OpenPhone vs RingCentral

RingCentral is a legacy business phone system from the 90s. OpenPhone offers a seamless experience at a fraction of the price.

See what former RingCentral customers say

Hundreds of customers have moved their numbers from RingCentral to OpenPhone. We asked them to share. Here are a few responses.

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"We switched to OpenPhone from RingCentral during the COVID-19 pandemic since it allowed us to work remotely without missing any calls. It allows us to have better customer service levels, quicker responses as anyone can respond to customers in real-time while traveling."

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Amira Harris

President and Owner @ Aisle Travel

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"I suffered all sorts of headaches for over 15 years using RingCentral, Grasshopper, and other VOIP providers. I am beyond amazed at the quality and service provided by OpenPhone. I couldn't recommend OpenPhone more — which is why my clients are also switching over to OpenPhone."

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Brent Hohlweg

Founder @ Supersonic Sites

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"I switched from RingCentral to OpenPhone for way better pricing, way better customer service, and a phone system that is always improving its functionality to better serve its customers."

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Bob Richey

Owner @ Party Magic Entertainment

Professionals at the world's leading companies choose OpenPhone for their communications

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Feature comparison

See how OpenPhone stacks up against RingCentral.

Features

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RingCentral

Price per month

$13 per user

$29.99 per user

Unlimited calling

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SMS, MMS

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Voicemail to text

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Set business hours

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Toll-free numbers

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100 minutes per month

Additional phone numbers

$5 per number

$4.99 per number

Number porting

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Call recording

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Requires upgrade

Shared phone numbers

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Up to 20 users

Group text messaging

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Dedicated business address book

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Block numbers

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Unified inbox for calls, messages, voicemail

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Dedicated Block numbers

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Block numbers

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IVR (phone menu) with extensions

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Requires upgrade

Fax

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Auto-replies

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Snippets

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Slack integration

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Requires upgrade

Gmail integration

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Zapier integration

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CRM integration

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iOS and Android apps

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Web-based apps

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Last Updated: April 2021

Why OpenPhone is the #1 alternative to RingCentral

The most business-friendly phone

  • Escape the hidden charges

    Want more than 20 users? That's extra per user every month with RingCentral.

  • Made for your current devices

    Talking and texting on your phone, tablet, and desktop is reliable and straightforward.

  • Growing with you

    RingCentral charges solopreneurs even more per month ($39.99). OpenPhone wants to support your growth by making it simple to add numbers and teammates as you scale.

Record your calls

  • Listen back on calls for quality assurance

    Using RingCentral's essential plan, you're missing out on call recording. OpenPhone has you covered.

  • Share call recordings

    Get your manager's feedback, coach new hires, and more.

  • Set up auto-recording

    Auto-recording is only available on RingCentral's higher tiers.

Build stronger relationships

  • Dedicated business address book

    OpenPhone helps you separate your professional contacts and makes managing those key relationships easy.

  • Add custom properties to contacts

    Wow your contacts by keeping birthdays and other custom information on file.

  • Collaborate with your team

    Work together to close deals or get input on an external conversation via private notes tied to contacts.

Connect to your go-to tools

  • Speed up your workflows

    Use our Zapier integration to automate routine tasks so you can focus on more high-value work.

  • Automatically push updates to Slack

    Send automatic updates about calls through Slack and even share voicemail transcriptions.

  • Bring along your contacts

    Importing contacts is a breeze through our Google Contacts integration or a CSV file.

Move your RingCentral number to OpenPhone

You can bring your RingCentral number with you to OpenPhone. For free.

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Leave the heavy lifting to us

All you need to do is submit your request in the OpenPhone app. We handle the rest. Learn more about the porting process here.

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No service downtime

Your existing number works with RingCentral until the port date then switches to OpenPhone.

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Try OpenPhone first

Life's too short to hate your business phone. Before requesting a number be ported over, try out OpenPhone for free with a temporary number.

Why customers switch to OpenPhone

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Our support team is here to help you

One of the biggest reasons many companies switch from RingCentral to OpenPhone is our customer service. We love hearing from you whether it's questions you have or feature requests. With your feedback in mind, our team releases new features every 2-3 weeks.

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The top-rated platform on G2

Our customers love us so much they recognize OpenPhone as the #1 business phone on G2. Thousands of professionals and companies trust OpenPhone to build their work relationships.

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Setup is simple as possible

Sign up and get a first-hand look at OpenPhone in under a minute. Adding team members, business hours, and anything else you need to get going is easy.

Ready to give OpenPhone a try?

See for yourself why thousands of businesses use OpenPhone.

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