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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.
https://productforums.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/hangouts
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #435 on: July 29, 2018, 11:10:29 PM »
which auto redial app works with gv?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #436 on: July 30, 2018, 09:25:28 AM »
which auto redial app works with gv?
didn't try but test If gv is set to be used for all calls
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #437 on: July 30, 2018, 10:19:45 AM »
any recommendation for iphone?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #438 on: August 02, 2018, 08:20:25 PM »
Outgoing calls now show "no caller id". Anybody else have that, or other issues lately ?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #439 on: August 02, 2018, 10:19:39 PM »
any recommendation for iphone?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #440 on: August 03, 2018, 02:04:30 PM »
Outgoing calls now show "no caller id". Anybody else have that, or other issues lately ?
They don't really follow my group settings anymore
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #441 on: September 20, 2018, 04:35:36 AM »
On my google voice account, I am able to call my number from my connected phone, enter my PIN and make a call. The advantage of this over using the hangouts app is that it doesn't use data which can be quite spotty in certain areas. I am trying to help a friend who recently set up his google voice account do the same but can't seem to figure it out. When he calls his GV number he is NOT prompted to enter his PIN, rather he's asked to say his name (just like when someone else calls his number). Any clue?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #442 on: September 20, 2018, 08:30:53 AM »
You can get it done in the settings by switching back to the old settings interface (which is, thankfully, still possible...)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #443 on: September 20, 2018, 08:57:21 PM »
Anyone else having this? my phone keeps on stopping to get text messages, I go into settings and the checkbox "receive text messages on this phone" is unchecked, I check it, save, works for a while then back to square 1
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #444 on: September 23, 2018, 04:44:00 AM »
Any ideas on what can be done for someone in Canada that wants to use a google voice number?
 Yes to make calls he can use a GV number but how can you set the GV to forward all calls to the Canadian number ? (And to forward all calls to a US number while abroad your going to pay x amount per forward unless theres a Canadian number i can use for the original GV number?)
 While I never tested it yet if I can use my outbound caller ID as the Canadian number which i will try and see of that works.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #445 on: September 23, 2018, 05:21:21 PM »
Anyone else having this? my phone keeps on stopping to get text messages, I go into settings and the checkbox "receive text messages on this phone" is unchecked, I check it, save, works for a while then back to square 1
yes having same issue, plese post if you find solution

Any ideas on what can be done for someone in Canada that wants to use a google voice number?
 Yes to make calls he can use a GV number but how can you set the GV to forward all calls to the Canadian number ? (And to forward all calls to a US number while abroad your going to pay x amount per forward unless theres a Canadian number i can use for the original GV number?)
 While I never tested it yet if I can use my outbound caller ID as the Canadian number which i will try and see of that works.


This is a bit of a jumble, but dollars to donuts GV wont connect to or verify a Canadian number. You would have to verify with an american number and use the apps while in Canada. Canadians calling it wll see this as an international call 


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Re: google voice help
« Reply #446 on: September 26, 2018, 02:51:00 PM »
Anyone else having this? my phone keeps on stopping to get text messages, I go into settings and the checkbox "receive text messages on this phone" is unchecked, I check it, save, works for a while then back to square 1
So far so good, here is what I did not sure which part nailed it 1. Deleted the phone 2. Re-added the phone 3. Went to the old interface and selected "Mobile" as the phone type 4. Went to the new interface and checked the send text option
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #447 on: October 12, 2018, 05:00:12 AM »
Seeing quite a few easy 347 and 646 numbers. Wasn't available for quite a while. Although they do come and go...
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #448 on: October 12, 2018, 03:32:00 PM »
So far so good, here is what I did not sure which part nailed it 1. Deleted the phone 2. Re-added the phone 3. Went to the old interface and selected "Mobile" as the phone type 4. Went to the new interface and checked the send text option

Just noticed somewhere in my inbox..

Dear Google Voice user,
On Monday, September 17th, we accidentally turned off text message (SMS/MMS) forwarding for a small subset of Google Voice users. We believe you may have had SMS forwarding enabled to at least one phone number. This means that any messages that were sent to your Google Voice phone number after September 16th may not have been sent to your forwarding number(s). However, all of these messages remain in your Google Voice inbox. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Recommended actions
Please check your Google Voice inbox to ensure that you have not missed any messages since September 16th.
Consider re-enabling text message forwarding to forward messages sent to your Google Voice number.
Sincerely,
The Google Voice team

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #449 on: December 25, 2018, 01:27:54 AM »
Some 347 # opened.

 Anyways to get a new number, and delete your existing one?
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