Google Voice Question

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  1. vthokies1996

    vthokies1996 Member

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    Just received a Google Voice invite last evening.

    Trying to get everyone's opinion. Should I choose the option to use it with my existing number or use the option to get a Google Voice number?

    If I use the Google Voice Number, will I be able to use that voice mail with my Verizon number for the Voicemail Transcription?

    Just trying to get some input as to which option would be best.

    Thanks
     
  2. hookbill

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    I'd get a Google Voice number. You can have free texting and even free calling if you're on a friends and family plan. You can put your google voice number as a friend and make calls with it. It can save you money.

    Sorry, can't tell you about voicemail transcription. I don't use that.
     
  3. GrillMouster

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    Get the Google Voice Number. When you set up the Google Voice app on your droid it will tell you to dial a phone number; that sets up Verizon to use GV for your voicemail.

    I don't use the Google Voice number for anything, but I can still use the GV voicemail.
     
  4. Sayersj629

    Sayersj629 New Member

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    Get the google voice number you'll still be able to use it to transcribe voicemails.
     
  5. vthokies1996

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    Thanks for the replies. I'll go with the Google Number option.
     
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    you can always switch to the google number later if you want.