You Can Now Set Custom Rules For Phone Calls with Google Voice

You can now set custom rules for phone calls with Google Voice. Google Voice is said to now allow you to create rules that will dictate how the service replies to incoming calls from exact contacts. And this is also adding to Google Voice automatically ignoring certain contacts for you.

You Can Now Set Custom Rules For Phone Calls with Google Voice

The verge noted that even though Google Voice already has the feature of call forwarding, the new rules allow you to customize it, even more, you can set up a rule that will forward calls from a contact (or group of contacts) to your linked numbers.

And if you choose not to receive a forwarded call at all, you can create rules that send certain callers directly to the voicemail. In accordance with this choice, you can also allocate contacts to different voicemail greetings and even screen calls from the contacts of your choice.

You Can Now Set Custom Rules for Phone Calls with Google Voice

How do you create these rules? Just go to (Keeping in mind that you cannot create rules or manage them through the Google Voice mobile apps you are only allowed to view them.)

From the browser-based site, hit “Settings” at the top right corner of the screen (represented by a cog icon). From there, tap on “Calls” and choose “Create a rule.”

You can then select the contacts you want to create a rule for, and even choose whether you want to monitor the call, send it to voicemail, set your choice of custom voicemail greeting, or forward the call to a particular number. To get more details, head to Google’s support page.

Google Voice

So what is Google voice? Google Voice is a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone service that was founded in the year 2009. You can use the service to make and even receive phone calls, and as well send text messages.

You can also make use of it to forward calls from one number to another, and can easily manage all of your communication from your phone.

Google Voice provides you with phone numbers for calls, texts, and voicemails. You can use the number to make domestic and international calls from your web browser and mobile devices. If you are in the U.S, you can select your own number.

Free Google Voice

Google Voice is a free service that and allows you to merge multiple phone numbers into a single number that you can text or call from. You can set up a Google Voice account on your computer or mobile device, and instantly begin placing domestic and international calls or sending texts.


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