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
Dan Haldeman - August 26, 2017 at 3:39am
This method doesn't work if your carrier is Verizon!!!!!!
minge - August 21, 2017 at 3:47pm
Terrific.. Ta very much. This trick will save me breaking my neck rushing to pick the phone up and fumbling/dropping the bastard thing.
Joan Dick - July 19, 2017 at 3:06am
Wow! Thanks for this info. It works! Much appreciated. : -)
Lor - June 26, 2017 at 3:23pm
Those are a crazy amount of steps fo follow just to change the number of rings ill just hit the "beat it " button before goin thru all that
Nkuntima Almeida - May 23, 2017 at 7:18pm
Thanks for useful info, I contacted Virgin costumer support and they weren't able go give me the correct info. I followed the steps and it works just fine. Set it to 30 seconds
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