Google Voice is a free VoIP service provided by Google.

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How can I find out the calling history in the plugin of gmail?

In gmail, there used to be a plugin at lower left corner for using Gtalk to call some other people. When I click the phone icon, there will be a list of recent phone numbers that I have communicated ...
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Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number

Telegram Messenger used to work with my Google Voice number. I logged out last week from Telegram, and can't login again. Usually, when you want to login to Telegram, it asks you for your phone ...
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When I get a text from an unknown number to my Google Voice number, how do I add the person as a new contact (using Hangouts)?

I use a Google Voice number as my primary number, which has the nice benefit of allowing me to see texts pop up as Hangouts when I have Gmail open. I can't figure out how to add a new contact from ...
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How I can get Hangouts notifications on my phone even if I have it open in my PC

I have a Google Voice number, and can send and receive SMS messages using both the website (through gmail.com) or from the Hangouts app on my Galaxy S3. If I have an open desktop web browser on ...
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Google SMS: don't use contact name when forwarding

When google forwards a text message to my phone and/or email, it prepends the message with the original sender's phone number. However, if I create a contact for the sender, it uses the sender's ...
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Google Voice on Gmail

I have never made a call on Google Voice before. If I try calling "Sweden", after clicking on the phone icon, is it an actual voice call, or do I text them, and they text back? Also, is Google Voice ...
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How to prevent Google Voice number linking to your Google+ full name and image?

I recently noticed that my Google contacts started showing pictures and full names of some contacts, presumably because they were using Google Voice. I added myself as a contact, merely as 'X' with my ...
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Setting up Google Voice/Hangouts to use my phone number

I have an iPhone 4S with Verizon as my carrier. I'd like to be able to use Google Voice and Google Hangouts to call people and have it show up on their caller ID as my phone number. Is there a way to ...
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Stop google voice from prompting me: New: Receive SMS and Voicemail in Hangouts!

Whenever I log in to Google Voice it keeps prompting me New: Receive SMS and Voicemail in Hangouts! But every time I close it, it comes back. How do I get rid of it? There's a known issue that ...
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Why are some US numbers not free on Google Voice?

I just noticed that Google Voice is charging me 1 cent/minute when I call my mom's home number. This used to be free, looking at their web pages I find the vague: If you're calling from the United ...
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How to share Text message conversation from Google Voice with minimal wasted motion?

Suppose I am viewing a Text message entry such as: Is there a quick way to share that whole conversation somewhere in "google land" such as to Gmail or to a Google Doc directly? See the callout in ...
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How can I disable audio phone calls from Google Hangouts?

I have recently started using the new Google app, Hangouts. I downloaded the official Hangouts app to my iPod Touch 4th generation. Upon looking up the features of Hangouts for the first time, I ...
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How do I query for “Unknown” in Google Voice?

Google Voice lists all callers without phone numbers -- those that *67 as Unknown. How do I query for all calls from Unknown and delete them? Is this possible?
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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Unable to make international call

I'm unable to make international calls using Google Voice to Ukraine for some time. When I call a busy signal will appear. I thought it is something temporary but it is not for awhile.
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Can I use Google Voicemail with a landline number?

I'm trying to set up Google Voicemail for my parents, who are currently on CenturyLink and its voicemail system. I added the landline phone to their account and verified it, but there's no "activate ...
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How to delete all voice mail?

I'm trying to delete all 500+ voicemails in Google Voice. The query in:voicemail is:unread seems return a promising list, but it only shows the first 10. How can I delete them all at once?
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Google Voice SMS forwarding

Due to bank limitations I need some way to send a text message to two different cell phones. My Android phone makes it easy to forward selected texts to my wife. She has an iPhone. I and others have ...
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is “Donate this voicemail” redundant with “”Allow automated Google systems to analyze your voicemail messages"?

If I "Allow automated Google systems to analyze your voicemail messages to help improve transcription quality": Does it serve any proposed to check the "Donate this voicemail" option when editing a ...
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How do I prevent Google Voice from ringing in Gmail?

I've got Gmail and Google Voice. My Google Voice is essentially an alias for my cell phone. Here's the problem though: if I happen to have Gmail open in a tab on my computer, and a call comes into my ...
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How to export Google Voice data with EST times (not GMT)?

When using Google Takeout to export Google Voice data, it gets exported as GMT time. How can I export it with EST time?
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Google Voice & Hangouts, what is the deal?

Keep hearing news about how Google Voice is being merged into Hangouts, but haven't not been able to find anything official about what the impact will be for current Google Voice accounts. Has Google ...
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Can I download my own voice greeting in Google Voice?

I'm trying to download my own voice message (my recorded greeting) from Google Voice. Is there an option to do it?
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Century Link land line callers get busy signal when calling my Google Voice Number

This started about 2 weeks ago, I have posted my problem to the Google Voice Forum with no response from anyone that can help. I know it's a free service, and you get what you pay for but I need it to ...
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How do I delete text messages from Google Voice?

I want to delete about 3 text messages from Google Voice. How? I only have the option to delete the entire conversation.
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Mobile phone forwards even though I've turned forwarding off

I've got a Google Voice account that I'm using for voicemail because I like features like web based voicemail. I am not using the number directly. So I activated Google voicemail for my mobile line, ...
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Which Google Voice account is my cell number attached to?

How can I find out which Gmail accounts have my cell phone attached to them? I created accounts and now need to delete any that have cell number attached to them.
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Voicemail-only option for Google Voice

I need a voicemail number for my workers to call in sick or leave messages. I don't wish to talk to them, I just want to be able to listen to their messages. I bought a magicJack thinking it would do ...
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Is there a way to make phone calls from Gmail when the new hangouts is enabled?

Gmail currently provides free domestic calling for users in the US and Canada, directly in the Gmail interface. It uses the Google Video Chat plugin to allow voice calls to be made to regular phone ...
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Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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Origin of some texts aren’t identified when Google Voice forwards text to phone

I set up my Google Voice number to forward to my AT&T number, but when I get texts from some people, the text appears to come from phone numbers I don’t recognize. The text message itself begins ...
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Regain access to lost Google Voice account

I have a Google voice number that I haven't accessed for at least a year. In that year I lost access to the 2 email addresses I had and then signed up with Gmail. I know longer have the cell phone I ...
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How can I customize Google Voice behavior when forwarding calls?

I setup my Google Voice number to forward to my AT&T cell phone number. There are two features of the forwarding behavior I'm not very fond of: When someone calls, they get a recorded voice ...
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Can I get my Google Voice data from Google?

Can I get a document showing any recorded messages that have been left on my Google Voice account? I have been using the generic message since I established the account without even a name recording. ...
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Create hyperlink to Google Voice phone number

I want to add some hyperlinks to phone numbers on a web page, and I'm wondering if it's possible to do this using Google Voice. Is there any way to create a hyperlink to a Google Voice phone number ...
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What is causing Google Voice upload quality to deteriorate at 30 minutes?

I use Google Voice to make and receive phone calls on my computer. I've found that after being on the phone for 30 minutes, the other party starts to hear me as garbled, I can continue to hear them ...
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SMS posts from google voice to Google+ don't work any more

Posts from Google Voice to Google+ via SMS are not working. For good measure, I tried testing from another Google Voice account and changed the SMS source number in Google+ settings. Did not work. I ...
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How to use Google Voice to transcribe an MP3?

I want to use Google Voice to transcribe an MP3 file. How can I do this? Can I call my Google Voice number and play the MP3? How would I do that with the best audio quality?
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Why can't I do a phone call in Google Voice?

I'm wondering why I can only place phone calls in Gmail, not in Google Voice, since phone calls seem to be more of a "voicey" thing than an "emaily" thing. True, you can initiate phone calls from ...
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Does google record and/or parse the contents of every google voice call?

I've been googling around and am trying to learn more about google voice's privacy policy. Specifically I want to know if Google records and transcribes the content of all of my calls performed over ...
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I've installed the Google voice and video chat web browser plugin, but Gmail doesn't detect it

I want to use Google voice and video chat on Iceweasel 10.0.4 on Debian Linux 6.0.5. (Iceweasel is the Firefox derivative that comes with Debian Linux.) I've installed Google's voice-and-video ...
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Google Voice delay when calling my phone

I've been using Google Voice with CallCentric as our phone service for the past 2.5 years and things have worked pretty well. Some people have had trouble calling me and the call quality hasn't always ...
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Why is my wife's Google Voice being forwarded to my Google Voice?

Recently, I've started getting Google Voice calls that are not mine. The phone rings with my GV caller Id, I answer it and press 1 to speak to unknown caller, then I get a second prompt, this time ...
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Google Voice integration

My wife hates that she can't call my cell phone without it ringing the house too. Can I use use Google Voice integration but also keep my cell number from calling all my forwarding numbers?
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Direct link to Google Voice (or other Google applications) to log in as a specific user

I use multiple Google accounts for email, documents, and Voice. If I go to Google Voice, it will recognize whatever my most recent session is and use that. This is almost always my work session, so I ...
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Is it possible to get a Google voice number without already having a phone number?

I currently have no phone number; I can make outgoing calls via the widget in gmail, but I cannot receive calls (as far as I know). I know that you can set up a google voice number to forward to ...
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Reasons why a Google Voice number might be taken away

I've been using GoogleVoice off and on for years, but have started using it more, and using it as my "main" number now. In the past, I've had more than a handful of GoogleVoice numbers, and at one ...
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Differences between Google Voice and Google Talk?

This webpage reads: Google Voice can interface with ordinary telephones while Google Talk cannot Then Why does Google Voice needs Google Talk to make an outgoing call? Why using Google Talk ...
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How come I cannot answer with Google Voice when GChat is on?

I tried calling my own Google Voice number, but the number it forwards to rang instead. I want to answer via the interface on the web, not via the forwarded cell phone number. How do I set that?
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How shall I set up Google Voice to use the internal microphone of my laptop?

I was wondering how to set up Google Voice to use the internal microphone of my laptop. I don't find such settings my Google Voice account. In case it may be needed, my OS is Ubuntu 10.10 and laptop ...