How to check home phone messages

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How to check home phone messages
You can check yout home phone messages from any location. (David Roth/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

When you are out or are unable to answer the telephone, your voicemail will record any messages from incoming callers who choose to leave you a message. You can check your home phone messages while at home or away from home.

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Things you need

  • Voicemail pass code

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    Dial the access number given to you by your home phone carrier from your home phone. For example, if you have AT&T, you would dial #98 or if you have Comcast you would dial #99.

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    Enter the pass code that you chose when you set up your voicemail account.

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    Listen to your messages and save or delete according to the automated instructions, depending upon your voicemail account.

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    Dial your home phone from another telephone such as your cell phone.

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    Dial * and your pass code when you hear your voicemail greeting.

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    Listen to your message and save or delete accordingly.

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