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General Do NOT update Google Voice

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ttran97, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. ttran97

    ttran97 Well-Known Member
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    If you are using GV with your Friends & Family account for free outgoing calls, don't upgrade to the version that's in the market now. It will assign an individual new number to each of your contacts, so you won't be able to do the free calling trick.

    Edit: Added version 0.3.2 in case you already updated on accident.

    Edit 2: looks like Sed has 0.3.4 in post #8 below.
     

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  2. OfTheDamned

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  3. ttran97

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  4. OfTheDamned

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    I have 0.3.0. Where did you find 0.3.2?
     
  5. ttran97

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    4shared...can I post it here? Will do it in a heartbeat...

    Edit: added 0.3.2 to the first post. If it's not allowed, my bad. Just trying to help. :)
     
  6. HSenior

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    Wait, so what if I don't have it for the friends & family thing?? A unique number will display as the caller ID to whoever I call instead of the GV number I chose??
     
  7. hybridowner

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    I just checked my current version and Build Number is 0.3.4 (#14). The outgoing using the Google access number (set up in F&F) works great for routing outgoing calls that don't use peak minutes.
     
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  9. Peter123

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    When I check Menu/Setting/Applications/Manage applications/google voice
    it says version 30413.

    Where dio you get those version numbers starting with 0.** ?

    Peter
     
  10. ttran97

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    You'll see the bridging number right when you dial. Your own google number will still show up to the other person like before.
     
  11. Peter123

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    I have google voice with my own number (no google voice number)
    Is this update going to affect me?
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  12. ttran97

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    You have to go to the Google Voice app and then press Menu -> Settings. Scroll down and you'll see the version number.


    I don't think it would matter either way for you since you're not setting a Google Voice number as one of your Friends & Family.
     
  13. wendroid

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    It looks like I have the update but am unable to go back without uninstalling GV. How do I uninstall it? There doesn't seem to be a way.

    Is the Build number the same as the version number? If so it says I have build number 03.2 - is this the right one so I don't get dinged?

    When I dial out it says GV is dialing using this number 602-633-4000 - that is not my GV number.
     
  14. Demache

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    I wish I could care, but I can't even get Google Voice to work. Damn South Dakota Verizon.
     
  15. dragonbro

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    03.2 seems to be the link they are suggesting you don't update from. I went to settings>applications>manage apps>google voice>uninstall

    Then I installed the 03.2 file. I had just done a clean wipe of my phone after the latest update and quite a few of my apps had to get updated.....not super happy with all the commercials/ads and such with most apps, but at least they are still free :D
     
  16. Steve_S_T

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    I've only just downloaded and installed Google Voice today and was disappointed to find out afterwards that the service is unavailable in the UK. You have to wonder why Google give the option of sending a text link to the download to UK mobiles if we can't use it. Anybody heard when (or whether) this service will be available in the UK?
     
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    if this is build number, I just updated yesterday and it shows 0.4.0.12
     
  18. mdeblaz

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    Ditto... I only use GV for text messaging. I don't see the point in using it for phone calls when I pretty much only use my cell phone and most of my contacts are on Verizon already. Free mobile to mobile...
     
  19. Dunecat2

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    Thanks for being there for me guys! When I read the update notes I thought for sure it was just an option. Nope! I wonder if they did this at the behest of any carriers?
     
  20. eversontx

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    I tried to download your file to my phone. It says there is no application associated with that file on my phone to be able to open it. I have the "unknown sources" checked in the applications area to be able to install unknown apk files. What could be wrong?
     
  21. ttran97

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    Did you try to open it with Astro File Manager (free from the Market)? That's what I use. A window pops up and you choose "open with application manager"
     
  22. cableguynoe

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    That's the least of your problems...
    what's with that horrible avatar? Bring the old one back....!!!!! :p
     
  23. Demache

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    I got tired of the old one. I'll probably get tired of this one pretty soon too (this one was a transparency test in photoshop, lol).

    I think my Google Voice number not working for about a month and a half in my state is a bit more pressing than a forum avatar though.
     
  24. HSenior

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    Hate to bring this back up, but I still have 0.3.4 and lately it SUCKS! I open the app, it displays itself for a quick moment and then I see a black screen for a few seconds then reappears, only to tell me to force close.

    I've been avoiding updating it, is it safe to do so now? Is the most recent update still laggy?
     
  25. ttran97

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    I've been reading the comments regarding the newer updates and they seem to all be laggy. Plus, you definitely lose the F&F benefits.

    AMaybe there's a problem with one of your other apps. I haven't had any problems with 0.3.4 except that swype is pretty laggy on there, and I have switched to a hacked stock keyboard instead.
     

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