Support Setting up Voicemail on Captivate?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ryanmmacoustic, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. ryanmmacoustic

    ryanmmacoustic Well-Known Member
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    How do I do it?
    I know that's a dumb question but I am truly baffled, lol.
    When I had my iPhone I had no problems setting it up.
    No problems with it working.
    So I figured that it would just carry over.
    Well when I got my Captivate everyone that has called me said that it just rings and rings and rings and every once in a while they will get a message saying that I'm not available.
    Is there a way for me to reset it up?
     

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  2. skinien

    skinien Well-Known Member
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    Call at&t and let them know. I don't think that there's a setting on your phone that can be causing this.
     
  3. Frenzy2223

    Frenzy2223 Well-Known Member
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    I had the same issue and at&t had to change some setting from the iPhone specific ones I had prior. If your used to the iphone you should give Google voice a try once at&t fixes your initial issue.
     
  4. Ethere

    Ethere Well-Known Member
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    Google Voice is definitely the way to go. I'm using that and love it. Visual voice mail all integrated with the rest of your Google services.
     
  5. Manuelitoohno

    Manuelitoohno Active Member
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    any google service is the way to go with android.
     
  6. Mide

    Mide Well-Known Member
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    +1 for Google Voice. Just switched over last week...terrific feature.
     
  7. rubiconjp

    rubiconjp Well-Known Member
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    Yeah had same issue when switched from iPhone to cappy. 15 min with at&t solved it.
     
  8. sremick

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  9. bdubbs

    bdubbs Active Member
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    You need a new mailbox. The Iphone had the visual voicemail account and this would be a basic voicemail account. AT&T will take care of quickly.

    I used google voicemail for a little bit but moved back to the regular one.
     
  10. fldude99

    fldude99 Well-Known Member
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    Excuse the ignorance..but how do you switch to google voice?
     
  11. sremick

    sremick Well-Known Member
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    See the Captivate FAQ:
    Google Voice - CapFAQ
     

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