Linphone is an open source app offering free audio/video calls and text messaging. With Linphone, you can be reachable at any time, even if the app is closed, with a WiFi or 3G/4G internet connection.

Linphone key features:
* High definition audio and video calls
* Audio conference calls with various participants
* Pictures and file sharing
* Linphone accounts reachable at any time, even if the app is closed (thanks to push notifications)
* Smart contact list to know whom among your friend is reachable thanks to Linphone
* Secure communication (encryption options)
* Compliant with a large number of SIP-compatible VoIP service providers allowing to reach everyone that has a "classic" phone line
* Group chat now available:
- Multi-participant groups
- Multi-device support
- Intuitive message delivery status
- Easy management of participants and admins

* Since IOS10, SIP connections in background are no longer allowed. Therefore, only Linphone accounts ( accounts) can receive calls when the app is closed, thanks to push notifications integrated within our server.
* Group chat features only available for Linphone accounts ( accounts).

Linphone is available on the main mobile and desktop operating systems and offers various specific features for advanced users (codecs, transport standard, encryption options, DTMF...). For more information, see Linphone project website:

Note for developers and professionals:
Linphone can be rebranded and customized to meet specific needs. Contact Belledonne Communications for any specific development query.

What's New

Version 4.0.2

Bug fixes for IOS12 and bluetooth

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
15 Ratings
15 Ratings

Best of the free SIP phone apps

There is plenty to love and hate about this app, but the fact is this app has been the most reliable and regularly updated iOS SIP phones I have found. Thanks Linphone!!!

Correction: Bluetooth issue was in iOS not this app.

Shixu Li


Hope SIP will running in the background again. This is the only part I don’t like about the app, otherwise this app is perfect!!n


Crashes during SIP configuration

Crashes every time when attempting SIP sever configuration.

Developer Response


We are aware of this issue. We are preparing a new release with the fix.
Thanks for the report


Belledonne communications
59.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Russian
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Belledonne communications


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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