How to Setup Visual Voicemail on the iPhone

Posted July 13, 2008 at 7:45pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 204700 views

These are instructions on how to setup and use Visual Voicemail on your iPhone. Please note you will only be able to do this if you are on a carrier that supports visual voicemail.

Step One
Press to select Phone from your Springboard Dock.

Step Two
Press to select Voicemail from the tabs at the bottom of the screen.

Step Three
Press to select the Set Up Now button in the middle of the screen.

Step Four
You will be asked to enter a Visual Voicemail password. Enter a password then press the Save button at the top right of the screen.

Step Five
You will be asked to re-enter your chosen password. Do this then press the Save button at the top right of the screen.

Step Six
You will now be asked to choose your voicemail greeting. You can select the default greet or record your own custom greeting. Press to select Custom if you so desire.

Step Seven
A record button will now appear at the bottom of the screen. Press Record to begin recording your own custom greeting.

Step Eight
Once you have spoken your greeting press to the Stop button.

Step Nine
You can now Play back your recording greeting or press the Record button to rerecord.

Step Ten
When satisfied press the Save button at the top right of your screen. You will be notified that your greeting has been saved!

Step Eleven
You will then be taken to your Visual Voicemail menu. Notice that a list of messages in VoiceMail Inbox is displayed. You can click to select a message then press the blue play button to the left to listen to the message. Use the blue right arrow to display contact information. The green Call Back button will call the contact and the red Delete button will remove the message from your VoiceMail inbox.

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destiny - November 29, 2012 at 11:45pm
the visual voicemail is linked with your phones data plan so you have to have a correct data plan provisioned on your phone line in order for the visual voicemail to work as well. also you have to make sure that your wireless carrier has to correct imei number in their systems which is found by going to settings, general, about and going to the imei and confirming the imei number with your carrier, im a rep for at&t cust serv. and the imei number being incorrect or not having visual voicemail provisioned on the account will cause the visual voicemail to not function.
Paige Witkowski - September 29, 2012 at 9:04pm
Mine doesn't show up as "set up now" please help
Cristian Hernandez - March 27, 2010 at 11:17am
I just bought an unlocked 3G Iphone, and it already have bee configured. It shows me this message : \"Cannot conect to Voicemail\" \"Call your service provider for assistance\" , and I cannot reset it and customized it. Any idea with this issue? I n the Voicemail Tap there is the little red circle with apparently 10 messages.. I just want them erased and try to use it and reconfigure it. Thanks
paulamoreno - October 20, 2009 at 11:24pm
so no one knows whats going on with this? when some one finds out can u please message me
paulamoreno - October 12, 2009 at 10:56pm
i did this and it says \"saving password\" and its in grey not green and then ends up telling me it cant connect try again later....this is so aggrevating. i paid so much money as did others and we cant even get what we pay for ! some one plz help!!!
shekhar - October 2, 2010 at 12:21am
Delete all other profiles on your phone except the ATT (or whatever carrier you have) profile and it should work.
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