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This is, unfortunately, a limitation of Google Voice. Google Voice cannot spoof your friends' numbers, so it has to send texts from its own numbers. However, each of your contacts will have a unique number from which Voice will send you texts, so you can send messages to those numbers and reply to them and it will reach your friends. There are two ways ...
The telephone app in the app store is a great one to use, i'm using it in mountain lion and it works perfectly, was by far the easiest softphone I've ever set up. http://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/telephone/id406825478?mt=12
Skype and Google Voice act very differently in the way that calls are received on your phone. Skype is VOIP (Voice Over IP) software, and all calls made using Skype will use your data plan when you're not in a WiFi area. However, if you have Skype Call Forwarding configured to forward to your iPhone you will be charged per minute just like a regular cell ...
It doesn't access the phone hardware directly. Instead, you enter the number and Google's servers call the number entered and simultaneously calls your iPhone on it's number. Merging those two calls happens in google's servers, putting both you and your recipient in communication through their hardware.
See iPad: Using Bluetooth headsets and keyboards in Apple’s Knowledge Base: Bluetooth car kit functionality is limited to audio output. Additional car kit features are not supported on iPad. The article on supported Bluetooth profiles on iOS might also be of interest. As you can see, the first-generation iPad doesn’t support the Hands-Free Profile (HFP ...
You can find the google voice command line script Here With it, you can simply type ./googlevoice.pl call 12345678 To do a call. Other features like SMS and cancelling a call is there as well.
Simply turn off voicemail for calls to google voice using the web interface for that google voice number. If you activated the carrier settings like in the image below - click the instructions to reverse those changes with the carrier. You could also call your carrier for help since it's a feature that has different commands on a per-carrier basis. They ...
The tweak Phone GV Extension integrates Google Voice into the normal Phone app. I haven't tried it myself, but it's pretty popular and has a free trial available. Here's a Lifehacker post that recommends it and also suggests an App Store app: GV Mobile +.
I'm going to assume that you mean this app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/phone-for-google-voice-talk/id541829441?mt=8 Since the app is free, it's reasonable to have ads. You could email the developer and ask for it to be removed in the next release. Or, if you don't mind losing the Google Voice integration, you could go with Verbs ($1), which is an IM ...
As google has shown in this link, this is a normal feature of Voice. You have your Voice account set up to forward messages to your phone (from google). Unless you have a phone number at Google Voice, you will receive the messages from one of the random phone numbers that Google owns. It is stated many times on the net that if you get the Google Voice app, ...
The problem is not a normal feature of Google Voice (nobody else has ever experienced it, to my knowledge, except the original poster of this question). It was not caused by Google Voice settings. It was not caused by Google Voice iOS app. It was not caused by Messages app. It was not caused by SMS GV Extension. It WAS caused by Google Contacts sync. I fixed ...
You may want to give GV Connect a try or Talkatone. Both work on iPad with instructions here and here.
To get inbound calls, set up an inbound-only US phone number for a Skype account via Skype. These cost $60 for the year. Then set up that number as a Google Voice call back number. When someone calls your Google Voice number, GV forwards it to your Skype number. Works like a champ for me down in Ecuador on my local carrier's 3G network. You make calls ...
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