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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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My Google Voice stopped forwarding voicemail to email when I changed my T-Mobile phone

I've been forwarding my T-Mobile voice mails to email for years now. I don't even remember any more what I did to set it up! Then I dropped my phone, and temporarily got a really old Android phone. ...
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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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No phone icon showing on contacts in Hangouts or Google Voice

I installed Google Hangouts on my new laptop and now the phone icon does not appear next to any of my contacts when I try to open a chat and call them. If I try to call them through the Hangouts ...
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How can I connect my SIP account to Google Voice (and thus Hangout)?

I want to receive calls to my SIP on my Google Hangout, and thus whenever I'm online with my laptop or phone. Connecting my SIP account to Google Voice (and ideally Hangout) used to be possible ...
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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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iMessage and Google Voice

I have an iPhone 4S on Verizon. I recently got a Google voice number and do not have the option enabled to receive the texts in my iMessage as well. Today I received one message of many in a ...
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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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Google Voice Gadget Dialer missing contacts

I'm running Windows 7 Home x64 with Google Chrome on one machine, Windows 8 & Chrome on another. It also doesn't work in FF. I even tried IE just in case. The fact that it is across multiple ...
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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 ...
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Must I switch my phone to Google Voice before I leave the country? [closed]

I've a T-Mobile prepaid number I'm switching to Google Voice. Can I do so once I'm no longer in the U.S., perhaps no longer receiving SMSs messages on the phone? If so, how do they authenticate that ...
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Can you send SMS messages using your Google Voice number from Gmail?

Google Voice allows you to send text messages to/from an assigned local telephone number. Unfortunately, it's interface for doing so is rather poor in my opinion. Gmail has a much better interface ...
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How do I get people to realize that Google Voice asking for their name is not my voicemail? [closed]

I realize this is somewhat tangential to the web application itself, but I thought I'd ask anyway. I use the Google Voice call screening feature to ask callers to give their name when their number is ...
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What is the terminology for service for calls from IP to static numbers not on IP? (eg Skype)

VoIP software says that it makes phone calls over the internet. But using Skype and Google Voice, calls can be made to landlines and mobile phones. What are these services termed as? What is the name ...
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Error in setting up Google Voice upgrade to use mobile phone number (outside the USA)

I receive the message: Connection error. Please try again. When in step 1 for the upgrade in Google Voice to use my mobile phone number. This error appears although I have inserted my phone number ...
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Associate phone with multiple contacts?

In Google Voice/Gmail, I have 3 contacts (my family members) that share a home phone number. I currently have this number associated with a separate contact called Home so that it will show up that ...
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How can I download my Google Voice data?

I am dropping a Google Voice number, but I don't want to lose all of the voice messages, transcriptions, and SMS messages I already have. Is there a way to download my Google Voice data?
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Google Voice: when viewing a voicemail, how can I tell which number was dialed?

I have one google voice number ("A") that forwards to two mobile phone lines ("B" and "C"). Voicemails left for all three numbers (A, B, or C) are collected in my single google voice inbox. When ...
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Can I make a Google Voice phone call using Google Talk?

I have this dialog in GV with an option to use Google Talk. But nothing happens in GT. Is this a problem, or is it not possible to make a call with GT?
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Google Voice displays “Testing” in place of a person's name (after they leave voicemail)?

I recently setup Google Voice yet when a person leaves a voicemail instead of displaying the persons name or phone number it displays Testing. How do I change this so it displays at least the ...
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Google Voice will not activate my mobile, goes straight to VMail?

I have Google Voice and have had trouble since going from T-Mobile to Verizon. I tried to delete and re-enter my mobile number in Google Voice, but now I cannot even activate the number. When Google ...
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What SMS email address works for Google Voice?

I have a Google Voice number that accepts SMS messages and I need an email address that can be used to send SMS messages to my Google Voice number. What is the email address for Google Voice assuming ...
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Send/receive faxes through Google Voice without using a fax machine?

Once in a while I bump into an antiquated bureaucratic process that requires sending or receiving a fax. Back in the dialup days I was glad that I no longer needed a fax machine to send and receive ...
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Port a non-supported number to Google Voice

When I try to port my current phone number to Google Voice I get the following error: We currently don't support porting from your carrier. My carrier is US Cellular. Does anyone have a work ...
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How do I switch phones while on a Google Voice call?

If I initiate a Google Voice call from one phone and want to switch midway through the call to another phone, how can I do it? I heard there was some button combination I could press to make all my ...
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Employee Notifications

I'm looking for a web-based solution for employee notifications. It needs to contact ~125 employees via e-mail and receive back and track confirmations (more than one e-mail per employee would be ...
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Best way to record a Skype or Google phone call? [closed]

Are there any good services that can be used to record a phonecall over either Skype, Gmail, or Google voice? My biggest concern is reliability.