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How to set up a custom voicemail greeting on a Samsung Galaxy S10, in 2 different ways

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  • If you’re setting up a new Samsung Galaxy S10, you should know how to set up your voicemail as well, so you never miss any important messages.
  • To set up a personal voicemail greeting on a Galaxy S10, open its Phone app and call your voicemail, then tap “3” to enter the settings. 
  • You could also record a custom greeting in a visual voicemail app, if you have one installed. 
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One of the first things you might want to do when you set up a new Samsung Galaxy S10 is to record a voicemail greeting. Unfortunately, it’s not obvious how to do that, so many people make do with the default greeting. 

The good news: It’s easy to set up a personal voicemail greeting on your Galaxy S10.

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How to set up a personal voicemail greeting on the Samsung Galaxy S10

1. Start the Phone app and, if you don’t see the numeric keypad, tap “Keypad” at the bottom of the screen.

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2. Tap and hold the “1” for about two seconds until the phone automatically calls voicemail. 

3. Immediately tap “3” to access voicemail settings. 

4. Listen to the options. On most voicemail systems, tap “2” to start the process to record a new greeting.

5. The current personal greeting will play; then tap “2” again to record a new greeting.

6. Say the greeting you want, and tap “#” when you’re done. To save the greeting, tap “1.”

7. Hang up the call. 

How to set up your voicemail using a visual voicemail app

If you have a visual voicemail app installed on your phone, you can alternately use that app to record and set a greeting instead. 

In the T-Mobile Visual Voicemail app, for example, tap the three-dot menu at the top right and then choose “Settings.” In the Greetings & Pin section, you can tap the default greeting and record a new one. 

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Here are visual voicemail apps for the most common cellular providers:

  • T-Mobile Visual Voicemail 
  • AT&T Visual Voicemail
  • Sprint Visual Voicemail

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