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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.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #600 on: August 13, 2019, 06:48:36 PM »
TMobile just discontinued the $3 PayAsYouGo plan. What should I do to port in a landline number to move to GV?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #601 on: August 13, 2019, 07:16:31 PM »
TMobile just discontinued the $3 PayAsYouGo plan. What should I do to port in a landline number to move to GV?
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« Reply #602 on: August 13, 2019, 08:31:06 PM »
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« Reply #603 on: August 13, 2019, 10:08:09 PM »
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #604 on: August 20, 2019, 05:40:13 PM »
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #605 on: October 24, 2019, 09:48:40 AM »
Anyone here use Shadow numbers? A lot of numbers tell me a message that they are out of service however text messages do work
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #606 on: January 08, 2020, 12:45:37 PM »
Does Google Voice web from a smartphone work independently or it needs to connect to another phone for calling?

Google Voice on a regular computer works by itself.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #607 on: January 08, 2020, 03:11:08 PM »
Does Google Voice web from a smartphone work independently or it needs to connect to another phone for calling?

Google Voice on a regular computer works by itself.
what do you mean by that?
 if you have no service on your cellular device how do you plan on making the call?

 As long as you have Wi-Fi you can use any of the apps or go on the web yes.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #608 on: January 08, 2020, 03:40:14 PM »
When I call using the my Safari web browser it asks me to connect to another number

When I on my Windows computer and I try to make a call it connects me without having to go through my phone number

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #609 on: January 08, 2020, 04:02:03 PM »
When I call using the my Safari web browser it asks me to connect to another number

When I on my Windows computer and I try to make a call it connects me without having to go through my phone number
just put any random number, once you connect it to a number see what happens.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #610 on: January 08, 2020, 04:56:28 PM »
it says calling you to connect.....

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #611 on: January 08, 2020, 05:11:08 PM »
it says calling you to connect.....
Go into your Google Voice settings and then find the options as you can see in the picture and make sure the settings are exactly what you see in the picture.

 Now an Android and iPhone might be a little bit different but see if you see anything alike.

Tell me if that helps.

 

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #612 on: January 08, 2020, 05:50:24 PM »
My filter blocks the picture, can you attach it?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #613 on: January 08, 2020, 08:27:22 PM »
Go into your Google Voice settings and then find the options as you can see in the picture and make sure the settings are exactly what you see in the picture.

 Now an Android and iPhone might be a little bit different but see if you see anything alike.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #614 on: January 08, 2020, 10:01:25 PM »
Does Google Voice web from a smartphone work independently or it needs to connect to another phone for calling?

Google Voice on a regular computer works by itself.
Yes it has to call your phone then you pick up and it connects. Just add your smartphone number as a forwarding number.

On a computer it works only after installing a plug in I believe.

Why are you using the web version? Why not the Google voice /Hangouts app?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #615 on: January 08, 2020, 10:20:38 PM »
When I make a call using my phone app it is supposed to call via google voice number, but every time I call thru it it says that the call didnt go thru and offers to try again, call with my actual phone number or give up. When I press try again thru google voice it works. Why doesnt it work the first time?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #616 on: January 08, 2020, 10:21:27 PM »
When I make a call using my phone app it is supposed to call via google voice number, but every time I call thru it it says that the call didnt go thru and offers to try again, call with my actual phone number or give up. When I press try again thru google voice it works. Why doesnt it work the first time?
what phone do you have?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #617 on: January 08, 2020, 10:29:29 PM »
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #618 on: January 09, 2020, 02:14:39 AM »
When I make a call using my phone app it is supposed to call via google voice number, but every time I call thru it it says that the call didnt go thru and offers to try again, call with my actual phone number or give up. When I press try again thru google voice it works. Why doesnt it work the first time?
Which apps do you have downloaded?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #619 on: January 09, 2020, 07:01:34 AM »
When I make a call using my phone app it is supposed to call via google voice number, but every time I call thru it it says that the call didnt go thru and offers to try again, call with my actual phone number or give up. When I press try again thru google voice it works. Why doesnt it work the first time?

 when I get that message It usually because the phone isn't connected to data.