How to begin with Number Porting:

Just remember what after you the change and you paid the $20, it can take up to about 24 hours to complete porting the mobile number to Google Voice. Now, you should pay attention when porting a mobile phone number to Google Voice service, because after the switch your existing mobile phone subscription will be cancelled, and you might have to pay early termination fee to you mobile service provider. As you know Google Voice is not a mobile service provider, and you will need a mobile service plan with another mobile phone number, to be able to use Google Voice service with your mobile phone. Another thing to keep in mind is that you might experience some difficulties when texting in the first 3 days after porting, because your mobile service has to be restarted. This is a YouTube video that briefly explains how all this process works:

As I mentioned above the services is now available for current Google Voice users, but in a few weeks it will become an option for every new user. To learn more about porting a phone number to Google Voice, visit Google Voice Help Center. Source Google Voice Blog via Downloadsquad All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.