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Complementing Alenanno's answer, I summarized this Wordreference thread : ¿Bueno?: Mexico ¿Sí?: Mexico ¿Aló?: Colombia, Chile, Peru, Costa Rica, Venezuela Hola: Argentina ¿Diga?: Spain, Argentina ¿Dígame?: Spain ¿Oigo?: Cuba
I found a page with some polite language on the phone in Spanish. The "¿Bueno?" you see at the beginning is maybe understood by any Spanish speaker, but it seems it's mostly used in Mexico. In other Latin American countries they say "¿Aló?". In Spain they use "¿Dígame?" or ¿Diga?".
Some I can think of: Chao (Bye - Chau is most common in Argentina, as user1074377 pointed out. Chao, I believe, is the most universal one.) Bye, cuídate (Bye, take care) Bueno, saludos (Ok, regards). If talking to a very good friend, I'd say: Bueno, un abrazo (Ok, hugs)
In Argentina I most commonly heard people ending a phone call with 'Chau' Usually in English we repeat goodbye a few times before we end a call like, 'Ok then, ok bye, ok see you' I heard the same sort of thing in Argentina, 'Bueno chau, besos, ok dale, chau chau' etc.
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