0843 & 0844 Phone Numbers

Enjoy a national presence with FREE 0843 & 0844 phone numbers for your business


Activated instantly, with no hardware required, a 084 business number will give your business a professional sound and national presence instantly, whilst ensuring you never miss a call or business opportunity again. Choose from a fantastic range of free 0844 and 0843 telephone numbers to add to your free SwitchboardFREE account.

  • Divert an unlimited number of calls made to your 084 number to an existing landline with no additional per minute fee
  • Manage your business from anywhere with the free SwitchboardFREE app
  • Instant updates to all of your numbers and settings 24/7 with you in complete control

All 0843 & 0844 numbers come with SwitchboardFREE call management system completely free.

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Packed with over 20 professional features.


Every SwitchboardFREE number comes with FREE enterprise-class call management with over 20 call-handling features on your switchboard, that include:

  • Missed call & voicemail alerts to your email
  • Divert your calls to multiple UK landlines or UK mobiles
  • Record your own greeting messages & voice prompts
  • Free on-hold chart music (+ 28 other categories to choose from)
  • Multiple department selection (Press 1 for sales, press 2 for support...)
  • 24/7 online control panel with instant updates to your numbers

Our top features

Instantly re-route your calls

Instantly re-route your calls

Whether working from home or on the move, re-route your SwitchboardFREE numbers to up to 5 different UK landline and mobile numbers instantly. You'll never have to divulge your personal numbers again.

Call whisper

Call whisper

Identify who your customers are trying to reach and answer the call professionally with call whisper. You’ll hear a short message explaining the nature of the call before you answer, for example “You have a sales call”.

Customisable Prompts

Customisable prompts

Present your customers with a professionally recorded introduction or out-of-hours message that reflects your opening times and/or emergency contact information. You can also record your own custom greetings.

Department Selection

Multiple department selection

Press 1 for sales, 2 for support. Set up between 1 and 9 virtual departments to ensure callers are routed to the most appropriate person/department. If we don't have your department listed, simply record your own.

Music On-hold

On-hold music

Don't leave your callers listening to a ringing tone or worse still, silence. Choose from a wide selection of on-hold music including our popular charts music updated every 2 weeks.

iOS & Android Apps Available

iOS & Android apps

Get missed call alerts, listen to voicemails, redirect your numbers, amend your SwitchboardFREE number settings, record custom voice prompts and much more, all while you're on the move.

Contact book

Analyse your call reports more effectively and identify calls faster with Contact Book. This feature enables you to store contact names alongside numbers and choose which calls move to the front of the queue. Missed call and voicemail alerts will show your customers’ names and you will be able to integrate with your mobile phone contacts using the app.


Campaign reporting

Campaign Reporting will give you valuable information on your phone calls to help you gain new customers. Set up campaigns and produce call reports quickly and easily directly from your dashboard, and compare call traffic between numbers to determine which marketing and advertising activities are generating the most inbound phone call leads for your business.


Call filtering

Call Filtering gives you greater control over who can call your numbers to save you valuable time.

Block international or withheld numbers individually or both together directly from your account.


Instant configuration changes

Change your settings instantly both online and using the app whenever you need to 24/7.


Sorry we're closed

Set open and close times to fit your business hours. Callers phoning outside normal hours will be informed your offices are closed. Optional out-of-hours voicemails are instantly emailed to you.


Redirect calls to your mobile

Divert your calls to one or more mobile phone numbers but simply give your customers a single number to call. Use your mobile as a second inbound line at busy times!

Note: redirects to landlines are Free.


iOS & Android apps available

Get missed call alerts, listen to voicemails, redirect your numbers, amend your SwitchboardFREE number settings, record customer prompts and much more all while you're on the move.


Instantly re-route your calls

Whether you are working from home or constantly on the move, re-route your SwitchboardFREE number to up to 5 different UK landline and mobile numbers instantly, including your home or personal mobile number. You'll never have to divulge your personal numbers again.


Queue inbound calls

Limited lines into your office? We will queue your incoming calls and put them through to you as soon as a line becomes free. You can also set your account so that your caller can hear what position they are in the queue.


Free 084 number

Benefit from a free number which you can choose from a range of over two hundred 0844 or 0843 numbers.


Department selection

Press 1 for sales, press 2 for support... Set up between 1 and 9 virtual departments to ensure callers are routed to the most appropriate person or department. If we don't have your relevant department listed you can simply record your own.


Call whisper

If you answer a business call when you have Call Whisper activated you will hear a short message identifying the call; e.g. “You have a sales call”.


Customisable prompts

Present your customers with a professionally recorded introduction or out-of-hours message that reflects your opening times and/or emergency contact information.

*Costs apply


On-hold music

Don't leave your callers listening to a ringing tone or worse still silence; choose from a wide selection of on-hold music including our popular charts music which is updated every 2 weeks. See and listen to our on hold music.


Missed call alerts

Can't answer the call? Didn't get to the phone before the caller hung up? Already on the line? Don't panic. When a customer calls your number we record the CLI (caller's phone number) where available and instantly email it to you at the addresses you have supplied us.


Voicemail service

Do you want to give the caller the option to leave a voicemail? Configure your control panel to enable callers to leave a voicemail either at the start of the call or after a pre-defined number of seconds of being on hold.


Fax to email

Faxes are received directly in your email inbox, resulting in no waste paper, no replacing expensive toners and most importantly no need to buy expensive fax machines. Faxes are emailed to you in seconds.


Unique caller lists

Create an instant database of all unique callers. Even if a caller has called you multiple times, this report will only show each caller once.


Clever missed call lists

View a list of all missed calls based on whichever date range you select. This enables you to respond to any calls that you were unable to take which ensures you never miss a sales opportunity.


Identify busy periods

Use SwitchboardFREE reporting to identify when you're taking or missing the most calls.


The ideal service for disaster recovery

Experiencing issues with your office phones? Has your office suffered a power cut?


Google Analytics integration

Utilise Google's free Analytics package to analyse your call statistics and gather geographic data on your callers.


Update announcements to reflect campaigns

Record your own call introductions and advise your callers of any important announcements.

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