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I would like to use Google voice to use a RI number and

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I would like to use Google voice to use a RI number and charge it to a FL phone number. I did this approx. 5 yrs. ago and it was a seem less transtition.
JA: What kind of computer do you have?
Customer: HP Laptop Z book running Windows 7.
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I would like a person in RI to call FL it will appear to be coming from RI to avoid any long distance phone charges.
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

Hi! My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you. Let's get started!

Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

Just to confirm -- You would like to attach a RI number to a Google Voice Florida number so that it appears to be in-state correct?

If that is correct, what device will you be using the Google Voice calls on?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
I will be making the calls on a Samsung SPH-L710
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

In order to activate the Google Voice number in Florida, you will need to use a computer to start.

Are you using a computer right now?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
I perfer not to connect remotely to your computer as we have not had any luck using remote connections without getting our passwords/ID'sand other personal information stolen.
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

That is fine -- Please ignore the automated offer sent by our system; I do not have control over it.

Do you have a computer ready to complete the steps?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

Great!

Do you already have a Gmail account?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
No Thanks
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

"No thanks" -- What are you referring to?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Expert:  Josh replied 27 days ago.

Click here: https://www.google.com/voice

Click on I ACCEPT GOOGLE VOICE'S terms and click on Proceed

Select I want a new number

Enter your phone number in the box and press Continue

You will be called with a verification number

Now you can search for a city or zip code that you want the Google Voice number to be

Once you find the phone number that you want, select it and press Continue

Now, your account has the new number.

Please let me know when you have completed those steps so we can move to your phone and add it there

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