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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rocksthaman, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. rocksthaman

    rocksthaman Well-Known Member
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    Do you get a whole new number ?

    Does it get the voicemails that are new that were there before you got google voice ?

    What is the difference between google voice and Verizons Visual voicemail ?

    Anything else i should know before i jump in ?

    .........um , does anyone have a google voice invite?Ebay seems to be my only option , been waiting for a while from google and no one ever answers on here :(
     

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  2. Fabolous

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    Have you read this?

    Google Voice

    This forum is for discussing the Motorola Droid. The info you're seeking is readily available at the Google Voice webpage.

    There's a thread floating around for Google Voice invites. Do a search.
     
  3. sonnysideup

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  4. Nicks88

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    Search is your friend.
     
  5. rocksthaman

    rocksthaman Well-Known Member
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    Isnt that the truth , im glad im not the only one that felt like this .

    Thanks for the suggestion , though i did post there earlier .....And I just got a invite !(Que triumphant music)
     
  6. Fabolous

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    Who said anything about registering for another forum. I didn't know that Google's voice homepage, which contains all the nitty gritty details of its service, required a membership.

    I'll tell you what I'm sick of, people chiming in to complain about how others are being pricks when they tell people to search. I'll get into that a bit more later.

    I agree. Not only is it your friend, you should always do it before you create a new thread.

    http://androidforums.com/motorola-droid/16833-guidelines-read-before-posting.html

    Glad you got all that worked out.
     
  7. black743

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    I'll take an invite if anyone has one to spare.
     
  8. messenger13

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    Fabolous has helped so many ... and then he's going to get yelled out by some noob (sonnysideup) who had done NOTHING to contribute to this community. Isn't passed your bedtime?! Dag! :(
     
  9. alostpacket

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    There's a great 1min video I always point to when teaching people about gv let me see if I can find it.

    Found it: YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
     
  10. teschoen

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    I am often confused by people asking the same question. The search box is really easy to use.
     
  11. teschoen

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    That said
    I have a question about the power button:eek:
     
  12. colnago

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    Tough love maybe? Making someone "self sufficient", one user at a time? Maybe people are frustrated helping about the same issue(s) ad-infinitum, especially on a topic about a company whose sole existense is based around "search"?
     
  13. messenger13

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    Now that there is funny ... I don't care who ya are! :D
     
  14. alostpacket

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    Aye props to fab. Wrangling this bunch of loony forum dwellers is no easy task :)
     
  15. Psychokitty

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    In the forum dog house.
    Exactly what I was going to post almost word for word.
     

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