How to Change the Google Voice Number?

How to Change the Google Voice Number?

In the following tutorial this question will be answered. There are various ways “How to Change the Google Voice Number?” of Android phone or PC, but here we will guide you through the process by using backup option in Google Voice. This way is much safer than other methods, so if it suits your need, then follow the guide below.

How to Change the Google Voice Number?

The easiest way to change Google Voice number is by using the backup option that will save your history and data, as it is a different number from Google Voice Account. In this way you can keep everything as before, but with a new number.

Method 1:

You will need:

  • A computer with Google Chrome browser.
  • Your android device.
  • A data cable to connect them together.
  • An Android File Transfer app from the Play Store.

Here is Step by Step Process:

  1. Go to Google Voice, and login with your account.
  2. When you are logged in, go to Menu and there click on the “Settings” option.
  3. In the “General settings” page that opens, click on the “download Google Voice Backup”.
  4. When downloading is finished, open the Android File Transfer and find the backup file.
  5. Chose one of your empty folders and click on “Save”.
  6. This will save the backup file on the android device.
  7. Later you can delete it, if you want.
  8. Now open the Google Voice on your phone and make sure that you are NOT logged in.
  9. If you are, then go out and login again with another Google account.
  10. After logging out, click on Menu and there choose “Settings”.
  11. In the shown window, find and click on “Change / Port Google Voice numbers”.
  12. Now a form will appear in which you need to provide your Google Voice number, the new phone number you want to use with this account and your password.
  13. Fill in every field very carefully, because if you get one of the fields wrong, then your Google Voice number change will not be performed.
  14. After filling in this form, click on “Port Now”.

When the process finishes, open your Google Voice on a computer and log in. Check if everything is working normally for you, or not.

Method 2:

If you don’t want to do all this, then there are some other ways that might suit your need.

One of them is the Google Voice Transfer. It works in the same way as we described above, but is not so safe and doing it this way may delete some of your data. To do that, follow the step by step guide below:

You will need:

  • The app Google Voice Transfer.
  • An Android File Transfer app from the Play Store.

Google Voice Transfer is a free application, but this doesn’t mean it will work perfectly and correctly. The application is not tested properly, as it was created quite a long time ago and now many people complain about it. In this guide we won’t limit ourselves to this app, as its disadvantages are not tolerable.

Here is Step by Step Process:

  1. So, download Google Voice Transfer from here and install it on your phone.
  2. After you install it, open the app and on its main page click on “Restore” (if you are doing this on your phone, then click on “Restore to this phone”).
  3. Now you will see the form to enter your Google Voice number, new phone number and password.
  4. Fill in every field and click on “Restore”.
  5. As the process finishes, open your Google Voice on a computer and log in.
  6. If you don’t do that, then the number switch will not be performed.

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