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Google Voice may save a number as a home number, and in that mode it will not allow you to forward messages. In order to change that there's an option in legacy site.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #100 on: December 27, 2015, 12:31:18 PM »
Yes. I've been using it for the longest time. The only downside is that it doesn't stay in one conversation.
Thanks
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #101 on: December 27, 2015, 01:51:05 PM »
Anyone figured out how to foward a gv number to an israeli number
To my knowledge, there isn't really anything out there for free. But if you have Golan or Cellcom you can get an international number, and have it forwarded to that.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #102 on: January 04, 2016, 07:10:10 AM »
Was any one successful in subscribing to Google Voice from Israel?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #103 on: January 04, 2016, 07:11:59 AM »

Was any one successful in subscribing to Google Voice from Israel?
will not work must use a computer in the US.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #104 on: January 04, 2016, 07:24:26 AM »
will not work must use a computer in the US.

hmmm...


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Re: google voice help
« Reply #105 on: January 04, 2016, 08:50:05 AM »
Was any one successful in subscribing to Google Voice from Israel?
I did it dozens of times. You need a U.S. based VPN, but only once to set it up.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #106 on: January 07, 2016, 02:47:43 PM »
I use google voice to call Canada for free from my cell phone. I set it up for someone else, but it's working a little differently.

When I call, I'm prompted from my PIN, then have the option to make a call. When they call, they get their recorded voicemail message. Only if they press the * once or twice before the message ends does it take them to the point I get as soon as I call...seems like it's not recognizing that their calling from their own number and want to login; instead their treating them like they someone else calling in.

Anyone know how to change that?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #107 on: January 07, 2016, 02:53:43 PM »
I use google voice to call Canada for free from my cell phone. I set it up for someone else, but it's working a little differently.

When I call, I'm prompted from my PIN, then have the option to make a call. When they call, they get their recorded voicemail message. Only if they press the * once or twice before the message ends does it take them to the point I get as soon as I call...seems like it's not recognizing that their calling from their own number and want to login; instead their treating them like they someone else calling in.

Anyone know how to change that?
In settings you can set where you want to be routed when calling your gv number from your own phone. Set it to menu/place a call. (I don't remember what they call it but you'll see it in the description.)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #108 on: January 13, 2016, 02:28:00 PM »
I did it dozens of times. You need a U.S. based VPN, but only once to set it up.
Any good free one you recommend?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #109 on: January 13, 2016, 04:07:42 PM »
Pressed for time.   Quick answers? (I'm getting lost in GIYF.)

Goal: To use GV as my outgoing phone number sometimes.

1.  Do I need to download a special app on my mobile?
2.  Is there a different way than the 20 second delay of GV calling you back to place the call?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #110 on: January 13, 2016, 04:27:24 PM »
Pressed for time.   Quick answers? (I'm getting lost in GIYF.)

Goal: To use GV as my outgoing phone number sometimes.

1.  Do I need to download a special app on my mobile?
2.  Is there a different way than the 20 second delay of GV calling you back to place the call?
U have a smart phone?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #111 on: January 13, 2016, 04:38:29 PM »
yes

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #112 on: January 13, 2016, 04:44:59 PM »
yes
Get the Google voice app it's called voice. Log in to ur Google voice account and it will give u dif options of what number u want to call from

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #113 on: January 13, 2016, 04:51:52 PM »
Get the Google voice app it's called voice. Log in to ur Google voice account and it will give u dif options of what number u want to call from
Do I need to log in to my GV account each time I want to make an outgoing phone call from my GV #? 
Once I dial the number I want, is there any way around it taking 20 seconds to dial out?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #114 on: January 13, 2016, 05:14:15 PM »
Do I need to log in to my GV account each time I want to make an outgoing phone call from my GV #? 
Once I dial the number I want, is there any way around it taking 20 seconds to dial out?
No need to log in every time.... (Do u have to log in to the gmail app every time I use it?) Just install the app and ul see if u don't understand once you installed it, let me know

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #115 on: January 13, 2016, 05:48:03 PM »
Has anyone had any success getting outbound CID names on GV?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #116 on: January 13, 2016, 06:15:40 PM »
I'm having Hangout problems. Some contacts that have history texts to different numbers (for different countries) and sent by me from different numbers (from different countries) have been getting this error...
After a few back and forths of deleting the app, reinstalling it, unlinking Hangouts from the voice app and re linking and merging conversations it then works for a couple days. And if I don't merge conversation btw, it creates a new conversation for every time I switch (the sending or receiving) numbers within a contact.
I know, I know, just stick to WhatsApp.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #117 on: January 22, 2016, 12:12:14 PM »
Has anyone had any success getting outbound CID names on GV?
I researched it a few months ago, and concluded it's not currently possible.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #118 on: May 01, 2016, 11:44:45 PM »
Where would i find my Verizon landline porting pin number to port out ... (eventually to GV/obi) so far from looking around ppl are saying last 4 digits of ssn (which i don't believe i ever gave them) or last 4 digits of phone number. .. anyone with experience who knows?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #119 on: May 02, 2016, 04:36:00 AM »
Is there possible these days to transfer 2 google numbers to one phone ? I used to have it when there was still and once i played around and lost it ,any help?