Sunday, April 17, 2011

HOW TO: Add a second Google Talk account and Sprint-Integration for non-Sprint numbers to your Google Voice Account

First things first: I don't know the benefits of that for you (especially the sprint-thing because I am not an US Citizen), what kind of troubles it could cause and I don't want to cause any trouble for Google (love you guys!). I just want to max out the possibilities...
I think the benefits of two Google Talk accounts are pretty obvious (if you have a business and a private GTalk running), sadly it doesn't work for Google Apps accounts with custom domain.

If you are a US citizen and you have the option to add a second Google Talk account, don't flame me ^^

So, things you need:

  • awesomeness
  • Google Voice account
  • GTalk
  • Google Chrome
Here we go, step by step.

Go to your Google Voice settings page ( in chrome and click on "Add another phone"

Right click on the dropdown and select "Inspect element".

Find the option for Gizmo and doubleclick on the value.

Change now the value to "9", which refers to a "Google Talk Account" and press Return.

Now leave the dev-tools-window (don't close it) and enter your info and select Gizmo from the Dropdown.

After that... you might have guessed it... save it.

Now verify the account and everything should be shiny :)

To do the same for a Sprint number... Just change the value of ... for example "mobile" to 10... That worked for me

 Here are some other findings in the code:

("ALLTEL","Alltel","ATT","AT&T","CELL_SOUTH","Cellular South","CRICKET","Cricket","METROPCS","Metro PCS","SPRINT","Sprint","TMOBILE","T-Mobile","USCELLULAR","US Cellular","VERIZON","Verizon")

zDe=zpb("2","Mobile","7","Gizmo","9","Google Chat","1","Home","10","Mobile - Google Voice Enabled","4","VOIP Phone","3","Work");

As you can see, there is also an option for a VOIP number, but I haven't managed to get it working yet. If someone figures out how to get it working, please let me know!

Also interesting: It doesn't say "Sprint"... it says "Mobile - Google Voice Enabled"... Now we can guess what that might mean for the future :D
Enjoy and let me know if it worked!

1 comment:

RW said...

Worked perfectly, thanks!

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