How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working on iPhone 5/6/7

Summary

Visual voicemail not working on your iPhone 5/6/7? Read on this guide to see how to fix this common iPhone voicemail problem with 4 simple & efficient solutions.

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Aug. 29, 2017

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As one of the excellent features Apple introduced on iPhone, Visual Voicemail allows users to view a list of messages and enables choosing the prefer one to listen to or delete, which makes it easier than ever to manage messages. But many users complained that their iPhone (iPhone 5/6/7) visual voicemail not working from time to time.

If you are facing the same issue when using visual voicemail on your iPhone in iOS 11/10/9/8 and looking for a quick way to fix the problem, then you come to the right place. Here in this guide, we will share you 4 reliable and efficient methods to help you solve the "iPhone visual voicemail not working" problem in a quick and simple process.

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If you are assailed with iPhone voicemail not working issue, you may have encountered one of the following problems:

How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working on iPhone 5/6/7

Solution 1. Set Up Visual Voicemail Again

Make sure that Visual Voicemail is properly set up and available on your iPhone, as some updates or installations may reset the device settings. Following the steps below to set up Visual Voicemail again:

Step 1. Go to the Phone app on you iPhone > Tap on Voicemail tab > Tap Set Up Now as the screenshot shows to you > Enter your voicemail password and tap Done.

Step 2. Enter your password again to confirm > tap Done > Choose Custom or Default as you prefer > Finally, tap Done to save your greeting.

How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working in iOS 11/10/9/8 – Solution 2

How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working in iOS 11/10/9/8 – Solution 2

Solution 2. Reset Network Settings

This solution is worked for some users to fix iPhone visual voicemail not working problem. Now, let’s reset your network settings: go to Settings on your iPhone > Choose General > Scroll down the interface and tap Reset > Tap on Reset Network Settings option > Enter your password. Your visual voicemail should be accessible now.

How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working on iPhone 5/6/7 – Solution 3

How to Fix: Visual Voicemail Not Working on iPhone 5/6/7 – Solution 3

Solution 3. Update Carrier Setting

Perhaps the biggest cause of iPhone voicemail not working problem is the carrier setting. To fix the visual voicemail not working issue, now you should check your carrier setting and see if there is an update required. If needed, go to Settings on your device > General > About > Update.

Solution 4. Restart Your iPhone

Some people say that they were able to fix the iPhone visual voicemail not working issue by restarting iPhone. To try this way, you need to:

1. Press and holding the Sleep/Wake button until the slider appears.

2. Move the slider to turn off your iPhone.

3. Hold the sleep/wake button again until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

Bonus Tip: How to Recover Deleted Voicemails from iPhone without Backup

Many iOS users reported that some of their important visual voicemails were accidently disappeared due to various iPhone voicemail problems. What’s worse, they have made no backup of these voicemails via iTunes or iCloud. Then, is there an alternative way to recover the deleted but valuable voicemails? The answer is absolutely yes, and PhoneRescue is the way to go. PhoneRescue is trusted by millions of iOS & Android users to recover deleted or lost files on their device.

With PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery, you can not only recover deleted voicemails, but other precious data like photos, contacts, messages, videos, etc. on your iPhone/iPad/iPod even without backup. It also enables you to preview and selectively recover the data you really want. Just a few minutes are needed to complete the recovering job. Let’s check the simple steps now.

Step 1. Go to the download page of PhoneRescue and choose PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery to download on computer > Connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to the computer.

Step 2. Choose Recover from iOS Device > Click Scan button on the bottom right corner > Select Voicemail only > Click on OK to scan your deleted voicemails.

How to Recover Deleted Voicemails from iPhone without Backup – Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Voicemails from iPhone without Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Preview and select the voicemails you want to recover > Click the To Computer or To Device button to begin the recovering process.

The Bottom Line

With above 4 solutions, you may have fixed the iPhone 7/6/5 voicemail not working issue successfully. If you have any question on this post or other iPhone voicemail problems, feel free to leave your comment below, we will go through your problem and help you out soon.

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