Just got a Google Voice account

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  1. FootballRef

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    now what? :)

    I got it on Ebay....$4.99
     
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    get another one and send that one to me lol
     
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    now you have an extra phone number you can... um... :confused:
     
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    Exactly....lol

    It had my interest...so I had to try it. Not like I have never wasted $5 before
     
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    I found several on Ebay for $4.99 Buy It Now and you get the account instantly.
     
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    I have one too, just cant really figure out what to do with it.

    I have given it to a few girls I want to limit contact with :icon_evil:
     
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    I selected a number that's not long distance for my family 1000 miles away. That's about all I use it for, but you can set that up to ring your Droid AND your home phone.

    Basically, I just use it for the voicemail though...

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    What is the advantages to using it as voicemail instead of the Verizon voicemail?
     
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    Verizon visual voicemail costs a few bucks/month. Google is free.

    Verizon charges for texts. Google is free.

    Last I heard, google's voicemail software was better.

    Google has more features too, I think.
     
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    All that, plus you can check your voicemail via PC as well...

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    You can get notifications, read, and listen to your voicemail on the Droid with the Google Voice app.
     
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    I know someone with a GV account, but they don't know how to get an invite for anyone. Does anyone know how the invites get passed out?
     
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    You sign up on the web, you go on a waiting list. Or someone has an extra one and offers it up. Or you buy one on eBay for a few dollars. That's what I did.

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    I cannot figure out how to receive text messages through my GV account. I have the voicemail setup and think I like it really well, based on the few test calls I have made.
     
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    Sorry Jonny, I should have been more specific. How does someone who has a GV account obtain an invite to distribute?