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Setting Up Voicemail

The iPhone’s voicemail is fairly simple to set up and use. Open it by going to Phone > Voicemail.

Using the voicemail controls

Your main voicemail screen, red-a.jpg, lets you view all your messages, play your messages, access info on who called and when each message was left, set a greeting message, turn on a speaker while listening to messages, call the number back, and delete the call.

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red-a.jpg Your Voicemail screen.

To set up your voicemail

  • If it’s the first time you’ve opened your voicemail, you’ll be prompted to enter a voicemail password and, if desired, record a greeting.
  • You can change your password. Go to Settings > Phone > Change Voicemail Password.
  • Enter a new greeting by tapping the Greeting button on the voicemail page. Tap Custom to record a new greeting.
  • To add an alert sound that plays when you receive a new voicemail, go to Settings > Sounds > New Voicemail. Select a sound from the list.
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