How to setup and use Google Voice on Android, iOS

How to setup and use Google Voice on Android, iOS

You’ve probably heard a friend or partner hold a conversation with their phone or give it instructions to carry out certain activities. Yes! It’s done simply with the use of Google voice.

Google Voice allows you not only to make use of certain apps but also to be able to search, call and give your phone certain instructions without having to lift a finger. Many phones have Google Voice pre-installed, during first device setup- that owners do not have to worry about installing it all over again.

However, if you are yet to set up this wonderful feature and make use of it, you could easily set it up following the instructions in this article. Still wondering how to download and/or setup Google Voice on Android? Or you want to know how to setup and use Google Voice on iPhone? Find the procedures to follow below:

How to setup and use Google Voice Call on Android

Search the apps on your phone and check for Google Voice. It should be an application with a messaging and call symbol. see icon below

Google voice app icon
Google voice

1. If you can’t find it, then visit the Google Play Store to download, or voice.google.com

2. After you have found the app, or downloaded it, sign in to your Google Account. It is important that you have added a phone number to your Google Account, if you want things to be easy.

3. Afterwards you can search for the available numbers, using your city code or area code. This number will afford you the opportunity to make calls using numbers, other than your usual one.

4. After selecting a number of your choice, click Next to confirm that you’ve chosen the number.

5. A code will be sent to number linked to the Google account.

6. Confirm the code by inputting it in the required box, and send. You’ve got a working Google Voice number with the app!

How to setup and use Google Voice Call on iPhone

Setting up Google Voice Call on iOS, is almost the same as that of the Android- 

1. Download Google Voice if you do not have it already on your iOS device. Visit the App Store. There you’ll be able to download and install the Google Voice for setup

3. Afterwards, launch the app and search for available numbers, using your city code or area code. This number will afford you the opportunity to make calls using numbers, other than your usual ones

4. After selecting a number of your choice, click Next to confirm that you’ve chosen the number.

5. If a phone number is not connected to your Google account, you may be asked to input it. Of course, it is important that this number is available to receive code for confirmation.

6. After you have received and confirmed the code, you can finally make use of your Google Voice number.

Setting up a Google voice number on your phone is very easy and doesn’t require a lot of procedures. If you need any assistance with this, feel free to ask in comments section.


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