How to Listen to Your Voice Mail on the iPhone: (part of the) Very Beginner Series

*Occasional posts will contain how-tos and/or hints for VERY new users of iPads, iPhones or Kindles. All new users welcome! Non-tech speak, not terribly detailed, just basic device-enhancing goodness. All part of this Very Beginner Series. Please share with any beginners (Mom? Dad? Grandma?) in your life.*

From Millan.NetI don’t get a lot of voice mail. My phone is always with me, and I usually answer it (unless I’m driving, of course!)

So when I do get a voice mail, I fumble. I sometimes forget if I should touch “here” or “here”.

Let’s learn and remember how to do this very basic task.

Here is how to listen to your voice mail:

Touch the green phone icon, and look down at the bottom of the screen.

There you will see ‘voice mail’ on the far right. Tap on ‘voice mail’.

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Your voice mail messages will appear.

Tap on the LEFT side of the person’s name. There is a hidden “play” button, there.

(If you tap on the RIGHT side of the screen, you will go to the person’s contact page.)

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Remember this little trick for your voice mail:

Listen = Left.

When you want to LISTEN to a voice mail, tap on the LEFT side. 🙂


5 thoughts on “How to Listen to Your Voice Mail on the iPhone: (part of the) Very Beginner Series

  1. elizabeth says:

    Believe it or not, my iPhone is a pay as you go. (it’s an unlocked so I can use it when I go overseas.) I sometimes get voicemail spam. How do I stop that? Or is there a way to turn voicemail off completely?

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