How to Setup Google Voice and Get a Virtual Phone Number for Free [Updated Working Method]
Google Voice is a virtual service and product provided by Google which help users get a free virtual phone number to use for their calls, text and various business communication purposes.
If you are someone that like dealing with virtual phone numbers then, you certainly know what Google voice can do.
With all its features and powered by Google, it is not that easy to get this Google voice virtual phone number mainly because it is not available in all countries and if it is not available in your location, then you will need to use a VPN. You will find links to VPNs working with this Google voice just perfectly and that will help change your location and set it to United States.
Getting back in the purpose of this tutorial, we are here bypass any restriction that you might be facing and that hinders you from having a Google voice virtual phone number. So, in today's article, I will show you or I will give you method on how to get a Google Voice number for free without any restriction.
What is Google Voice and How does it work?
Google Voice is a telephone service that provides call forwarding and voicemail services, voice and text messaging, as well as U.S. and international call termination for Google Account customers in the U.S., and for Google Workspace (formerly G Suite until October 2020) customers in Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. The service was launched by Google on March 11, 2009, after the company had acquired the service GrandCentral.
Google Voice provides a U.S. telephone number, chosen by the user from available numbers in selected area codes, free of charge to each account. Calls to this number are forwarded to telephone numbers that each user must configure in the account web portal. Multiple destinations may be specified that ring simultaneously for incoming calls. Service setup/initiation requires a non-VOIP USA telephone number for verification and identification purposes. A user may answer and receive calls on any of the ringing phones as configured in the web portal. During a received call, the user may switch between the configured telephones.
Google voice provides a virtual phone number that you can use to get your calls, text in one place. This is a really important asset for a business man. Talking of virtual phone numbers, lets see what a virtual phone number is.
What is a Virtual Phone Number?
A virtual number, also known as direct inward dialing or access numbers, is a telephone number without a directly associated telephone line. Usually, these numbers are programmed to forward incoming calls to one of the pre-set telephone numbers, chosen by the client: fixed, mobile or VoIP.
These numbers are most of the time linked to a virtual account that most of the time supports call forwarding.
There are many virtual phone number providers out there of which some are free and some others are paid services. We have virtual number providers such as TextPlus, TextNow, 2ndLine, which are the most commonly know virtual phone numbers out there. The thing with these virtual phone number providers is the signup process with them can be really complicated but once you've signed up, you are good to go getting your virtual phone number.
However, we have made a tutorial on how to get a virtual phone number for any sms verification online and also, for OTP verifications of services such as PayPal, Netflix, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google, Gmail etc. You can check it out below or just click here.
With a Google Voice number, you can equally do a set of all these. You will have a virtual phone number that you can use to verify for any service online and receiving SMS but also placing international calls securely powered by Google. So let's see how to setup Google Voice for a free US virtual phone number
How Setup Google Voice and Get a Free US Virtual Phone Number
The set up process can be simple but hard for some others. If you are just a noob in this kind of stuff, then I understand how this can be really hard for you. So, we have broken down all the process and simplified it in some steps that you will have to follow to get this Google Voice US virtual phone numbers for free.
You will need a working us phone number that you will use to verify your Google Voice account. That is not a problem because we have covered a section for that. You can Click Here to get a US Phone number to verify Google Voice. Similarly, you can continue reading below to get the method.
But before you will need some requirement. Check them below;
- A working Google Account (It may be your real Google Account)
- A real US phone number - Get it for Free Here or download this Application to Get a US Phone number.
- Google Voice Application - Get it Here.
- A Good Premium VPN. Get Premium VPN for Free Here.
- Your Android or PC device
Step 1: Get a Good working VPN from the link provided above in the requirement section and connect it to the United States.
Step 2: Click here to Go to Google Voice or Download Google Voice Application from Here, install and open the application. If you are doing this on the web then, just access their website. Select the purpose of your Google Voice (Personal or Business Use). Just select Personal Use (my recommend to keep a low profile).
A little drop down will be presented to you whether to continue on Android, iOS or Web. Select the platform you will like to set this Google Voice with.
Step 3: Using the right VPN will take you the the next screen as seen below. If you see something like not available in your location, then, you will have to use the VPN. You can get good working VPNs from APK Premiumz.
Step 4: Select a working location from the drop down or search by area. I will select one from the nearby location.
Step 5: Select any phone number from the list of available phone numbers shown.
Step 6: Next you will have to verify your real number. This is where you will have to use the Application for virtual phone numbers. Or additionally, you can get it from the Official Website of the application. We have covered a whole section on how to get the number. Click here to read on how to get working virtual phone numbers for Google Voice verification.
Step 7: Enter the number to get the verification code and then enter it in Google Voice.
Once you have verified your number, Google Voice will attribute to your account the number you selected earlier and that is it, you have gotten your Google Voice Virtual Phone number that you can use anywhere and on any website equally for business purposes.
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Where can I use Google Voice Number?
You can use this Google voice number any where since it is powered by Google then it is authentic. You can use it on WhatsApp, Telegram, Netflix, PayPal and any other website.
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