Google Voice gives you a phone number for calling, text messaging, and voicemail. It works on smartphones and computers, and syncs across your devices so you can use the app in the office, at home, or on the go. NOTE: Google Voice only works for personal Google Accounts in the US and G Suite accounts in select markets. Text messaging is not supported in all markets. You’re in control Get spam filtered automatically and block numbers you don’t want to hear from. Manage your time with personalized settings for forwarding calls, text messages, and voicemail. Backed up and searchable Calls, text messages, and voicemails are stored and backed up to make it easy for you to search your history. Manage messages across devices Send and receive individual and group SMS messages from all your devices Your voicemail, transcribed Google Voice provides advanced voicemail transcriptions that you can read in the app and/or have sent to your email. Save on international calling Make international calls at competitive rates without paying extra for international minutes with your mobile carrier Keep in mind: • Google Voice is currently only available in the US. Google Voice for G Suite users is in Early Adopter Program and available in select countries. Check with your administrator for access. • Calls made using Google Voice for iPhone can be placed through a Google Voice access number. All access number based calls use the standard minutes from your cell phone plan and may incur costs (e.g. when traveling internationally).
I have no idea why Google refuses to allow this app to use VoIP. Why is it in dead hangouts but not on this app? Does Google have any idea how incredibly archaic it is to have a server call you when someone calls your Google Voice number? Come on Google, add VoIP or take the app off the App Store. *Edit* VoIP is now available to iOS users. Seems to be working fine with no real problems. Needed this since Hangouts is being phased out.
This is happening more and more frequently: Despite 4 bars, usually at critical times, the app will not allow me to place calls. If I close and re-open the app - same thing. This is becoming annoying. Looking for another solution.
When I try calling from GV I hear two dailer tones.
I have been using this app for my business for the last 3 years. My business partners and I updated the app on our iPhones last week and since them have been having serious issues as follows: Calls were not ringing through to the person’s phone who calls were forwarded to…we seemed to fix this by taking off having calls forwarded to our linked Gmail account ‘web’ option as well…we aren’t clear why that worked On my phone under ‘make and receive’ calls in settings my phone was set to ‘use carrier only’ instead of ‘prefer wi-fi and mobile data’, this seemed to stop calls from coming through to my phone, which I only discovered after several missed calls…again, Im not clear why that fixed the problem Items are appearing and disappearing off the settings menu…for example, under settings >> ‘incoming calls’ w the update there were two lists of phone numbers with toggles >> ’my devices’ and then ‘forwarded calls’…forwarded call disappeared completely There is inconsistency between settings on the GV mobile site settings and the phone settings. This morning my biz partner switched our business calls to me and they kept ringing through to both of us despite on both of our phones it appearing that the calls were supposed to go to me. When I logged into GV in the browser it showed both of our numbers toggled on There isn’t any customer support (fine, it’s a free product, I get it) but when I posted in the ‘help’ section on Google to look for solutions the only response I got was ‘you shouldn’t be using this for business’. Researching other for pay business phone options now as this is unfortunately not going to work for our business w all these bugs. Posting here in the hopes the developers will read this and fix the bugs.
this app is very flaky. just doesn’t seem up to a google level application. the notifications is probably the most frustrating part. you get notifications and it takes several attempts to get the app to recognize that you’ve read the message before it goes away. No share from the share picture dialog (hangouts only). Several odd rendering bugs regularly pop up.
There is a major glitch I can’t receive texts or send them. Please fix!!!!
Google Voice is amazing. I have a Tracfone with limited texts, and my friends don't want to switch to something better than SMS messaging. The app great but I wish I could change the notification sound.
Voice is not working as well as it used to. For one it doesn’t sync well in the Chrome app with my contacts list. When I get messages or calls, instead of seeing the name from my contact list, it just shows the phone number. And since the change happened, using voice requires too many steps. Not to mention that when I call people, it will sometimes show an unrecognizable number.
Wahoo!! Finally they gave us the feature I have been hoping for since google came out with this app.... Internet / data calling straight from the app. Now just a few minor tweaks to receive v-cards and multiple pics / video and it will be perfect 😀😀
This app would be awesome if it just had a follow up reminder button. Thus the reason for the 4 stars. I use this app every day and find myself wishing it had a follow up button for calls,voicemails, and text. Sh** add a scheduling function for timed text message and your on to something new. Come on Google write some CODE and add this for us. 🤯🤓🛠📲🤩