How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

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These are instructions on how to set the number of rings before your iPhone goes to Voicemail. You can increase or decrease the amount of time your iPhone rings by following the simple steps below.

Step One
Press the Phone icon in your iPhone's dock.
How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

Step Two
Press to select Keypad from the tabs at the bottom of the screen. Then enter *#61# and press the Call button.
How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

Step Three
An information screen will appear. Take note of the Voice Call Forwarding number. It should say something like
Voice Call Forwarding
When Unanswered
Forwards to +16478396148
.

Press the Dismiss button to return to the Keypad.
How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

Step Four
Enter *61*, followed by the Voice Call Forwarding number we retrieved above, followed by *11, followed by *s# (replace s with the number of seconds your iPhone should ring before going to Voicemail)

Example: *61*+16478396148*11*20#

NOTE*: You can enter a + by holding down 0. The default ring time before going to Voicemail is usually 20 seconds.

Press the Call button.
How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail

Step Five
Your iPhone will inform you that
Setting Activation Succeeded
Voice Call Forwarding
When Unanswered


Press the Dismiss button to return to the Keypad. The next time someone calls your iPhone it will ring for your specified amount of seconds before going to Voicemail.
How to Set the Number of Rings Before Your iPhone Goes to Voicemail
Trish - February 16, 2017 at 12:58am
Brilliant! Thank you! - and I kept getting options ending in 'disabled' tooo, until I realised there was a * before the #61# and that took me to the right page where it all happened beautifully!
Jean wilkinson - February 8, 2017 at 10:37pm
All options that come up end in "disabled." Any other ideas? Great step by step. Thank you.
Nancy Smith - February 5, 2017 at 5:00am
This did not work for iphone 5 - states "call failed" How do you change # of rings on Apple iphone 5 - mine only rings 3 times and I miss 9 out of 10 calls
Catherine Peck - January 31, 2017 at 10:04pm
Can't believe it. Who'd have known? Been trying to find a solution for 2 years. Thank you!! Kate
RanjitS - January 29, 2017 at 6:56pm
I have an iPhone 6s and it worked perfectly ... THANKS
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