How to Check Your Voicemail on Android

To call voicemail on Android, open the Phone app, press and hold the “1” key. You can also read your messages using your carrier’s Visual Voicemail app or a third-party app.

Did you know you can call your voicemail on your phone or someone else’s? Major carriers like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and US Cellular make it easy. Here’s how to check your voicemail on Android.

How to Check Your Voicemail on an Android Phone

The easiest way to check your voicemail inbox is to call your voicemail from your own phone. Here’s how to do it using different methods and providers.

How to call your voicemail on any carrier

To call voicemail on Android, open the Phone app and press and hold the “1” key. It may have a voicemail icon on it, but it should work even if you don’t see that voicemail icon.

While we have instructions here for popular US mobile carriers with additional tips, it’s the most important thing you need to know.

Dial 1 from the Android Phone app.

Listen to your AT&T voicemails

If you’re at AT&T, start your phone’s Phone app, then tap and hold 1 . This will call your voicemail system.

Once connected, enter your voicemail password and hear your unheard voicemails. Stored voicemails can be accessed by pressing 1 on the keyboard.

Want to see your messages on your screen instead? Use visual voicemail. You can download the official one AT&T visual voicemail app on your android phone.

Access your Verizon voicemails

If you are a Verizon subscriber, you can access your voicemails by launching the Phone app and calling either *86 or press and hold 1 .

When connected to the system, enter your voicemail password. You can now listen to your available voice messages.

Optionally, you can access your Visual Voicemail using the Voicemail app in your phone’s app drawer.

Hear your T-Mobile voicemails

T-Mobile offers you two ways to access your voicemails.

The first way is to open and hold your Phone app 1 to connect to your voicemail system. Then enter your password.

The second way is to call this voicemail number: 1-805-637-7249. When you hear the voicemail greeting, press the * (asterisk) sign to interrupt it. Then type your voicemail password.

Call 1-805-637-7249 and press *.

For visual voicemail, you must use the T-Mobile visual voicemail app.

Find your US mobile voicemails

If you’re using your Android phone with US Cellular, you’re calling from your phone’s phone app *86or your own 10-digit mobile number. You can also press and hold 1 . Enter your voicemail password when prompted to access your available voice messages.

For Visual Voicemail, you can download and use a free app such as Voxist.

Call voicemail from another phone

Don’t worry if you don’t have access to your own phone. You can use any phone to access your voicemails with different carriers. Here’s how.

Access your AT&T voicemails

Call from your other phone your 10-digit AT&T number. When the voicemail greeting is playing, interrupt it by pressing * (asterisk) button. When you reach the main voicemail system, enter your 10-digit AT&T phone number and press the * (asterisk) sign.

If prompted, enter your voicemail password.

Retrieve your Verizon voicemails

To listen to your Verizon voicemails from your other phone, call your 10-digit Verizon phone number. When you hear the voicemail greeting, press # key.

Enter your voicemail password and you will have access to all your voicemails.

Listen to your T-Mobile voicemails

Dial your T-Mobile phone number from any phone and let the voicemail greeting play. Then press the * (asterisk) sign on your keyboard.

Dial your own phone number and press *.

Enter your voicemail password and you will be in your voicemail system.

Access your US mobile voicemails

On your other phone, launch the Phone app and dial your 10-digit US cell phone number. When the voicemail greeting plays, press the * (star key. Then enter your voicemail password and you will be able to access all your received voicemails.

Navigate your mobile operator’s voicemail system

After connecting to your carrier’s voicemail system, use the following shortcuts to quickly save, delete, or redial your voicemail messages.

Carrier Save message delete message Repeat message
AT&T Press 9 Press 7 Press 0 and then 4
Verizon Press 9 Press 7 Press 4
T Mobile Press 9 Press 7 Press 1
US mobile Press 2 Press 3 Press 1

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