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Changing the preset voicemail number on a Samsung Galaxy S 3

Started by: nmsparkle
On: 03/08/2012 | 22:06
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by: nmsparkle
on: 03/08/2012 | 22:06

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 3 which is locked to o2. I am try to change the preset voicemail number in the phone from 901 giffgaff's 443.

I have tried changing it in phone>call settings>voicemail settings>settings for my carrier. But get an error message: voicemail number change unsuccessful.  Any ideas?

 

Thanks

Neil

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by: jamiejay
on: 04/08/2012 | 15:57

As your phone is locked to o2, this will prevent the voicemail number being changed from 901.

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by: gaffout
on: 03/08/2012 | 22:09
Voicemail

All Android phones currently detect that giffgaff runs on the O2 network and automatically sets the voicemail number to the O2 voicemail number 901.  If your phone is running Android 2.1 then you will be unable to change the voicemail number from 901 and you will have to ring 443 manually until Android version 2.2 is available for your phone.

If you are running Android 1.6 or 2.2 then you can change the number to 443 as follows:

- Press the Menu key
- Tap Settings
- Tap Call
- Tap Voicemail settings
- Tap Voicemail number then tap the text box and enter 443 then tap OK
- Press the Back key 3 times to return to the home screen
- Turn you phone off and back on again
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by: alyamani
on: 03/08/2012 | 22:12
You maybe needed to activate Try dialling 1616 to activate Or 1626 to disable Then you can use 443 to listen to voicemail

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by: nmsparkle
on: 03/08/2012 | 22:13

Thanks for the reply but the samsung galaxy s 3 runs on android 4.0

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by: azeem2012
on: 03/08/2012 | 22:13
I would suggest that you store 443 under voicemail into a contact & then you can access it quickly.
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by: jamiejay
on: 04/08/2012 | 15:57

As your phone is locked to o2, this will prevent the voicemail number being changed from 901.

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by: leemg3
on: 04/08/2012 | 15:59

dont think its possible to change it unfortunately

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by: hosaam123
on: 04/08/2012 | 16:01

you cant change it

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by: chris_g39
on: 28/11/2013 | 14:44

I have a Samsung Galaxy 2 and I have the same problem even though the phone is unlocked. This is VERY disappointing. I love my new giffgaff voicemail and I want it in pride of place on my speed dial 1

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by: trolleybag
on: 29/10/2014 | 20:07
Go to settings, my device, call, voicemail settings. Then you can change the voicemail number to 443
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