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

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Why do declined calls to Google Voice number get sent to cell number’s voicemail?

I have Google Voice (GV) installed, a GV number, and conditional call forwarding set up between my cell phone number and the GV number such that calls to the GV number will ring the cell’s default ...
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Custom Voice Action

Can i make the google assistant of my android phone to perform custom actions? For example: Ok google. open barrier via "AppName"? I have tried the system actions, but neither one matches my need. So ...
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Issue with recording Google Hangouts calls

I'm trying to record my Google Hangouts calls. The only app I found that claimed it can record non-dialer calls was Cube ACR. Problem is I'm getting a "Recording failed. Write to storage failure, ...
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How do I stop voice typing from muting/pausing other playing media?

I sometimes want voice typing to transcribe voice audio that is playing on my device. However, whenever voice typing is started, it stops all audio coming from my phone. I have the xposed module app ...
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Opening google hangouts or another voip based sms app from browser links

My work requires me to text a number of people with a preset text message(ETA for their deliveries). We have a sms: link for each customer which automatically opens the sms app and pre-fills the ...
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make google voice forwarding number the same

I have a tasker script that triggers based on number. Is there a way to keep my Google Voice number the same? I am giving my Google Voice number out to the public and I don't want anyone to know my ...
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Hangouts, Google Voice, and SMS is no longer supported Notification

Although I have been a long time user of Google Voice and Hangouts, I only recently got my first Android tablet(WiFi only, no cellular). The way the first two interact with the tablet is puzzling ...
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How to get Google voice input to “submit” / “enter”

Voice typing is convenient, having to press a keyboard button to submit or press enter is less so. While 'native' apps like Google Assistant know when to submit according pauses or natural sentence ...
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galaxy s8 voice input keeps turning off

I would like to be able to use voice input dependably on my semi-new S8. I'm in the keyboard input and I click on the mic icon...I start speaking and it works for 3 to 10 seconds...but then stops. ...
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Voice typing -how to continue dictation in new line without restarting microphone?

The solution in accepted answer here works on Nougat 7.1.2 using Gboard What do I say to make a new line when using voice recognition? But irritatingly, microphone switches off when you move to new ...
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Plug in problems and google voice problem

Whenever i plug in my phone to a speaker and then play some video in youtube, it will open google voice search for some reason, the 'ok google' voice input is disabled. It will open whenever i play ...
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Google Home app not letting me teach it my voice

Whenever I try to setup my voice when prompted in the app it just gets stuck on the subsequent please wait screen . This is on a Samsung S8. Tried clearing the data on the app, restarting the ...
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Custom voice commands

I'm looking for an open source way to specify custom voice commands that use the Google voice recognition backend. It has to be open source and work offline. (I already managed to get the Google app ...
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Google voice type offline doesn't work properly

If I touch on voice type tool it shows me following message "Google voice typing tool requires Google search app" but Google search app have been installed on my phone. How can I fix this?
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As a Google Voice number user, what app should I use for texting now?

Google has decided to push hangouts for enterprise, or something, and now there's a big obnoxious message that takes up half the Hangouts app whenever I open it into the "conversations" view. I use ...
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How do you open the Google Voice app directly to the voicemail tab?

The new Google Voice app is pretty awesome; clean, simple, usable, etc. However, I only use GV for the voicemail functionality but the app always opens to the Messages tab. Is there a way to ...
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In Google Voice, do all SMS messages have to be transmitted via a data connection?

If someone is using Google Voice, do they need a data connection (cellular or WiFi) to be on in order to send/receive any SMS messages? This seems to be a big limitation, as keeping data on all the ...
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google voice number and google hangouts and being overseas

when I lived in the US, I had a AT&T cell plus a google voice number. Now I moved to Istanbul & stopped the AT&T line. My android & my iPhone ( which I had activated while in the US )...
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Google now - retraining the voice model

Sometimes my phone ignores the Ok Google command. I've noticed that I need to say it in the exact same way, as I said it during the voice model retraining. Even a wrong distance between my mouth and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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 (...