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If you have selected "Allow automated Google systems to analyze your voicemail messages to help improve transcription quality" then Google will run it through a machine that will attempt to transcribe it for you. With no human interaction. If you edit or correct a voicemail transcript, the "Donate this voicemail" is then listened to by an actual human and ...


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You can use Google voicemail as an answering service for a landline. To do this, the phone must have "conditional call forwarding" as one of the features. If your plan only has "immediate call forwarding", you won't be able to use Google voicemail. Immediate call forwarding re-programs your carriers servers to re-direct all calls to your phone number ...


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Disable help friends find you by phone number and you should be all set.


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Yes. On a computer go to Google Voice, go to the "My Number" page, and select "change/port", and finally, select use my mobile number. Google Voice will guide you thru the rest of the process.


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Google does not disclose all the factors that determine whether or not a given telephone number incurs the one cent per minute charge in the U.S. In general, some local telephone carriers are charging unreasonably high rates to the phone company of the person making the call (Google Voice, in this case), to connect that call to their customers. Rather than ...


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Unfortunately, unlike Gmail, when you use the "Select All" checkbox and you have multiple pages of results, you don't get the "10 messages selected, click here to select all 501" (paraphrased) link. I'm afraid your only option is to delete them 1 page at a time. There looks like there should be some keyboard shortcuts that would help make this process less ...


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I believe you go https://www.google.com/voice and go to settings> phone and untick the checkbox for Google talk. This should make all your calls only go to your phone and not to Google's talk or hangouts apps.


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I liked SoulWinter's Apple Script idea but it didn't quite work for me. I wasted a lot of time trying to get the Python programs to work which just seem to be too far out of date. I modified it to work as follows. I was using Chrome, so you might need to change "Google Chrome" to your browser if you aren't. You also need to change X to the number of unread ...



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