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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 #680 on: August 16, 2020, 09:33:12 AM »
It doesn't have the option anymore of accessing your account by dialing your gv number and calling from there? (Like a calling card)
You have to set up a pin online.

 But if you have the app why don't you just go in there to see your missed messages and calls?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #681 on: August 16, 2020, 09:51:15 AM »
You have to set up a pin online.

 But if you have the app why don't you just go in there to see your missed messages and calls?
Bec what I want to do is call Canada without internet.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #682 on: August 16, 2020, 10:05:19 AM »
Google voice needs a drop of internet to initiate the call, but once your connected it won't be using data
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #683 on: August 16, 2020, 10:10:55 AM »
Bec what I want to do is call Canada without internet.
See if this is of any help.

https://support.google.com/voice/thread/11219216?hl=en
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #684 on: August 17, 2020, 01:59:58 AM »
See if this is of any help.

https://support.google.com/voice/thread/11219216?hl=en
I'm trying to figure out how to make it work the old way where dialing my gv number allows me to make calls thru it. Now when I dial it, it just rings and rings.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #685 on: November 16, 2020, 03:37:18 PM »
Important: Phone calls in classic Hangouts will be turned off in early 2021.

https://support.google.com/hangouts/answer/6023920?hl=en

Not sure what this means, but it seems something with Hangouts is going to disappear in the coming year.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #686 on: December 16, 2020, 12:17:05 PM »
Switching to the proper thread:)

Is there anyway to set GV to automatically send to voicemail a certain incoming number?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #687 on: December 16, 2020, 02:06:44 PM »
Switching to the proper thread:)

Is there anyway to set GV to automatically send to voicemail a certain incoming number?
Test the block number setting

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #688 on: December 16, 2020, 02:20:02 PM »
Test the block number setting
That doesn't allow it to connect at all
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #689 on: December 22, 2020, 11:37:26 PM »
I didn't access my gv number for about a year, and I lost it. Is there any way to reclaim it?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #690 on: December 22, 2020, 11:45:36 PM »
I didn't access my gv number for about a year, and I lost it. Is there any way to reclaim it?

Open a new account and get the number before someone else does?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #691 on: December 22, 2020, 11:51:14 PM »
Open a new account and get the number before someone else does?
Sounds like it's too late for that, and the chances are slim.
Perhaps text / call the number and see if it's a nice guy.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #692 on: February 02, 2021, 01:47:39 PM »
Anyone know why sometimes Google Voice will allow to place an international call and sometimes it won't?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #693 on: February 02, 2021, 01:48:37 PM »
Anyone know why sometimes Google Voice will allow to place an international call and sometimes it won't?
Without money in the account?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #694 on: February 02, 2021, 02:09:53 PM »
Anyone know why sometimes Google Voice will allow to place an international call and sometimes it won't?
Do you dial the 1 or the proper area code (exit code) to go out?
Without money in the account?

 I loaded $10 back in the day and still have funds..
 $0.01-$0.03 for an average call.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #695 on: February 02, 2021, 02:11:24 PM »
With money  :)

Sometimes it gives me an error message...

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #696 on: February 02, 2021, 04:09:37 PM »
Whenever I dial international call, I dial a + (plus) and then do international area code with the rest of the phone number

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #697 on: February 02, 2021, 06:11:23 PM »
With money  :)

Sometimes it gives me an error message...
If your dialing everything correct. And the account has funds.

 The only thing I can think of is your not connected to a good network.
 Are using a public wi-fi? Or are you using your mobile data?
That plays a role in Google voice like I've once wrote about when using Google voice abroad, and the same would apply here if you're using Google voice and you're not connected to a good Network.
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #698 on: April 26, 2021, 08:05:16 PM »
any way these days to have GV number also ring on a VOIP / SIP phone?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #699 on: April 26, 2021, 10:15:16 PM »
any way these days to have GV number also ring on a VOIP / SIP phone?
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