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Samsung Voicemail Not Working

We depend on our voicemail every day. We don’t want to miss out on an important message even if we can’t answer the phone at that moment. What does it mean when your voicemail is not working?

If your Samsung voicemail not working, make sure Voicemail is enabled. Turn off Airplane Mode and Call Forwarding. Restart your phone. Update voicemail app, if using a 3rd party app. Check your network connection.

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This article will help you troubleshoot some suggestions if you are experiencing voicemail issues with your Samsung phone. The suggestions are easy to follow and only take a few minutes to implement. Before you start shopping for a new phone, give these suggestions a try.

Samsung Voicemail App Not Working

It is very frustrating when you realize your voicemail app is not working. Here are some common reasons why this happens.

If your Samsung voicemail app not working, update the voicemail app. Make sure no other settings within the phone are blocking the app, such as turning off Airplane Mode and Call Forwarding. Make sure voicemail is enabled on your device.

If you are using a voicemail app that is separate from your carrier provided app, a pending update could affect how the app is working. Go to the app’s original location within the Google Play Store and see if any updates are pending.

Enable Voicemail

We take for granted that some features of our phone are automatic but voicemail, sometimes, needs to be enabled. This is especially true if you have recently changed carriers or if there were any software updates on your phone.

Step 1: Open your phone app.

Step 2: Tap on the ellipsis in the top corner. It will look like three dots lined on top of each other.

Step 3: Tap on ‘Settings’.

Step 4: Go to ‘Voicemail’.

Step 5: Go to ‘Advanced Settings’.

Step 6: Select ‘Setup’ to see if your number is set for voicemail.

Airplane Mode

Turning airplane mode off and on is one way to refresh your device’s network connection with your cell phone carrier. When you turn on airplane mode, leave it on for at least 30 seconds, and then turn it off.

Call Forwarding

Are your callers not getting the option to leave you a voicemail? This will happen when the Call Forwarding feature is turned on.

When Call Forwarded is enabled, unanswered calls are redirected to another phone number, not to voicemail. Here is how you can check to see if this feature is turned on – and how to turn it off.

Step 1: Open the phone app.

Step 2: Tap on the ellipsis in the top corner. It will look like three dots lined up vertically.

Step 3: Go to ‘Calls’.

Step 4: Select ‘Call Forwarding’.

Step 5: Turn this feature to ‘Off’.

Samsung Voicemail App Missing/Disappeared

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Is your Samsung voicemail app missing/disappeared? Here are two suggestions to help you troubleshoot the issue.

If Samsung voicemail app missing/disappeared, restart your phone to refresh the app and remove any software glitches from within the app or other apps running in the background that could be interfering with your voicemail.

If you are using Visual Voicemail, your carrier may no longer support that feature. You will need to check your voicemail the old-school way. Go to phone settings and type in your voicemail app name to listen to your voicemails.

A recent software update may also be the reason why the voicemail app is missing/disappeared your home screen. In this case, you simply download the app again.

Samsung Voicemail App Not Supported

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Whether you are using the preinstalled voicemail app or using a 3rd party app, you expect the app to work on your device. What does it mean you get a message saying our Samsung voicemail app is not supported?

If Samsung voicemail app not supported, you need to free up memory and data space. Clear the voicemail cache and data. Go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Apps’ > locate your voicemail app > ‘Storage’ > ‘Clear Cache’. You will then go to ‘Manage Space’ > ‘Clear All Data’.

If, after creating more memory and data space, the voicemail app is not supported, the next step is to reset the network.

Network

As a last resort, resetting the network settings on your Samsung device will remove any software glitches and will install the latest updates, if any are pending.

Resetting the network should be considered a last resort because it will return your Samsung phone to its original default settings. This means you will have to set up your phone all over again.

Step 1: Go to your phone’s ‘Settings’.

Step 2: Go to ‘System’.

Step 3: Select ‘Reset Options’.

Step 4: Tap on ‘Reset Wi-Fi, mobile and Bluetooth’.

Step 5: Tap on ‘Reset Settings’.

Update

Another reason why the voicemail may all of a sudden not be supported on your Samsung devices is updated-related. A pending update can cause an app to not work as can a recently installed update.

A new update contains new data that may now no longer be supported by your current Samsung device. If you are using an older device, it may be time to upgrade, or at the very least, try another voicemail app.

Samsung Voicemail App Won’t Open

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You see you have a voicemail but the app won’t open. If your Samsung voicemail app won’t open, the reason may be simpler than you realize.

If your Samsung voicemail app won’t open, the app itself may need to be refreshed. Uninstall the app and then reinstall it. This will remove old, outdated data that could be preventing new updates from being installed. It will also remove any software glitches or bugs.

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As technology advances, updates become more and more crucial to our electronics working correctly. The updates also help improve the security of our phones. If there is old data and a virus trying to compete with each other, the voicemail app could have become caught in the middle.

Samsung Voicemail Notification Won’t Go Away Or Keeps Popping Up

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Notifications are how we know we have a message waiting for us. But what does it mean when the voicemail notification keeps popping up?

If your Samsung voicemail notification won’t go away or keeps popping up, the voicemail indicator has become stuck, or your voicemail storage capacity has been reached. Uninstall the voicemail app, delete old messages, and restarting your phone will refresh the app.

Majority of voicemail issues are capacity related. Our phones can hold a lot of data but eventually that space runs out. Clearing out unnecessary voicemails will help keep the feature working properly.

You can also refresh the app by going to your phone’s notification settings and toggling off and on the voicemail notification settings. If the notification setting has become stuck, this will help to ‘unstick’ it

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Samsung Voicemail Volume Too Low

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Are you having a hard time hearing your voicemails? The reason why your Samsung voicemail volume is too low may be a simple one.

If your Samsung voicemail volume too low, the selected volume feature needs to be changed. Instead of adjusting the call volume, adjust the media volume. Use the speakerphone option to increase the audio quality.

Here are two more common reasons why your Samsung voicemail volume is too low.

Voicemail App Audio

When using the voicemail app that came installed on your phone, your carrier can help you adjust the settings within the phone to increase the volume.

If you are using a 3rd party app, the audio from the voicemails are being compressed so they can be sent to your phone’s server. The only way to fix this problem is to try another voicemail app, wear headphones to increase the volume, or use the speakerphone setting.

Phone Protector

Sometimes it is the simplest of things that fixes our problems. If you recently put a screen protector or new case on yourSamsung device, the speaker may now be blocked, causing the voicemail volume to seem too low.

Samsung Voicemail No Notification

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We all need time to disconnect from our busy schedules, and that may mean turning our phones off. But that shouldn’t come with a fear of wondering whether or not you will receive voicemail notifications.

If Samsung voicemail no notification, clear the memory cache, delete old messages to allow room for new messages, switch to a 3rd party voicemail app if currently using a carrier-provided voicemail app, or restart your phone.

It is also important to check your voicemail settings. The settings could have been affected if your phone was recently updated.

Voicemail Settings

One of main reasons for not receiving notifications is if the wrong service provider is listed within your voicemail settings.

The following steps will walk you through how to find out this information. The steps may vary depending on the model of Samsung device you have, but the steps should be similar enough to follow regardless of your model.

Step 1: Open your phone app.

Step 2: Tap on the ellipsis in the upper right corner. It will look like three dots lined up vertically.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Depending on your device, you will select either Call Settings or Voicemail.

Step 5: Tap on Service Provider and make sure the correct network carrier is listed.

If you continue having problems with your voicemail, you will need to contact your phone carrier and request new voicemail settings. There could be conflicting settings within your device that need to reset.

Samsung Voicemail Keeps Stopping

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It can be extremely frustrating when you are trying to retrieve your voicemails and you continually get an error message. If this is happening to you, go into your voicemail settings and force quit the app to refresh it.

If your Samsung voice keeps stopping, open the app in Google Play Store and install any pending updates. Clear the app cache and phone data to increase phone memory and data space. Make sure you have a good signal connection. Restart your phone.

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