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Can you change what phone number is passed over Caller ID?

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  1. Crowsie

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    Here is my scenario.
    I do not want to have two separate phones.
    My android phone has a MN phone number that I need to keep.
    My new job requires that I have a CA phone number.
    I can hard forward the CA phone number to my MN phone....but....when I'm making outbound calls for work I need the CA number to be passed over the Caller ID so my customers see the CA number.
    Conversely, I want the MN number to passed when I make outbound calls in MN.

    Is there an app/program that will allow me to toggle which number is passed via Caller ID when I make outbound calls?

    Is there a different solution?

    Thanks!
     

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    Have you tried any of those caller id spoof apps?
     
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    Have you tried getting Google Voice? It gives you a second phone number, it's free, and it integrates perfectly with Android. Google voice would do exactly what you are looking for.
     
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    Google Voice is the way to go.
     
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    So....I keep my MN number on my android, then use my existing CA number as my Google Voice number. Then..when I need to make the outbound calls to CA I do that via Google Voice...correct???
    What kind of Verizon service do I need to maintain on my CA number if I'm going to be running it through Google Voice?
     
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    I'm not sure what you are asking. Is your current cell phone number your MN or CA number? You don't have to have any special kind of service, google voice is basically a call forwarding service
     
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    Not legal.

    Yep
     
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    Goodness. What does Google Voice not do? Love it.
     
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    My current cell phone is a T Mobile MN number. My new work number is an existing CA Sprint number that my employer wants me to take over.
    I want to move all service to Verizon (corporate discount).
    How do I retain both the MN and CA numbers, to be used in conjunction with Google voice??
     
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    Doesn't really matter. It just needs to be able to make/receive calls.

    The CA number would have to be ported to GV. You might want to verify that the account can be closed since porting will cancel that account.

    If you could use a new CA number then you could create your GV account with the new number and not have to worry about it.

    End-to-end VOIP though it's a common mistaken assumption that it does.
     
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    I haven't figured out how to get GV to make my morning coffee yet :D

    Port your CA number to Google Voice when you sign up, port your MN number to Verizon when you switch.
     

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