How to Check Voicemail With CenturyLink

Check your CenturyLink voice mail in a few simple steps.

CenturyLink, formerly Embarq, is a telecommunications company that offers Internet and phone services for both residential and business purposes. One of the features that's included with CenturyLink phone service is voice mail. Voice mail is a lot like an answering machine, but with one crucial difference: Instead of messages being stored on a physical tape, they're stored in a digital database. If you have voice mail service with CenturyLink, you can check it easily.

Step 1

Listen for the dial tone.

Pick up your phone's handset and listen for the dial tone. If you have a cordless phone, you may have to press the "Talk" button to get a dial tone.

Step 2

Dial #55.

Dial "#55."

Step 3

Enter your pin.

Enter your PIN when prompted.

Step 4

There are a number of options available to you.

Press "1" to hear your first message. Press "#" at any time during the message to pause it, and press "#" again to resume the message. Press "77" to rewind the message or press "88" to fast forward it.

Step 5

Choose whichever option is best suited for you after listening to your message.

Press "1 "at the end of the message to play it again. Press "2" to save the message, or press "3" to delete it.

Tip

Check your CenturyLink voicemail from any phone by dialing your home phone number and pressing the "*" key while listening to your voice greeting.

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