How to Unlink Google Voice from Phone?

How to Unlink Google Voice from Phone?

With the popularity of smartphones, Google Voice seems to be the most popular app for people to save money and time. Google Voice is a free service provided by Google that allows users to have a free phone number for all their phones. What is so great about it?

You can direct Google Voice Accounts to your home, work, or mobile phone. This makes it different from an Internet-based service like Skype that you can only use at home.

How to Unlink Google Voice from Phone?

If you are using Google Voice to hide your number, but still want to receive calls on your cell phone, you will need to unlink your phone. In this tutorial, we’ll explain how it is done.

When you link your Google Account to your mobile number, your calls are routed through Google Voice, which makes your number appear to be a Google Voice number. You can then link that Google Voice number to another mobile number, which will let people who call your Google Voice number to reach you on that other mobile phone.

Sometimes you might want to be able to get calls on your mobile phone without having your number appear to be a Google Voice number. You can unlink the phone number from Google Voice to do just that.

To unlink your phone from Google Voice:

  1. Login to Google Voice on the web or on your computer phone app .
  2. Click on Settings in the top right corner.
  3. In the “Accounts” section, click on your linked number.
  4. Click “Unlink this number”.

Once you unlink your phone, you will still get calls on the Google Voice number and it will also appear as an incoming call on your mobile phone, but people will see your mobile number as the caller ID.

You can also reply to Google Voice calls by using the call forwarding option of your mobile phone carrier.

  • Log in to Google Voice.
  • Click Call Settings.
  • Click “Google voice call settings” under the Incoming Calls section, then enable the call forwarding.
  • After that, calls to your Google Voice number will be forwarded to your mobile phone and you can answer them using the default caller ID of your mobile phone.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Google Voice linked to phone number?

When you link your mobile number to Google Voice, it is not actually “linked” to that phone. What happens is that Google Voice will route messages to that phone number for you.

When people call your Google Voice number, messages are stored in the cloud and are sent to all linked phones through text messaging.

How do I remove Google Voice from my Android phone?

You can check if your phone is linked to Google Voice by going to Settings > Accounts > Google and looking for the number.

If you want to remove your number, simply go to the Google Voice website on a computer and sign in with your account information. Then you should click Settings > Phones > Choose your Google Voice phone number and click Unlink.

If you unlink it this way, you will not be able to receive calls on this number anymore (only text messages). If you decide later on, you can link it back by clicking Link your account.

How do I know if my number is linked to Google Voice?

You can check if your phone is linked to Google Voice by going to Settings > Accounts > Google and looking for the number.

If you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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