With a Landline Is your Landline phone bill more than $30 a month? Cut your Phone Bill in half using a free internet application to manage your PhoneIngredients Google E-mail Address (G-Mail) Google Voice Phone Number Landline Phone Computer with reliable internet connection Best results with Google Chrome BrowserSetting up Google Voice Number:1. Establish a G-Mail account Visit http://www.gmail.com Create an Account2. Reserve a Google Voice Number Visit http://voice.google.com (sign in if you need to) Click on Upgrade My Account >>> I Want a New Number or Pop-Up offering you a Phone Number Choose by Area Code Choose by Text Enter PIN & Confirm (make sure to write it down!) Enter Landline Phone Number to Forward to Google Voice will call your Phone: Enter the Verification Code provided on the Screen on your Phone’s Dial pad Google Voice is now set up!3. Install Google Voice & Video Plug-in Visit http://voice.google.comPlacing a Phone Call:1. Visit http://voice.google.com2. Log in to your Google Account3. Press Call on the top right of the screen4. Enter Destination Phone Number5. Google Voice will call your Landline – Pick up and wait for the Dial Tone6. Long distance calls to the 50 United States are FREE7. Google Voice can record phone calls when placed from the computer
Receiving Phone Calls:1. Calls placed to your Google Number will be forwarded to your landline2. Screen Calls by following prompts on your phone a. Accept calls b. Send calls to Voicemail c. Block future calls from this numberChecking Voicemail:1. Visit http://voice.google.com2. Log in to your Google Account3. Click on Inbox4. Press Play Button to Listen or read Transcript5. Manage Voice Mails with Google Voice for FREESending Text Messages:1. Visit http://voice.google.com2. Log in to your Google Account3. Press Text on the top right of the screen4. Enter Destination Phone Number5. Enter Text Message Body6. Send up to 5 FREE text messages a dayAdditional Features:1. Contacts: Address Book2. Call History a. Placed Calls b. Received Calls c. Missed Calls3. International Calling a. Cost per Minute4. Conference Calling5. Built-in Call Waiting6. Built-in Caller ID with Call ScreeningWith Google Voice, your landline phone won’t need:1. Long Distance2. Voicemail / Answering Machine3. Call Waiting4. Caller ID5. Three Way Calling6. Call Blocking/Screening7. Call Forwarding8. Automatic Call Back Basically, you won’t need ANY extra features on your phone. Remove all those extras and see your phone bill shrink, and use that extra cash to pay for the internet service to manage it!