How to Listen to Voicemail on iPhone 13

When someone calls you on your iPhone you will see a notification on the screen that you are receiving a call. you can then tap a green button to accept the call, or a red button to decline it.

If you miss a call you will see an alert or notification to let you know about that missed call, too.

Additionally, if someone whose call you missed has left you a voicemail, then you will also see a notification for that, too. Tapping on the notification will bring you to the voicemail screen where you can listen to it.

But if you dismiss that notification, or if you want to go back to your voicemails and listen to a message another time, then you might be wondering how to return to this menu.

You can listen to a voicemail on your iPhone 13 by going to Phone > Voicemail > selecting the message > tapping the Play button.

Once you have finished listening to a voicemail you will be able to return to voicemails and listen to it again, you can delete the message, or return the call.

Our tutorial continues below with more information about working with your iPhone voicemails.

Where to Find iPhone 13 Voicemails

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Select Voicemail.
  3. Choose a message.
  4. Tap Play.

Our guide continues below with additional information on listening to your iPhone voicemails, including pictures of these steps.

How to Hear Your Voicemail Messages on an iPhone 13 (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 13 in the iOS 15.4.1 operating system.

Step 1: Open the Phone app on your iPhone.

open the Phone app

Step 2: Choose the Voicemail option at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

select the Voicemail tab

Step 3: Touch the voicemail that you would like to listen to.

choose the voicemail to listen to

Step 4: Tap the Play button to hear the message.

how to listen to voicemail on an iPhone 13

Our tutorial continues below with additional discussion about using the voicemail feature on your iPhone.

More Information on iPhone Voicemail

The steps above assume that you have already configured voicemail on your device. If not, you may be prompted to complete a couple of steps before you are able to hear your messages. This includes things like setting a greeting and PIN. The exact steps may vary depending on your mobile provider.

the other options that appear when you open a voicemail include a trash can button that you can tap to delete the message and a phone button that you can use to call the person back who left you the message.

Your iPhone also has a visual voicemail feature (dependent on mobile providers) where it can transcribe the audio in the message so that you can read it instead of listening to it. This is really helpful when it works properly.

If you delete a message then you will see a “Deleted Messages” section at the bottom of the voicemail screen. You can go in the re to hear your deleted messages, or to delete them permanently.

if you have voicemails from blocked contacts then you will also see a “Blocked Messages” section as well.

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