What is the magicJack Plus?

The magicJack Plus is a brand new small USB device that allows consumers the ability to make and receive phone calls over their high-speed internet connection.  Its VoIP telephone service provides users with low-cost home phone service, with voice quality that is comparable to that of traditional home phone service. The magicJack is compatible with all small business phone systems.

Is the magicJack Plus any different from the original magicJack?

The magicJack Plus is similar to the original magicJack in many ways.  First, many of the same services that the original magicJack provided consumers are still offered.  These include call waiting, three-way calling, caller ID, voicemail-to-email, and even conference calling.  Unlike the old magicJack that worked by plugging the device into the computer’s USB port, the magicJack Plus can also work by simply having a high-speed internet connection and modem, removing the computer from the equation altogether.  This is due to the magicJack Plus’s built-in RAM and CPU that allows it to act as a stand-alone unit.  Unlike the old dongle of, the magicJack Plus features Wide Band Voice Technology (also known as HD Voice), and Echo Control technology which helps to increase the voice quality of the device, as well as control echoing sounds that occurred in the previous model.

How much does the magicJack Plus cost?

The magicJack Plus costs consumers $69.95 to get started, which covers the device, all included hardware, and the 1st year of calls.  Additional years of service cost just $29.95 each year.  During the initial purchase, however, consumers are given the option to pay for five years of service, at a discounted rate.  Each year of service allows consumers to make unlimited local and long distance phone calls to anywhere in the United States and Canada.

Can I make international phone calls with the magicJack Plus?

Phone calls within the United States and Canada are included with the cost of $29.95 per year.  Consumers who wish to call other countries can do so, with an additional per minute charge that varies depending on the country being called. However being overseas and making calls back to the US is included in the yearly fee.

Does the magicJack Plus work with my phone?

The magicJack Plus, like the original magicJack, works with most standard telephones.  The magicJack Plus can also work directly on your computer with no telephone required. This provides exceptional convenience for consumers when they travel  They can plug the magicJack Plus into their computer and have their phone with them where they have internet access.

How is the magicJack Plus set up?

Setup of the magicJack Plus is simple and usually takes less than 5 minutes.  After registering the device for free, the included ethernet cable is plugged into the magicJack Plus unit, and the consumer’s router.  Next, the included USB cable is plugged is hooked up to the device and power adapter. Finally, then the unit must be connected to your telephone.

Do I need to install any software on my computer for the magicJack Plus?

Unlike the previous model of the magicJack, the magicJack Plus does not require consumers to install any software on his or her computer before making or receiving phone calls.

What do I get when I purchase the magicJack Plus?

Your Purchase of the magicJack Plus includes the magicJack Plus USB device,  USB cable, an ethernet cable, power supply, and owner’s manual.