Questions tagged [voicemail]

Voicemail is a computer based system that allows users and subscribers to exchange personal voice messages; to select and deliver voice information; and to process transactions relating to individuals, organizations, products and services, using an ordinary telephone.

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Sony Experia won't let me enter my voicemail PIN

I call my voice mail and it asks me for my PIN. After entering 3 out of the 4 digits, the screen starts blinking not allowing me to enter the fourth, then telling me I entered an incorrect PIN. So ...
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telephone answering device (voicemail) functionallity app

My mobile carrier, has stopped offering auto telephone answering device (voicemail) functionallity (when you call somebody, and it can't answer your phone you get a recorded message, that lets you ...
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If I “swipe down to reject”, will caller get a chance to leave voicemail?

A few times a year someone who isn't in my address book might call me, but every day I get several spam/scam calls. So basically anytime I see a plain number, I swipe down to make my phone stop ...
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Message without voicemail?

When I cannot answer my phone, I would like a custom message to be sent to the caller, and then instead of recording a voicemail, I would like the call to drop. The message would be something like: "...
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How do I send all calls from a contact to voicemail in Android 7 (LG phone)?

Searched here and on the internet and either the options have changed or my LG phone does not have the option. Seems like the old way to do it was to press the Overflow button while editing the ...
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J3 - The Visual Voicemail phone number is wrong.

Went into Phone > Settings > Voicemail Settings and corrected it. But visual voicemail still has the incorrect number. How do I force visual voicemail to see my correct phone number? Thank you.
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Sending audio from phone to computer

I'm trying to record audio played by a phone by routing it through a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, I want to record voicemails playing from a Galaxy Note 4, which I was trying to do by ...
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Stuck notification on LG 's Phone app “new voice mail”

My phone's an LG G4 on Android 6. I've received a new vocal message which I've read already. The notification won't go away. I can't force close the app as it's a system app ( "Phone" ) I can't ...
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How do I block ALL callers from leaving voicemail?

My work is with liars who like to lie about leaving messages. As a result, I have incorporated notice into my contract that they cannot leave me a voicemail, send text messages, or send emails (which ...
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Direct to voicemail turns off on its own

I have a "spam" contact which is set to "route to voicemail" right away. (See How to gracefully block calls for an example) This setting frequently turns off on its own, so calls go through anyway. ...
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View list of voicemails

I have a first gen Moto G running Android 5.1 that I purchased from Republic Wireless about two to three years ago. Whenever I receive a voicemail I get a notification. If I tap the notification I ...
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keep getting a spam voicemail but phone never rang

i keep getting a spam voicemail but phone never rang and it is always the same spam message, i'm on t-mobile with a moto g 4th gen. tried searching for apps with adware, nothing found ran lookout ...
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Is there a secondary way to check whether I have voicemail if the phone application is not registering correctly?

After the August Marshmallow Android OS update, I realized I had unheard voicemail messages. These messages had neither shown up as notifications on my phone nor appeared under the visual voicemail ...
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How to remove the icon, caused by a voicemail, from Status bar?

I have a Sprint Nexus 6 running Android 5.1.1. The icon that I see in my Status bar when I receive a voicemail does not swipe away. It remains in my Status bar even after I listen to the message and ...
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How to get rid of the voicemail notification?

So I've had this voicemail notification for a few months now and it has started to really bug me. I have actually turned the voicemail system on with my provider so I could check the voicemail and get ...
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blocking callers from leaving voicemail

how do I block a caller from leaving a voice mail on a prepaid plan.I have a lg g2? I don't want a certin person to leave a volcemail
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Dismiss voicemail notification when you can't call voicemail

I have gotten a notification that I have 1 new voice message. However, I am in a different country right now and would rather not pay an exorbitant amount of money to call my voicemail just to dismiss ...
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Accept call then play a pre-recorded voice message to caller

I receive quite a few non-work calls during my working day that often I am unable to take. I am not a big fan of voicemail, and I would much prefer if the caller would send me an SMS message or an ...
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Voicemail app that doesn't require carrier voicemail

I'm looking for a voicemail app that will answer my phone after a configurable number of rings and route the caller to voicemail stored on the Android device. I don't have voicemail with my carrier. ...
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How can I disable my voicemail so that my caller ringtone is longer?

How can I disable my voicemail so that my caller ringtone is longer? My phone is the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus GT S7500.
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Managing calls between carrier number and Google Voice, using GV as primary

I'm looking for the best way to set-up/manage my calls between the carrier # and Google Voice as I use both. I'm using a Samsung S4 on VZW (however I would prefer to use phone/Google Voice/app to ...
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How can I disable voicemail notifications?

I have a prepaid T-Mobile line that I use for development purposes only. I do not really use it for calls. However, some 800-number company has been calling me constantly (which I have already added ...
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How can I send all calls to voicemail during “busy” calendar events?

Basically I'd like to have something that auto sends calls to voicemail when I'm "busy", and possibly as a bonus, send a reply text as well. Is there any solution for this?
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Voicemail Notification Stuck

I'm on T-Mobile, running Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S2. I have had this voicemail notification stuck on my home screen for the past two days. I can't swipe it off the notification screen (can't ...
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Does Google Galaxy Nexus has Visual Voicemail?

I just realised that I cannot find any button or option in my Google Galaxy Nexus for Visual Voicemail, whereas iPhone and many other Android phones do have such feature. Is there no visual voicemail ...
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How to get rid of Sprint's notifications for ad-supported voicemail

On my Galaxy S4 (Sprint), I regularly get a voicemail icon in my notification bar with the message: With this update, you will be able to enjoy premium Ad-supported features such as inline playback ...
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Voicemail forwarding numbers - Tmo prepaid plan

I switched a monthly Tmobile plan several months ago and absolutely hate the voicemail "service". I previously had all my VM's sent to my email via YouMail (kind of like Google Voice). Today while ...
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Is there a way to listen to the last call made on a Nexus?

Is there a way to listen to the last, or one of the last phone calls made on an Android Nexus without the help of an App? Situation: My dead man made his final call to his contact who lived next door,...
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Block A Number From Leaving Voicemail?

I keep getting spam calls from a number every night at midnight. I've blocked it, but now it just goes to voicemail and I have to delete the voice messages every morning. It's annoying. Is there an ...
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Sending calls to voicemail when I am in a meeting

If my aCalendar, or any calendar for that matter, has an appointment, I would like the phone to recognize that I am in a meeting and the call then vibrates or is silent etc. For instance: If I am ...
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Free / local voicemail / answering machine

My carrier having pretty high monthly prices for voicemail, I did not take the service. However, when I'm at school, unable to answer, and my busy doctor calls me, knowing I probably won't be able to ...
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Youmail visual voicemail in a foreign country?

Youmail is one of my favorite apps to get voicemail to download onto my phone. However, I am now in Israel for the year, but I would still like to be able to use it. The way it seems to work right ...
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Phone doesn't ring or show missed call, later a voicemail appears

I have an AT&T Samsung Galaxy 2 and have had a sporadic problem: A person calls me, my phone doesn't ring, kicks them over to voice mail, doesn't show as a missed call, and then the voice mail ...
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Using Google Voice with Android phone and a SIP appliance (Obi)

I just purchased a Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ with Jellybean(4.1), and have an Unlimited account with Straight Talk. I would like to use Google Voice to handle voicemail for the phone. Currently, I am using ...
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How do I end a voicemail call?

Apologies if this is an elementary question. I have called up the voicemail service and I listen to the first message; I'm then invited to press a key to save, delete, and so forth, but the screen ...
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Why does calling my wife's phone go straight to VoiceMail?

When using my Verizon HTC Thunderbolt running CyanogenMod to call my wife's Verizon HTC Incredible, also running CyanogenMod, it always goes straight to Voice Mail. I can call other Verizon phones ...
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Changing the call voicemail timeout period?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7. When I call my Android phone, it rings for 30 seconds before timing out and directing to my voicemail. I want it to only ring for 20 seconds before timing out - how can I ...
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Voicemail indicator won't go away

On my Atrix running 2.3.6, there is a permanent icon in my notification bar saying that I have unread voicemail. I understand that this icon is flagged on the SIM card itself: sure enough, if I pop ...
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My default voicemail number somehow changed to *74274, which gives an error message. How do I switch it back to *86?

At some point during the past 2 months the drag-down default voicemail number on my Droid X inexplicably changed from *86 to *74274 - a number that returns the pre-recorded message: "Your feature ...
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Why doesn't the voicemail indicator show up when I have voicemail in CyanogenMod 7?

I'm not sure if this is a question I should be asking my carrier or not, but hopefully someone might be able to point me in the right direction. I recently switched to CyanogenMod version 7, and the ...
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Android Voicemail Settings

Voicemail on my T-Mobile Galaxy Portal/Spica/i5700 doesn't work. I've set it up via the Tmobile voicemail setup, but if I call my mobile it just rings and rings until I get a message saying 'This ...
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Send all calls to Voice Mail

It's seems like it should be a simple thing, but I haven't figured it out yet on my desire. How do I send all calls to voice mail? I can disable the mobile data network and put the phone in airplane ...
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Google voice for voicemail

When a phone is configured to use Google Voice for voicemail, his does that work? is the call routed to VM by the phone, or is the setting changed at the carrier too?
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How to Disable Screen When Using Visual Voicemail?

Anyone know of a way to get the screen to automatically turn off when listening to a voicemail? I'm used to the feature of my HTC Evo and HTC Hero, where the proximity sensor automatically detects my ...