How to Change a Verizon Voicemail Message

By Michaele Curtis

Your outgoing voicemail message or voicemail greeting speaks to the world for you when you aren't able to answer your phone. You can change it anytime you feel like changing the way you're presented to callers. Verizon, like many of the other mobile service providers, allows you to access and change your voicemail greeting directly from your handset.

Step 1

Turn on your Verizon Wireless handset. Dial "*86" from your handset to access your Verizon voicemail.

Step 2

Listen to or skip each incoming voicemail message you might have in your mailbox. Press the number 4 to access your personal options.

Step 3

Press the number 3 to open the Greetings/Recorded Name feature. Choose whether you would like to have a personalized greeting or a greeting with just your name or number. Press the number that corresponds to your choice.

Step 4

Begin recording your Verizon voicemail greeting. Press the "#" key to end the recording. Listen to the recording. Press the "*" key if you want to rerecord the outgoing voicemail message. Press the "#" key when you are happy with your voicemail greeting.