Google Voice Texting Vs Verizon Texting

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  1. droidemere

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    I've read several forums talking about google voice and how many people went ahead and cancelled their texting plans...I've reasearched and couldn't really find a detailed answer to my question.. Is it worth cancelling your texting plan and using only GV for texting? Is there a real bad lag time when receiving or sending texts? Do you have to manually retrieve texts?


    Need details to help me make a better decision...

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    This topic has been discussed to death...a search of this forum should help you find what you need (there's at least a dozen threads on it). A detailed list of the pros and cons would take way too long to type out here for you.

    edit: quick explanation, people use GV for texting and set up notifications via gmail so there is no lag time.
     
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    You sure? All i've seen is threads on how to configure google voice texting..and how to turn off notifications and all that..but never a pros and cons..do you happen to have a link?


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    I'll see if I can find a good one...give me a few minutes.
     
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    If you want to use MMS you can't do that with Google Voice. It's not as dependable as Verizons. And I don't think there is a spell check with Google Voice, at least with my Storm there wasn't.
     
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