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I would like to cancel my account so that it doesn't exist any longer. How do I do that?

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

See this thread on the Google Voice forums.

Uncheck all your phones and turn on Do Not Disturb.

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And you should know that at this time, google voice does not have a "cancel" option. That is why this answer is the best you can do. – just mike Jul 7 '10 at 20:26
I have discovered that after having done this for quite some time (a year?), the number gets reclaimed by google. – McKay Jan 17 '12 at 15:20

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