Google voice is one free service from Google which will let you make free voice call in U.S.A. This service is currently available only in U.S.A. In this tutorial I will be sharing how you can get Google Voice account and number if you are in any other country including India.
To get started with first you need a U.S.A based incoming number to verify your Google voice account. To get a Free U.S.A based Incoming number, read my previous tutorial on How to get Free U.S.A. based incoming phone number.
Getting started with Google Voice Account:
If you will try to open Google Voice website from any other country apart from U.S.A you will be prompted with message that Google Voice is not available in your country. To get rid of this issue, you need to use a U.S based proxy. You can either take help of any of these free VPN service ( Do check which VPN service offer U.S based IP) or you can use proxy software like HotSopt hotshield and Ultrasurf.
Install Ultrasurf and Hotshield. Start Hotshield and after that Ultrasurf.
Google Voice Account:
Now you are on a U.S based proxy site and you can access Google Voice website. <Link>. Now use your Gmail account to login to your Google voice account and follow the steps mentioned to get a Google Voice account for yourself.
Select Google Voice Number:
First step is to select a Google voice number for yourself, which you can do by adding a word or your desired number. Follow screenshots:
Set Pin number for Google Voice account:
Next step is to set a PIN for your voice account so that you can use voicemail feature of Google Voice account.
Add a forwarding phone:
In this step you need to add your incoming U.S mobile number which we already got using my previous tutorial. That number will also be used to verify your Google voice account, so make sure you enter the number which you have and keep your softphone open, as you will be receiving a call on your phone to verify.
Verify your Phone:
Now on the next screen you will see a code and link to call on your phone. Click on the link and you will be receiving a phone on your softphone. You need to type that code after accepting the code and instantly your Google voice account will be activated.
That’s it and now you can make free phone call to U.S.A and receive call from U.S.A for free using your Google voice account.
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