How caller-ID works when forwarding to a regular phone number

You can take any of our local phone numbers and forward the calls to any regular phone number in the world. Some forward their FlyNumbers to a local number, for example – a Canada FlyNumber forwarded to a Canada mobile. Others go international – a UK FlyNumber forwarded to the US. (everyone has their reasons) […]

Entrepreneurs and the SIP protocol – [Feb, 2022]

Kudos to the savvy entrepreneurs who take advantage of the versatility SIP has to offer. We’d like to see that number grow. For the less informed, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is a basic, classic, reliable, thoroughly tested avenue for phone calls (and other media) to travel through. We like the technology. Network admins and medium-sized […]

Forwarding the calls versus setting the calls

“Forwarding the calls” somewhere vs. setting the calls to ring somewhere are 2 different things. It may be important for you to know the difference. At our core, we’ll always offer you the ability to use the FlyNumber(s) in one of the following three ways. 1. Set the calls to a SIP URI. This can […]

Use SIP2SIP to receive unlimited incoming calls on your FlyNumber

If you haven’t noticed already we’ve updated our phone system. It’s a powerful system and could be “too much” for some. ( We still suggest you check it out) You can still receive unlimited calls on your local number using VoIP/ SIP without our phone system. Here we’ll suggest sip2sip, it’s free and simple to […]

Our new phone system has been released

We’re excited to finally bring you the new phone system. It’s HTML 5 based so there is no need for adobe flash (as required on our older system) If you’re currently a customer or you sign up before Mid June 2021 the PBX/ Phone System is included in the price of the phone number. There […]

[Guide] Configure Groundwire or Zoiper using our phone system

You have a phone number, now you want to use it. Here we’ll discuss getting incoming /outgoing calls on your smartphone with a virtual number (sometimes called a VOIP or DID number). This guide assumes you have: A smartphone ( iPhone or Android) A FlyNumber account (https://www.flynumber.com) with the optional phone system Decent internet, wifi, […]

SMS Forwarding is Here*

First, we must thank our current users for their patience while we implemented this feature. Its been live for a couple of weeks now and glad to report its working well. Currently, it’s enabled for all new orders automatically, current users will need to send us an email or open a ticket requesting we enable […]

A much-needed update

Our blog has been on the back burner for quite some time. Over recent years, most of our public communications have come via the discussion forum. Much like phone numbers, the blog has no replacement =) Over the past couple of months, we’ve gone through some tough growing pains. Updates, new software, security enhancements, and […]

How to use your FlyNumber SIP account to make and receive calls on a PC

this post is outdated, you can use an SIP client, a free one is x-lite Here’s a great way to make and receive calls with your FlyNumber(s) using a free PC SIP phone/client. This is also a great method to test your FlyNumber SIP account and make sure it registers successfully with our servers. 1.)    […]

A word on skype forwarding and using multiple devices

Skype forwarding is no more, unless you use ” Skype connect” which they charge for. This would give you a SIP URI and we can send calls there Old post just for reference Many of you have already noticed the new Skype forwarding method added a couple weeks ago to the PBX / Virtual Phone System. […]