates

Now that you’ve discovered Fongo, let us keep you up-to-date with everything that’s happening in our world.  Get updates on new features, products, phones and services.

Where Does Fongo Works Provide Local Numbers?

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: Fongo Works|

The list below indicates where Fongo Works phone numbers are available. Our phone number inventory is constantly being updated and we may temporarily run out of phone numbers in certain areas from time-to-time. Alberta Banff - (587) Calgary - (587) Edmonton - (587) British Columbia New Westminster - (778) North [...]

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Where Does Fongo Provide Local Numbers?

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

The list below indicates where Fongo phone numbers are available. Our phone number inventory is constantly being updated and we may temporarily run out of phone numbers in certain areas from time-to-time. If we are not currently offering phone numbers in your area, please select a phone number from a [...]

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Improve Your Audio Quality

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile, Fongo Works|

Are you looking to improve your audio quality? Check out this list of tips and tricks that will improve audio quality for both Fongo Mobile and Fongo Home Phone. Fongo Mobile Check Your Connection The quality of your call often depends on the strength of your connection. That being said, [...]

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Transferring Your Number to Another Carrier

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

How to Transfer Your Fongo Number to Another Carrier: Please contact your new carrier to process the request on your behalf. You will need to provide your new carrier with the following information: Customer Name and Address - Obtaining your customer name and address from your Fongo account: Log into www.fongo.com or www.freephoneline.ca (depending [...]

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Ditch Your Talk and Text Plan!

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Mobile|

You may be thinking... I can't use a tablet plan on my smartphone! Yes you can! The data-only SIM cards used in tablets are the same SIM cards used in smartphones. Who knew?! Want to use Fongo with a data-only tablet plan? Simply follow these 5 steps: Visit your phone [...]

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How to Set Up Call Forwarding

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

How to set up Call Forwarding for Fongo Home 1: Log into your Fongo account at: www.fongo.com/login 2: Click on Settings. 3: Near the top of the page, click Follow Me Settings. Status 4. Change to Enable. Ring Mode 5. Under the "Ring Mode" section you will notice 2 options: Simultaneous: All Follow Me numbers, [...]

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Fongo Referral Program – Earn Rewards!

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

Home Phone Referral Refer someone to Fongo home phone and you will receive 1 month of home phone service for free ($4.95 value). The person you refer must enter your email or home phone number during their sign up process (As seen below). Within a few business days your account [...]

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Government Service Numbers

By |November 22nd, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

Fongo has added support for X-1-1 numbers in different provinces. If the phone number originates from a specific area, we will connect to that area’s local version of the service based on the "from" number.   For 911 Service information, Click Here. 2-1-1: Community Health and Social Services Call [...]

Using Fongo While Travelling

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

Taking Your Home Phone Adapter Abroad With Fongo Home Phone, you can take adapter anywhere in the world and continue making/receiving calls as if you’re still at home. It's still free to call all 10 provinces in Canada and international calling rates stay the same. Fongo App: Connecting with Canada [...]

Setting Up A Conference Call

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile, Fongo Works|

Fongo Mobile & Home Phone First Things First…. Anyone in the conference call can use ANY phone they want, it doesn’t have to be a Fongo number. Conference calls can have up to 15 people. Hosting a conference on the Fongo Free Conferencing Service: Send out an invite to the other [...]

Transfer Your Existing Number to Fongo!

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

Fongo Mobile Port-In Instructions * Do not contact your current provider indicating your intention of cancelling service with them. Once porting to Fongo is completed, your account with your old provider will be automatically cancelled. 1. Download the Fongo app to your smartphone 2. Create a Fongo account and get [...]

Fongo World Credits

By |October 1st, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile, Fongo Works|

How World Credits Work Mobile and home phone users need World Credits to make calls outside of Canada. Fongo users can call anywhere in the world if they have World Credits. If a Fongo user tries to call somewhere outside of Canada without World Credits, the call will not connect. [...]

Sync Contacts or Link Your Number to Fongo Mobile

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Mobile|

The Fongo Mobile app not only offers free calling to over 1300 cities across Canada, but we also have great features that will help you manage your calls, texts and even the app. This blog will help you learn how to link a secondary number to Fongo and Sync your [...]

Set Up Your Fongo Voicemail

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone, Fongo Mobile|

Knowing how to use your voicemail is an important aspect of having a phone. If we miss a call or can’t answer at a specific time, we need to have a voicemail to be able to receive those important messages. Fongo offers you a wide range of features so you [...]

iOS App Features

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Mobile|

Our iOS Version Comes With Exciting Features! Our features include: Answering calls without unlocking the phone- You can now answer your Fongo number without unlocking the screen. To start using this feature make sure you, Have launched the new app once Allow notifications Are logged into the Fongo service Have [...]

Improve Your WiFi at Home

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Home Phone|

Make Sure You Are Updated Sometimes to speed up your connection all you need is an update, this can include either your routers or your wireless card from your computer or device. To update your router will really just depend on your device type, just a simple google search and [...]

Traveling With Your Phone

By |August 25th, 2018|Categories: All Posts, Fongo Mobile|

Airplane mode When travelling, this mode is your best friend. This will disable all connections such as data, WiFi and Bluetooth, saving both your battery and data. If you have a travel plan that gives you a certain amount of data you can also check our data-saving tips blog post here. [...]

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