0131 Edinburgh Phone Number

When you need a new 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number then talk to Number People

Number People have thousands of 0131 virtual phone numbers to choose from with no upfront costs. You can select a number and test it free within minutes with no hassle or fuss.

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You can answer calls on your mobile or landline, VoIP, or both. Just click to select

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VoIP is FREE for the 1st month and then costs just £1 per month, including FREE UNLIMITED inbound call forwarding to the voip app or device.
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Why have a 0131 virtual phone number?

Create a virtual Edinburgh office for your business with a FREE 0131 virtual phone number from Number People.

Business startups as well as existing businesses in Edinburgh choose Number People for their 0131 virtual phone numbers. Our flexible approach to telephone numbers means that you can use the 0131 virtual phone number for as little or as long a time as you need it with no extra charges, so whether it’s an 0131 virtual phone number for advertising or for a new business venture in Edinburgh then we have the telephone number for you.

What is a virtual phone number?

Ofcom allocate 0131 virtual phone number in the same way that they allocate local BT 0131 line phone numbers.

virtual phone numbers are available for every UK 0131 area, and benefit from not being tied to a physical BT line but are hosted in the cloud.

How does it work?

Calls received by the 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number are immediately forwarded to the phone numbers that you choose.

Benefits

0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers from Number People allow you to handle multiple calls at once and pass them across to your destination phones as they become available.

The benefit of this is that people calling your 0131 number never hear an engaged tone and the calls always get to the right people, so you will never miss another customer call again.

Detailed call records and statistics for your 0131 virtual phone number are also available via our mobile optimised online web portal.

Low Cost

Unlike many of our competitors, Number People don’t charge activation fees, package prices or monthly charges for your 0131 Edinburgh number.

Number People 0131 virtual phone numbers are free to activate and we even give you trial credit so you can test out the service. Call rates are from just 1.5p per minute or go unlimited from only £10 per month.

  • No initial or ongoing cost for our free local telephone numbers
  • Top up as and when you need to - no monthly charges
  • No contracts or commitments
  • Instant number activation
  • Create a presence in any UK town or city
  • Target customers who only shop locally
  • Create a community feel to your business
  • Create a better service to customers who don't like calling mobiles
  • Use local numbers to advertise in the Yellow Pages, Thomson Directories, local newspapers & radio and other 'local' media
  • Create call stats showing you how many calls you’re receiving and from where in the UK
  • Ensure all calls are instantly answered by routing your geo to the appropriate landline or mobile
  • Keep your 01/02 number for life (even if you relocate)
  • Built-in disaster recovery – re-route your calls even if your landlines go down

Get your FREE 0131 Edinburgh virtual telephone number today

  • £0 per number per month rental
  • £0 upfront cost
  • NO card details needed
  • Instant activation
  • Free call credit for testing
  • Forward calls to a landline for 1.5p per minute
  • Forward calls to a mobile for 7p per minute
  • No minimum term
  • No contract
  • No commitment
  • Top up your account from just £5
  • Auto topup so you never run out of credit
  • Mobile optimised online web portal
  • Access call forwarding management online 24/7/365
  • Call statistics via the online portal
  • Make your business look local
  • No engaged tones
  • Never miss another call
Talk Plans

When you activate your free account you will automatically be on the STANDARD plan. To change talk plan simply purchase a bundle via the online portal.
Talk plan bundles last for 30 days with no contract or minimum period.

Speedy set-up

With no hassle or fuss you can quickly activate a telephone number of your choice with no upfront payment

Low call rates

Divert to landlines for 1½ppm. Mobiles for just 7ppm. 0800 numbers cost an additional 7½ppm.

Pre pay

Top up as and when you need to, or opt for your balance to be topped up automatically - it's up to you!

No contract

No contract ties, commitments or initial payment required

Mobile portal

Make instant changes, view balance, top up and add more numbers via our mobile portal

Free trial

No initial payment required - test your number for free before you need to top up

Unlimited call forwarding from Number People

Take the stress out of topping up and wondering how much you might have spent, go unlimited today.

Number People unlimited call forwarding plan is only £10 per month (£20 if you have an 0800 number), and covers all of your call forwarding costs to standard UK mobile and landline numbers.

Answer your calls more professionally

Call whisper allows you to quickly know if an incoming call is business or personal, so you can answer appropriately.

Call whisper is a free service and simply plays you an announcement before connecting any calls via your 0131 virtual phone number, so you can easily tell if a call is a customer.

VoIP call outbound using your 0131 virtual phone number

Calling outbound using our VoIP service allows you to VoIP call customers and display your Edinburgh virtual phone number as your caller ID.

Outbound VoIP calling is simple to activate using our wizard, and is available to use on any smartphone, PC, laptop or tablet.

Other reasons to get an 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number FREE from Number People

Look more professional

Statistics show that people who advertise landline phone numbers are perceived to be more trustworthy than people advertising using a mobile phone number.

Number People 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers give the appearance of having a landline phone or office, which makes your business appear to be better established and more reliable than people who do not advertise an 0131 landline number.

In short, using an 0131 virtual phone number number for advertising your business makes your business look better established and should bring you more customers.

Answer more calls

The problem with normal landlines or mobile phones is that you cannot distribute inbound properly, or people hear the engaged tone.

Using an 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number from Number People means that you are able to distribute inbound calls to your 0131 virtual phone number to us to 10 different locations.

Setting up your inbound call distribution for your 0131 virtual phone number is simple and done via our online web portal.

You can add up to 10 different destination telephone numbers which will ring at the same time for all call traffic to your 0131 virtual phone number.

Our online portal means that you are able to update the call routing for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number at any time by simply logging in on either your PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

Get more business in your own local area

You are based within the Edinburgh 0131 area

Target new clients that are typically looking for services in the Edinburgh or Lothian area, such as garages or dentists, or other industries that require the need for face to face meetings.

You won’t need to go to the expense of arranging the installation of another fixed 0131 telephone line, simply select your Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number and set the destination phone numbers that you would like your calls to be transferred to, which can include a mix of up to 10 mobiles and landlines.

Be in Edinburgh, without actually being in Edinburgh

If you are located in or around the Lothian area and would like to have a better visibility across the area then you might wish to have more local telephone numbers for each of the local areas. This is good for services that people select because of being seen as ‘local’.

Having multiple phone numbers in the region will allow you to advertise in multiple areas and target people who are specifically looking for local services, allowing you to advertise to a larger market. Having a telephone number in the 0131 or nearby prefix will give the impression that you are based nearby or have a regional office in that area.

Be local, without being local

You are based in the UK, but nowhere near the Edinburgh 0131 area.

Number People not only supply 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number but can also supply virtual phone numbers for the rest of the country. This enables you to have a virtual presence in any UK location without needing to have a physical office there.

Measure your advertising and marketing campaigns

Check that your advertising is working by checking statistics.

When running a new advertising campaign, you can choose another Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number just for this campaign. This way when someone calls the new Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number, the call is registered as a call record and using the online web portal you will be able to see how many calls were a direct result of that particular campaign.

Other reasons to get Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number include:

  • Keep your virtual 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number if you move
  • Keeping your existing phone numbers private
  • Giving a professional impression instead of advertising mobile numbers
  • Making sure that you never miss another call by having more people in your call distribution list to make sure that the call is answered.

0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers

You can create a virtual office in Edinburgh by forwarding your 0131 Edinburgh phone calls to your existing mobile phone or landlines. You don’t need to actually be based in Edinburgh to use an 0131 virtual phone number and have a local presence in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone numbers are also known as:

  • 0131 Edinburgh smart numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh ghost numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh DDI numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh virtual numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh call forwarding numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh call divert numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh routing numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh ring to numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh regional numbers
  • 0131 Edinburgh smart numbers

How do I get a Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number?

Getting a Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number is very easy and activation is instant and free.

  1. Click on the list of available Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone numbers and either select an 0131 number or click on the forward arrow to see more 0131 numbers to choose from.
  2. Once you are happy with your Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number, click on the "DONE" button.
  3. Next, complete the 4 boxes with your destination number to forward your inbound calls to, your name and email address so that we can send you a link to verify your account and activate the Edinburgh 0131 virtual phone number.
  4. To finish simply set a password that will be used when logging in to the online portal.

Online Web Portal

The online web portal is optimised to use on mobile phones and allows you to do the following-

  • Update the destination call routing for your virtual 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • Add more destination phone numbers for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • View call statistics for your virtual 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • View call records for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • Download call records as a CSV file for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • Add more virtual 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers
  • Add other virtual regional, 0800 freephone or 0843 non geographic virtual phone numbers
  • Top-up call forwarding credit for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • Set the auto Top-up facility to make sure you never run out of call forwarding credit for your virtual 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • View invoices for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number
  • View, edit and update your personal details
  • Cancel your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number

Free trial

Number People give you a free trial with every 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number.

We give you up to 4 minutes of free calls for testing purposes, allowing you to pick a number and test it without ever paying a penny, or giving out card details.

With Number People you can set up and activate an 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number in less than a minute, which is probably the quickest, simplest and least cost way of getting an 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number in the industry.

Support

Number People offer customer support via the following methods:

  • Online support ticket system - click on SUPPORT from our website
  • Live Chat - click on the chat icon on our website
  • If you cannot access either of these methods then call us on 03333 444211 and one of our customer services advisors will be happy to help

Want more numbers?

Number People do not limit the amount of virtual phone number you can use. Adding more virtual phone numbers is simple and costs just £1 each to activate with no monthly fees.

With Number People you can add:

Call Credit

When you initially activate your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number, we give you up to 4 minutes of calling credit. This allows you to test your 0131 virtual phone number so that you can see how simply everything works.

After this you will need to top up your call credit in order to pay for the cost of forwarding the inbound calls from your 0131 Edinburgh number on to the destination phone numbers that you select.

You can top up call credit for your 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number by visiting the online portal. Call credit is available from only £5 and does not expire.

If you decide to add more 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers or any other virtual phone numbers then these will all share the same call credit.

Resellers

Want to resell 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers to your clients?

Simply book each client an account on our website with either an 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number or any other type of virtual phone number and then use our simple CDR download in order to bill your clients.

All types of people like to resell virtual 0131 Edinburgh numbers, including:

  • Telecoms resellers
  • IT companies
  • PC repair companies
  • Signwriters
  • Accountants
  • Printers
  • And many more….

In fact pretty much any business that deals with customers who might currently advertise their mobile phone number.

Page updated 2017-05-23 10:53:09 by Alan