How to Receive Phone Calls in Gmail

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If you have a Google Voice number, it can forward not only to your phones but also to Gmail chat. You can then pick up the phone and talk right in Gmail.

Receive Phone Calls in Gmail

To receive phone calls through Google Voice in Gmail:

When somebody calls your Google Voice number, Gmail will ring an Incoming call alert.

  • Click Answer to pick up the phone.
  • Click Screen to send the call to voicemail; click Join, then, to answer the call at any time.
  • Click Ignore to close the alert without answering.