How to Make International Calls from Google Voice

You can make cheap international calls using your Google Voice account. It’s quite easy to make the calls, and you can use any of your phones registered with Google Voice to make the call. You can initiate the calls online or from any of your registered phones. The international calls are cheap, but they’re not free, so you have to have some credits left in your account before calling. Google Voice is only available in the US with a US phone number. If you are outside the US and would like to call using Google, you can try Google Hangouts.

Method One of Two:
Making International Calls Online
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  1. 1
    Go to Google Voice. Visit the Google Voice website from any web browser. If you’re outside the US, you will be directed to Google Chat or Hangouts since Google Voice may not be available in your area.
  2. 2
    Sign in. Under the Sign In box, type in your Google email address and password. This is your one Google ID for all of Google’s services. Click the “Sign in” button to proceed.
  3. 3
    Check your credits. Before making the call, check first if you have enough credits. You can see your available calling credit on the bottom of the left panel.
  4. 4
    Initiate the call. Once you’ve confirmed you have enough credits, click the “Call” button on the header of the left panel.
  5. 5
    Enter a phone number. A small window will appear right under the “Call” button. Enter the phone number to call in the first field, then select the phone you will use to make this call from the drop-down list. Google Voice will call the phone you’ve selected and connect you to the number you’re calling. Be sure to enter the phone number with the proper prefix and country code.
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    Connect. Click the “Connect” button on the bottom of the window. Google Voice will now call your phone to initiate the call. Answer it.
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    Have the call. Once you’ve answered your phone, Google Voice will now call the phone number you’ve entered and connect you to it. Wait for the recipient to answer.
    • To end a call, just click the red phone icon in the small window.
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Method Two of Two:
Making International Calls from a Phone
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  1. 1
    Dial your Google Voice number. From any of the phone numbers you’ve registered with your Google Voice account, dial your Google Voice number.
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    Initiate the call. When prompted, press 2 on your keypad to make a call.
  3. 3
    Enter a phone number. A voice prompt will tell you to enter the phone number you’d wish to call. Enter it in using your phone’s dial pad, and press the pound (#) key afterwards. Be sure to enter the phone number with the proper prefix and country code.
  4. 4
    Have the call. Google Voice will connect you to the phone number you’ve entered. Wait for the recipient to answer.
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  • How do I add funds for Google Voice calls?
    Answered by D7mtg
    • Add a payment method if you have not already done so. Fill in your country, the card's number and expiration date, the billing address on the card, and a phone number. Then click "Add payment method." Click the blue "Complete your purchase" button to add a credit to your Google Voice account.
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  • I have my home phone - a landline - registered with Google Voice. How do I use it to make international calls with Google Voice? It doesn't work for me by these instructions.
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