Ooma Google Voice Problems?

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paulb787
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Ooma Google Voice Problems?

Post by paulb787 » Thu May 30, 2013 9:39 pm

Ok so after getting my ooma today and going through the setup i am still stumped with a couple of problems
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I would like to have my GVV number (home phone) and my cell phone under one google account. I would like to be able to share the voicemail. how great would that be !!! I can check my voicemails from my cell and home in the same spot! however with my cell the problem i am encountering is:

When calling my cell from the house phone which my wife might do gets a busy signal and " called an inactive number" when it is forwarded to my voicemail??

Why is this? Is it busy because i am calling from my home phone which has the caller id override with google voice number as caller id?

Is it actually using google voice on my home phone when i call out or ooma?

any ideas?

Paul

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Re: Ooma Google Voice Problems?

Post by lbmofo » Thu May 30, 2013 9:45 pm

With GVE, calling out is using Ooma but Ooma uses your GV number as outgoing callerid if you choose that option.
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Re: Ooma Google Voice Problems?

Post by holmes4 » Fri May 31, 2013 10:17 am

Also, calls to your Ooma number are answered by Ooma's voicemail, not GV's. This was a point of confusion for me.
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