What are phone extensions?
How to get virtual phone extensions for your business:
Grasshopper offers phone numbers with extensions that are simple to set up.
What are the benefits of business texting?
Explore Grasshopper's features:
Desktop + Mobile Apps
Stay connected with Grasshopper on your desktop, iPhone or Android device.
Get your voicemails transcribed so you can read them without having to listen to the message!
Simultaneous Call Handling
Take calls from multiple people at the same time so no one hears a busy signal.
Record professional messages that welcome your customers when they call in.Learn more about Custom Greetings »
Keep your finger on the pulse of your business with detailed call reports.
Live US-based receptionists can help answer your Grasshopper calls!
Provide updates and quick replies via text messaging on your business number.
Use your internet connection to make and receive calls when cell reception is poor.
Have incoming faxes delivered as PDF attachments right to your email inbox.
Incoming Call Control
Screen callers, block calls and set up custom schedules for your business hours.
Business Phone Number
Choose from our inventory of vanity, local, or toll-free numbers. Or port your own for free!
Route business calls to your personal phone or to another team member.
Set up a voicemail for business calls and get MP3s of your messages through email.
Give employees or departments extensions with their own call forwarding rules.
Place callers on hold and even transfer them to another number when needed.
Automatically send a text to new callers when you can’t answer their call.
Frequently Asked Questions
Simple! If you have an existing number, we can port it to Grasshopper for you so you can add an extension. If you decide to get a new number from Grasshopper, it’s even easier. Just sign in and add extensions to the phone number from the Extensions page.
Depends on the Grasshopper plan you purchase. Currently, Solo comes with three extensions, Partner with six, and Small Business with as many as you want! See our plans & pricing.
Yes! Grasshopper can forward calls to many existing PBX phone systems using a feature called PBX Connect, which allows you to enter pauses and extension numbers instead of a simple telephone number.
Absolutely. All of our toll-free or vanity phone numbers have them by default. These toll-free extensions for phones acts like regular toll-free numbers do. Customers call free while you pick up the tab.