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How to get Google Voice for inmate calling

For example:  Getting a Google Voice number starting with area code 252 to received inmate calls You need to set up a “local” phone number in Google Voice for your inmate. In other words, if person is incarcerated in the area with 252 area code, you need to set up a number in Google Voice […]

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How to Register for a Google Voice Number

How do I get a Google Voice number? Sign up for a Google Voice number is free and open to anyone living in the US. This guide will show you how to sign up for your Google Voice number. Step 1. Go to http://www.google.com/voice If you already have a Google account, just log on and […]

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How to port your number out of Google Voice

Port your number out of Google Voice To protect your number from being ported out without your consent, your Google Voice number is locked automatically.  Before you can port out your Google Voice number you must unlock it. There is a one time $3 fee to port your number away from Google Voice. For users […]

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Recording Google Voice Calls

Recording Google Voice calls can be a useful feature but you need to check with your state and federal laws before using this feature. Some states require both parties consent to any recording while other states require only one party consent. Before you can use the call recording feature, you need to enable it. See […]

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How to Make Google Voice Calls in Gmail

Call phones from Gmail is free to the US and Canada for the rest of 2013. In addition to calling a phone number in Gmail, you can also receive calls if you have a Google Voice account. To place a call in Gmail: Make sure Google voice and video chat plugin is installed.

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Google Voice Sprint Integration

There are two ways to enable Google Voice with Sprint: Option 1: Use your Sprint number with Google Voice. If you are new to Google Voice: The first step is to create a Google Voice account. In step 1 of account creation, click “I want to use my mobile number.” Enter your Sprint mobile phone […]

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How to Disable Call Screening in Google Voice

Call screening lets you know who’s calling your Google number before you accept the call. It also allows you options on how to handle your calls so that you can choose to accept it, send the caller to voicemail and ListenInTM, or record the call. There are two ways we screen your callers: We’ll show […]

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How to add your numbers to Google Voice

So, you have registered for a Google Voice number. Now what. You can set up to six phones to ring when someone calls your Google Voice number. For instance, with Google Voice, you can ring your landline, work phone, and mobile phone, when someone calls your Google Voice number. See the video below on how […]

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How to forward voicemail notifications to your email address

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Replace Your Landline with Google Voice and OBi100

Obi100 – The world’s first ATA device with support for Google Voice. If you don’t like to be tied to your PC while making phone calls or want to ditch your landline, get yourself an OBi100 Voice Services Bridge or OBi endpoint. Setup is fairly simple. You’ll be making free domestic calls within 30 minutes. […]

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