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How to listen to voicemails on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch lets us worry less about where our iPhones are, especially when we're doing things around the house or the office. If an important voicemail comes through you won't have to wait until you get back to your iPhone to listen to it. Instead you can use the Phone app right on your Apple Watch!

How to check your voicemail on Apple Watch

  1. Launch the Phone app from the Home screen of your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap on Voicemail.
  3. Tap on the voicemail you'd like to listen to.

How to listen to voicemails on Apple Watch

  1. Tap the Play button.
  2. The voicemail will immediately start playing. You can use any of the on-screen buttons to pause, rewind, or fast forward the current message.

How to listen to voicemails on Apple Watch

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3 Comments
  • That's great.
    Is there a way to hear my voicemails using my iPad?
  • Will voicemails come up in a list like that for everyone? Or is that the "visual voicemail" or whatever it was called that not everyone has? If you just have regular voicemail does a keypad come up so you can go through the options?
  • This will only work if your carrier supports visual voicemail. If not (for example Vodafone UK), tapping on the voicemail button just brings up a message instructing you to use your phone to access VM