Lesson 4. Answering a Call

Lesson 3, “Making a Call,” walked you through the different ways you can make a call with Google Voice. Now we discuss what Google Voice excels at—receiving calls and helping you manage them.

Receiving Calls

Google Voice is an expert at making phones ring. When you get a Google Voice number or assign your cell phone to a Google Voice number, you route incoming calls to up to six phones. So if you’re on the road, for example, you can send all calls straight to your mobile phone and stop your home and work phones from ringing (your colleagues will thank you for it).

Whenever you want, you can tell Google Voice which phones to ring when there’s an incoming call. To select which phones will ring when you get a call, follow ...

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