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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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Click here to see a post on how to set up a GV number to be used abroad, as well as your regular American number for free to be used across country.

  Tried asking on the forum and still got no response? Try asking on the Google voice forum from Google.
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Re: google voice help
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #211 on: December 11, 2016, 10:43:47 AM »
But then caller ID won't work?
The normal caller ID? Why wouldn't it work? The extra spoken caller ID won't work.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #212 on: December 11, 2016, 11:28:52 AM »
The normal caller ID? Why wouldn't it work? The extra spoken caller ID won't work.
Thanks.
Edit. Screening was already off. I must have tried that at some point.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #213 on: December 11, 2016, 11:35:01 AM »
Thanks.
Edit. Screening was already off. I must have tried that at some point.
Screening was off, and you still need to press 1 to except?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #214 on: December 11, 2016, 11:35:40 AM »
Screening was off, and you still need to press 1 to except?
Correct. I even removed my forwarding number and then readded it

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #215 on: December 11, 2016, 12:01:42 PM »
Correct. I even removed my forwarding number and then readded it
That's strange! Just tried it for myself, and turning Call Screening off made that picking up the phone connected me directly to the call.

(maybe your changing the settings in a different Google account...)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #216 on: December 12, 2016, 10:32:17 AM »
MMS

2 things

1) is it possible to send pic messages from my phone?

2) when someone else sends a group txt to my GV number I only get it as a regular txt so i have to respond tp every person individuality and the conversation can be come fragmented. Is there anyway to fix this ?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #217 on: December 12, 2016, 02:29:35 PM »
That's strange! Just tried it for myself, and turning Call Screening off made that picking up the phone connected me directly to the call.

(maybe your changing the settings in a different Google account...)
It's the right account.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #218 on: December 21, 2016, 11:55:03 PM »
When someone calls my GV/OBI they are asked to state their name before the phone rings. How to change that setting ?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #219 on: December 22, 2016, 12:02:58 AM »
When someone calls my GV/OBI they are asked to state their name before the phone rings. How to change that setting ?
https://support.google.com/voice/answer/115083?hl=en

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #221 on: December 22, 2016, 01:18:30 AM »
Total noob q. Read the last few pages.
Whats the quickest way to cheaply get my home phone # to a prepaid plan, and what are the cheapest options?

I am currently with twc.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #222 on: December 23, 2016, 10:32:23 AM »
Total noob q. Read the last few pages.
Whats the quickest way to cheaply get my home phone # to a prepaid plan, and what are the cheapest options?

I am currently with twc.
I just did it with tmobile prepaid, took a few days but quite easy.
Bought the sim off amazon.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #223 on: December 25, 2016, 04:09:39 PM »
Total noob q. Read the last few pages.
Whats the quickest way to cheaply get my home phone # to a prepaid plan, and what are the cheapest options?

I am currently with twc.

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