Sideline vs. Google Voice

The difference? Sideline is a communication platform, Google Voice is a call forwarding service.

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Sideline
Google Voice

2nd Phone Number

Both give you a phone number for calling, texting, and voicemail.

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Yes

Custom 2nd Phone Number

Choose a local area code and search memorable letter and number combinations. Learn More

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No

Patented Caller ID

Sideline's proprietary caller ID clearly shows when your 2nd number is ringing and who's calling it.

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No

Carrier Call Quality

Sideline users your existing cellular network to connect calls for unmatched reliability. Google Voice is restricted to VoIP calling.

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No

Auto-Reply

Automatically respond to missed calls with a text whenever you're busy. Learn More

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Team Number

Put one number on multiple phones so teams can share responsibility for one line of communication. Learn More

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Multiple Voicemails

Create and manage multiple voicemail greetings for different circumstances.

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Custom Ringtone

Choose a different ringtone for your 2nd number so you can easily tell which line is ringing.

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No

Group Messaging

Send and receive SMS & MMS in a group conversation.

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Follow your calling.

Sideline gives you a 2nd number with all the communication tools you need to start, work, grow, and pursue your passion.

Try it free for 7 days — Only $9.99/mo after

Available for iOS and Android.

Here's what users are saying about Sideline:

5 Stars Rating

"A+ Great APP and excellent for business use. The app just works so much better than Google Voice!"

- SethMickle, Sideline User

5 Stars Rating

"I definitely recommend Sideline over something like Line2 or spending with grasshopper. Great app guys!"

- Osei Jenkins, Sideline User

5 Stars Rating

"I choose these guys over Vonage and Line2... I've had all three. Sideline is hands down the best!"

- OmegaPsiPhi, Sideline User