The need for a SIM card to make and receive calls is all in the past. The advent of smartphone technology helps people get in touch with their loved ones without a SIM card too. Yes, you can call people through your smartphone without phone service. Of course, a SIM card is required to establish a connection with the Network Service provider. But this is applicable only if you rely on the mobile network. However, if you change your connection to Wi-fi or any other internet source that your phone can connect to, you can make calls with relative ease. This article will help you realize that you can use your old smartphones and use them to their maximum potential.
## Pre Requisites to Make a Call from your Cellphone without a SIM card
- A Smartphone
- Seamless Wi-Fi connection
All the methods that we shall discuss here revolve around Wi-Fi technology. Let us understand that, if you do not use a SIM card, it looks for an alternate mode of connection and it is the Wi-Fi source.
Connect your phone to the internet and enjoy uninterrupted calling using the following ways.
WhatsAPP is a well-known method to make and receive calls. But, this time let us see how we can use it without a SIM card. We must realize a fact that the registration process of WhatsApp requires a phone number and for that the SIM card is a must. However, once the phone is registered, you can remove the SIM card and use it on other phones as well. While you do that, you can still text or make calls using WhatsApp.
Please ensure that you do not register on WhatsApp on another device using the same SIM card. This may deactivate the services in the primary device. Follow the steps to make calls using this service.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Smartphone
Step 2: Select the Contact from the Contact list on WhatsApp
Step 3: Click on the ‘Call’ or ‘Video Call’ icon to establish a connection with your loved ones
Skype is a very old technique and it is compatible to connect with anyone who uses a laptop or a desktop. The only limitation you may come across is, you can connect with people who are on Skype. At the same time, your phone must have the app. Like WhatsApp, skype verifies user authentication using the phone number. You do not need the SIM card after the registration.
It is a very convenient way to make calls and it can be connected to any mobile or even a stationary device. That means to say, you can call the person who is not a smartphone user.
Step 1: Open Skype on your Smartphone
Step 2: Select the Contact person you wish to talk
Step 3: Click on Calling Icon to establish the connection
You can simultaneously type messages as you talk over the phone.
## Facebook messenger
Facebook Messenger is yet another convenient way to connect with your friends and relatives without using a SIM card on your cellphone. The requisite is the messenger app in the smartphone that is already installed. Like Skype and WhatsApp, you can talk to the members in the contact list. Alternatively, you can also search for the contacts and call them. You have the liberty to make video calls as well.
There are various other ways you can call people using your cellphone without a SIM card. A few are
- Google Meet
The methods mentioned above are similar in functionality. You require a SIM card just for the verification, later you can remove that and use the phone without the SIM card. Ensure that the Wi-fi network is powerful to speak over video calls without any interruption.