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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.
https://productforums.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/hangouts
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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?
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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

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #810 on: May 20, 2024, 10:12:02 AM »
If I port my number into an account that already has a GV number, what happens to the existing GV number?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #811 on: May 20, 2024, 10:13:17 AM »
If I port my number into an account that already has a GV number, what happens to the existing GV number?
Disappears just like with any carrier you’d do that to, why otherwise?

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #812 on: May 20, 2024, 10:16:36 AM »
Disappears just like with any carrier you’d do that to, why otherwise?
Any other carrier it can just be added as a second line. When porting GV says:

You can use the porting number to replace your current Voice number or make the current Voice number permanent on your account in Settings after number porting completes

I'm not really sure what that means. Can I have 2 numbers on my GV account?



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Re: google voice help
« Reply #813 on: May 20, 2024, 10:36:02 AM »
Any other carrier it can just be added as a second line. When porting GV says:

You can use the porting number to replace your current Voice number or make the current Voice number permanent on your account in Settings after number porting completes

I'm not really sure what that means. Can I have 2 numbers on my GV account?




Indeed, that's what it seems like (from this and from chatter all over online.)

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #814 on: June 02, 2024, 10:19:59 AM »
Can someone walk me through the steps to move my google voice number over to Tmobile.
Thanks on advance.

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Re: google voice help
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #816 on: June 02, 2024, 05:20:34 PM »
Can someone walk me through the steps to move my google voice number over to Tmobile.
Thanks on advance.

You need to Unlock the number (in Settings right beneath the number) for a $3 fee, then you can submit the port request with T-Mobile using the number as the Account Number and Voicemail PIN as PIN
https://support.google.com/voice/answer/1065667?authuser=0#xferout

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #817 on: July 10, 2024, 11:32:21 AM »
Is Google voice texting down for anyone?
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Re: google voice help
« Reply #818 on: July 10, 2024, 11:35:57 AM »
Is Google voice texting down for anyone?

#works for me

Tested Inbound and Outbound.

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Re: google voice help
« Reply #819 on: July 10, 2024, 11:38:40 AM »
#works for me

Tested Inbound and Outbound.
I guess it's a ban after 15 years ... Inbound and inbound calls not working either. How can I figure out for certain?

Confirmed, I'm redirected to
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/40039?p=grandcentral
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