Free SkypeOut dialing hack

Free SkypeOut dialing hack
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Yes you too can get free skypeout calls! Just like everything else thats free from good old internet it involves exposing yourself to advertising. 1-800 calls from skype are (as on most other services) free so by making use of 1-800-free411 you bypass paying for the call. Here’s what you do.

  • Use skype to dial 1-800-FREE411
  • Tell the voice recognition at the ther end the city and party you want to connect to
  • You will then get to listen to an advertisement
  • You will then be connected with your party having not used any skypeout minutes

Now as with anything this isn’t without it’s caveats, and here they are

  • You have to use a voice recognition system 🙁
  • You can only call people or businesses listed in the FREE411.com database (currently limited to the USA)
  • You have to deal with advertising

But if you’re in a pinch with no skypeout minutes available this can be a life saver.
Cheers to Mr Tom Keating over at VoIP blog for figuring this out

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