Google Voice - Setting Up an Account

Google Voice can be used to call individuals without having to use your personal phone number. This document includes instructions for setting up a Google Voice account.
You will need to use a Personal Google account to use Google Voice. 
If you need a personal Google account please use the Create a Google Account section below.

Setting up/ Logging into Google Voice

1. Navigate to

2. Click on For personal use.


3. In the drop-down select Web.


4. Login with a personal Google account.



5 . Agree to the Google Voice Terms of Service by clicking Continue.


6. Enter a Zip code and select an available number.


a. A phrase or number combination can also be searched for.


7. After a number is selected, click Verify.

8. Link a personal phone number to verify the account.


a. Verification can also be done via phone call.

9. Enter the 6-Digit code sent via text message and click Verify. (Standard text messaging rates are applied)


10. After a phone number is successfully linked click Finish.


a. Call forwarding can be disabled in the account settings.

11. A screen will confirm the Google Voice number is ready. Click Finish.


12. Refer to our Using Google Voice on a Computer Knowledge Base document for more helpful information.

1. Navigate to

2. Click on For personal use.

3. Click on Create account and select For Myself.


4. Enter the required Account Information.


a. A Current Email Address can be used instead of a Google created email.

5. Agree to the Google Terms of Service.


a. Scroll down and select Agree.


6. Enter a Phone Number to verify the account.


7. You will receive a Google verification code via call or text.


8. Click here to continue from Setting Up step 5 above.

If you need further assistance please contact the PC Service Help Desk at 608-789-6266 or

KeywordsGoogle, voice, google voice, calling, call   Doc ID102853
OwnerCody M.GroupWestern Technical College
Created2020-06-05 16:31:31Updated2020-08-31 12:10:31
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