When choosing a local phone number, you should first make sure you have location services enabled for Textfree. Otherwise, you will be presented with a list of numbers at random (not
To turn on Location Services for Textfree:
- Device Settings
- Scroll to 'Privacy'
- Tap 'Location Services'
- Scroll to find Textfree
- Allow location access: Tap 'While using the app'
- This means the app will have access to your location only while you use it
Now, when you access the app to choose a phone number, you'll be presented with area codes available nearest to you.
If you have further questions on choosing a local phone number, please submit a request.