Frequently Asked Questions

Are phone numbers virtual numbers or do they use real sim cards?

All temporary phone numbers use real SIM cards from major US Mobile service providers.

Can I choose which area code I want my temporary phone number to have?

Yes, you may choose an area code or zip code from within the United States.

What websites or applications do temporary phone numbers support? supports all websites and applications.

How much does a temporary phone number cost?

Most temporary phone numbers cost $8.00 for a 5 day rental and get cheaper with longer durations.

How long am I able to use my phone number?

Once paid the subscription for a single service will last as long as you’ve selected.

Can I re-use the temporary phone number I am assigned again in the future? is constantly changing the phone numbers available in its inventory. You may renew your subscription for an additional fee while the phone number remains in stock. There is no guarantee you will be able to use the same number after enough time has passed.

Can I call or send text messages using my temporary phone number?

No, the phone number may only be used to receive verification or two-factor authentication codes (2FA) from services you have subscriptions to.

Does offer refunds for payments made?

Yes, if you are not satisfied with the quality of our service or experience issues you may ask for a refund by contacting support.

Does have an API or interface for developers to connect and use the service?

Yes, has an API with documentation as well as webhook support for incoming messages.

Does offer bulk phone numbers at a discount?

Login to our web application and message our support team to discuss possible bulk arrangements.

What country do the phone numbers from Tardigrada originate from?

All temporary phone numbers are based in the USA and have +1 as their country code.

Where can I find the terms of service?

Terms of Service.