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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
« Reply #760 on: May 08, 2022, 03:23:49 PM »
Your previous service provider's port department should be able to tell you why they didnt approve the port request...
I finally figured it out. Apparently it's a new thing since November where they generate a port out pin before leaving, you can access it by calling *7678 or online.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #761 on: May 08, 2022, 03:29:44 PM »
I finally figured it out. Apparently it's a new thing since November where they generate a port out pin before leaving, you can access it by calling *7678 or online.
Apparently it's the same as the pin you use when calling in (CMIIW please)
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #762 on: May 25, 2022, 04:27:31 PM »
I lost my Obi talk. Anyone know what the equivalent voip that works with google voice. Hard to find an obi talk for normal price.
Please advise

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #763 on: June 23, 2022, 06:48:32 PM »
Apparently it's the same as the pin you use when calling in (CMIIW please)
Negative, they generate a new one. My pin when calling in was different. As I stated itís a new process they started doing.

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google voice help
« Reply #764 on: August 18, 2022, 10:59:31 AM »
Not sure what thread to put this in but has anyone noticed how google jacked up the calling rates on Google voice to Israeli cellphones to an insane 10 cents a min.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #765 on: August 18, 2022, 08:29:30 PM »
I live in Israel and have been trying to get a GV number.
I'm using a VPN, browsing incognito on my desktop, and even created a new gmail account, and 'somehow' Google always finds out that it's not legitimate and shuts it down within minutes.

Any tips on how I can obtain one that wont be shut down?





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Re: google voice help
« Reply #766 on: August 22, 2022, 11:16:06 PM »
Try getting someone in America to make an account for you and you just log in

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #767 on: August 28, 2022, 02:50:38 PM »
Try getting someone in America to make an account for you and you just log in
Going to say the same.
 Also when adding funds to the account it seems to show its legitimate.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #768 on: September 08, 2022, 03:49:02 PM »
My number was inactivated and someone else claimed it. That person is willing to let me have the number back. How do i go about reclaiming it?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #769 on: September 08, 2022, 04:13:15 PM »
My number was inactivated and someone else claimed it. That person is willing to let me have the number back. How do i go about reclaiming it?
You can transfer a number between Google Voice accounts:
https://support.google.com/voice/answer/12083094?hl=en#:~:text=Transfer%20to%20another%20Google%20Account%20(ends%20in%20%40gmail.com)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #770 on: December 16, 2022, 03:15:56 PM »
I'm a Google voice user for 12+ years, it has always been my primary number, recently I started getting "not sent" error messages here and there, Today it looks like I can no longer send any texts at all, issue is the same in browser, app or sending by email. I also have no issue receiving text messages.

Any insights? I have not received any email from them and calls work just fine.

My behavior hasn't changed and I don't think I'm abusing it, save for the fact that I have a lot of Canadian contacts
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #771 on: December 20, 2022, 07:35:52 PM »
I'm a Google voice user for 12+ years, it has always been my primary number, recently I started getting "not sent" error messages here and there, Today it looks like I can no longer send any texts at all, issue is the same in browser, app or sending by email. I also have no issue receiving text messages.

Any insights? I have not received any email from them and calls work just fine.

My behavior hasn't changed and I don't think I'm abusing it, save for the fact that I have a lot of Canadian contacts
Fixed itself over the weekend, could've a 24h rate limit
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #772 on: December 22, 2022, 02:32:08 AM »
Not sure what thread to put this in but has anyone noticed how google jacked up the calling rates on Google voice to Israeli cellphones to an insane 10 cents a min.
Not only Google voice went up, most calling cards etc, seems like some change in the industry in Israel

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #773 on: February 08, 2023, 10:32:16 AM »
Created a GV for someone living in Israel how can I meet it up that it should ONLY ring on the computer and not have it forwarded to my number here in America

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #774 on: February 08, 2023, 10:33:36 AM »
Created a GV for someone living in Israel how can I meet it up that it should ONLY ring on the computer and not have it forwarded to my number here in America
Have you checked the Settings?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #775 on: February 09, 2023, 01:37:21 AM »
Created a GV for someone living in Israel how can I meet it up that it should ONLY ring on the computer and not have it forwarded to my number here in America
like mentioned.
Settings should have it all.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #776 on: May 02, 2023, 12:12:36 AM »
Anybody knows if I'm in israel can I call for free to the USA from my google voice? Can get free incoming calls to google voice number in israel when on wifi ?

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« Reply #777 on: May 02, 2023, 12:34:56 AM »
Anybody knows if I'm in israel can I call for free to the USA from my google voice? Can get free incoming calls to google voice number in israel when on wifi ?
Yes you can call for free. You may need to dial the + sign. Hold on the 0 to get the plus sign.

You can get free incoming calls to your GV phone number even without wifi if your plan includes data. Or you can use it on wifi.
 With tmobile you can also use digits and on tmobile/Verizon you can use wifi calling and texting for free when connected to wifi to call or text even in another country.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #778 on: May 02, 2023, 01:04:33 AM »
Yes you can call for free. You may need to dial the + sign. Hold on the 0 to get the plus sign.

You can get free incoming calls to your GV phone number even without wifi if your plan includes data. Or you can use it on wifi.
 With tmobile you can also use digits and on tmobile/Verizon you can use wifi calling and texting for free when connected to wifi to call or text even in another country.
So the plus sign then any US area code? text will also come in to my google voice when on wifi?

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« Reply #779 on: May 02, 2023, 01:10:57 AM »
So the plus sign then any US area code? text will also come in to my google voice when on wifi?
Yup.
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