In this guide from the Free Phone App team, we are going to learn how to set up voicemail on iPhone XR. If this is something that interests you, please stay tuned to the end of this tutorial.
Voicemail is a service that acts like an answering machine and asks the callers to leave a voice message in certain situations when the recipient may be unavailable.
How to Set Up Voicemail on iPhone XR
- Open the Phone app on your iPhone XR.
- In the bottom right corner of your screen, tap Voicemail.
- Tap Set UP Now.
- Enter a passcode.
- Click Done.
- Re-enter the passcode.
- Click Done.
This is how to set up voicemail on iPhone XR. You will no longer need to use the passcode again once everything is set up.
How to Play Voice Messages
To play any of the voice messages left in your iPhone XR voicemail, you need to tap Voicemail in the Phone app, now you need to tap on a specific message that you want to listen to and then on the play button.
Ask Siri about Your Voicemail
In order to be able to access Voicemail using the intelligent assistant Siri, you must say things like: “Do I have a new voicemail?” or “Play the voicemail from X”.
How to Delete Voice Messages
Tao on the message you want to delete, tap or drag it to the left and then tap on the word “Delete“.
How to Share Voicemail
Tap on the desired message and then tap on the Share button.
Manage Deleted Voicemails
In order to manage deleted messages from iPhone XR voicemail, in the list of the messages, scroll down until you reach the word “Deleted Messages” and tap on it. Now you will be able to perform the following actions.
- Listen to a deleted message: Tap on the desired message you want to listen to.
- Undelete a message: Tap on the desired deleted message and tap “Undelete“.
- Delete the message permanently: Tap on the message and drag it to the left, then tap “Clear“.
- Delete all messages permanently: Tap “Clear All“.
Change Voicemail Password on iPhone XR
In order to change the Voicemail password on your iPhone XR: Go to Settings > Phone > Change Voicemail Password.
How to Update voicemail on iPhone XR
Open the “Phone” app and tap “Voicemail,” then “Greeting,” then “Custom”, then “Record”. In order to set a voicemail alert: Go to Settings > Sounds.
How to Disable Voicemail on iPhone XR
If the Do Not Disturb option is active on your iPhone XR, then the caller will be transferred directly to the voicemail without informing you. To disable it, do the following:
Enter your iPhone Settings app.
Select the Do Not Disturb option and tap on it.
On the opened page, disable the manual option.
In this tutorial from Free Phone App, we learned how to set up voicemail on iPhone XR. We also touched upon topics like how to share your voicemail messages, How to update voicemail, and more. Hope you found this guide helpful.