Google Voice (formerly GrandCentral) is a telecommunications service by Google launched on March 11, 2009.

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Receiving Google Voice calls to my EVO

I recently set up a GV number and seemingly activated the number for my cell phone, HTC Evo. I can make outgoing calls using the GV# and send/receive texts fine but whenever someone calls the number ...
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How can I set a custom ringtone for a contact when using Google Voice?

I use Google Voice for all incoming calls. When someone calls me, their contact information (picture, phone number, name) shows up on the screen. However, the ringtone that is used is not the custom ...
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How to restore Google Search withOUT Google Voice Dialer?

Stack Exchange newbie here. Please forgive any protocol mistakes. I'm following a thread, but can't yet comment as a newbie, on a question involving the Google Voice Dialer for Android 4.1x - ...
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Disable Carrier Phone Number for Google Voice Number

This seems similar to this question, but that one doesn't have a clear answer, and this is a bit different. Is there a way in Android to block all incoming calls that target the carrier number, but ...
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Managing calls between carrier number and Google Voice, using GV as primary

I'm looking for the best way to set-up/manage my calls between the carrier # and Google Voice as I use both. I'm using a Samsung S4 on VZW (however I would prefer to use phone/Google Voice/app to ...
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Google Voice no longer shows contact thumbnails imported from FB [closed]

For a good period of time now, the Google Voice application has stopped showing the Facebook profile thumbnails. This really bothers me. Was this feature removed? Is there anyway to enable it?
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how to forward calls to my phone to my google voice number [closed]

I have two phones, one of them a droid the other one a brick. Most of my friends have my brick number so it would be hard to make them change my number in favor of my droid. My droid uses google voice ...
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Epic 4g Touch: Choose to route calls through Google Talk or Sprint

A friend of mine just got the Epic 4g Touch (a.k.a. the Sprint version of the Samsung Galaxy s2). He has installed the Google Voice app on all of his previous Android devices and there has always ...
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Google Voice Search Activation

I was wondering if there was any way I could activate Google voice search simply by saying OK Google while using any app on my phone. I tried searching the XDA forums and couldn't find what I was ...
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Lock down 'receive text messages' setting

I recently got a shock on my phone bill when it showed over a hundred texts received by the standard text messaging app. I had been receiving these solely through Google Voice, specifically to avoid ...
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Receive calls on Wi-Fi via Google Voice

I don't have good cell reception in my house and I'd to have my Google Voice number forward to my phone on Wi-Fi when I'm home. Can I just use Google Voice or do I need a third-party app to do the ...
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Disable Data Connection for Certain Applications?

So, sometimes when I'm at work, I have a problem wherein I want to use my phone's data connection to stream music, but I don't want to be bombarded with notifications from Google Voice/ GMail / ...
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Can I send text using S-voice through Google Voice?

I have a Galaxy S 3. Can I send an SMS using Google Voice using S-voice (like I can natively)?
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How to make incoming SIP calls work on Android 4.x?

I have a SIP account which I entered into the "Internet Call Settings" of the native android phone app. I am able to place outgoing SIP calls, but no luck with the incoming ones. I am new to the SIP ...
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Using Google voice number without data

So I know similar questions have been asked, but I feel my situation is a bit unique to everything I've read. So I transferred my old number that everyone knows to Google voice, then I got a new ...
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How do I place a call from my original phone number if Google Voice is the default handler?

I have a AT&T Galaxy SII running CM9 and primarily use my Google Voice number and all of the Google Voice integration on the phone. I'd like to be able to place a call using my native (non-GV) ...
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Phone SMS to Display Google Voice Num?

I am using Galaxy S3 with t-mobile. I use Google Voice for my number, and have the phone set to automatically use GV to call. I setup Google voice to forward SMS. Everything works fine with the ...
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Google voice search crashing

The Google voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button in the search app and do voice search, it works. What could be the reason behind this app-crash? ...
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how to make calls from my cell number, while using my laptop as the “headset”?

I want to be able to dial out from my laptop (a macbook pro), using my laptop headset to communicate and my laptop to initiate the call, however I want the number to be the same as my cell phone's ...
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Problem playing Google Voice Messages

When ever I play a Google voice call message on my Nexus 5 once I put the phone to my ear the message stops. In some cases just putting the phone close to my face(not touching) cause it to stop the ...
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Google Voice or GMail “Call Phone” in Android for non-US residents (without GrooveIP)

I added credits to my Google Voice but, then, I discovered that I can't use it in my Android, but only in my PC. How can I call from my Android using Google Voice, or the GMail "Call Phone"? ...
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How to change my Androids physical phone number to my Google Voice number?

I have been looking all over for something about this and can't find anything. What I'm trying to do is take my disconnected Android device and change the physical phone number to my Google Voice ...
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Rooted Kindle Fire HDX 7 - can't get voice recognition or contacts

I have working Google Play and Amazon App store and most apps work from google, but I can't figure out how get the voice recognition to work or the contacts service. ..I've looked for hours and hours ...
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LG G2 won't dial using Google Voice

My wife just got a new LG G2. We installed Google Voice and set it to use Voice for all outgoing calls. When calling my desk it shows up as her t-mobile number. I have uninstalled and reinstalled ...
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Use Google Voice for SMS if in wifi network. Fall back to carrier SMS if not

I'm on a pay-as-you-use plan that is only for calling, SMS, and MMS. However, I'm using CSipsimple (I have Google Voice and an Asterisk box) for free VoIP calls as long as I'm in a Wifi network. If ...
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How do I set up Google Voice as the provider for an unactivated phone?

I've got this Droid X, it's not activated, and I'd like to use Google Voice as the provider (this means it will be Wi-Fi only; that's OK.) Problem is, Google Voice needs the phone to have a number ...
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Can you use a minute plan with Google Voice?

I recently learned about Google Voice and was wondering if I could apply it to my current cellular situation. I have a pre-paid minute plan with an Android phone. Ideally, I'd like to use minutes ...
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Click2Call with Google Voice on Android

I have an HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus (Google Nexus 3) with T-Mobile USA online-and-walmart-exclusive 30$/mo 5GB@4G unlimited data plan, and I was disappointed to find out that I cannot use the official Google ...
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How do I set the default messaging app to use google voice? (4.2.2 Galaxy S4)

I keep seeing advice to set the default messaging app by going to Settings> Manage Applications> All Applications> And then clicking on the messaging app (I also tried google hangouts since that can ...
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Are all prepaid phones able to use google voice?

Seems like some have a problem? -- http://support.google.com/voice/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1205636