Tired of carrying two phones?
Sick of giving out your personal number for work?
We were too…
🇬🇧 A second phone number for work 👁️ Keep your personal number private ❌ No second phone, second SIM, or contract 🔒 Protects against unwanted calls & texts
🌱 Environmentally beneficial 💳 Monthly subscription, cancel anytime ⚓ Port your existing UK mobile number 📱 Works on iOS and Android on any network
A second phone number lets you make and receive calls, send and receive texts, on one mobile phone without having to reveal your main phone number. Ideal if you want to separate your work and personal life without having to use a second physical phone.
With a second phone number, you do not need a second mobile phone, any more SIM’s & no second mobile contract!
How is a second phone number protected against unwanted calls & texts?
A second phone number is protected from unwanted calls and texts when known bad actors are blocked from ever reaching you.
Another Number uniquely offers a second number with a smart call blocker that secures the privacy of your second number, eliminating scam calls & texts from a Rolodex of unwanted callers. These numbers include scammers, telemarketers & spammers.
Our technology stops the call or text ever reaching you, protecting you and your second phone number from these bad actors. In the coming months, we will be adding the ability to add numbers to the list, including anyone you would no longer like to receive calls or texts from.
How to get a second phone number with Another Number
It couldn’t be easier. Get up and running with your second number in minutes, no waiting for activation or delivery. It’s ready to go as soon as you sign-up.
As an individual, all you need to do is download our second phone number app for iPhone or Android, sign up and you’re ready to go.
As a business or team, you first need to register here and follow the instructions.
Why you need a second phone number
You need a second phone number if:
You want to separate work and personal conversations on one phone You want to keep your personal number private You don’t want to carry two phones You want to answer work calls professionally when you’re not available.
With Another Number, you can also start looking after your work-life balance. The app comes with a built-in switchboard, allowing you to professionally silence, with dedicated greetings, incoming work calls and texts during meetings, your free time, days off and holidays.
What can you do with a second phone number
With a second phone number from Another Number, you can do everything you can do with your main number, in a beautifully designed app.
With Another Number, all your work-related calls, texts, IM’s and voicemails between you and your work contacts are in one place, in one powerful conversational view with contextual search.
A second phone number will help you get you up and running with dedicated business numbers in minutes, without having to wait for activation or delivery and save you money. It’s ready to go as soon as you sign-up.
A second number will particularly help your business:
If you are looking for business phone numbers and want to save money If your team need mobile phones but don’t want to carry second devices If you don’t want to commit to long contracts If you want to encourage your team to have a work-life balance
What coverage do you get with a second phone number
Another Number uniquely offers the choice of making and receiving calls depending on your situation, using your dedicated mobile voice network when on the move and VoIP in those places your mobile network doesn’t reach.
Why is this important? Because other second number services do not offer this complete coverage as they only offer either just VoIP or they use the mobile voice network using unconventional callbacks to complete your calls.
How do you keep your personal number private with a second phone number?
You only use your personal number for friends and family and keep your second number for everything else.
Do I need a second phone or a SIM card for a second phone number?
Not at all as Another Number is a virtual phone number that works on your existing smartphone alongside your main mobile number.
What is a virtual phone number?
A virtual phone number is a phone number that isn’t bound to a SIM or a physical address. Virtual phone numbers let you make and receive calls, send and receive texts, on one mobile phone just like your main mobile number. A virtual phone number is ideal as your second number.
Can I port & use my mobile number as my Another Number?
Yes, you can, you first need to have a subscription with Another Number, so once you’ve downloaded the app, signed up and are happy, please read our porting instructions here.
If you’re still stuck, try out our forum. Chances are someone else has asked your question before. If not, post a question yourself so one of our super-users or the thumbtel support team can help you out.