How do I put money on my phone so someone can call me from jail?

ConnectNetwork PIN Debit (Offender Phone) accounts allow you to make deposits to an offender’s PIN debit phone account. Once you have deposited the funds, the money is credited to the offender and may be used to make phone calls to any allowed phone number.

What is the app to put money on jail calls?

AdvancePay® is ConnectNetwork™’s fastest and most convenient phone service connecting friends and family members to inmates. It’s simple. When you create an AdvancePay account, you’re creating a prepaid collect calling service that allows an inmate to call your phone number using deposited funds.

Is Global Tel Link giving free calls?

GTL and CDCR will continue to offer two free calling days per month through March 2021. Telephone calls for youth in the Division of Juvenile Justice will remain free of charge. Under the new contract, the use of kiosks and tablets will allow for on-demand communication with family and friends, including secured email.

How do I put minutes on my phone for jail calls?

Friends and family should visit or call 800.483. 8314 to set up an AdvancePay® account today! Friends and family members are also able to purchase phone minutes for an inmate’s PIN Debit account by creating an Offender Phone account through

Can TextNow accept jail calls?

Can TextNow receive collect calls, or calls from a correctional facility? No, I’m afraid the TextNow system cannot accept collect calls, as we have no way to bill you for individual calls. All calls to and from your TextNow phone from the US and Canada are free.

How much are Global Tel Link calls?

Calls to international countries will be charged at $0.75 per minute, no surcharges. * Cost does not include applicable local taxes and Federal Universal Fund charges. GTL charges a $3.00 prepaid account one-time transaction fee that is charged when setting up your AdvancePay® account.

What is the cheapest inmate phone service?


  • The Problem. Calling from prison is expensive.
  • The Solution. PRISON CONNECT provides you with a number local to the facility where your loved one is located, connected with your cell phone, at one low flat monthly rate -only $4.99, and no hidden fees or charges.
  • The Result.