Set default account in iPhone app

If you use Google Voice with more than one account on your iPhone or iPad, you need to set the account to use for calls initiated outside the app. Calls placed outside Voice, such as calls made through Siri or the Contacts app, need to know which account to use.

If you don't set a default account, the first time you try to make a call from outside Voice you get a message to choose the account. After you select the default account, you need to initiate the call again. That account becomes the default and you won't see the message again.

Set default account for calls outside the app

This feature is available only if you have more than one Google Voice account.

  1. Sign in to the Google Account you want to set as the default account.
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Voice app Google Voice.
  3. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  4. Under Calls, turn on Default account for calls placed outside the app.

The account you're signed in to is now the default account. Siri uses the default account to start a call.

Change default account for calls outside the app

  1. Sign in to the Google Account you want to set as the new default account.
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Voice app Google Voice.
  3. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  4. Under Calls, turn on Default account for calls placed outside the app.

The account that was previously set as the default has Default account for calls placed outside the app turned off.

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