How to Use Magicjack for International Calls

By Julius Vandersteen

The MagicJack device allows you to make phone calls over the Internet using a regular household telephone. Plug any land-line telephone into the MagicJack, then plug the MagicJack into a USB port on a computer that has broadband Internet access. Use your phone and the MagicJack to dial local and long distance calls for free after paying a yearly free to MagicJack.

Things You'll Need

  • Credit card

Free International Calls to Canada

Step 1

Connect your land-line phone to the MagicJack.

Step 2

Plug the MagicJack into a USB port on your computer that has broadband Internet access.

Step 3

Dial a number in Canada from the United States, or from Canada to the United States, and the call is free. To call Canada, dial "1" plus the area code, plus the local number.

Prepaid Calls to Other International Numbers

Step 1

Go to the My MagicJack website and log in with your email address and password.

Step 2

Click "Add Credit" under "International Dialing." Click "Rates" to see how much it costs to call different countries with MagicJack.

Step 3

Click "Add to Your International Prepaid Balance," then click on an amount you want to add, such as $10 or $40.

Step 4

Enter your credit card and billing information, then click "Next," then confirm your order for prepaid international minutes at the prompt. You can now dial international calls with MagicJack.

Step 5

Dial "011" plus the country code, the city code and the local number when calling an international number located anywhere besides Canada.