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Is 855 a toll free number? Are 855 toll free numbers the same as other 800 numbers? Yes.

The only difference between 855 numbers and other 1-800 numbers are the way they look, the functionalities are all the same.

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✨ 855 numbers – what you need to know

Are 855 numbers toll free and what’s the difference between 855 and 1-800 numbers?

Yes, 855 is a toll free number. They work the same as their counterparts – 800, 888, 877, 866, 844 and 833 numbers. The only difference is the way they look.

Why were 855 phone numbers released?

The 800 toll free prefix has been around for decades, and there are only a few combinations still in existence. The FCC released the 855 toll free prefix so that more businesses can use these numbers. Since their release in 2010, 855 numbers have been popular and widely used by businesses all over.

What are the six toll free area codes available?

The six toll free area codes are 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 844 and 833

Why should I use an 855 number over an 800 number?

800 numbers might be recycled – they’ve been around for a long time so you may be a victim to random calls from people trying to call the individual who used the number in the past.

855 numbers are newer than 800 – easier to find unique combinations for your business in this prefix.

What is the difference between 855 numbers and vanity numbers?

There’s no difference between 855 and vanity numbers other than the way they look. The functionality of these numbers is the same.

A vanity number is a series of numbers that spells out a word (1-800-JAY-SKIN) or a sequence of numbers (1-800-123-1234). 855 numbers are toll-free phone numbers that begin with the 855 prefix.

Who owns the 855 phone number that I purchase?

You own it 100%. Under the FCC rules, the 855 phone number legally belongs to you.

How to get a toll-free number?

The easiest way to get an 855 toll-free number or any toll free number is through a virtual phone system provider like iTeleCenter.

With iTeleCenter, all you have to do is:

  • Search and pick a toll-free number that you like from our large inventory.
  • Choose a plan that suits you. No long-term commitments. Cancel anytime.
  • Download our mobile apps (iOS/Android) or access iTeleCenter through any browser and have everything at your fingertips. Make and receive calls, texts, and more!
  • We’ll help you configure your settings and set up your toll-free phone number to work precisely the way you want.

All the features you’ll ever need

Business texting

Send and receive text messages to your customer.


Easily add department and employee extensions in seconds.

Call forwarding

Forward calls to any mobile phone or computer. Optionally, configure your 855 number to ring multiple devices at once.

Custom greeting

A custom greeting will answer all of your calls professionally. Give your small business a larger and more professional appearance.

Voicemail transcription

Save time and convert your voicemails to text so you can read them on your phone, laptop or tablet.

Web and mobile apps

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