What is a virtual PBX?
How to set up a small business virtual PBX:
Grasshopper makes it simple to get connected without the extra hardware.
What are the benefits of virtual phone PBX?
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
It works over the internet. Rather than connect calls through traditional on-site equipment, virtual PBX service providers use a virtual switchboard phone system to forward incoming calls to the numbers you choose. You can make outbound calls, and even send texts, from your virtual number too.
They’re one and the same! Along with many other names like them (virtual PBX, online PBX phone system, etc.), they refer to a private branch exchange that’s offered as a service through the internet.
Absolutely! We can port your number for you when you sign up for Grasshopper.