Without a Phone Eliminate the need for your landline using a free internet application to manage your PhoneIngredients Google E-mail Address (G-Mail) Google Voice Phone Number Computer with reliable internet connection Headset, Speakers & Microphone, or Web Camera with Speakers 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 Temporary Number to Forward to Google Voice will call that 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 Number a. Computer will dial for you – communicate through the computer using a headset, microphone & speakers, or web camera with speakers5. Long distance calls to the 50 United States are FREE (carrier charges apply)6. Google Voice can record phone calls when placed from the computer
Receiving Phone Calls:1. Visit http://voice.google.com a. Click on the Gear Icon on the Top Right for Settings b. Check the Box: Forward Calls to Google Chat2. Your computer must be on to receive calls3. You must be logged into your G-mail Account4. Calls will ring in your Gmail InboxChecking 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, you won’t need a landline! Basically, if you are comfortable placing and receiving calls using your computer, you won’t need a landline phone! Remove the landline and see your phone bill disappear, and use that extra cash to pay for the internet service to manage it!