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

Posted January 25, 2009 at 5:54pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 537384 views
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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.


Step Two
Press to select Keypad from the tabs at the bottom of the screen. Then enter *#61# and press the Call button.


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.


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.


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.

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CB - May 19, 2015 at 2:51pm
Very clear instructions, along with the screen shots, proved to be an excellent guide/tool for a successful reset (iPhone 6 Plus)....Thanks so much!!
penny prazak - May 18, 2015 at 6:17pm
This is ridiculous. We should be able to do this from the settings on our phone
Erik Teune - May 15, 2015 at 7:00am
Why should this be so complicated? Without your clear instruction, I would never have worked it out. Thanks..
Sandy Johnakin - May 11, 2015 at 10:17pm
I got a recording: The feature code you entered is not valid.
Esther - May 11, 2015 at 8:51am
Many thanks for your very clear instructions - it worked really well & using photos was a great idea.
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