If you are having an android phone, then Maaii is a must have application as using the Maaii android application, one can make free calls and save money on phone bills. Please note that Maaii is a multi platform application, in simple terms : you can make free calls to other Maaii users using it on android or iPhone. And for calls on other mobile (non Maaii users), it is offering free 100 minutes weekly.
With the launch of android application, Maaii now works on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android mobiles and tablets.
Using Maaii on your android mobile is very simple, and all it requires is internet connection. Maaii works on wifi and 3G both for making calls and sending text messages. Please note that your data plan applies (check with your mobile carrier (3G) about the data charges. If you experience bad voice quality then check your internet connection. Slow internet connection can give problems.
If you are having an iPhone, then please check our Maaii for iPhone post and start using Maaii on your iPhone. Its a must have app for iPhone as well. Please note that currently the Maaii application for android mobile is in beta phase. Lets check details about Maaii Android app!
Maaii for Android | Maaii Android App Features
- Free 100 Minutes Weekly : Make free international calls to mobiles and landlines in about 36 countries.
- Make free calls to other Maaii users using it on iPhone or Android.
- You can send free sms to other Maaii users.
- Register maaii with your mobile number. It's that simple.
- Great voice quality with Maaii.
- Use Maaii anywhere on the go. No roaming charges
- Chat with your Facebook contacts.
- Stay connected to anyone at any time by calling or messaging with the ultimate app for iPhone and Android.
- Manage and sync your phone contacts and Facebook friends using a single app – super easy, super simple communications!
- Ping service with Maaii : Get notified about calls and sms.
- Smart Keypad : Intelligent-dial keypad for easy contact search.
Maaii Android App Download
This is what mentioned on Maaii website : "We are now testing, but you can get involved! We've setup a closed community of beta testers and still have a few slots available. Request an invite to join our group and be one of the first to use maaii on Android".
- Download Maaii on your Android Mobile. Search it in the android market or Google Play!
- Install the voip application.
- Create an account with Maaii.
- Maaii asks for your phone number. It will send a verification sms.
- Maaii account balance will be $1.9, which allows you to make up to 100 free international calls to the world.
- Please note that it can take few hours before the credit is reflected in your account.
- Weekly update of balance will take place and your credit will again show it to $1.9!
US$1.90 (equivalent to 100 free minutes) will be credited to your maaii account for calling to the selected 36 destinations (“Free Minutes Promotion”).
Please note that India is not included in this free calling countries lists. However you will still be able to make calls to India, its just that the call duration will be less. Calls to India will lasts about 10 minutes.
Update 5th June : Maaii Android app is in beta phase. Are you eligible to use it :
The provisioning app is a simple 3 step process to see if your device is eligible to be part of the maaii android beta test.
- Make sure you have a network connection available on your phone.
- After downloading and installing the provisioning app, upon opening the program click the “VALIDATE DEVICE” button. (The app will check your specs to see if your phone is supported)
- If confirmed, a message will appear congratulating you and a button will be available to “DOWNLOAD” the beta. (this will enable you to download and install the beta client)
- After downloading the beta client go to your phones Settings > Application Settings > Unknown Sources (enable) – This will allow your phone to install third party non-market applications.
- Then find the .apk file in your download folder and select “install”.
- After installing and launching the application, follow the steps as prompted by the maaii beta client to setup your account and start making calls and chat!