Google Voice is a free VoIP service provided by Google.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 & 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...