Why did Google launch Google Voice?

One of the reasons was to capture the voices of as many different people as possible. Using the transliteration feature and allowing people to correct words, Google built a massive -- and astoundingly good -- database with which all Google online voice recognition is

What does Google Voice do?

Also see What are the pros and cons of using a Google Voice number as your primary phone number?

Should I port my cell phone number to Google voice?

I recommend it without reservation, personally.  I think there's great advantage to keeping your number on GV because it gives you so much flexibility regarding carriers without ever having to worry about changing your number.  If you get a new cell phone, there's no

Can someone with a U.S. phone number text to another U.S. phone number for free, using Google Voice, while in a different country?

Yes.If you have a data connection and a Google Voice number, you can SMS or call to a US number for free using only your data connection (via the Google Voice web interface, via the Android GV app, or via the Hangouts apps if you've linked

Can I get multiple Google Voice numbers to one phone?

The short answer is "yes".There are two ways to do what you describe. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Following is a brief description of the two methods.Method #1 (two separate Google accounts forwarding to the same phone)This is probably the easiest method

Should I port my cell phone number to Google voice?

I recommend it without reservation, personally.  I think there's great advantage to keeping your number on GV because it gives you so much flexibility regarding carriers without ever having to worry about changing your number.  If you get a new cell phone, there's no

Is there a way to find out if a phone number is a Google phone number?

Very easy way, use that phone number to register on Facebook or whatsapp, they will help detect immediately. To prevent fraud activity, Facebook and Whatsapp will check whether the phone number belongs to your device. That means Facebook or WhatsApp only accepts a phone number in the SIM card.

Is there a way to find out if a phone number is a Google phone number?

Very easy way, use that phone number to register on Facebook or whatsapp, they will help detect immediately. To prevent fraud activity, Facebook and Whatsapp will check whether the phone number belongs to your device. That means Facebook or WhatsApp only accepts a phone number in the SIM card.

What does Google Voice do?

Also see What are the pros and cons of using a Google Voice number as your primary phone number?

Is it possible to have two phone numbers assigned to the same cell phone without using Google Voice?

You can do that with Line2- Business or personal, we've got your number. When you sign up, you choose a number you would like as your second line. Once you have the app installed on your cell phone, you can make and receive calls from your app

What percent of Google mobile searches are done by voice?

On As of May 2016 20–25% and growing depending on what you count as

Is there a way to find out if a phone number is a Google phone number?

Very easy way, use that phone number to register on Facebook or whatsapp, they will help detect immediately. To prevent fraud activity, Facebook and Whatsapp will check whether the phone number belongs to your device. That means Facebook or WhatsApp only accepts a phone number in the SIM card.

Is it possible to have two phone numbers assigned to the same cell phone without using Google Voice?

You can do that with Line2- Business or personal, we've got your number. When you sign up, you choose a number you would like as your second line. Once you have the app installed on your cell phone, you can make and receive calls from your app

Can I get multiple Google Voice numbers to one phone?

The short answer is "yes".There are two ways to do what you describe. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Following is a brief description of the two methods.Method #1 (two separate Google accounts forwarding to the same phone)This is probably the easiest method

Should I port my cell phone number to Google voice?

I recommend it without reservation, personally.  I think there's great advantage to keeping your number on GV because it gives you so much flexibility regarding carriers without ever having to worry about changing your number.  If you get a new cell phone, there's no

What does Google Voice do?

Also see What are the pros and cons of using a Google Voice number as your primary phone number?