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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 #800 on: May 12, 2023, 07:10:51 PM »

Turn on filter spam in settings.

You can also turn on screen calls where they would have to say a name and you can pickup or reject the call.
Spam filter is on but they randomly spoof numbers and I assume it therefore never gets registered.

If you screen calls but don't answer, are they able to leave voicemails?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #801 on: May 13, 2023, 09:39:58 PM »
Spam filter is on but they randomly spoof numbers and I assume it therefore never gets registered.

If you screen calls but don't answer, are they able to leave voicemails?
I think it gets sent to voicemail if you decline it.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #802 on: July 16, 2023, 11:29:05 AM »
just tried logging in and was told my google voice account is suspeneded
anything to be done about it?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #803 on: July 18, 2023, 04:52:27 AM »
just tried logging in and was told my google voice account is suspeneded
anything to be done about it?
Try logging in from a computer with an American IP and see if it gives you options to send them a message
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #804 on: July 18, 2023, 05:12:54 AM »
Try logging in from a computer with an American IP and see if it gives you options to send them a message
They allowed me to send an appeal but said I violated there terms of service cuz I didn't use it in 3 months  :'(

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #805 on: July 18, 2023, 05:17:05 AM »
They allowed me to send an appeal but said I violated there terms of service cuz I didn't use it in 3 months  :'(
So you lost your number?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #806 on: July 18, 2023, 05:17:48 AM »
For next time you can subscribe to any sms like Dansdeals sms notifications so there is activity every day
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #807 on: July 18, 2023, 05:48:42 AM »
So you lost your number?
I'm hoping not hopefully I'll be able to work it out with them

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #808 on: July 18, 2023, 07:18:21 AM »
For next time you can subscribe to any sms like Dansdeals sms notifications so there is activity every day
I doubt incoming traffic is considered activity.

In their warning emails about inactive numbers they write:
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If you’d like to keep your Google Voice number (***) ***-****, you will need to make calls or send text messages by ****** *, **** by logging in to your account or using the Google Voice app on Android or iOS.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #809 on: July 18, 2023, 07:34:31 AM »
I doubt incoming traffic is considered activity.

In their warning emails about inactive numbers they write:
I had incoming traffic unfortunately didn't have outgoing