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Started by chaiwan2000, June 16, 2011, 11:20:56 PM
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 18, 2013, 05:59:39 AMThere is no way to do it without an unlocked cell phone.
Quote from: dadab on June 25, 2013, 10:38:21 AMSeems like there is some break down on GV number porting process. Sigh. Had I known that before I finished my transfer. I hope Google bring that service back up ASAP. CORRECTED LINK: http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/voice/porting-a-number-to-google-voice/slk4rDhoLlAMore worried:http://nerdvittles.com/?p=5758
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 25, 2013, 01:25:33 PMIn the **CORRECTED** GV Product Forum thread you linked to, note the entry about halfway down: "Links to some blogger's rant about Google Voice have nothing to do with this outage".I agree, mostly because I don't want what he says to be true. And it does seem to be a one-off rant. And he makes it sound like the end of the world is right around the corner.The absolute worst case that I can see happening is the free use of GV for your home or main phone number goes away, and you then port your number to a competing low cost VoIP provider. Or in the worst of worst cases, you have to go out and get a new number. No matter how it plays out it will be no where near the cost of a POTS landline with similar levels of services.
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 25, 2013, 07:08:17 PMGetting a new number is still turned on. If I were you, I would 1) setup a new Gmail account, 2) create a GV account, and get a new number, in an area code and exchange close to where you are. 3) When porting is turned on again, port your number into the GV account, for 90 days you have use of the two numbers, after 90 days the free number you setup goes away.
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 26, 2013, 08:43:23 PMSeems to be back online now. This is the explanation I saw posted:https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/voice/making-and-receiving-calls/hZ2A-TM0VIc
Quote from: dadab on June 27, 2013, 07:00:40 AMGood. I have my request in. I did not see a place to enter pin. Not sure if I did it right,did I?Edit: Weird. First time around there was no field to enter pin. Got email to enter pin again which I did.
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 27, 2013, 08:38:51 AMQuote from: dadab on June 27, 2013, 07:00:40 AMGood. I have my request in. I did not see a place to enter pin. Not sure if I did it right,did I?Edit: Weird. First time around there was no field to enter pin. Got email to enter pin again which I did.If you read through the posts you'll note this is the normal behavior (and common reaction) when porting from T-Mobile.
Quote from: dadab on June 27, 2013, 09:41:18 AMWill I still get any more calls on my t-mobile from GV?
Quote from: CoalMinerRetired on June 27, 2013, 06:27:47 PMThat question doesn't quite make sense.