Set up or change a voicemail greeting

You can record a custom greeting for your voicemail or use the default greeting for Google Voice. Record up to ten voicemail greetings and select the one that you would like callers to hear.

Record a new greeting

When you use the Google Voice app, you can record a greeting that's up to three minutes long. If you use Safari to record the greeting, it can only be one minute long. If you don't record a new greeting, callers will hear the default greeting.

To record a new greeting:

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Voice app "".
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menuand thenSettings.
  3. In the Voicemail section, tap Voicemail greeting.
  4. Tap Record a greeting.
  5. Tap record Record.
  6. Record your greeting and then tap stop Stop
  7. Choose what you would like to do with the recording:
    • To listen to the recording, tap play Play.
    • To replace the recording, tap Redo.
    • To save the recording, tap Save. Enter a name for the new greeting and then tap Save.

Change your greeting

To use a different greeting that you've already recorded or switch back to the default greeting:

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Voice app "".
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menuand thenSettings.
  3. In the Voicemail section, tap Voicemail greeting.
  4. Next to the greeting that you would like to use, tap more Moreand thenSet as active.

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