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Any site that is asking for your carrier to send you an SMS isn't using a standard SMS protocol they are using an SMS gateway to send the SMS through email (called SMS Transit). Each carrier has it's own specific email to SMS gateway (for example to send a text to the Verizon Wireless phone number (555) 555-5555 you'd email 5555555555@vtext.com). Google ...


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The only way I can find would require you to write a bit of Python code. This is the site that provides a module for Python http://code.google.com/p/pygooglevoice/ This page gives you details on how to set a message to read. Look for the Mark function under the Message section. sphinxdoc. github.com/pygooglevoice/api.html#message I would write the script ...


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I just tried it. Cannot add another Google Voice phone number as a forwarding number. So, the answer is no.


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Use Google's own Google Takeout service. For Google Voice, go directly here. From the Data Liberation Blog.


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See this thread on the Google Voice forums. Uncheck all your phones and turn on Do Not Disturb.


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There is no way of switching phones for a call you initiate. Per this Google Voice Help article: Keep in mind that it's not possible to switch phones during calls you make through your Google number You can switch phones for a call your receive though To switch phones in the middle of an incoming call, just press * while you're talking, and your ...


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You will need to fill out the Troubleshooter for Account Transfer. Once this transfer is initiated, it may DELETE ALL OF YOUR SUBSCRIBER INFORMATION, on your destination Google Voice account, like your call history, text messages, and voicemails. Your contacts will NOT be migrated however, they will be preserved for both accounts. The process may ...


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Here is a Google Group conversation where a user had a problem very similar to yours. Apparently, logging off in Google Voice should force the person out. http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Talk/thread?tid=5fd042ed9998cd27&hl=en Also, Gmail has a feature that let's you sign off all sessions: ...


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The Email-SMS gateway that Google Voice uses formats email addresses like this in the messages that it sends to you: 12125551212.12015550189.{some-random-string}@txt.voice.google.com The first phone number there is your own, the second is the other person in the conversation. The random string is just that, a bunch of letters, numbers, and punctuation with ...


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Try this link: google.com/chat/voice and if doesn't do the trick, then my guess would be that your Gmail's language is not set to English (US). If that's true then switch it to English (US) and check it again.


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In the History section in the navigation options on the left-hand side. You can click History to view everything, or one of the sub-options such as Voicemail.


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Lifehacker covered this - you require a US number to terminate calls to, however you can set up a SIP based one that can be used to receive calls anywhere you have an Internet conncetion.


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It is now possible to port an existing mobile number to Google Voice, for a fee. Note that this is not yet available for land line numbers or corporate mobile numbers.


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Since the suggestion page still lists Port a number to Google Voice as one of the options, that post is still valid. Google will remove it from the feature request page once they implement it. If you would like to increase the chances of this happening, submit a request for that feature. This answer is also under Google's control and will probably be ...


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Originally, Google Talk (and the Gmail and Orkut integration) was an entirely separate product from Google Voice. Next, Google Voice was integrated into the Gmail Google Talk implementation and then, recently, into Google Hangouts (Google+) as well. Google Talk itself, as a standalone product, has been more or less killed. Google's goal right now is ...


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IPKall gives you phone number that can be forwarded to a VOIP provider and can be used to receive calls using SIP software. You don't pay for the number and you can get a free VOIP account from some providers, check the IPKall website for examples. Sipgate One gives you a phone number that can receive calls and you can register SIP client with their ...


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You can quickly revert to the older chat interface in Gmail via the dropdown menu next to your name in the Hangouts area. You'll still have the new Hangouts UI in Google+ and mobile, just not in mail.


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Not possible yet. See: http://www.google.pl/support/forum/p/voice/thread?tid=3829239cdefc77dc&hl=en Suggest it: http://www.google.com/support/voice/bin/static.py?page=suggestions.cs


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Turn on Call Screening I had a similar problem with forwarding to my skype-in number. Since you can't change the delay before voicemail for either of them, I enabled the Call Screening option. When a phone picks up, google asks you to press 1 to take the call. Since your work voicemail doesn't press 1, Google keeps ringing all other phones until the 30 ...


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For the non coders not wanting to use the Python answer, the solution is shortcuts. Select "Show: Unread" instead of the default "Show: All" in the top bar towards the right. Try * (asterisk) then A (selects all) Shift I (marks all selected as read, then goes to next page) I marked over 400 messages as read in under a minute. If you happen to use ...


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I was able to search for label:unread then quickly select all, mark as read, hit refresh. The search stays the same after hitting refresh which makes it quick to go through them all.


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Try opening Gmail in a tab along with Google Voice. Also, make sure you have the plugin installed.


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If you put the home number in the other 3 members your caller ID will be the first in A-Z order. One trick is to put Home contact as '@Home' so caller ID from home will be the first.


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I use my ObiHai paired to my Google Voice account. I have my fax machine on line #2 and my home phones on line #1, on the ObiHai. The ObiHai detects when a fax comes in and sends it to line #2 and voice is line #1. Simple and effective.


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You can use the Google Talk Chrome Extension, which supports audio calls (including Google Voice).


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Google Voice is a voip service which relies on the Jabber protocol (which is what Google Chat is using). Google Chat which is built within Gmail means that your calls will use that if it open and you also selected that option. Untill Google puts a Google Chat feature like on Gmail on the Google Voice page, you will have to use the options below: You can ...


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As of 9-July-2013, you can now make calls from Gmail using the new Hangouts. Making calls from Hangouts — in Gmail and across the web For those of you who have taken the plunge and are using desktop Hangouts in Gmail, Google+, and the Chrome extension, we've heard loud and clear that you miss the ability to make calls from Gmail, so today, we're happy ...


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It seems like you can only delete entire conversations, based on this Google Voice issue about deleting SMS messages, Google Voice is big on the Conversation, or "SMSThread" as we have named it. I do not think it is even possible to delete a specific message out of a conversation or SMSThread, you have to delete the whole thing. I checked the ...


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In order to do this, the iPhone's voice-mail system must pick up the call before the Google Voice voice-mail system does. If you don't respond to a call within 25 seconds (by accepting, sending to voicemail, listening in on voicemail, or accepting and recording the call), Google Voice will send the caller to Google voicemail. Source You can set ...



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