How to Set Up Voicemail on Android

Setting up voicemail on an Android device can be a bit intimidating, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the process. But fear not; this article will guide you through the entire process and make it as painless as possible. From creating your own personal greeting to setting up notifications, this guide will cover everything you need to know about setting up voicemail on Android phones. So let’s get started!

Open the Phone app

Assuming you already have your SIM card inserted and your phone turned on, open the Phone app. This will be a phone icon on your home screen or in your app drawer. Once you’ve opened the Phone app, tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen to open the menu. From here, tap on “Settings.” In the Settings menu, scroll down until you see “Voice call settings” and tap on it. Now, tap on “Voicemail settings.” Here, you can enter your voicemail number. This is usually your 10-digit phone number followed by a “*” or a “#.” Once you’ve entered your voicemail number, tap on the back arrow in the top left corner of the screen to save your changes.

Tap the three dots in the top right corner and select “Settings”

To set up voicemail on your Android device, tap the three dots in the top right corner of your screen and select “Settings.” From there, scroll down to the “Phone” section and tap “Voicemail.” Enter your voicemail password when prompted and you’re all set!

Tap “Voicemail”

When you open the Phone app, you’ll see the dial pad. To the right of the zero is a button with a microphone on it – tap this, then tap “Voicemail”. This will take you to your voicemail inbox. If you have no voicemails, it will say “No voicemails”. If you do have voicemails, they will be listed here chronologically, with the most recent at the top.

Tap on any voicemail to listen to it. If you want to delete it, just tap on the trash can icon. You can also tap on the menu icon (three dots) to save or share the voicemail.

Tap the gear icon next to your carrier

To set up voicemail on Android, tap the gear icon next to your carrier. This will open the settings menu for your voicemail. From here, you can change your voicemail greeting, enable or disable visual voicemail, and set up other options.

Enter your voicemail password

Assuming you have already set up a voicemail password on your Android device, here are the steps to follow when prompted to enter your voicemail password:

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Tap the Voicemail icon.
  3. Enter your voicemail password when prompted.
  4. Tap the # key after you finish entering your password.

Tap “Done”

If you’re not sure whether your phone has Voicemail, the best way to check is to call your own number and see if it goes to a recorded message. If it does, then Voicemail is already set up on your phone!

To set up Voicemail on Android, start by opening the Phone app. Then, tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen and select “Settings.” Scroll down to the “Voicemail” section and tap on it.

Next, tap on “Setup.” You will be prompted to enter your carrier’s voicemail number. Once you’ve done that, tap on “Done.” That’s it! Your Voicemail is now all setup and ready to use.


Setting up voicemail on an Android phone is relatively simple and straightforward. With just a few clicks, you can activate the voicemail feature and set it up according to your preference. Once you have done so, your friends or family members will now be able to leave messages for you if they cannot reach you while your phone is ringing. As long as you are regularly checking your voicemails, this will enable them to get in touch with you even when they cannot reach out by calling.