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How do I disable voicemail?
mmmary1994
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How can I disable voicemail from a device from Verizon online?

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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
SuzyQ
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I'm not sure if you can; voicemail is included as part of your service.  To disable it, I believe you need to call customer service and have them do it.  800-922-0204, or *611 from your cell phone - choose option 4, then say "Agent" at the prompt for the reason for your call.  That should get you to a live person in a couple of minutes.

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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
Ann154
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I don't think you can disable online. You can call customer service at 1-800-922-0204 from a landline or *611 from your VZW phone and ask them to disable the voicemail feature.

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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
SuzyQ
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Sr. Leader

I'm not sure if you can; voicemail is included as part of your service.  To disable it, I believe you need to call customer service and have them do it.  800-922-0204, or *611 from your cell phone - choose option 4, then say "Agent" at the prompt for the reason for your call.  That should get you to a live person in a couple of minutes.

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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
Ann154
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If this is a brand new line, I have heard if you never setup the voicemail in the first few months of service the voicemail feature is automatically dropped. This information is several years old so I would verify its validity.

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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Voice mail is a great feature that we provide our customers to stay informed for missed messages. May I ask what's the reason for wanting voice mail removed? What model device do you have?


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Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
mmmary1994
Member

It is not a new line. It's my 82 year old fathers phone which he won't learn to use voicemail. Family members leave messages and he never listens to it so if there is a way to make disable voicemail then at least people won't leave a message thinking he's listening to them. Thanks for the suggestions. I will call customer service.

Re: How to disable voicemail from device?
RAKnill
Member

It should be a matter of me checking off a checkbox on a screen form. 

I should not have to talk to anyone for something like this.