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GV Mobile

GV Mobile+ was available in the App Store (albeit for an extremely short period) earlier this year but then Apple canned it cause it “duplicated features that the iPhone comes with (read: Dialer, SMS etc)”. Developer Sean Kovacs was hence forced to move it to Cydia for jailbroken iPhones.

But GV Mobile+ has just now hit the App Store! It costs a nice $2.99 (like GV Connect) and brings all the greatness of Google Voice right on your iPhone!

This will not work for the iPad currently. A updated version was just submitted to address the issue. Many apologies.
Please remove any Cydia based version you have installed as it may conflict with this version.
I WILL help any and everyone if you give me a chance. Contact support if the Support page doesn’t help!
Now to the good stuff…
Google Voice is only available in The United States.
You must already have a Google Voice account in order for this application to work.
GV Mobile + brings the power of Google Voice to your iPhone.
GV Mobile+ allows users of Google Voice to do the following with ease:
+dial numbers via the iPhone address book, entering on the keypad, or choosing from the internal favorites
+send, retrieve, and delete SMS messages
+retrieve and delete recent call history
+playback and delete voicemails
+take calls from different phones other than your iPhone
+enable, disable, add, or delete the phones that Google Voice forwards calls to
How does GV Mobile + work?
GV Mobile + initiates a secure connection with Google and sends a command to do various tasks (call, send sms, etc).
GV Mobile + communicates only with Google and no one else.
Please note that GV Mobile+ relies heavily on the use of a data connection (3G, EDGE, Wifi, etc). If your data connection is weak, this app may not function properly.By using GV Mobile +, you understand that I am not liable for data charges you may incur.Any drastic changes on Google’s end may make GV Mobile + inoperable.
(GV Mobile is not a product of Google)

What a nice little ending. Happy endings, they make me cry. *sniff*

Download GV Mobile+ for iPhone [iTunes Link]

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