Read and Follow The Solutions To Fix Voicemail Notification Stuck or Won’t Go Away On Samsung S22, S22 Ultra, S22 Plus, S21, S21 Ultra, S21 Plus!
When someone call you, you may not be able to pick up the call or you might be unaware of the incoming call. In such cases, you will be notified with a voicemail notification on your device.
However, after you receive and listen to that voicemail, the notification should go automatically. But it stays or stuck on status bar and doesn’t go away.
The same problems many Samsung users are facing. So, in this post, you going to get rid of voicemail notifications that won’t go away on Samsung S22 (Ultra/Plus)/S21 (Ultra/Plus).
Let’s start with real user practical scenarios!
Practical Scenario 1: Voicemail Notification Stuck On Samsung S22 Ultra
Practical Scenario 2: A Samsung S21 User Can’t Remove Voicemail Notification
Those are just two practical scenarios! Just like above practical scenarios, there are other several Samsung phone users encountering with the same problem.
Anyway, let’s find out – Why voicemail notification won’t go away on Samsung Galaxy S21 or S22 series phone?
Reasons: Why Voicemail Notification Won’t Go Away On Samsung S22 or S22?
Following could be the reasons which can lead to such issue.
- Your phone might be running on software that has bug.
- The interference in network connection may also cause such problems.
- Your phone app might have some glitches.
- You have received the voicemail from unknown or spam number.
Those were the causes, now let’s find out the solutions that can fix your voicemail notification won’t go away on your Samsung S22 or S21 series phone.
Solution 1: Hard Reset Your Phone
This is the verified and trusted fix, a user was able to fix the issue by hard resetting the phone.
Maybe you can try this, to fix yours as well:
Press and hold Volume Up/Down button and Power button at the same time.
This will clear it.
Solution 2: Call and Send A New Voicemail To Yourself and Delete It
This is another simple trick that is also the tested solution performed by one of the users.
Yes, it might sound crazy, but it worked.
Simply call yourself from another phone and send a new voice message. Now, open your voice messages box and delete it. You will then see that notification has been cleared off.
Solution 3: Listen To All Of Your Voicemail
Let me tell you that you have to listen to all of your voicemail messages in order to remove voicemail notification.
Once, you have listened to your new messages, the notification will automatically should disappear.
Note: In order to access and set up your voicemail, you have to contact your network provider.
Solution 4: Clear Cache and Data of Phone App/Phone Services
This is proven solution that had fixes the issue for several users. Simply clear the cache and data of the phone app or phone services.
It clears the cache files and data related to phone app or phone services. If there is any bugs or corrupted file or data associated with the phone/phone services app, that will be deleted from the device.
- On your device, go to Settings app.
- Tap Apps> Phone App.
- Tap Storage.
- Tap Clear Cache and then on Clear Data.
If problem still persists, then repeat the process and instead of phone app, select phone services and clear its cache and data.
I hope, after this, your issue will get solved.
Solution 5: Restart Your Phone
Honestly saying, majority of the issue just get solved by simply restarting the device.
This should be your very first solution to fix voicemail symbol won’t go away on Samsung S22/S21.
Simply press and hold Side button and select Power Off option from the Menu.
Now, restart the phone. Press and hold Power button until phone reboot.
Solution 6: Force Stop Phone App/Phone Services
Voicemail is a feature associated with phone app and phone services app. Hence, force stopping the Phone app or phone services app will force stop all the functionalities of it in the background.
So, if app is stuck, then doing this will fix the issue of voicemail stuck in notification panel.
- Go to Settings app.
- Tap Apps> Phone app.
- Tap Force stop.
Solution 7: Put Your Device In Safe Mode And Check
Try safe mode, as in this mode all the third-party apps get disabled.
I am saying this, because sometimes third-party apps might interfere/conflict with the phone app/phone services app or installing app from unknown source might bring malware that could affect your device.
Hence, put your Samsung S22/S21 series phone in Safe mode and see if this fixes your issue.
If problem gets solved in Safe Mode, then it is confirmed that any third-party apps is causing the issue. So, here you have to configure which third party app is causing the problem and uninstall them.
Or you can try to uninstall the recently installed app one-by-one and check the issue is resolved or not in normal mode.
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Solution 8: Turn Off Voicemail and Use Call Forwarding Feature
After following the above-mentioned solution, if your problem is still not solved, then it’s time to turn off the voicemail and use call forwarding feature if you are not able to get rid of new voicemail notification in Samsung S22/S21.
However, the voicemail services are controlled by your network provider. If you want, you should contact your network provider to turn off your voicemail.
Otherwise, if you want your incoming calls to be forwarded when unanswered, unreachable or busy, you can do so by following the below steps:
- Go to Phone app and tap on 3 vertical dots to open up the Menu. Tap on Settings.
- Tap on Supplementary services> Call forwarding.
- Now, select how and when you want your calls to be forwarded.
- Simply, enter the number to which calls will be forwarded and click on Update.
Solution 9: Factory Reset Your Device
If none of the solutions work for you then you can try to factory reset your device. But keep in mind that all the saved data and installed apps will also get deleted along with personal files such as photos, videos, etc.
Hence, it is recommended that you must first backup your device data and then perform factory reset.
- Go to Settings app.
- Tap General Management> Reset.
- Tap Factory data reset> Reset.
Solution 10: Contact Samsung Support
I hope by following the above troubleshooting, your might be able to remove voicemail notification on Samsung S21 or S22 series.
But in case, if you aren’t able to get rid of it, then you can contact Samsung support, explain your issue, they might be able to help in the right direction.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I hope by following the above-mentioned solutions, your problem of Voicemail notification stuck on Samsung S22, S22 Ultra, S22+, S21, S21 Ultra or S21+ that not going away, has been solved.
These are the tested and proven fixes that will definitely help you to fix the issue.
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Max Field is a founder of recoverandroid-data.com. He is an Android lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to Android.