How To Turn On and Set Up Visual Voicemail On Samsung

Samsung Phone - Activate and Set Up Visual Voicemail

After doing research over the internet, I have found that many users do not know how to enable and set up visual voicemail on their Samsung phones.

Hence, in this tutorial, I am going to show you the steps to turn on and set up Visual Voicemail on Samsung phone.

Important Note: The guide gives the general steps, but they may vary depending on the app, carrier, and device settings.

As I said, there are lots of people out there who don’t know how to set up, add or turn on visual voicemail on their Samsung device.

So, let’s check out how to activate or turn on and set up Visual Voicemail.

Note: The below-mentioned tutorial is applicable for all Samsung Galaxy phones that support Visual Voicemail including Samsung Galaxy S23/S22/S21/S20/S10 and so on.

Also Read: How To Retrieve Deleted Or Lost Voicemails From Android

How To Enable And Set Up Visual Voicemail On Samsung Phone

On Samsung Phones Visual Voicemail comes pre-installed and it completely depends on which carrier service you are using on your device.

For T-Mobile Carrier, you can use – T-Mobile Visual Voicemail

For AT&T Carrier, you can use – AT&T Visual Voicemail

Besides that, there are other several Visual Voicemail apps available in the Play Store.

Note: Your phone comes with pre-installed voicemail and it is not necessary to go for paid voicemail app. But, having a paid app is always good, because it gives more features and conveniences.

So, let’s start with how to turn on Visual voicemail on Samsung phone.

Steps To Turn On Visual Voicemail On Samsung Phone

Step 1: First of all, make sure that your phone has a pre-installed voicemail app. If it is not, then download one, as per your requirement.

Step 2: From Home Screen, Open Phone app.

Step 3: On the Keypad, you can see Voicemail icon, tap on it.

Step 4: On Welcome Screen, read the features, terms and conditions, and then tap Continue.

Step 5: Finally, tap on “OK”.

That’s It!

Also Read: How To Disable WhatsApp Call (Voice/Video) On Android

Steps To Set Up Visual Voicemail On Samsung Phone

Step 1: From Home Screen, tap Phone app.

Step 2: Press and Hold 1 to dial your Voicemail number.

Step 3: Now, just follow the system instructions as given, to setup Visual Voicemail.

Step 4: It will ask you to create a password. It is important, so create one.

Step 5: It will then ask you to record your name announcement. So, record your Name.

Step 6: Next, it will ask you to record your greetings. So, simply Record Your Greetings.

That’s it you are done! You have successfully set up your Visual Voicemail.

Visual Voicemail Related Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Question 1: What Is Visual Voicemail?

Answer – Visual Voicemail allows you to check voicemail and listen to them without making any phone calls. It allows users to check voicemails in a list of messages just like the inbox interface. You can listen to any messages in any order, or delete them when you want to.

Visual Voicemail for iPhone was first introduced in the year 2007 and for Android it was implemented in the Year 2015, with the release of Android 6.0.

Question 2 – How To Add Visual Voicemail Icon On Samsung Phone’s Keypad?

Answer – The visual voicemail icon is added automatically to the phone’s keypad. But in case, yours is not added to keypad, then make sure that you have downloaded the corresponding app from your carrier. If not, then it is suggested that you must contact directly to your respective carrier, to know exactly which app they require you to use.

Question 3 – How To Fix Visual Voicemail Not Working Samsung Galaxy?

Answer – These are the things you must follow to fix:

  • Update your visual voicemail app.
  • Update the Android OS of your phone.
  • Make sure you have configured the app correctly.
  • Reset all setting – Go to Settings> General Management> Reset> Reset all settings.

Wrap Up

As of now, you have gone through the tutorial, I hope you now got the idea about how to turn on and set-up visual voicemail app on Samsung phone.

If you are still not able to set it up, then it is highly recommended that you must contact the respective phone carrier support. For example – if you are on Verizon carrier, then you can contact Version Support.

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