Forward text messages or voicemail

Google Voice can forward your text messages or voicemail transcripts to your phone. 

For Google Voice accounts managed by your workplace or school, voicemail transcripts are available in these languages.

Forward your text messages

Your forwarded text messages will appear in your usual email or texting app.

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. At the top left, click Menu  and then Settings and then Messages.
  3. Turn on the type of forwarding that you want:
    • Forward messages to linked numbers – Next to the linked number, tick the box.
    • Forward messages to email – Turn on to send text messages to your Gmail.

Forward your voicemail

Your forwarded voicemail transcripts will appear in your usual email or texting app.

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. At the top left, click Menu  and then Settings and then Voicemail.
  3. Turn on the type of forwarding that you want:
    • Get voicemail via message – Next to the linked number, tick the box.
    • Get voicemail via email – Turn on to send voicemail transcripts to your Gmail.
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