So you use Google Voice and you’re just loving the free service, but then the calls start. Spammers are calling your Google Phone line, wasting your time and you patience. There has to be a way to stop them!
Don’t freak out. Just follow these simple steps to nix spammers, one at a time.
When you set up a Google Voice account it will automatically implement a screening system for your callers. Voice will ask the caller to say their name, which is repeated to you before the call is allowed to go through. But you can turn off this feature easily.
On a computer, open Google Voice. Then, click on the Settings icon and click on Settings from the dropdown menu.
Guess what? With your Google Apps account you can get a phone number for your business that rings on your cell phone, transcribe your voicemails, and then sends those transcriptions to your Gmail inbox.
You can even send free text messages and make cheap international calls. Here’s how: