Google Voice Causes Duplicate Message Threads in Google Messages



  • Incoming texts to the Google Voice number create a duplicate thread in Google Messages


  • Google Voice


  1. Open Google Voice app
  2. Tap 3-line menu (upper left) 
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Disable Forward messages to linked numbers


Message forwarding causes duplicate messages to appear in Google Voice and Google Messages

Additional Notes

Google Voice message forwarding will end in July 2021. 

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