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

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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 and SD cards

Why does Google Voice need to be able to modify or delete the contents of my SD card? It's part of the permissions and I don't want to download it until I understand it.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Google Voice free calls on a Tablet

I recently bought a small tablet - a Samsung Galaxy Player. I've been using Google Voice to text all my friends for free. However, I would like to start being able to call my friends as well, and have ...
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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". ...
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Can I place calls with my Google Voice credit from Android outside of the US?

If you are outside of the US, Google Voice is merely a service to place calls from inside... apparently just GMail and Hangouts, much like Skype is. Unlike Skype the quality of service seems to be ...
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Make Automate Task to manually sync Google Voice

Some network I connect to during my daily life, do not allow for push notifications. So I want to make a task that syncs all my accounts. This was easily done with Llama for Gmail. I just told it when ...
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Why is Caller ID not working since 4.0.4 update on Droid 4?

I have a Samsung Droid 4. I keep all information about my contacts in Google Voice. In the past, this has always worked seamlessly. However, since my phone updated it's operating system to version ...
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Sync SMS inbox and Google Voice

I use Google Voice for my phone, for voicemail and SMS. It is very convenient to read and send texts from my computer, but if I do not use the Google Voice app on my phone (which, unfortunately, is ...
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SMS Apps as Front-end to Google Voice

Suppose I use Google Voice for text messaging rather than my carrier's SMS plan. Would it be possible to use SMS Apps such as Handcent etc. as the interface or front-end to GV's text messages?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“can't reach google at the moment” with htc to snoy smartwatch 3

I testing voice from htc butterfly to snoy smartwatch 3,the problem from watch "can't reach google at the moment". have everyone can help me? thanks
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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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Sending Google SMS without original phone number

I'm helping a friend out, and she wanted to send a text message without her cell phone number showing up in the end message. We never found a way to do this. Checking the Google Voice app (which I ...
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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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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 ...