How to Send & Receive Fax from Google Voice?

Use your Google Voice number to send and receive faxes.

Can I use my Google Voice number to send and receive faxes? The short answer is YES.To enable faxing functionality to your Google Voice number and be able to fax from Google Voice, you first need to unlock your number and then port it to FAX.PLUS. Once the porting is done, You can benefit from all FAX.PLUS features while keeping your current Google Voice number. To enable Google Voice fax feature, you need to:

  • Unblock your Google Voice number.

  • Port your number to FAX.PLUS.

  • Use your Google Voice number to send and receive faxes securely.

Send and receive faxes using Google Voice

Step 1 - Unlock your number (Google Voice number).

To be able to receive fax on Google Voice, you first need to transfer your number out of Google Voice. To do so, you should unlock your number by following these steps on your Google Voice account:

  • Go to the Google Voice unlock page on your computer.

  • Select the Google Voice number you wish to port out to the FAX.PLUS.

  • Click Unlock my number followed by Continue.

  • Now, you need to pay $3 to Google to start unlocking your Googl e Voice number.

  • Once the number is unlocked, you get to move to Step 2 and request porting to FAX.PLUS to send  and receive fax on Google Voice.

Step 2 - Port your unlocked Google Voice number to Fax.Plus

To start the porting process of your Google Voice to FAX.PLUS and enable Google Voice faxing, you need to fill out our Porting Request Form. Once we receive your request and can confirm that the number is portable, we will ask for some additional information and request that you upgrade your subscription to a paid plan (Premium, Business, or Enterprise). When we receive all your documents and are notified of your plan upgrade, we will initiate the porting process and notify you accordingly of the progress.

What are the advantages of the  Google Voice fax feature?

Here are some of the advantages of porting out your Google Voice number to FAX.PLUS and fax from google voice:

You get to keep your own number

You no longer need to worry about letting others know about your new fax number. You will use your own Google Voice number to receive and send fax from Google Voice, and your clients and customers won't see any difference.

No need for a landline or fax machine

With your FAX.PLUS account you can send and receive fax without the need to have a landline or fax machine. A mobile phone or a desktop computer connected to the internet will do the job for you. You can also utilize the email to fax feature to fax from your Google Voice number right from your email account.

Always available

Regardless of your internet connection status, your fax number is always active and ready to receive faxes. You'll be notified via email and push notification as soon as there is a new fax in your inbox, and you can easily check your faxes using FAX.PLUS application on different platforms (See where to download the FAX.PLUS application).

Send and receive fax from Google applications

Thanks to the FAX.PLUS Google fax feature, not only you can use your Google Voice for faxing, but you can also send fax from Google Docs, Google Sheets, and even from your Gmail account.

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