Google Voice Stories June 19

Following old Hangouts SMS messages now syncing over and the ability to record voicemail greetings when mobile, Google Voice is gaining a list of connected devices on Android. Meanwhile, a teardown reveals that the app is prepping support for entering an address for emergency services and the location of incoming calls.

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Google Voice Stories May 26

Old Google Voice SMS messages from Hangouts now appear in the revamped apps

Since Google Voice relaunched in early 2017, the company has kept to its promise of “regular” updates and new features. Last month, it notably began beta testing in-app VoIP calling for the Android and web client. The latest update now sees Google Voice messages from the older Hangouts integration in the new apps.

Google Voice Stories May 18

Google Voice now lets you record voicemail greetings on Android and iOS

Following a VoIP beta program in April, the next feature to arrive on Google Voice is a bit minor, but still useful. Users no longer have to visit the web client to record and manage voicemail greetings as that capability is now available on Android and iOS.

Google Voice Stories April 16

When Google Voice relaunched in 2017, it retained several legacy features like continued access to the old interface and settings page, as well as Sprint integration. That latter functionality is finally being deprecated, with Google alerting existing customers of their options today.

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How to disable Google Voice’s Sprint integration

For years now, a Sprint and Google Voice collaboration has allowed customers to use their Sprint number for Google Voice or vice-versa. Unfortunately, due to an upgrade to Sprint’s network, this integration will no longer work after June 1. Here’s how to disconnect the two services before the planned shutoff date…

Google Voice Stories April 10

Last Wednesday, Google finally announced that VoIP would be coming to Google Voice for Android and the web. A beta program allows users to test out the feature before a wider release, with the first sign-ups getting the feature enabled on their accounts.

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