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Google Voice is a free VoIP service provided by Google.

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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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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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Automatically skip the confirmation dialog when the call is free in Google Voice

Each time I call phone number from https://www.google.com/voice, I get the confirmation box below. Is there any way to automatically skip when the call is free?
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When I get a text from an unknown number to my Google Voice number, how do I add the person as a new contact (using Hangouts)?

I use a Google Voice number as my primary number, which has the nice benefit of allowing me to see texts pop up as Hangouts when I have Gmail open. I can't figure out how to add a new contact from ...
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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 pop ...
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How can I play the caller's name in Google Voice?

I am using Google Voice with their Call Screening function. It works well when I answer the phone that my calls forward to: I hear "You have an call from {caller name}" but I am looking for a way to ...
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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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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 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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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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I can only receive call on the GV number at present

I have a google voice number linked to my iPhone number. How do activate the GV number to make calls? I can only receive call on the GV number at present
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New way to port and verify on Google Voice?

I'm trying to port my Sprint number to Google Voice (and close my Sprint account). Several tutorials say to go to the Change / Port setting menu to start the process, but I can't find this area ...
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Is there a way to view or download Google Hangouts Call History?

The Android Google Hangouts Dialer app is very limited when it comes to VoIP call history. It only shows the last 100 (approx) calls, even though Google keeps a complete history on their servers. ...
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Stop google voice from prompting me: New: Receive SMS and Voicemail in Hangouts!

Whenever I log in to Google Voice it keeps prompting me New: Receive SMS and Voicemail in Hangouts! But every time I close it, it comes back. How do I get rid of it? There's a known issue that ...
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How do I query for “Unknown” in Google Voice?

Google Voice lists all callers without phone numbers -- those that *67 as Unknown. How do I query for all calls from Unknown and delete them? Is this possible?
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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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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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Google Voice: SMS messages are not linked to contacts

In Gmail, when an email comes in from someone in my Contacts, it is represented properly and linked to the Contact in all the right ways. In the Google Voice Web site, however, SMS messages from ...
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Where can I see how many texts I have sent and received with my Google voice number?

Where can I see how many texts I have sent and received with my Google voice number? On https://www.google.com/voice#sms I can only see a count of message threads.
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How can I view how many texts I received from a given phone number on Google voice?

How can I view how many texts I received from a given phone number on Google voice?
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How can I forward a MMS in Google Voice?

I have received a MMS in Google Voice. How can I forward it to another phone number or email address?
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Which carrier should I use to register Google Voice account?

I'm trying to create a new Google Voice number and having some issues. So first I go to voice.google.com and select a number to claim. I then put in my home phone (as the linked phone) and have it ...
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How to find number calls for particular day on Google Voice instead of counting them all

Is there any way instead of counting them individual in Google Voice ? I had been using hangout to make calls and call history is found in Google Voice but I need to count individually to decide ...
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How to hide the right contacts panel in Google Voice

I like to run Google Voice in a tab within Rambox. How can I hide the right-panel? It takes up a lot of room, and there doesn't seem to be any toggle. Actually, I have the same problem when running ...
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Can I transfer linked number to google voice

I have GV and linked to it number. But I want to transfer this number to GV too. Is it possible? I don't have other american number.
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Move number, wrong caller ID, unfavorable association to number

Can I move my gv number from one google acct to another? Callers see the wrong business name when calling me, how do I change it? Are the caller ID settings in "Calls" tab everyone refers to only an ...
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Google Desktop Client for Text Messaging

I know someone who wants to receive and respond to text messages from their desktop and am unfamiliar with Google's exploding messaging options. Years ago I switched to Google Voice and I use ...
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Unable to make international call

I'm unable to make international calls using Google Voice to Ukraine for some time. When I call a busy signal will appear. I thought it is something temporary but it is not for awhile.
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Google Voice on Gmail

I have never made a call on Google Voice before. If I try calling "Sweden", after clicking on the phone icon, is it an actual voice call, or do I text them, and they text back? Also, is Google Voice ...