How to Add Contacts on Google Voice

Create a list of friends, family members, and business associates

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Knowing how to add contacts to Google Voice makes it easier to place phone calls from your computer. You can even add users outside of your existing Google Contacts.

Instructions in this article apply to Google Voice on desktop and laptop computers.

How to Add Contacts to Google Voice

To add a contact to Google Voice, you must create a Google Contact entry for them.

To use Google Voice, if you haven't already, sign up for a Google account.

To add a new contact to Google:

  1. Select Create contact

    Create contact on Google Voice
  2. Add the person's name, phone number, email address, and any other information. Then select Save.

    Save button in Google Contacts
  3. In the confirmation dialog box, select X to exit.

Import Contacts to Google From a List

If you have a list of contacts, it's easy to import it into Google:

  1. Open Google Contacts.

  2. Select More > Import.

    More > Import in Google Contacts
  3. Choose Select file to navigate to the contact list.

    The file must correspond with one of the listed file types.

    Select file button in Google Contacts
  4. In the navigation window, select Open.

  5. Your contacts are available on Google, and you can use Google Voice to call them.