Voicemail pick up via WiFi?

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  1. Lomond Lass

    Lomond Lass New Member

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    I recently lost my landline through a lightning strike and had BT divert calls to my mobile as I have a businesss. Now, due to galeforce winds the mobile transmitter has lost power and I have no mobile signal. For some reason I still have a WiFi connection. Is there a way of accessing my voicemail messages without a mobile signal?
     
  2. Target

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    Get a google voice number and dial in to your mobile's voicemail over wifi. I like the Talkatone app for my iPhone and iPad.


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    Sent from my iPad2 using iCafe app
     
  3. Jmbaker429

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    There isn't a way to access the normal voicemail over wifi, but there are other services that you can set up to be able to use. YouMail is one of them.
     
  4. Lon

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    If you have any VOIP app you should be able to call your own phone number and retrieve it that way.
     
  5. Lomond Lass

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    Thanks for your replies. I tried the Google Voice number option first but unfortunately this needs to be activated by replying to a text or voice mail - none of which I can get as I have no mobile signal. Will try one of the apps. Thanks guys!
     
  6. Lon

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    Call your cell phone from a land line.
     
  7. Lomond Lass

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    Would need to drive 15 miles to do that Lon but what good would that do? All it would do is divert onto my mailbox and ask me to leave a message - unless you know different?
     
  8. Lon

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    When you dial your cell number from another phone, simply wait for your recorded message to begin and then hit the * key. You will then be prompted to enter your voicemail password and you will be able to access your messages.
    Edit: That is how you do it on AT&T. If not, I'm sure your carrier has a similar approach.
     
  9. Lomond Lass

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    Well landline back on so thanks to Lon's advice have been able to access my messages. :)
     

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