One of the most annoying things that can happen to your cell phone besides some sort of serious damage is having voicemail notifications even when you have no voicemail messages.
Of course this is an exaggeration because there are far worse things that can happen, but it is really annoying to see this and not know how to fix it or why it’s even happening.
I find that constantly having voicemail notifications makes me paranoid because I worry that I actually am missing important correspondence.
4 WAYS TO CLEAR VOICEMAIL NOTIFICATION
Before you start make sure that you have your voicemail password. Otherwise you may have trouble deleting your saved voicemails. The goal of this article is to provide you with tips and tricks to delete, remove, and permanently clear pesky voicemail notifications on your phone.
RESET YOUR ANDROID PHONE
The first solution to any problem a cell phone, or any electronic device for that matter, is simply turning it off for a little while and letting it rest. Most people forget that although we are talking about an electronic device, downtime is important for everything. Therefore, in trying to clear the voicemail notification on your Android device, turn your phone off for a small amount of time and then turn it on again. This could help to get rid of the false notifications. You should also create a habit of turning your phone off for a couple of minutes every few days because it will help its performance.
CHECK YOUR VOICEMAIL
If after turning your phone off and then on again you still see a notification check your voicemail. I’m sure you’ve done this before, but just in case for some reason the voicemails just weren’t coming through before your phone was turned off they might show up now. If you don’t have any but the notification does not go away there are still options.
CHANGE ANDROID VOICEMAIL NOTIFICATION SETTINGS
Another option that seems to work is disabling and then enabling again the show notification option for the voicemail app settings. To do this, go to settings and then locate and open the Application Manager, this could be under the More tab. Find the voicemail app and open it. Then you will deselect Show Notifications and press Ok if you get a warning. After this, go back and select Show Notifications to enable them. Now reboot your phone and see if it worked.
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CONTACT YOUR PHONE PROVIDER
Contacting your service provider is always a good option for fixing any issue you have. Not only can they troubleshoot the issue and give you specific directions about fixing it, but they can also connect to it remotely and solve many ailments. I can almost guarantee that they will first ask if you have at least done the other options on this list, so try this if none of the other tips worked.
Having false notifications on your phone is really annoying. It’s hard to explain why it is, but it really bothers most people. Having voicemail notifications when you are fully aware that you don’t have any messages is totally fixable and the tips provided here should help.