I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is incompatible which is strange considering its the flagship model) is there anyway for me to get Google voice on my phone?

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    The Google Voice app is compatible with the N5 (I have it installed on mine). How are you trying to install it, precisely? Are you located outside the US? Also, if you're looking to use it to make a VoIP call from your phone, similar to a PC, you should be aware that it does not support that. – eldarerathis Jul 13 '14 at 2:03
  • Ahhhh I am outside of US (Canada) I tried downloading it on the play store. But if it doesn't support VoIP call I have no reason for using it. – Darcy Jul 13 '14 at 15:57
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    The app is probably region locked to the US, I'd wager. Hopefully VoIP via Google Voice will be coming to Hangouts soon, since they added it to the iOS app a little while back. Until then, it's just kind of a waiting game, unfortunately. There were a few third-party apps that would allow you to make VoIP calls using Google Voice, but Google blocked their access about a month ago. – eldarerathis Jul 13 '14 at 18:42

You should already have it pre-installed and enabled on your phone. Try saying "OK, Google" from the home screen. The steps here should give you an idea of how to enable it if it doesn't work.

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