How to call India phone numbers?

Country phone codes

+91 is the assigned country calling code to India by the International Communication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the National Number Plan of 2003 created by the Department of Telecommunications of the Indian government.

So if you’re calling to India, the number should start with:

+91 123-4567-890

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Other Important Information about India

Prefix

Prefix A prefix is simply the set of numbers that comes after the country and area codes of a telephone number. India’s telephone numbers are made up of eight numbers split into groups of four. So if you’re going to make a call to India using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+eight-digit number. Some of the common area codes in India include Bangalore (80), Delhi (11) and Mumbai (22).

Country Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Banglore +91 (80) 1234 5678
Delhi +91 (11) 1234 5678
Mumbai +91 (22) 1234 5678

So if you’re making a call to Delhi, dial +91 11 1234 5678.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across India.

4G coverage

LTE connection is widely available across the country, but coverage quality depends highly on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
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Top mobile SIM network in India

Here are top mobile SIM networks in India:

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Top apps used to communicate

Here are top apps mostly used for communication in India:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the four most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting India:

ambulance service

102 for ambulance service

fire

101 for fire

police

100 for police

warning

112 for the national emergency number.

Best time to call India:

All of India observes the Indian Standard Time (IST) throughout using the time offset of UTC+05:30.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call India from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

India 3:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
1:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
3:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and the town of Broken Hill in western New South Wales
4:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
12:00 noon to 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
11:00 am to 12:00 am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

India 3:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland, New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
1:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
3:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and the town of Broken Hill in western New South Wales
4:00 pm to 12:00 am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
12:00 noon to 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
11:00 am to 12:00 am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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