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using home voice mail

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I was never given an access number by my installer so I have a couple of questions.  Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

 

1.  How do I go about getting an acess number?

2.  I have seen on here that I can set the voice mail ring count to a high number then leave my normal answering machine on 4 and this will allow me to keep using my answering machine. Since I never set up the voice mail in the first place (due to not having the access number), do I need to worry about this.  I want to use my regular answering machine, so would there be any benefits to setting up the home voice mail?

 

Thanks for help

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You can get your access number from this web site. http://www6.verizon.com/vmlookup/vmlookup.asp
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The home voice mail might be useful if you want to get alerts thru your cell or pager that you have a message, or if you are traveling.

 

To change the ring count from your home phone, press 58# then 8 (to set it to answer after 8 rings). Then of course set your answering machine to 4 for it to take the message before Verizon does.

 

 

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