How to set up voicemail on iPhone

How to Set Up Voicemail on iPhone – A Step-By-Step Guide

There are some times when you cannot talk on the phone, but you still want to know what the call was about. For those times, the voicemail feature on the iPhone can be very useful. You may also want a different tone/haptics for voicemail to know when you receive them.

In this article, you will learn how to set up voicemail, a custom message for voicemail, and how to set up a different ringtone for voicemail.

How to Set up Voicemail on iPhone – Summary

  1. How to set up voicemail on iPhone
  2. How to set/change voicemail password
  3. How to change the voicemail ringtone

1. How to set up voicemail on iPhone

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to set up voicemail on iPhone

Step 1: Select call app from your home screen.

How to set up voicemail on iPhone

Step 2: Select the voicemail option on the right side at the bottom.

Step 3: Select the option in the center of the screen as shown in the screenshot below.

Setup voicemail

Step 4: You can choose from 2 options: Default greeting or Custom greeting.

Step 5: If you choose custom, you can record your custom voice message by tapping on the record button on the right-hand side of the record bar.

Step 6: When you are done recording the message, choose the “Stop” option on the right-hand side.

Step 7: Select the “play” button on the left-hand side to view the voice message you recorded.

Step 8: After you view the message, choose the “save” button on the top right-hand side.

Your voicemail will be set.

Set your outgoing message

2. How to set/change voicemail password

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to set or change voicemail password on iPhone:

Step 1: Go to the setting option on iPhone.

Step 2: Swipe up until you find “Phone.”

How to set or change voicemail password

Step 3: Swipe up until you see “Change voicemail password.”

Change voicemail password

Step 4: Click on the change voicemail password option to set up or change your password.

Step 5: Enter your new passcode for voicemail.

Your voicemail password will be set. 

3. How to change the voicemail ringtone

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change the ringtone for voicemails on iPhone:

Step 1: Go to the settings option on iPhone.

Step 2: Select the “Sounds” option.

How to change the voicemail ringtone

Step 3: Select “new voicemail.”

Select “new voicemail

Step 4: Select a ringtone from the list.

Select a voicemail ringtone

Your new voicemail ringtone will be set.

Conclusion

Hopefully, this guide has helped you with the voicemail settings on your iPhone. After you make the changes in the voicemail, you will receive voicemails on your iPhone with the ringtone you chose. Your carrier might eventually delete the voicemails. Your voicemails might also be deleted if you change your phone or your sim card. 

FAQs

How do I activate voicemail on my iPhone?

Follow this article to activate voicemail on your iPhone.

What number do I call to set up my voicemail?

You don’t need to call any number to set up the voicemail unless there is an additional issue you’re facing. To set up the voicemail, you can follow this guide.

What to do if you forget your voicemail password?

If you forgot your voicemail password, contact your carrier. They will assist you.

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