Verizon Voicemail callback
July 1, 2009 12:22 PM   Subscribe

Verizon voicemail - Is there an option to return the call of the person who left the message?

My Verizon phone's voicemail has an option to leave a "reply" for someone who has left a message - basically, give them a voicemail - but it doesn't have an option to just call back the number. Is there a key I'm missing or an option in the menu I'm not using?
posted by l33tpolicywonk to Technology (5 answers total)
I think if you hit "5" while listening to the voicemail it will give you the phone number the person called from. If it's an unlisted number or out of the country number, you're out of luck.
posted by egeanin at 12:46 PM on July 1, 2009

Wait til the very end of the message. It will tell you "Press 7 to delete, press 9 to save, and [I think 5? Maybe 0?] for more options." Press that one. It will tell you when the person called, the message duration, etc., and then it says "To return call, press..."
posted by desjardins at 1:40 PM on July 1, 2009

88 does it for me.
posted by sleepingcbw at 1:42 PM on July 1, 2009

Still no luck. 88 brings me back to "reply." 0 doesn't give an option to call back.
posted by l33tpolicywonk at 2:01 PM on July 1, 2009

After my personal message the Verizon lady says how to leave a message, and then states: "to leave a call back number, press 5". So, it's up to the caller to make the choice, but there is an option for them to just leave a number. As an alternative, maybe check your phone log for incoming or missed calls?
posted by wabanada at 3:25 PM on July 1, 2009

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