How to Port Your Wireless Number and Keep Your Mobile Service

A few weeks ago a customer came to us with a bit of a challenge... They wanted to move or ‘port’ (as it is called in the industry) two numbers from Verizon Wireless to Tossable Digits, but they didn't want to lose their mobile service. Normally when you port a…

How to Mask Your CallerID with a Virtual Phone Number

Sometimes you want to call someone, but keep your number hidden. You probably know about the *67 code, which blocks your Caller ID when dialed before the number you're calling. But what you might not know is that sometimes *67 doesn't work, and it will never work if you're calling…

5 Ways a Virtual Number can Boost your Productivity

We all have so much to do these days. Check email, listen to Voicemail, reply to text messages -- plus we're supposed to get actual work done! One way to stay productive amongst all the chaos is to use Tossable Digits Virtual Numbers. A way to organize and manage the…

What is a Virtual Phone Number?

I started Tossable Digits in 2006 to keep my personal cell phone off the Internet while still taking calls about my car for sale. At the time I called the phone numbers I sold "Real Numbers," but that didn't really describe what I was selling. The Wikipedia entry on "Virtual…

Keep your Phone Number when you Move

If you move to a new US State or Canadian Province, sometimes the phone company won't let you take your local phone number with you to that new place. Usually this happens with landlines, but it can also happen with mobile cell phones. "But I've had this number for years!…