Top Five Google Voice Features for Call and SMS Management

By Bud E. Smith, Chris Dannen

Part of Google Voice For Dummies Cheat Sheet

With Google Voice, you can organize everything from what the caller hears when leaving a voicemail message to how you handle SMS text messages and voicemail messages. Use these top management features of Google Voice:

  1. Inbox: Get call notifications, voicemail transcriptions, voicemail audio links, SMS messages on Web site or mobile site.

  2. Flexible greetings: Personalized greetings for all, by group or by caller.

  3. Flexible call preferences: Set call preferences for all, by group or by caller.

  4. Share audio links and download audio files.

  5. Use call widgets to receive calls to Google Voice without showing your number.