Questions tagged [voip]

Voice over Internet Protocol - a family of technologies, methodologies, communication protocols, and transmission techniques for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.

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Can I block incoming calls by prefix to avoid spammers?

I get a lot of spam calls to my Google Voice number. The spammer spoofs a phone number that starts with the same area code and prefix as my number. The last 4 digits are always different so blocking ...
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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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Is there a webapp for VoIP? [closed]

I'm looking for a good webvapp that will enable hosting a SIP proxy. Maybe something that lets me route and setup dialins and dialouts around the world. Does such a solution exists?
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Error in setting up Google Voice upgrade to use mobile phone number (outside the USA)

I receive the message: Connection error. Please try again. When in step 1 for the upgrade in Google Voice to use my mobile phone number. This error appears although I have inserted my phone number ...
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Google Voice with mobile virtual network operator using visual voicemail (VVM) and conditional call forwarding (CCF)

Scenario: It seems many MVNOs cut out some of the more useful features on devices. i.e. VVM. My primary number doesn't matter to me, whether it be a Google allotted number or my mobile service number, ...
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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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How can I set the caller ID with Google Hangout?

When calling with Google Hangout, how can I set the caller ID, the number that recipient of my phone call sees? Is it even possible at all to set it? Now it's showing a US number when I call my own ...
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How to call a phone number with web Skype?

Skype has a web interface at https://web.skype.com I have a lot of credit left and want to call an international number. Surprisingly, I see no dialpad or anywhere to call numbers. I tried adding a ...
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What is the terminology for service for calls from IP to static numbers not on IP? (eg Skype)

VoIP software says that it makes phone calls over the internet. But using Skype and Google Voice, calls can be made to landlines and mobile phones. What are these services termed as? What is the name ...
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When I call someone using Google Hangouts do they pay long distance?

I'm a Canadian living in the UK. I recently discovered that Google Hangouts allows free calls to (some) North American landlines. I just made calls to my Canadian bank and my Canadian cable company ...
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Suggest Audio live streaming service [closed]

I've setup a meeting with my 4/5 local buddies and I want my remote friends, (who are physically not present here with me) want to listen to our discussion. In simple words, I want to broadcast our ...
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How do I keep using the Google Talk Plugin after it's deprecated? [closed]

Google is deprecating the Google Talk Plugin which is the basis of the legacy soft phone in Gmail, and replacing it with a Hangouts based (HTML5) soft phone. Unfortunately the new phone is garbage (...
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Is it possible to schedule a call with Skype for Web in advance (several days)?

I would like to schedule a call with Skype (using either the web application client at https://web.skype.com/ or the Skype application) in advance, by sending an invite to some friends. I note that if ...
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Did Gmail's Google Voice Integration Recently Cause a Regression in Firefox?

Up until this week, I was able to share my microphone in Firefox to facilitate Google Voice calls via Gmail. I run Kubuntu 19.10 and Firefox 73. My question at AskUbuntu (addressing the client-side ...