How to Call My iPhone Voicemail

By Megan Maier

A novice's guide to calling iPhone voicemail from a landline or another cell phone, using popular service providers.

You probably keep your iPhone with you at all times. However, if you have forgotten your iPhone at home and want to check your messages, you can do so from a landline or a friend's cell phone.

Call AT&T Voice Mail

Use a touch-tone phone, which is any phone that has push buttons, to call your 10-digit cell phone number. If you happen have your iPhone with you, do not answer the call. When you hear your personalized or automated greeting, press the Star Key to interrupt it. If prompted, enter your pass code. If you have not set up a pass code or have forgotten it, try entering your seven-digit cell phone number without the area code, which is the default pass code. Now that you are connected, press 1 to listen to your messages or 2 to send a message.

Access Verizon Voice Mail

Call your 10-digit cell phone number from a touch-tone phone and do not answer the call. When you hear your personalized or automated greeting, press # to interrupt it. Enter your pass code and press # again. After listening to your messages, press 7 to delete your message or 9 to save it.

Retrieve Sprint Voice Mail

Use a touch-tone phone to call your 10-digit cell phone number and do not answer the call. When you hear your personalized or automated greeting, press the Star Key to interrupt it. Enter your pass code. Press 7 to delete your message or 9 to save it. To recover a deleted voice mail message during the voice mail session in which you deleted it, press the Star Key and then 3.

Call Voice Mail Online

If you do not have access to a landline or friend's cell phone, use a computer to check your messages. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) transmits sound as data over the Internet. Skype and Google are popular VoIP services. If you have Skype credits, call your voice mail for under 3 cents per minute. Use Google Voice -- or Hangouts -- to call your voice mail for free.