More and more often we have to register in various social networks and services, where we have to leave our personal data, among which is such an important thing for any user as a phone number. And considering that not always various services can ensure the confidentiality of our personal data, it would be better to use disposable numbers to receive SMS. Today we are going to understand what they are and what features they have.
What is a disposable phone number?
One-time numbers are a unique service of communication character, which allows registering any accounts, where confirmation by entering a code is required, which must be received by SMS. Such a solution differs from an ordinary phone only in the absence of a physical SIM card and the period of time during which it is active.
If we talk about security, such a number meets all safety standards. It can be used only once, and the number itself can be active for a limited period of time, which does not exceed 3 months. Another advantage of this solution will be that such a number will not depend on mobile network coverage at all.
What are the advantages of disposable phone numbers?
- Security of use. This means you can use this service to access sites and applications anonymously. For example, if you need to verify your phone number, you can do so without revealing personal information using a burner phone number.
- You can choose the most suitable period of time for renting a phone number, the country of the mobile operator and even a particular service for which you need to accept the confirmation code.
- No physical SIM. Another big plus is that you no longer need a SIM card to use mobile features such as texting.
- Cost-effectiveness. This phone number is much cheaper than a regular mobile number and does not require roaming charges or charges for using the service in other countries. It is convenient for those who often travel or work abroad.
- Accessibility and ease of use. You can forget about switching SIM cards, setting up a data plan, and recharging your account forever. All you need to use it is an Internet connection.
How can I get a one-time phone number?
This service is available all over the world, absolutely anyone can get one-time phone number in few minutes. International platform SMS-man supports 5 languages: English, Chinese, German, Spanish and Russian. On the site you can choose and get a disposable phone number to receive SMS for up to 3 months.
To get a one-time phone number, follow these steps:
- Open the website sms-man.com and create an account;
- Go to the top-up page by selecting it from the left-hand side menu, and proceed to make a deposit;
- Go back to the main page and select the country of the mobile operator and the desired service receive the code for;
- Obtain your phone number by clicking on the specified option “Get SMS” button next to it. After that the system will automatically add it to the appropriate section;
- Submit the phone number application for registration in the chosen service and wait for sending the code;
- To get it, go back to “History” and click on “Get SMS” opposite your number;
- Enter the code to finalize the registration process.