Google Voice is a free VoIP service provided by Google.

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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.
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What is the URL for Google call/voice?

I found a URL for Google Tasks: https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig Is there something similar for Google call/voice? On my Gmail page I can click on the arrow on the Google call window to make it ...
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Is there a way to associate two Google Voice numbers to the same cellphone?

I have a Gmail account and a Google Apps account. I have setup a Google Voice number and associated it with my mobile phone for personal use. I want to setup a Google Voice account for business and ...
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Is there a way to merge a non-Google-Apps Google Voice account with a Google Apps account?

I have a Google Voice account that I created before it was available on Google Apps. I recently created a Google Apps account and maintain my e-mail as ben@mydomain.com. Is there a process that ...
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Google Voice account left logged on and now someones using it to text random people. How do I force him to log out?

I've changed my password and tried using gmails sign off other sessions button with no success (they are still logged in and txting). Is there a way to force the end of that session?
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How do I forward all calls to Google Voice?

I'm on the AT&T network and I want to forward all my calls to my Google Voice number except for calls from my google voice number. I believe I need to use AT&T's custom call forwarding codes ...
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How to link a Skype number to a Google Voice number?

I'm trying to link my Skype number to my Google Voice number so I can make a call. But guess what? Whenever Google calls to confirm the number one of the two hangs up automatically when I answer. So ...
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Which carrier should I use for Google Voice?

Sometimes a website (e.g. Amazon) will ask for a mobile phone number so they can send you a text message (e.g. to track a shipment), but they also ask you which carrier you use (e.g. AT&T, ...
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Marking all Google Voice messages as read

I have over 200 unread text messages and voice messages on Google Voice. How can I mark these all as read without having to do it one page at a time? I tried pressing "select all" and then looking ...
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Why do my Google Voice calls get forwarded to another phone when forwarding isn't set?

I have a Google Voice number ggg-ggg-gggg and a cell phone number ccc-ccc-cccc that I configured (in my phone's voice mail settings) to use Google Voice as voicemail. Works great. (Note that I ...
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Google Voice is being sent to gmail's spam

I'm an admin of a group, the permissions got set to the default team setting for the email group google voice was forwarding to. I have since resolved this to allow anyone on the internet email this ...
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How to port an existing number to Google Voice?

This post on the Google Voice forums, dated in April of 2010, says that GV has not added support for porting existing numbers (such as a landline) to GV. Is this still true?
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Number portability across Google Voice

My younger brother in-law wanted something like what Google Voice offers, so I gave him my GV number a few months ago to "try out" and see if he liked it. He's shared the number with all his friends ...
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Where can I learn more about how Google Voice works (esp. call routing)?

I'm interested in understanding how Google Voice works. In particular, I'm interested in understanding the feature that places a call to a random number--owned by Google--and how it knows to connect ...
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Custom calling numbers for Google Voice

I notice that when I use Google Voice on my iPhone (through the web interface) and I tap a number to call a contact, it asks if I want to place the call or not. However, instead of placing a call to ...
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Google Voice: how to change speed dials?

On the left-hand side of the Google Voice user interface, next to "Contacts", there is a + (plus) sign, and when you click it, it maximizes into a list of 5 people. I did not choose any of the people ...
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How can I use Google Voice with an iPad? (I'm getting a “cannot open page” error)

When trying to call a number using Google Voice on an iPad, I get the following error: Cannot Open Page Safari cannot open the page because the address is invalid. Is there any way to place a ...
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Adding a non Google Apps account to a Google Apps Google Voice account

I have Google Apps Standard edition. I upgraded the domain so that user's account are also Google Accounts. I have one of those accounts set up with Google Voice. I would like to enable the forwarding ...
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When will I have the Gmail phone option in my Gmail?

I've read on the Gmail blog that the Gmail phone option hasn't been made available to everyone, however they will send out this facility to those who don't have it now later. I'm a regular user of ...
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What does forwarding to Google Chat do in Google Voice?

When I go to Voice Settings > Phones, I see an option to forward to my Google Chat account, what does this setting do? Will it forward calls, texts, or voicemail? Would it work if I use a text only ...
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message

My Google voice app on my EVO is not telling me when I have a text message even though I have notifications turned on. I have to open Google voiced hit refresh to get new items.
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Google Voice and Gmail don't get along, contact-wise?

There seem to be problems between the new Gmail contact manager and the one GV uses. One of my friends just got a GV number and I added it manually to his years-old entry in my Gmail contacts as a ...
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Google Talk and Video outside of GMail

I'd like to use Google Talk/Video with having the full gmail or igoogle interface displayed. The ideal setup would be the lightweight popout interface (link below) in a small Fluid.app single instance ...
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How can I forward Google Voice to my iPhone but still use the iPhone's visual voicemail?

I have a Google voice number which forwards to my iPhone's number. I'm wondering if there's any way to make AT&T handle the voicemail rather than Google Voice. This way I will be able to use the ...
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Google voice and gmail call phone - one and the same thing?

I registered for googlevoice about a half an year back and have been using it to call Canada from US. It DOES consume my normal T-mobile minutes. Just yesterday I heard about the gmail phone call ...
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View my archives in Google Voice

When I archive a message or voicemail in Google Voice, how can I see it again? Are they all stored in a particular location or folder?
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How to add a signature to all outgoing SMS messages in Google Voice?

How can I make Google Voice attach a signature to all my outgoing SMS messages?
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Google Voice not taking voicemail

I am forwarding my Google Voice number to my work number (cell phones are prohibited in the workplace). When someone calls my google voice number, my work voicemail system answers. I would prefer that ...
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Upload a recording to Google Voice as a greeting

Short of putting the phone up to the speaker on my computer, is there a way to get a recorded greeting on Google Voice? I don't want to have Google Voice call me. I have professionally recorded ...
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How do I cancel Google voice?

I would like to cancel my account so that it doesn't exist any longer. How do I do that?
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How do I change the account my Google Voice number is associated with?

When signing up for Google Voice, I accidentally logged in with the wrong Google Account. How can I transfer this number to a different account?
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Google voice outside the united states

I live in Germany now. I got an invitation for google voice; but was unable to make use of it since my location was outside US. Any idea when google voice will start to become available in Europe? In ...
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Can a Google Voice number be daisy chained to another Google Voice number?

Can a Google Voice number be daisy chained to another Google Voice number? In other words, can you add a Google Voice number to another Google Voice account? Is this possible?