Google Voice helps you manage your communications by giving you more control over your phones and voicemail, but until this week, you had to get a new Google phone number in order use all of Google Voice’s features. With Number Porting, existing Google Voice users can now use their mobile numbers as their Google Voice numbers. This means you can now use all of Google Voice’s features, like ringing multiple phones at once, without having to change your number.
To get started with Number Porting, log in to your Google Voice account, visit the settings page and click on “Change / Port” next to your Google Voice number. Be sure to read Google’s blog post for more info about Number Porting.