Some of you find the voicemail as a bless on their Android devices. However, I am also aware of the fact that it can get on your nerves, not to mention that the voicemail feature doesn’t come for free. Users must pay to access the voicemail feature and even if the prices are not all high, maybe this feature is simply not for you. Wouldn’t you be better without it from the start?
This is why I am here for: to show you how to disable Voicemail on all major US carriers. Let me tell you from the start that if you want to turn off the voicemail feature on your phone and get rid of the voice mailbox for good, you’ll basically have to call your wireless service provider for that.
Therefore, in order to speed things up, you must have your account info ready.
Easily Disable Voicemail on all Major US carriers (method 1):
Disable Voicemail on Verizon
If you happen to be on Verizon device, then let me tell you that there are several versions of voicemail (basic, visual and premium visual). Some types of voicemail cost $2.99 per month, so I get your frustration and your decision of making a change right away. To disable voicemail on Verizon, you’ll have to call customer service at (800) 922-0204 and request that they turn it off.
Disable Voicemail on Sprint
To deactivate voicemail on Sprint, the story is pretty much the same: you have to contact customer service. From your Sprint phone, you can dial *2. From any phone, you can call (855) 639-4644 and the problem will be solved.
Disable Voicemail on T-Mobile
In order to disable the voicemail feature on your T-Mobile phone, call 611 from your T-Mobile device. Or you can call (877) 746-0909 from any line to reach T-Mobile and ask them to make the change.
Also read this guide: How to Turn off Voicemail on AT&T
As you can see, if you want to succeed, this involves calling customer service, no matter whether you’re a T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint customer. However, why should this be an issue?
There is another option if it is, yet there is no guarantee that it will work. Here’s what you must do if you still want to try it out:
Easily Disable Voicemail on all Major US carriers (method 2):
- Open the app drawer;
- After that, go into Settings» Device» Apps» Phone» More settings» Call forwarding» Voice call;
- While being here, disable these options– Forward When Busy, Forward When Unanswered and Forward When Unreached.