Tag Archive: Voicemail


How to Use Voicemail Transcripts on iPhone

The iPhone now has an excellent ability to transcribe voicemails, offering users a transcription of whatever voicemail has been left on the device. The voicemail transcriptions feature happens automatically, listening to your voicemails and transcribing them into text automatically for you to read. The voicemail transcripts feature is fantastic and makes for an fast and … Read More

See a Blank Red Dot on the Phone Icon? It’s Your iPhone Voicemail, Here’s the Fix

If you’ve recently made a change to your iPhone service or SIM card, you may notice a mysterious red blank dot on the “Phone” app of the iPhone home screen. Typically that little blank red dot means you have voicemail, but the iPhone can’t retrieve it, and it usually occurs in one of the following … Read More

Mark Voicemail As Read / Listened on the iPhone Without Listening to Them

Voicemail messages have been modernized quite a bit by the iPhone’s visual voicemail service, but it’s still fairly common to wind up with many stale voicemails that aren’t listened to. You don’t have to delete the messages, or even listen to them to mark them as read (listened? heard?) though, thanks to a simple yet … Read More

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Mark Voicemail As Read / Listened on the iPhone Without Listening to Them

Voicemail messages have been modernized quite a bit by the iPhone’s visual voicemail service, but it’s still fairly common to wind up with many stale voicemails that aren’t listened to. You don’t have to delete the messages, or even listen to them to mark them as read (listened? heard?) though, thanks to a simple yet … Read More

Four Ways To Clear Your VoiceMail In iOS 7 [iOS Tips]

I hate voicemail, I truly do. It’s like a fax machine: outdated and unnecessarily complicated. The introduction of visual voicemail in iOS was a good step toward updating the technology, but I’d still much rather get an email or text…

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AT&T Adds iPhone, 4G LTE And Visual Voicemail Support To GoPhone

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AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid service has never been friendly to the iPhone. In fact, AT&T has tried to keep iPhones off it for years, hoping that iPhone users will pay for bigger data contracts instead. It looks like AT&T is starting to feel some pressure from T-Mobile and other prepaid networks though, because starting today you’ll be able to use an iPhone on the  [Read More…]

Fixing the “Visual Voicemail Unavailable” Error on the iPhone

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If you’ve ever encountered the “Visual Voicemail is currently unavailable” error on when going to check new voicemail on the iPhone, there are two quick tricks that almost always fix the problem. So before calling the actual voicemail number like you’re some kind of cave dweller in the stone age of cell phones, try these speedy fixes first.

1: Toggle AirPlane Mode ON & OFF

This often works  [Read More…]

T-Mobile iPhone Users Can Now Update Devices To Get LTE And Visual Voicemail

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True to its word, T-Mobile just pushed out an update for all unlocked iPhones on their network that enables LTE, Visual Voicemail, HD Voice and more.

Users can get the update via OTA or manually updating through iTunes. The update doesn’t change the software version on your device, so if you’re worried about losing your jailbreak, this should be safe.

Here are the official notes from T-Mobile:

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AT&T Visual Voicemail Is Down For Many Customers Around The Country

If you’re an AT&T subscriber and are having problems accessing your visual voicemail, it’s not just you. We’re hearing reports that a widescale problem is preventing AT&T subscribers from accessing their visual voicemail.

Twitter is full of complaints from AT&T customers who can’t access their visual voicemail:

sfmitch99: AT&T wireless, when will my visual voicemail return? Supposedly problem affects many on west coast – multiple platforms, too.

peter_f_young: @pdxdavidm so silly…but @att  [Read More…]

Send Video VoiceMail Messages from the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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If you�ve ever had to explain to someone that iPhone visual voicemail does not literally mean video voicemail, you know the potential disappointment that comes with it. What the user probably envisioned was the ability to record a quick video message and leave that as a video voicemail for the recipient to watch when they receive it. But it turns out that the iPhone can send video messages, they  [Read More…]