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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 #510 on: March 04, 2019, 01:42:49 PM »
can u have voicemail audio be automatically forwarded to a mobile or email or just the transcript?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #511 on: March 06, 2019, 03:45:58 PM »
Trying to set up a new GV num with a second email of mine. I keep getting an error message. Iím guessing itís because the phone number connected to my email address is the same number attached to a different email address of mine with GV already. I have to have a new number connected to that email to setup an acct? I seem to remember during the Fi promo ppl say they have a bunch of GV num , how did they do that?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #512 on: March 06, 2019, 03:51:47 PM »
Trying to set up a new GV num with a second email of mine. I keep getting an error message. I’m guessing it’s because the phone number connected to my email address is the same number attached to a different email address of mine with GV already. I have to have a new number connected to that email to setup an acct? I seem to remember during the Fi promo ppl say they have a bunch of GV num , how did they do that?
To verify a second gv number you going to need a new number but you could create as many google voice numbers that you like, but again if you want to verify your Google voice number you would need a number that was never used before.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #513 on: March 06, 2019, 04:23:43 PM »
To verify a second gv number you going to need a new number but you could create as many google voice numbers that you like, but again if you want to verify your Google voice number you would need a number that was never used before.

Not sure Iím understanding. New GV num on new acct needs a new phone num to verify. Now how do I get as many GV num as I want? By having many num to verify?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #514 on: March 06, 2019, 04:28:06 PM »
Not sure I’m understanding. New GV num on new acct needs a new phone num to verify. Now how do I get as many GV num as I want? By having many num to verify?
I have 5 Google voice numbers attached to five different email addresses now only on one email address my primary email did I actually verify my number.
It used to ask you to verify your number but lately you're able to add new numbers without verifying it, don't know why you have to verify it serves no purpose.

some days they wanted to verify it and some days they don't ,if you just play around there you should figure it out , I don't remember off hand, you should be able to add the number without verifying it or if I get a minute I can try adding another number to another email address of mine and see how I do it.
 
just curious how you trying to add a new number using a desktop or using your mobile phone? And on an Android or an iPhone?

   
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #515 on: March 06, 2019, 04:30:37 PM »
I have 5 Google voice numbers attached to five different email addresses now only on one email address my primary email did I actually verify my number.
It used to ask you to verify your number but lately you're able to add new numbers without verifying it, don't know why you have to verify it serves no purpose.

some days they wanted to verify it and some days they don't ,if you just play around there you should figure it out , I don't remember off hand, you should be able to add the number without verifying it or if I get a minute I can try adding another number to another email address of mine and see how I do it.
 
just curious how you trying to add a new number using a desktop or using your mobile phone? And on an Android or an iPhone?

 

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #516 on: March 06, 2019, 04:40:44 PM »
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Wow really surprised to see that they're is 917/347 # to choose from when adding a new line.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #517 on: March 06, 2019, 04:51:20 PM »
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did you try to remove your number from your other Google account and then create a new number on your email address with that phone number which is not linked to any account now and then re-verify it to your other account.

or in English you have your regular cell phone number connected to a Google voice account, what you should try to do is delete that number from your Google voice account and now it will be free to create another Google voice account now create a new Google voice account with a new number and use your cell phone to verify this new Google voice account and then afterwards if you want your number to be verified for call forwarding or outbound caller ID on your other number then go back and reverify your number.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #518 on: March 06, 2019, 04:54:16 PM »
Not sure Iím understanding. New GV num on new acct needs a new phone num to verify. Now how do I get as many GV num as I want? By having many num to verify?
I would delete the number myself and try for you but I just don't want to be busy re-verifying and resetting up all different numbers for my accounts that way with your own account feel free to try and see if that works.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #519 on: March 07, 2019, 03:26:16 AM »
How do I setup GV to call forward to a USA Cricket Wireless  number to GV to actually  receive calls from the USA on my S7 Edge when I'm in Israel of-course as long as I'm on the Internet whether it is via WiFi or an Israeli sim card? not just leaving messages on GV.  willing to pay the google fee (sorry Google and searches on DDF is not my friend right now :-[ )
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #520 on: March 07, 2019, 08:19:19 AM »
i believe on the app there is an option for GV to ring on the device on which the app is on or maybe try disabling call fowarding

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #521 on: March 07, 2019, 10:32:53 AM »
How do I setup GV to call forward to a USA Cricket Wireless  number to GV to actually  receive calls from the USA on my S7 Edge when I'm in Israel of-course as long as I'm on the Internet whether it is via WiFi or an Israeli sim card? not just leaving messages on GV.  willing to pay the google fee (sorry Google and searches on DDF is not my friend right now :-[ )
You can use the hangouts app.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #522 on: March 07, 2019, 11:42:40 AM »
You can use the hangouts app.

Thanks I have the hangouts app, what are the settings to receive calls on the hangouts app from a US number? any links?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #523 on: March 07, 2019, 11:44:41 AM »
Thanks I have the hangouts app, what are the settings to receive calls on the hangouts app from a US number? any links?
Not sure about android. On ios app under settings there are 2 thing that need to be turned on.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #524 on: March 07, 2019, 11:50:28 AM »
Thanks I have the hangouts app, what are the settings to receive calls on the hangouts app from a US number? any links?

Under settings you need to enable to receive calls and you also need to enable notifications under the notification settings in Android.