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Google Nexus 5: Call Voicemail, Set VM Number, Change Notification Sound

This post will guide you on how to call voicemail, set your voicemail number and change the default voicemail notification sound on  your Google Nexus 5. Included in this post are the default notification audio that are available on stock Nexus 5.

Call voicemail

To call your voicemail and retrieve messages, follow these steps:

1. From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
2. Touch and hold the 1 key. 

Set voicemail number

To change the voicemail number on your device, follow these steps:

1. From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
2. Tap the Menu icon at bottom right of screen.
3. Tap Settings.
4. Tap Call settings.
5. Scroll to 'OTHER CALL SETTINGS,' then tap Voicemail.
6. Tap Setup.
7. Tap Voicemail number.
8. Enter the desired voicemail number. 

Change voicemail default notification sound

The default notification sound is Elara. To change the default notification sound, follow these steps:

1. From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
2. Tap the Menu icon at bottom right of screen.
3. Tap Settings.
4. Tap Call settings.
5. Scroll to 'OTHER CALL SETTINGS,' then tap Voicemail.
6. Tap Sound.
7. Select desired voicemail notification:
Default notification sound
  • None
  • Ariel
  • Carme
  • Ceres
  • Elara
  • Europa
  • Facebook Pop
  • Hangouts message
  • lapetus
  • lo
  • Rhea
  • Salacia
  • Tethys
  • Titan
8. Tap OK to confirm.
9. If desired tap to select the Vibrate check box.

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