Do you want a separate phone number for your office use? Would like to read transcribed voicemail? If yes, then you should definitely consider this app. Google Voice is a useful app which gives you the chance to make calls, send and receive text messages and voicemail via a separate phone number. It enables you to remain on top of all your calls and messages and sync them with all your devices. You can access the text and voice messages on both your phone as well as your computer. Thus, you have total control over all your conversations and can search them anytime you want. The intuitive user interface and user-friendly design and layout of this app make it incredibly easy to use even for novices.
Google Voice is available only in the US and a few other select markets at the moment. So, if you are not in the US or in the chosen markets, you won't be able to make use of its features. However, for US residents, this app offers the opportunity to get a new number and make calls to your contacts using it. You will need to use your Gmail account to get this number. The app is going to automatically sync all the contacts on your phone, making it easier for you to make calls to anyone you like. You will be able to add numbers to the contact list as well. The dial pad offered by this app is similar to your default dial pad so you won't have any trouble in using it for dialing numbers.
This app lets you send text messages to the people in your contact list too. Sending these text messages is similar to conventional messaging. You have the option of sending group SMS using Google Voice too. All of the messages you send and receive are stored and backed up. Moreover, they are synced to all your devices as well. This means that you can easily access them on any device at any time. Aside from text messages, you can send and receive voice messages using this app too. You can record and send a voice message using the microphone on board your device. Listening to these messages simply requires tapping on their titles. Similar to the text messages, the voice messages are stored and synced on all your devices as well.
Google Voice offers you the chance to get transcribed voicemail. This means that you will be able to read your voice messages in the app. So, if you are on the move, you won't have to listen to the voice messages and can easily read them. Moreover, you can also send the transcribed voice messages to your email as well and can keep a written record of your voicemail. In addition to this amazing feature, Google Voice also offers competitive rates for making international calls. You won't be charged extra money that is usually charged when making an international call.
- Intuitive user interface
- User-friendly design and layout
- Make calls to your contacts with a separate number
- Send and receive text messages
- Manage all your voice messages in a single place
- Works on both phones and computers
- Transcribed voicemail for reading your voice messages
- Competitive rates for making international calls
Google Voice is an app which is aimed towards people who want a separate phone number for making calls and sending text and voice messages. It offers them the opportunity to manage all their calls, messages and voicemail from all of their devices, be it their phone or computer and access them from anywhere. It is an excellent app to have on your phone if you receive lots of voice messages and are living in the US.