Google Voice Service


GOOGLE Voice is telecommunication service by google.

Google voice service frominvitation only to be a available to all Gmail subscribers.

Google voice currently provides free pc `to-phone calling and PC-to voice and video calling.


  1. ?Telecommunications service by Google
  2. ?Launched on March 11, 2009
  3. ?Formerly Grand Central
  • Originally founded in 2005 by Craig Walker and Vincent Paquet
  • Acquired by Google on July 2, 2007 for $95 million
  • Google team worked on the project secretly after the time of purchase until the launch
  • Added many additional features while still keeping the same general services previously provided

Google Voice basics Requirements:

To get started with Google Voice, sign in with your existing or create a newGoogle Account to get started.
Then, you’ll just need a touch-tone phone, and these requirements on your computer:

1. Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, Mac, Linux

2. Web browser: IE6 & above, Firefox 3 & above, Safari 3 & above, Google Chrome

3. Flash 8 and above required


How it works:

?Google Voice can be used with an existing phone number or a new Google phone number.


  • ?With an existing number:

1. Google Voicemail

2. International Calling


4. Share Voicemail

  • ?With a Google number:

1.One Number

2.Free SMS

3.Block Calls

4.Record Calls

5.Conference Calls

6.Screen Callers

Benefits: there are lots of benefits provided by that features-

1.Lowering Cost-

  • ?Cutting costs of long distance calls?
  • ?Free calls and SMS in the US and Canada?
  • ?International calls as low as $0.02 per minute

2.Managerial Benefits-

  • ?Voicemail transcripts. Reading of voicemail messages online.?
  • ?Downloading of voicemail.?
  • ?Call recording and online archiving.?
  • Blocking calls from specified numbers.

3.personal Benefits-

  • ?Answering incoming calls on any configured phone.?
  • ?Switching of phones during a call.?
  • ?Conference calling.?
  • ?Notification of voicemail messages via email or SMS.

Google Voice Applications: there are some voice applications available in market-

?For Blackberry and Android phones

?GV Dialer- routes your call by dialing to your Google number and connecting you to the destination number.

?GV Mobile- dial, retrieve and delete recent call history, playback and delete voicemails take calls from different phones other than your iPhone, forward calls, etc.

?Google Voice Desktop App- quick desktop access to your voicemail and SMS messages.
Setting Google Account: Follow the step by step procedure to setting up google account in your application ask you.


Awadhesh Kumar

Jain Software Developers