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Sams Teach Yourself Google Voice in 10 Minutes by Nancy Conner

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Lesson 10. Troubleshooting Google Voice

As you might expect with a system as complex as Google Voice, plenty of things can go wrong—and this lesson gives you the information and tools to help you fix those problems.

We tackle all kinds of issues in this lesson, from making it easier for people to call you to debugging what’s happening when SMS messages go missing.

Making It Easier for Others to Call You

If people have trouble remembering your Google Voice phone number, you can make it easier for them with a call widget. A call widget is a button that you embed in a web page; people can simply click the button to call you.

When someone clicks the call widget, Google Voice asks the caller to enter his or her phone number. Google Voice calls that ...

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