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Before You Call Germany from the US

Ensure you have a high-speed internet connection, for uninterrupted service.

Make sure you know if you're calling a landline or a cell phone. If you rely on a traditional phone service, international calls may end up quite expensive.

Take a look at the time zone of the city you’re calling in Germany. Ensure you’re calling at an appropriate time to reach your customers during their business hours.

Did you know? Customers who have upgraded to VoIP phones to call Germany from the US save nearly 50% on their phone bills.

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How to call Germany from the US?


Dial the exit code - 011

Dial the country code for Germany - 49

Then dial the area code (2-5 digits)Click here for the list of area codes in Germany.

Lastly, dial the phone number (3-9 digits)


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Germany Area Codes

LocationArea Code
Aachen241
Augsburg821
Berlin30
Bielefeld521
Bochum234
Bonn228
Brandenburg3381
Bremen421
Chemnitz371
Dortmund231
Dresden351
Duisburg203
Dusseldorf211
Essen201
Frankfurt69
LocationArea Code
Gelsenkirchen209
Hamburg40
Hannover511
Karlsruhe721
Koln221
Krefeld2151
Leipzig341
Mannheim621
Menz33082
Munchen89
Munster6071
Nurnberg911
Stuttgart711
Wiesbaden611
Wuppertal202
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LocationArea Code
Aachen241
Augsburg821
Berlin30
Bielefeld521
Bochum234
Bonn228
Brandenburg3381
Bremen421
Chemnitz371
Dortmund231
Dresden351
Duisburg203
Dusseldorf211
Essen201
Frankfurt69
Gelsenkirchen209
Hamburg40
Hannover511
Karlsruhe721
Koln221
Krefeld2151
Leipzig341
Mannheim621
Menz33082
Munchen89
Munster6071
Nurnberg911
Stuttgart711
Wiesbaden611
Wuppertal202
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Examples


How to Call a Landline
in Germany?
Landline

Here’s how to call a landline in Germany from the US. In this example, we’re calling the landline number 1234567 in Berlin.

1. Dial the US exit code - 011

2. Dial the country code for Germany - 49

3. Dial the area code - 30

4. Dial the phone number - 1234567

How to Call a Mobile Phone
in Germany?
Landline

Here’s how to call a mobile phone in Germany from the US. In this example, we’re calling the mobile number 1234567 in Berlin.

1. Dial the US exit code - 011

2. Dial the country code for Germany - 49

3. Dial the mobile phone code - 1

4. Dial the area code - 30

5. Dial the phone number - 1234567

How to Call a Mobile
Phone in Germany?
Landline

Here’s how to call a mobile phone in Germany from the US. In this example, we’re calling the mobile number 1234567 in Berlin.

1. Dial the US exit code - 011

2. Dial the country code for Germany - 49

3. Dial the mobile phone code - 1

4. Dial the area code - 30

5. Dial the phone number - 1234567

Make the Most out of Your Calls to Germany

Understanding German business practices and cultural etiquette are important when calling Germany from the US. Take a look at some of the cultural norms in Germany:

Punctuality is highly valued by Germans. Call precisely on the time agreed upon.
You may not reach anyone in the office after 5 pm Monday through Thursday and after 4 pm on Fridays.
Respect for privacy is appreciated. Professional and personal lives are separate. Do not call people at home past 10 pm, unless you have permission from them to do so.
In Germany, you can call people by their last name.
Be well prepared and organized with your points of discussion.
Use direct forms of communication in email, text and speech, and expect it in return.
Follow up your call with a formal email summarizing the topics of discussion.

Why use cloud phones for calling Germany?

Why use cloud phones for calling Germany?

One Platform, Multiple Benefits

An 8x8 Business Phone is all you need to stay accessible to your team and customers.
The unlimited call feature offers you the freedom to provide uninterrupted service to your customers in Germany and 40 other countries. Moreover, your 8x8 Business Phone Plans are packed with the benefits of voice, video, chat and contact center – on one platform.
What’s more, it costs you the same regardless of which city in the US you call from, – New Jersey or San Francisco.

Single Sign-On

Your Single Sign-On can also be utilized by the entire team on a mobile phone, tablet or any other device. It’s an intelligent way to set up a virtual office, and stay connected with the team from any location and time zone.
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8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing communication and team collaboration tools and enterprise ready contact center solutions - in one secure, reliable unified communications platform. 8x8's innovative, enterprise-grade global network enables any business to put its real-time communications in the cloud and reap the benefits of one integrated platform for all business communications.

Choosing the right technology is crucial to a growing business. Take the uncertainty out of the equation by choosing a SIP technology provider that can scale to meet your business' needs, whatever they may be at any given time.
Call 1-866-879-8647 or fill out our online form to request a no-obligation quote from an 8x8 Product Specialist

About 8x8

8x8, Inc. (NYSE : EGHT) is the trusted global provider of secure and reliable cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions to more than 50,000 businesses, operating in over 150 countries across six continents.

8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing communication and team collaboration tools and enterprise ready contact center solutions - in one secure, reliable unified communications platform. 8x8's innovative, enterprise-grade global network enables any business to put its real-time communications in the cloud and reap the benefits of one integrated platform for all business communications.

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