How to get a Google Voice number in Nigeria (Video tutorial)

by Johnson Daniel

Google Voice is a telephone service that provides call forwarding and voicemail services, voice and text messaging, as well as U.S. and international call termination for Google Account customers in the U.S., Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Don’t worry if you didn’t see your country on the list because we are going to see how to get a Google voice number in Nigeria or any other country that has not been listed in the list above.

There is no mention of the country Nigeria in the list of countries that supports Google Voice account creation. With this, there is almost no chance to create a Google Voice account in a country that was not listed above. Here are some good reasons why you should own a Google Voice account anywhere in the world;

  • Place and Receive Calls on Your Phone Over Wi-Fi. Google doesn’t yet provide a way to send and receive calls from your phone over Wi-Fi, probably because they’re worried about angering the carriers.
  • Text From Any Browser or Phone.
  • Easy Number Portability.
  • Block Phone Numbers.
  • Switch Phones During a Call.

Without further ado, I want to dive into today’s tutorial and show you how to easily create a Google Voice account and verify it in Nigeria or any country that does not support the creation of Google Voice.

How to get a Google Voice number in Nigeria

First and foremost, have a US phone number because you are going to need it later for verification purposes, you can learn how to create a United States number for free of charge from this article. After owning your own USA, you will need to have a good or strong VPN as many would call it. At the moment, the only VPN apps that I can recommend are TunnelBear VPN (Android users download here) and Ivacy VPN (Android users download here).

TunnelBear VPN (iOS users download here) allows you create an account with them but you’re giving a specific amount of data to use for a month on the free trial, you have the option to upgrade your plan, I don’t think there will be any need for you to upgrade your plan as the free plan is enough for you to use.

As for Ivacy VPN (iOS users download here), it is a paid VPN, but very good and reliable, their plans are cheap if you ask me. You can choose to download any VPN of your choice but ensure that they are strong enough, I can only tell you of these two VPN apps because I trust them very well.

Immediately after downloading any of the VPN apps, connect the VPN to the internet and launch your web browser, most preferably Google Chrome browser. Type in the address bar and click enter to go to the website.

When the website opens up, click Personal Use >> Web. You will be taken to the signup page where you would be asked to choose a “Google Voice number,” you can decide to skip this, but there is no need for that since you will get a free Google voice number.How to get a Google Voice number in Nigeria (Video tutorial)

In the drop-down list, you will be shown three areas to get a Google number from, select any one of your choosing and select any number that shows immediately after that.

Now, this is the part where you will require the US number that you created using the tutorial that I linked to above. You would be asked to enter a number to link to the Google Voice number, now, type in the US number and click Send Code.How to get a Google Voice number in Nigeria (Video tutorial) You should receive the code in a heartbeat, type in the code in the space bar and click verify, the code is always a 6-digit number. When you’ve verified it, you will see something like in the picture below.How to get a Google Voice number in Nigeria (Video tutorial)

That is how you can create a Google Voice account and now number and verify it in Nigeria or any country that is not readily available to create it. In case you are still finding little difficulties with creating the Google Voice account, I urge you to take a look at this video tutorial as you should understand it better.

How to create a Google Voice Account and verify it in Nigeria (Video Tutorial)

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Olowolayemo2 September 7, 2019 - 12:33 pm

It’s not working, after all the procedures and i was given a Google Voice number but it’s end up asking for the same procedure from the start again and again.

Foxxtek Official September 7, 2019 - 5:53 pm

Yes OLOWOLAYEMO, it goes back to that page but ignore that, you have already created that Google Voice number and have linked it to a USA number I presume, so you can use the number already created to do what you want.

Foxxtek Official September 7, 2019 - 5:55 pm

Ignore that, just begin to use the Google Voice number.

Ayoola October 20, 2019 - 8:22 pm

I have tried it over and over again still the same thing it keeps returning

Johnson Daniel October 21, 2019 - 3:08 pm

When you see select Google voice number and you do so, screenshot the number or copy it down because immediately after you confirm that’s your number using the US number, you won’t be able to see the number on the dashboard except you open a new one. Read the article well.

Tumishe November 17, 2019 - 8:54 am

Everytime I verify my Google voice number with the number I’m supposed to link it to
It says successfully linked and then it resets back to the first page and shows me choose number

Johnson Daniel November 27, 2019 - 7:33 am

Yes that’s right, all you need to do is use the number linked to it to receive calls

Jeremiah May 3, 2020 - 2:54 am

I have my Google voice number but it doesn’t not inbound after the code verification why


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