How do I set Announce-Only Mode for my voicemail from my phone? (UK)
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Voicemail settings can be altered via Account Manager, the 8x8 Virtual Office Desktop and Online applications, and either your mobile or desk phone.
To set Announce-Only Mode from your phone
- Access the voicemail system:
- From your own extension
Dial 555 and enter your voicemail password.
- From another extension in your system
Dial 500, enter your extension number, then enter your voicemail password.
- From an outside line*
Dial your 10-digit phone number. At your voicemail greeting, press the # key.
*Note: In your call forwarding rules, make sure “no answer” calls are set to go to voicemail.
- Once inside, press the * key to enter the Main Menu.
- Press 6 to enable or disable “announcement only” mode (e.g. your vacation greeting).
For a downloadable Quick Reference Guide to the voicemail phone menu, click here.