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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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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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Re: google voice help
« Reply #140 on: June 24, 2016, 01:58:30 AM »
To send or receive?
Both, and when sending should show up my google number.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #141 on: June 24, 2016, 03:58:15 AM »
Both, and when sending should show up my google number.
Thanks

If the number is listed on the account as a mobile phone, and the option to recieve texts is checked, then you'll recieve texts. The message won't be coming from the senders phone number, only Google will create a new one, so if you reply to the number from which the message came from, then it will be sent through GV. I'm not exactly sure about starting a new conversation though.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #142 on: June 24, 2016, 09:51:15 AM »
If the number is listed on the account as a mobile phone, and the option to recieve texts is checked, then you'll recieve texts. The message won't be coming from the senders phone number, only Google will create a new one, so if you reply to the number from which the message came from, then it will be sent through GV. I'm not exactly sure about starting a new conversation though.

Impretty sure the only way to start a conversation would be through the website  and when they respond you gave a number to send to.

You can start calls by dialing into your gv number they should have an option to start a call but you will need to know the numbe. You won't be a b able to use your phone book

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #143 on: June 24, 2016, 04:09:02 PM »
the easiest way to have conversation using your google voice number is, ask the other end to send you a text massage to your gv number, you will then get a new number  which you can call or text to that person and will show up your gv number

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #144 on: July 04, 2016, 05:07:10 AM »
I have set Google voice to auto recharge when balance goes below $2. Everytime, I get an email saying that the recharge failed because I no credit card on file. Any data on this?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #145 on: July 04, 2016, 09:33:02 AM »
I have set Google voice to auto recharge when balance goes below $2. Everytime, I get an email saying that the recharge failed because I no credit card on file. Any data on this?

Do you have a card attached to your account?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #146 on: July 04, 2016, 09:33:53 AM »
Do you have a card attached to your account?
Yes. Hence the question

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #147 on: July 04, 2016, 03:30:13 PM »
Yes. Hence the question
What happens when you try to refill manually? Does it go through?
Another option may be that it's an older credit card and you have since renewed it with an update expiration date. Check that too.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #148 on: July 04, 2016, 04:42:04 PM »
What happens when you try to refill manually? Does it go through?

Yes. Goes through with the card on file. (didn't even ask to confirm security code)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #149 on: July 04, 2016, 10:24:31 PM »
Hey...I'm trying to get a GV number, I go through the steps, it gives me a list of numbers to choose from, but when I choose one and click "continue," it says, "There was an error with your request. Please try again."

Anyone familiar with this problem, or know a workaround?