Level 1: Cadet

Accessing message bank services for home phone by my mobile

I have doscarded my home phone handset as the huge majority of calls we get are from scammers. I retrieve messages from message bank 101 using my mobile.  Is there any way of reducing the length of time the call rings, before diverting to message bank, by using my mobile phone?

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Re: Accessing message bank services for home phone by my mobile


As you haven't stated the ring time before divert, I will give you the "formula" which you can adjust to suit you.

The normal default time before divert is 15 to 20 seconds.

You can set it from 5 to 30 seconds in 5 second increments.

Where it is 15 below, you can change it as I describe above.

**61*101**15#   then Press Send and watch for acknowledgement on your screen).


(The 61 is a no answer divert,   the 101 is the message bank access code and the 15 is the delay)

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