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No, Project Fi will not destroy your Google Voice account

No, Project Fi will not destroy your Google Voice account

Google's MVNO project relies heavily on the same technology that makes Google Voice work, but you're not losing anything by using Fi. News that Google was finally pushing Project Fi invites to a handful of people led to a whole lot of users asking those lucky enough to get in on the action what...
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Google Voice adds Verizon Wireless MMS support and native MMS for pictures

A month after Google announced it had added MMS support inside Google Voice for nearly all major wireless carriers in the US and Canada, it revealed today that the lone holdout, Verizon Wireless, has at last added MMS support to the app as well. In fact the support started last week. The news...
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Google Voice MMS capabilities expanded in North America

Google has expanded carrier support for picture messaging over Google Voice. After working with carriers for support, users on 100 different North American carriers — including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Bell Canada, Rogers, Telus, and many more — should now be able to recieve MMS messages on...
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I'm going all-in with Hangouts for messaging and calls

Google still has work to do, but you couldn't pay me to go back to the way things were before I'm just finishing a two week experiment where I've gone "all in" on Google Hangouts for my calling and texting. After dabbling around with things and watching bugs get fixed for a week after Hangouts...
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Why you shouldn't delete the Google Voice app just yet

If you want to use your Google Voice number for every call, keep the app installed for now The times, they are a-changin'. Google Voice is slowly but surely being absorbed into Hangouts, and you can do basically everything you used to do in the Google Voice app inside Hangouts now instead. I say...
What you need to know about the new Google Hangouts, Hangouts Dialer, and the old Google Voice

What you need to know about the new Google Hangouts, Hangouts Dialer, and the old Google Voice

The new Hangouts is beautiful, and more than a little confusing now that it can integrate with Google Voice Google Hangouts is getting a pretty major refresh, and it now integrates with Google Voice. And there's a new Hangouts Dialer to contend with if you want to use both together. If it's all...
Google Hangouts and Google Voice are finally playing nice

Google Hangouts and Google Voice are finally playing nice

Well, here's a pleasant late-night surprise. Looks like Google Hangouts finally has the long-overdue integration with Google Voice, meaning that your messages from Google Voice (and not traditional SMS messages from the actual phone number assigned to your SIM card — it's a bit of a mess to...
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Google Voice can now handle website calls via Hangouts without Google+

Google has just revealed that web surfers can make Google Voice calls via Hangouts without the need for a Google+ account, in the latest move towards an eventual merge of Google Voice and Hangouts. Alex Wiesen of Google announced the new feature his his own Google+ account, saying that this...
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Google Voice shows a slight sign of life

But using your voicemails to improve transcription isn't new Google Voice is still alive. While many have been waiting on word of its demise (and there was nary a mention of it at Google I/O last week), Google Voice as a service continues to function, allowing you to have one phone number ring...
Google Voice quietly adds support for emoji

Google Voice quietly adds emoji support

With no official confirmation or announcement from Google, we are noticing that emoji support has been quietly added to Google Voice. The lack of emoji support was noticed even as recently as a few days ago with several of our editors noticing white square boxes in lieu of emoji when messages...

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