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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2010, 12:17:45 AM »
Strangest thing. I thought it was firefox at first. It works in my wife's account, but not in mine...i tried hers in FF and IE. Mine wont work in either...anyone else having trouble?
I'm assuming you mean there's no option for it?  Because we have a report that it does work from Israel.
When you signed up for Gmail did you choose Canada or US?

After reading around about it, it seems gmail has not released it to every gmail account yet. All of gmail accounts (except my main one, of course) has it already.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #21 on: August 26, 2010, 07:38:53 AM »
can u receive incoming calls to an international number through Google voice
(my sis lives in France and i wanna be able to call her without any hassle)

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #22 on: August 26, 2010, 08:21:20 AM »
I was never able to get it to work on any accounts on any browser here in Israel. One solution may be hotspot shield.
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #23 on: August 26, 2010, 10:07:20 AM »
Same thing as David, my main account (has google voice) does not have it but one of my secondary accts has.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #24 on: August 26, 2010, 10:15:43 AM »
What browser?
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #25 on: August 26, 2010, 10:23:24 AM »
What browser?
My secondary account and wife's account work in all browsers. Mine does not work in any browser.

I found some more details here: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid=206e1af8d16ee5fe&hl=en

To quote a google employee there: "We're rolling out this new feature to Gmail account in the US today and over the next couple of days, so not all accounts will have this immediately"

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #26 on: August 26, 2010, 10:39:00 AM »

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2010, 12:11:36 PM »
i have two accounts and my wife has one. didin't get it on any of them (tried ff and ie)

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2010, 04:07:26 PM »
Another thread indicating that not all accounts have it yet: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/chat/thread?hl=en&tid=44911fdf8c843599

Also see that thread if you cant complete a call

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #29 on: August 26, 2010, 04:21:28 PM »
used my free 10cents to call israel... worked beautifully

i used to use gvoice to make free calls to canada; but now with this new option i havent dialed a number from my phone during the daytime in 2 days.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #30 on: August 26, 2010, 05:51:05 PM »
can u receive incoming calls to an international number through Google voice
(my sis lives in France and i wanna be able to call her without any hassle)
from google voice
"International numbers are not supported as forwarding phones"
(unless its a VOIP line of course)

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #31 on: August 26, 2010, 07:36:02 PM »
When you signed up for Gmail did you choose Canada or US?
Highly doudt it makes a difference just picks up where the ip address is.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2010, 10:35:32 PM »
Finally!  My "call button" just showed up.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #33 on: August 27, 2010, 02:27:32 AM »
It works when I'm signed in from the US, but not IL
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #34 on: August 27, 2010, 02:51:15 AM »
It works when I'm signed in from the US, but not IL
same here

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #35 on: August 27, 2010, 04:42:39 AM »
It works when I'm signed in from the US, but not IL
although the option to fwd your google voice calls to gmail chat DOES show up it the google voice settings. i  tried it and my gmail inbox started ringing.  BUT for some reason even though i turned call screening off,  when i click answer the recording says "to accept press 1, to  send to voicemail  press 2" and i have no way of answering because there's no keypad to select an option. i guess i'll have to stick with the really old fashioned 1900's way of communicating. the telephone.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #36 on: August 27, 2010, 05:18:56 AM »
Cool. At least I can make outgoing now.
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #37 on: August 27, 2010, 12:02:45 PM »
Cool. At least I can make outgoing now.
Thanks for the tip!
How do you do that?
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #38 on: August 27, 2010, 02:05:16 PM »
If you are outside the US, you will likely want to see this before you screw things up: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2010/08/dont-click-this-button-in-google-voice.html


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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #39 on: August 28, 2010, 01:49:13 PM »
How do you do that?
You have an option in Google Talk to forward to Google Talk. Enable that option, click call, type the number you wish to call, and use phone "Google Talk". It will show up as a voice call in Gtalk. Click "answer"
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