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Check Google voicemail

Listen to your voicemail, or read a transcript of the message.

Check from the iPhone app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Voice app Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Voicemail Voicemail. Voicemails you haven't read yet are in bold.
  3. Select a voicemail.
  4. Read the transcript. To listen to the voicemail, tap Play .

If you can't find a voicemail, check if it got marked as spam. At the top left, open Menu Menu and then Spam.

Check from a phone

You can check your voicemail from any phone. 

  1. On a phone, call your Google Voice number.
  2. During the greeting, tap Star (*).
  3. Enter your PIN, and tap Pound (#).

Change PIN settings 

Use a computer to change your PIN settings.

Require a PIN to check voicemail
  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. At the top left, open Menu Menu and then Legacy Google Voice. Google Voice will look different, but you're in the right place.
  3. At the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  4. Click the "Phones" tab.
  5. Under your phone number, click Edit.
  6. Click Show advanced settings.
  7. Next to "Voicemail Access," select Yes.
  8. Select PIN required.
  9. At the bottom, click Save.
Change your PIN
  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. At the top left, open Menu Menu and then Legacy Google Voice. Google Voice will look different, but you're in the right place.
  3. At the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  4. Click the "Voicemail & Text" tab.
  5. Next to "Voicemail PIN," enter and confirm your new PIN.
  6. At the bottom, click Save changes.

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