Connecting Virtual Numbers to the new iPadOS
Posted: Feb 05, 2020
Want to receive business and personal calls on your iPad featuring the new iPadOS? It’s simple and easy to do and takes almost no time to set up. All of this is thanks to virtual phone numbers that let you make and answer calls anywhere in the world and on any device. Let’s have a look at why virtual numbers and the new iPadOS are great communication tools.
Hallelujah! The New iPadOS: A Productive Tool
iPadOS is a version of iOS 13 for the iPad. This version was introduced at the 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference. Modeled after the iOS, iPadOS has new powerful capabilities and intuitive abilities. With this update, users can make the most of new features like:
Desktop Safari (supporting Gmail and Google Docs)
Multiple apps in Slide Over
Multiple work spaces
New and improved keyboard (Floating, QuickPath with swipe movement, keyboard shortcuts)
Redesigned Home Screen
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These features have turned the simple iPad into a productive tablet that can be used for creative and business purposes as well. Here’s a list of iPads which can be transformed into business powerhouses thanks to iPadOS:
12.9-inch iPad Pro
11-inch iPad Pro
10.5-inch iPad Pro
9.7-inch iPad Pro
iPad (6th generation)
iPad (5th generation)
iPad mini (5th generation)
iPad mini 4
iPad Air (3rd generation)
iPad Air 2
Why Connect Virtual Numbers to Your iPad
Virtual numbers are phone numbers that route calls over the internet. These are personal or Business Phone Numbers. Business numbers work for companies of any size from small, single-owner businesses to large corporations. And these numbers can be local, international, or toll free numbers. But the best part about virtual numbers is that they can be used from any location and through any device as long as you have a good internet connection. And so, you can easily connect virtual numbers to any of the iPad models running on the new iPadOS.
So, is this something you or your business can benefit from? And if yes, how do you go about connecting virtual numbers to the new iPadOS?
Find a Provider: First, you need to find a virtual phone service provider that offers all the essential features you need. For example, do you need call forwarding or call recording? Would you like callers to hear a customized greeting? Would you like to direct calls to a team member during certain hours of the day? And so on. Research different providers and pay attention to customer and service reviews so that you can feel confident going in.
Browse Plans and Pricing: Next, compare plans and prices. Most providers have plans based on usage and have room for add-ons. For instance, you can easily get a plan customized for your communication needs with United World Telecom. They offer 5 different plans based on the number of minutes you may need. On top of that, you can add Rollover Minutes (accumulate unused minutes to be used later) or SMS forwarding (receive texts from your business number as emails). So, have a look at what is available and how you can best use this service.
Sign Up!: Once you’ve chosen your provider based on prices and features most suitable for your needs, go ahead and sign up. As soon as you submit your application, customer support will get in touch with you to finalize the process. And within minutes, you’ll have set up your virtual number.
Install Software/App: Now, this number can be used on any device: smartphones, iPads, tablets, laptops, desk phones, computers, etc. Your service provider will give specific instructions on how to receive calls from your virtual number. You may need to download an app or software on your iPadOS device to get started. But it is usually a quick process.
Start Answering Calls on the new iPadOS
The iPadOS update is a blessing for loyal iPad users. With more flexibility and efficiency, users can get more done on their iPads, including working in business. For small business owners, at this point, you can do pretty much everything on your iPad. So make the most of the iPadOS update by connecting your business numbers and increasing productivity!
Author Name: Meryl D’Sa
Custom Bio: Writer Meryl D'Sa loves to write about elements that connect us to each other. Her favorite topics include communication, literature, travel, and relationships.
Fareed is a graduate of computer science engineering, a writer and marketing consultant. he continues to study on Nano technology and its resulting benefits to achieving almost there.