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

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How can I send a group sms using my google voice number?

I have tried using the google voice app only to find that it doesn't support group SMS, and instead sends an individual text message to each person (which doesn't allow them to reply-all to the group ...
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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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Google Voice forwading failover

Is it possible to have a Google Voice call, which is forwarded to my phone, forward to another user's phone if i am unable to answer the call? Thanks for any and all replies.
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Reset texting settings

I have Google Voice on my Android and originally I didn't have texting, so I checked the box that has it send text from Google Voice all the time. But recently my phone company just randomly gave me ...
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How can I get Google Voice to forward texts only when I'm not using Google Voice?

Google Voice app has the option "Receive text messages" with two choices: Also via the messaging app Only via the Google Voice app If I choose the first option, I will still get the text messages ...
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Google Voice SMS not available via bluetooth

I use Google Voice for all my calls & SMS (I don't even know my phone's actual number from memory). This week, I bought a new Mazda, with Bluetooth support. It works great for music and calls, ...
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Punctuation for voice recognition Android Tab S

Okay this is regarding voice recognition. Most commands only work about 75% of the time and many many many of them never work. I know a lot of it depends how you speak them with regards to other ...
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Voice Unlock Problems on Android Lollipop(Lenovo A6000)

Recently,I had heard about the voice unlocking mechanism in Android,which lets us unlock our lock-screen using our voice. As shown in the first screenshot, I have enabled all options: Screenshots:...
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Double typing by Google voice typing

I do have a Google voice typing feature. When I speak something it writes it and when I pause it by taping the round green button, it writes the earlier written words again. For example: If I say "Who ...
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How to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

I just switched from an iPhone, and I want my android to have the same behavior as iOS where you hold the home button, and siri starts listening. With my android, I have to wake up and unlock the ...
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Any way to view or download Google Hangouts Call History?

The Android Google Hangouts Dialer app is very limited when it comes to VoIP call history. It only shows the last 100 (approx) calls, even though Google keeps a complete history. For calls made more ...
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Google Voice stopped transcribing messages after switching to a different carrier

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I recently changed cellular carrier from Verizon to Consumer Cellular and I kept my phone & my number, so it was "ported" over. Prior to this change, I was using ...
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Voice recorder based on Google voice?

I have noticed that the built in Google Voice Recorder 4 audio transcribing and voice recorder that is used to send messages as attachments results in the recordings which are very clear and I did not ...
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Ways to call with Google Voice without mobile service and hangout?

Are there ways to make and receive calls with Google Voice on Android 4.4.2 and Kyocera Hydro Icon, but without mobile service and Google Hangout? My Google Hangout has some problem, for which I am ...
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Any way to change my caller id?

Is there any way to change my own caller ID so the person I'm calling sees my Google Voice number instead of the number associated with my SIM card? My Google Voice number is my primary number and I ...
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on unlock screen, only Google voice typing appears, not the keyboard. Lenovo tab A8. How can I unlock my tablet?

I have a Lenovo Tab A8. Last night I was moving apps to the SD card and uninstalling updates of google features I don't use. I then disabled a few of those google features. I also uninstalled my ...
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Help understanding the integration between Google Voice, Hangouts, and Messenger

I've had Google voice with Sprint since day 1, I love everything about it. Hangouts added some great features like MMS but to search the body of old messages I still have to use Google Voice. This ...
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“Call not sent” when adding a call on Samsung Galaxy S6

Sometimes, when I am on a call and try to add a call, I get an error message that reads, "Call not sent". It only happens sometimes, and I can't figure out the pattern. It seems to be related to the ...
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Answer call back to Hangout and hear silence

I am using fastcustomer app to call a company's customer service and then call me when ready. When I set up to call back my phone's number, I got a call back, and there is system's voice hint. When ...
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Phone makes me dial 1 before answering a call

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. Every call gets synced to my computer and I can't retrieve calls until I press the number 1. I miss most of my calls. This is undesirable. Please help me.
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With the Google Voice app, is it possible to send an SMS to multiple people?

I know from the web interface, you can send messages to up to 10 people. However, I haven't figured out how to send an SMS message to multiple people using the Google Voice Android app. Is it possible?...
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How can you prevent Google from saying “if you just said something…”

If I start a voice search but change my mind and cancel it, sometimes it will say " if you just said something I didn't hear what it was". Is there any way to disable this?
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How can I disable Google Voice Commands on an Android phone?

I prefer not root my phone, but I'd be willing to, if it's necessary. Google Voice keeps popping-up Search and Voice Dialer randomly (about twice a minute). They enter random commands into Search bar ...
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How can I make a call to an SIP address from Google Voice number?

How can I make a call to an SIP address (e.g. sip:613@fwd.pulver.com) from Google Voice number? Does Google Hangout support calls to SIP addresses? Can an SIP address call my Google Voice number? ...
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Google Voice for Voicemail in Samsung Note 2 / PagePlus

I cannot for the life of me get Google Voice to work with my phone. The error message I am getting is "Carrier configuration: Unfortunately your network carrier is currently not supported for ...
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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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Making calls using google voice

I use google voice to make some of my calls. I do not want to be prompted to be called using google voice everytime i make a call , but I do want an option to be able to call a few numbers/contacts ...
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How can I send SMS messages from my real phone number, not my Google Voice number?

This question is precisely the opposite of the existing question: "How can I send SMS messages from my Google Voice number without using the Voice app?" Since installing the Google Voice app, text ...
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Fully Remove Google Voice Search

I am running Lollipop on the LG G3 and due to a loose connection on the audio jack google voice search gets activated everytime a slight movement of ANY attached cable. Now, I would like to ...
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Free SMS to shortcodes/Magic?

My current cellular plan does not include free SMS, so I'm trying to find an alternative way to send SMS for free from my Android phone. In particular, I'm trying to use the Magic service, which ...
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Google Voice SMS not showing notifications in Hangouts?

I have my Google Voice account setup through the Hangouts app for Android, on my un-rooted Galaxy S5 (with the Lollipop OTA). When I have the application open on my device, and I receive an SMS to my ...
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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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Configure Google Voice/Hangouts to work like T-Mobile's wifi calling?

I have a Google Voice number, and I have Hangouts on my phone. What I would like to do is forward my Google Voice number to my "real" phone number when I'm in range of a cellular network, but answer ...
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Where is Voice Privacy on OnePlus phone?

Can someone give me a step by step on finding the Google Voice privacy on my OnePlus phone?
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Google Voice question

I'm traveling internationally soon and will have unlimited internet usage but regular calling/texting will be restricted or I'll have high roaming charges. So I'm wondering how Google Voice works... ...
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How to disable street names in android voice navigation?

I'm stuck with a quite simple problem, still can't find the solution. I'd like to disable street names reading in voice navigation, to keep just simple guidance like "turn right" or "turn left". Can'...
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Does Google still offer free incoming/outgoing voice calls with any of their Android services?

On Android, is Google still offering free incoming or outgoing voice calls to landlines/cellphones through any of their services? It seems like they keep changing it, and everything I read has ...
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Turn off Google Voice forwarding when using home Wi-Fi

I use Google Voice to forward phone calls to my Android phone. But when I am at home, I would like to save voice minutes by not having to answer phone using my voice plan. Is there a way to ...
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Google Voice SMS messages not showing up in Hangouts

I'm using Google Voice to send text messages to someone. I've chosen to send the messages through Hangouts. The messages are being sent successfully and the recipient gets them but they don't show up ...
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Use Quick Responses with Hangouts' Implementation of Google Voice

Back in the days of the original Google Voice app it was not possible to send quick replies when you're receiving a call through Google Voice. But now that Google Voice is integrated with Hangouts is ...
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Prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice

Is there any way to prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice, and without having to ask the mobile network carrier to block them? I am the way of Is there a way/app ...
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Copying the phone number into the clipboard in the Google Voice application

In the application Google Voice is there any way to copy the Google phone number into the clipboard without having to type anything? I use a Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III with a rooted Android 4.1.2.
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Convert + to 00 for international calling

I am currently overseas, using a foreign SIM card in my phone. Since I travel often, all of my contacts are stored in international format (e.g. +12125551212 or +4474567899). However, my foreign ...
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Mass confusion about present and future: Hangouts, SMS, MMS, and Google Voice

I've been trying to make sense of recent news and theories about the future of Hangouts, SMS/MMS integration, and merging with Google Voice. My main concern right now is that I want to continue ...
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Using smart phone, how to make phone call using google voice number?

I have an Android phone (Motorola E) with the official Google Voice app installed. I always give people my Google voice number. For this reason, when I call people I need my google voice number to ...
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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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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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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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Google Voice “Call With…”

I love the Call With... feature in the Google Voice webapp and use it often. It allows you to initiate a call from your Google Voice number by first dialing one of your linked phones then patching you ...
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Text-to-speech reader for Google Voice SMS text messages?

There are a bunch of apps for reading your phone's "native" SMS text messages, but I couldn't find anything for Google Voice, nor could I find any apps that can generically read text in other apps (...