Knowing how to access your cell phone's voicemail from a remote phone is a useful skill to have. It will allow you to keep in touch with who has been calling you even when you don't have your cell phone handy. It will also not count against your allotted minutes. The process for retrieving your voice mail from a landline varies slightly by provider.
Call your cell phone from the remote phone and wait until the outgoing voicemail message begins. If you want to avoid using up minutes on your cell phone, you can turn it off before you call it. This will send the call directly to the cell phone's outgoing voicemail message.
Press #. That will redirect you to the voicemail access menu.
Enter the voicemail password, which you chose when you first set up your voicemail inbox. The menu will automatically redirect you to your voicemail messages.