Good news guys! Fring is now available on Android Market. For those unfamiliar with Fring, Fring for Android enables free VoIP calls over Fring, Skype, MSN, and Google Talk. Basically Fring allows you to use your 3G, GPRS, or Wi-Fi connection to make phone calls, no minutes necessary. On top of that, Fring even allows you to chat with your friends using the popular messaging platforms. You can now think of Fring as your one stop shop for all your messaging needs.

We suggest you try out Fring today! Download it from Android Market and VoIP away. This may very well be the future of making phone calls.

Known Issues

  • GSM contacts do not appear in fring's buddy list on the DROID
  • Call disconnection tone may be heard a few times when terminating a call
  • SIP and SkypeOut calls are not yet available on the DROID



Reader comments

Fring Brings Free VoIP Calls to Android


Hey, what about call quality over voip? Do you experience a sound delay? Just wondering cause I consider to move to Android OS. I'm curious how they did solve the problem making a Voip call posibility on Android OS?? It used to be imposible cause Android is based on Java.

I wonder when the SkypeOut and SIP functions will work on the DROID?

But this is a pretty awesome app...

Delay of course is there. Not horrible. Able to hold a conversation on a Moto droid without issue. Both inbound and outbound. Impressed. Need more options for sip ie. registration timeouts are way too high and a more normal port would be better. Mind you udp above 5060 is fine but 52xxx is a bit outta line. Most VoIP providers stick to a series be it 10000 thru 20000 or something similar. Otherwise. I love this thing. Can only get better from here.

We were having issues on 3g --> Wifi where my friend could hear me but I couldnt hear him. Both on cyanogen androids.

Also needs options to change ringtone/notification sounds and remove notification bar messages

download if only to support though, good app.