13 posts tagged with cellphone and voicemail.
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Am I breaking some unwritten cell phone rule?

When people call my cell phone and don't leave a voicemail, I tend not to call them back. Should I? Is there a pervasive cultural expectation of which I am unaware that one is obligated to return missed calls? [more inside]
posted by coppermoss on Sep 30, 2013 - 93 answers

Best/cheapest internet cellphone solutions!

Need some solutions for temporary cell phone re-routing. Thinking Google Voice might be the solution somehow but looking for brainstorms. [more inside]
posted by amanda on Oct 21, 2012 - 6 answers

two cell #'s, one person

I have a new smart phone on Virgin Mobile. I could have ported to Google Voice initially, using a number on GV I already had, but chose not to. I'm now getting calls from the cell's # and my GV #. Should I port over to GV completely and have just one number? [more inside]
posted by diode on Mar 24, 2012 - 5 answers

Verizon Voicemail callback

Verizon voicemail - Is there an option to return the call of the person who left the message? [more inside]
posted by l33tpolicywonk on Jul 1, 2009 - 5 answers

I upgraded my cell phone (ATT) and now people can't leave me voicemails.

I'm an ATT Wireless customer and I just upgraded my phone (to Samsung Eternity). Everything works fine, except that people can't leave me voicemails. [more inside]
posted by mahamandarava on Apr 25, 2009 - 8 answers

Why does my phone SMS me when I check voice mail?

Why does my cell phone send me a text message whenever I retrieve my voice mail? [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Aug 15, 2008 - 13 answers

Cancelling voicemail feature on verizon

I am a verizon cell phone customer and just got rid of our landline. We are a family of 5. Three teens. I hate getting voicemail. Should I cancel this feature on my cellphone? Do any of you run your life just fine without voicemail? My kids all text me. For example, a friend just called me and left a message to call her back. I do not want to call her back! If I did not have voicemail I would not be obliged to call her. I know it sounds like I am mean but I just hate the phone. Any ideas?
posted by seekingsimplicity on Jun 2, 2008 - 26 answers

Going completely Skype, wireless and mobile?

I live in a semi-rural area and am incredibly frustrated with my area's landline phone provider. The provider has a monopoly in the area and delays fixing constant faults for many weeks. I want to go completely Skype, wireless and mobile. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on Dec 31, 2007 - 7 answers

Recording from voicemail

I have a voicemail message on my mobile that I'd like to keep -- how can I get it on to my Mac for posterity? [more inside]
posted by bonaldi on Oct 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Why are my deleted voicemail messages being resurrected?

Why are my deleted voicemail messages being resurrected? [more inside]
posted by geeky on May 2, 2006 - 5 answers

Parking a telephone number.

I need a quick and preferably cheap method to park a wireless phone number I don't want to lose. [more inside]
posted by britain on Jun 23, 2005 - 2 answers

Saving a voicemail as an audio file.

I need assistance in saving a voicemail message as an audio file. [more inside]
posted by karmaville on Feb 22, 2005 - 10 answers

How can I save voicemails from my cellphone somewhere permanent?

how can i save voicemails from my cellphone to a more permanent place? for stupid, sentimental reasons, i'd like to transfer voicemails from my cellphone to a tape or a cd or just something i can keep. i have verizon wireless, and an LG4500 phone, no bells, no whistles, no peripherals beyond the charger. i'm *this* close to holding the phone up to the mic on my old boombox, but if there's a better solution, i'm all for it.
posted by crush-onastick on Jul 12, 2004 - 10 answers

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