After Google introduced its telecom division under the name of Google Voice, people’s anticipations were on the rise.

You can delete your Google Voice number and begin fresh like this.

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How to Delete Google Voice Number on Android?

Before you attempt deleting your Google Voice number, remember that you can’t delete it if you are using it with sprint, or if it the number is linked to your G Suite account.

  • On your Android device, navigate to the app and open it from your app drawer.
  • On the Google Voice app, tap on the ‘Menu’ and go to the ‘Settings’. Turn off the voicemail for the number you want to delete from the list of numbers that appears on the screen.
  • Uncheck the box which says ‘Receive Voicemail via Messages’.
  • Go to the ‘Account Section’ and under your Google Voice number, tap on ‘Delete’.
  • Confirm the prompt that appears and your Google Voice number would be deleted.

How to Delete Google Voice Messages?

If you want to permanently delete the messages or other recorded data from your Google Voice, here’s what you can do.

  • On your Android or iOS device, navigate to and open the Google Voice app.
  • Open the tab for the ‘Messages’ you had received by tapping on the appropriately illustrated icon.
  • Tap and open the conversation that you want to delete and then click on ‘More’.
  • Tap on ‘Delete’ and that conversation or message would be deleted.

How to Delete Google Voice Call History?

You can easily delete your call history from the Google Voice app. Here’s how you can do it.

  • On your Android or iOS device, navigate to and open the Google Voice app.
  • Open the tab which is appropriately labeled with an illustrated icon.
  • Tap and hold on the particular call that you want to delete, and wait for the dialogue box to appear.
  • From the options that appear, tap ‘Remove’ or ‘Delete’ and confirm the prompt to delete the history.
  • You can delete the entire call history for a time period by tapping the ‘Three Dot’ menu and tapping the tab which gives you the option.

TIPS

  • You cannot delete your Google Voice number all by yourself if it is linked through a ‘G Suite’ account of your institution or company.

You can regenerate a Google Voice number from scratch or link your existent phone number with this to continue using it for both the purposes.

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