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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 #120 on: May 02, 2016, 11:18:47 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?

Try setting up one as Home, and the other as Work (not Mobile) calls should work, but text could only go to email. Or you should be able to have two numbers on one account for around $30. Or on a smart phone you could have two different apps with Google Voice.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #121 on: May 02, 2016, 11:30:51 AM »
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?
There is no pin make one up yourself (I have done if before)
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #122 on: May 02, 2016, 11:32:14 AM »
There is no pin make one up yourself (I have done if before)
How? ...Meaning tell the company im porting to a random 4 digit number?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #123 on: May 02, 2016, 11:49:19 AM »
How? ...Meaning tell the company im porting to a random 4 digit number?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #124 on: May 02, 2016, 03:43:36 PM »
Try setting up one as Home, and the other as Work (not Mobile) calls should work, but text could only go to email. Or you should be able to have two numbers on one account for around $30. Or on a smart phone you could have two different apps with Google Voice.
Where ia there a option for $30 ?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #125 on: May 03, 2016, 04:51:31 PM »
Whats the best service/option to port a landline to GV?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #126 on: May 03, 2016, 05:09:29 PM »
Whats the best service/option to port a landline to GV?
I would think something like Verizon prepaid, no experience though

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #127 on: May 03, 2016, 05:17:24 PM »
Whats the best service/option to port a landline to GV?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #128 on: May 03, 2016, 05:34:04 PM »
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #129 on: May 04, 2016, 07:17:20 PM »
Where ia there a option for $30 ?

Get a new number on an existing account for $10, the old one will stay on the account for 90 days, but you can "make permanent" your  number for a one-time fee of $20. So that calls or texts that are sent to the old number will still come through. But when you call or text someone from the old number, your new primary number will come up on the caller ID. This may be a plus or a minus, depending on how you look at it. I did it way back, so I'm not sure if this still works, but it should.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #130 on: May 05, 2016, 10:25:59 PM »
Get a new number on an existing account for $10, the old one will stay on the account for 90 days, but you can "make permanent" your  number for a one-time fee of $20. So that calls or texts that are sent to the old number will still come through. But when you call or text someone from the old number, your new primary number will come up on the caller ID. This may be a plus or a minus, depending on how you look at it. I did it way back, so I'm not sure if this still works, but it should.
I don't really understand

I have 2 google voice numbers separate accounts that i don't wanna loose any of those 2 numbers , and should be forward to my cell phone number , i don't get what you have answered me that it should fit my problem

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #131 on: May 05, 2016, 10:51:41 PM »
I live in Canada. Is there any way to get a google voice account on my phone in Canada, so that I can call the US for free when I want?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #132 on: May 05, 2016, 10:53:56 PM »
I live in Canada. Is there any way to get a google voice account on my phone in Canada, so that I can call the US for free when I want?
You could call on Skype cost $30 a year and could make up to 30 direct lines.

How will gv help you since it will be US number ?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #133 on: May 05, 2016, 10:56:08 PM »
You could call on Skype cost $30 a year and could make up to 30 direct lines.

How will gv help you since it will be US number ?

I tried Skype. IT sucked  could never get through. Lines were always busy

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #134 on: May 05, 2016, 10:59:05 PM »
I my self has GV on my cell and ppl from the US could call me on a local number ( but the setup not working anymore) since you can't transfer gv to a Canadian number.

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google voice help
« Reply #135 on: June 03, 2016, 08:03:00 AM »
I have a Google voice number that I'm currently using as my house line. I have no idea what gmail account it's attached to as its someone else's obi box that it's connected to and he has no idea what email address is or obi login. Anyway to find out what the email address is with just my Google voice number?

I did a basic Google search and it tells me to put in my google voice number and then it tells me it sent my username to my gmail account but no email came.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #136 on: June 03, 2016, 10:04:59 AM »
I have a Google voice number that I'm currently using as my house line. I have no idea what gmail account it's attached to as its someone else's obi box that it's connected to and he has no idea what email address is or obi login. Anyway to find out what the email address is with just my Google voice number?

I did a basic Google search and it tells me to put in my google voice number and then it tells me it sent my username to my gmail account but no email came.
Can't you log into the Obi with the local IP without a password?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #137 on: June 14, 2016, 04:33:05 PM »
Google Voice down for some (obi):
https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30814930-Google-Voice-not-working-with-OBi110-1-3-0-Build-2824

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seems like its the same issue people had back in may..
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #138 on: June 24, 2016, 01:53:47 AM »
Any way to forward sms through google voice, TO A SIMPLE PHONE - NOT A SMARTPHONE?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #139 on: June 24, 2016, 01:57:25 AM »
Any way to forward sms through google voice, TO A SIMPLE PHONE - NOT A SMARTPHONE?
To send or receive?
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