Quick Answer: How Do Phone Cards Work?

Prepaid phone cards can be purchased and used for a flat fee to make long distance telephone calls.

Cards provide you a specified amount of call time to certain destinations.

After purchasing a card, you use it by calling an access number, which can be either a local telephone number or a toll-free number.

Do calling cards work on cell phones?

Yes. Our calling cards work from any phone; Home, Cell Phone, Office, Dorm, Payphone, etc. No need to pay so much money to your cellular provider for making international calls, when you can use our Calling Cards with your Cellular phone.

How do you use phone cards?

Part 1 Using Your Calling Card

  • Buy your card. You can buy calling cards at most convenience stores and grocery stores, or you can shop online.
  • Dial the access number.
  • Enter your PIN.
  • Dial the number you are trying to call.
  • Hang up when you’re finished with the call.

Can calling cards be traced?

Yes, customer services can collect call history records for some phone cards. A calling card user has access to these records. Can I trace an incoming phone card call? Whether a phone call is made with a calling card or without it can be traced by the same well known ordinary methods.

What does a calling card do?

A phone card is a way of buying minutes in advance. You buy phone cards to make long-distance calls. These phone cards might be called prepaid phone cards or international calling cards. The cards usually cost between $1 and $20.

Can you use long distance calling cards on cell phones?

YES! Not only will any calling card work from your cell, carriers cannot bill you extra for using them. Most of Phone Card Depot’s customers program calling cards into cell phones for instant long distance at the touch of a button.

Can you use phone cards on an iPhone?

You can use any iPhone, iPhone 3G, or iPhone 3GS as a pay-as-you-go phone through AT&T’s GoPhone program. AT&T doesn’t officially support using GoPhone with iPhone but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it, and it’s actually much easier than you might expect.

What is a phone card used for?

A pre-paid phone card is a card purchased from a merchant which is used to buy a certain number of calling minutes. The card can hold any dollar value. A pre-paid phone card is really just a way of paying for telephone service in advance by opening an account with the card issuer.

Do phone cards expire?

Cards charge you even when your call does not go through. Poor quality connections. Cards expire without the purchaser’s knowledge.

How do international phone cards work?

Similar to making international calls from a landline, you can get better rates by buying international calling cards that work with cell phones. Just dial a local access number, enter the PIN on the card and dial the number following the standard international format.