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Using both Google Fi and Google Voice means you need to use two Google accounts on the same phone

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/11/13

A while ago at [WayBack] The only bad thing about getting Google Fi is giving up Google Voice — Mike Elgan wrote

You can use Google Voice or you can use Google Fi, but you can’t use both. I just bought a Google Pixel 3 in order to move off AT&T and onto Google Fi fulltime. (We used to use Google Fi using my wife’s account, but only as a WiFi hotspot while traveling abroad.) It’s kind of a bummer, b

But the first comment has a solution that works, if you use two Google accounts that is:

I have Fi and use Google Voice on the same phone. I have to sign in to Voice with a separate Google account so there are some compromises but it works for how I use it.

–jeroen

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