Questions and answers

What Internet speed do I need for Google Voice?

What Internet speed do I need for Google Voice?

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Minimum bandwidth required for audio calls Download: 30 kbps Upload: 30 kbps
Recommended bandwidth required for HD video calls Download: 1.5Mbps Upload: 1.5Mbps

How much data does a Google Voice text use?

uses about 45 megabytes an hour.

Why can’t I use my Google Voice number?

The reasons that Google accounts are not eligible to be assigned a Google Voice inbound telephone number include (but may not be limited to): The submitted number is from a telephone carrier that is ineligible to be used to claim a Google Voice number. Submit a number from a different carrier.

How fast of internet do I need for VoIP?

According to the FCC, VoIP calls require internet speeds that have less than 0.5 Mbps download. That’s very low! To put that number in context, streaming video uses internet speeds that are at least six times that, with recommendations at 3 to 4Mbps download speed.

How good is VoIP sound quality?

In most cases, VoIP phone systems have excellent sound quality. You can prevent many sound issues by preventing them on the front end and monitoring your system to address any problems along the way.

Does Google Voice use alot of data?

From the Nexus 4 forum, it uses minutes but Google Talk uses data if you use an app like GrooVe IP. I thought it used data.

Does Google Voice use data or Wi-Fi?

You can make a Google Voice call from a computer or mobile device. Calls use about 0.2 MB of data per minute. The amount of data you use depends on your carrier’s network quality and speed. To use Google Voice to make calls through your mobile carrier, link your mobile number.

Is Google Voice being discontinued?

Google Voice will soon no longer be able to forward text messages to other phone numbers. One of the handier features of Google Voice is the ability to send text messages via your phone’s original number and messaging app.

Why doesn’t my phone ring when someone calls my Google Voice number?

You need to check on the alert type and make sure that it is set on a ring for all the incoming calls. There are multiple options like vibrations, light only, and more that can cause your phone to not ring when you are getting those call alerts on your phone.

Why does my Google Voice go straight to voicemail?

Please enable Google Voice Do Not Disturb (DND) . This should send all calls to Voicemail. Then test it, by calling your GV number from another number (not one of your linked numbers), or asking someone else to call your GV number. If all calls go to Voicemail, then that is the expected result.