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 https://voice.google.com/u/0/about

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 https://voice.google.com/u/0/about

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 pcservice@westerntc.edu.




Keywords:Google, voice, google voice, calling, call   Doc ID:102853
Owner:Cody M.Group:Western Technical College
Created:2020-06-05 16:31 CDTUpdated:2020-08-31 12:10 CDT
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