How to book your own physical and virtual number and what to pay attention to.
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Are you looking for information about receiving SMS without your own phone number? Please read our article "Receive replies and forward them".
Please note: If you want to order your own physical or virtual number, we need proof of identity from you in advance for regulatory reasons. Please send us a copy of your ID, extract from the commercial register, extract from your association registration or a comparable document to email@example.com. Please also indicate whether you would like to book a physical or virtual number.
Not sure which number you want to get? Learn more in our product information and blogpost on Inbound SMS.
Once we have received your document, we will activate the booking of your own phone number. You can order your own number conveniently in our webapp.
For pricing, please have a look at our pricing page.
Furthermore, you should pay attention to the country from which you want to receive SMS. For more information on this, please refer to the article "Inbound SMS do not arrive".
Get your own number
Log in and then click on the Settings item in the left menu. Then select the Inbound SMS tab. Here, click on the button Order keyword or phone number.
In the following popup, you can select whether you want to order a physical, 2FA or regular virtual phone number. Make your selection and then click Next.
Now you can choose your phone number. At the top right, you can filter numbers for your desired country. Once you have picked your favourite, select the corresponding number on the right side and click Next again.
In the following window please select your desired payment interval. Please also check if you have selected the desired number. The number is shown on the left side. Once you have checked on all the details, click on Order Inbound Gateway. With this click you complete your order.
Do you still have questions about ordering your own phone number? Our support will be happy to help you!