Google Voice is a free service with your GMail account. You can get a brand new telephone number that is linked to your mobile or home phone number. You can then get a text and email transcription of any voicemails. Author Jess Stratton shows users how to file and process incoming emails from Google Voice to always know if you have messages.
- [Voiceover] Also for free with your Gmail account,…you have access to another Google product…called Google Voice.…Google Voice gives you a special phone number…that can ring either your mobile phone or any…additional phones that you have with one number from Google.…It will transcribe the message that somebody leaves for you…and send you a text message and an email…with that transcription.…A neat thing about getting these voicemail transcriptions…is that you can use them and process them in your Gmail…to make them work for you.…
Here's an example of what a particular email…would look like once it comes in from…that Google Voice account.…The subject always contains New Voicemail From.…But we can take these words, New Voicemail,…and add a filter to process these messages.…I'm going to come up here to the search bar…and type New Voicemail.…Instead of clicking the search bar or hitting Enter,…I'll click the down area and choose Create Filter…with this search.…Any time a message comes in with the words…New Voicemail, I want to do a few things.…
Note: We recommend watching Gmail Essential Training to master the basics before you start this training.
- Choosing an inbox layout
- Undoing email sends
- Muting conversations
- Showing email headers to troubleshoot issues
- Checking different email accounts with Gmail
- Using stars, labels, and filters
- Assigning delegates
- Attaching large files with Google Drive
- Working with Google Voice