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4: The Phone > GOOGLE VOICE

GOOGLE VOICE

Google Voice is the company's phone service. Google Voice gives you a dedicated phone number in an area code of your choosing. The Google Voice number is attached to you, not to any particular device, and can be set up to ring multiple phones simultaneously.

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Figure 4.7 Merging calls

You can request a Google Voice number by visiting www.google.com/voice and logging in with your Google account username and password. You then are prompted to search for an available phone number by entering either a desired area code, city, or ZIP code or a word or phrase to which you want to map the number. You then can select from a list of available numbers. Next, you need to enter a PIN to use for accessing your Google Voice voice mail and accept Google's terms and privacy policy. After you have your PIN selected, the system prompts you to enter a phone number to which you want to forward Google Voice calls. Finally, you are shown a screen with a two-digit confirmation key. Press the Call Me Now button to have Google Voice call you; when you answer, enter the two-digit number. At this point, your Google Voice account is set up


  

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