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Q: How to make a collect call from China to Canada

Does anyone know how to make a collect call from Shenzhen to Canada?

 

Also, how to reach the international operator in China?

 

I am trying to make a collect call to the RBC Bank in Canada at their collect call number.

3 years 35 weeks ago in  Housing - China

 
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collect calls are in the too hard basket in China.

 

Yes, use Skype if that is easy for you, however Skype is owned by Micro$oft and I do not want to use that.

 

What I have is a Voip softphone setup on a mobile without a sim card and switched to aeroplane mode with wireless manually switched on.

 

I found Linphone works well. http://www.linphone.org/

Linphone can also be used on a desktop.

 

Then I pay about 5 dollars a month to a voip service which includes a DID

 

You might want to try this Canadian based Voip and DID provider; https://voip.ms/

 

This gets you a LOCAL number (in Canada in your case) so that people can call you, and you can call them.

 

Need wireless and good internet connection, done!

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Try using your Skype account

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Question, how do you call Canada normally?

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Put some money into your skype account and you call from there. Like 30rmb

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collect calls are in the too hard basket in China.

 

Yes, use Skype if that is easy for you, however Skype is owned by Micro$oft and I do not want to use that.

 

What I have is a Voip softphone setup on a mobile without a sim card and switched to aeroplane mode with wireless manually switched on.

 

I found Linphone works well. http://www.linphone.org/

Linphone can also be used on a desktop.

 

Then I pay about 5 dollars a month to a voip service which includes a DID

 

You might want to try this Canadian based Voip and DID provider; https://voip.ms/

 

This gets you a LOCAL number (in Canada in your case) so that people can call you, and you can call them.

 

Need wireless and good internet connection, done!

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anyone knows how to reach the international operator in China, specifically from Shenzhen?

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Note to mods.. Scam alert?

Post a phone number, maybe premium rate?

Good hearted ppl try to phone it and get charged 200 bucks a minute.

No need to call collect. Just use your mobile to phone direct. China has some of the cheapest phone networks in the world.

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There you go.

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Use China Mobile sim, next dial 1259300 and your Canadian number and you'll have an hour of two to talk

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I use skype to call RBC, Canada. Think the collect # doew not work outside of Canada or USA. Besides, best to call your branch if you want any half decent answers to any questions. The head office phone answerers are useless.

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With a telephone

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