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How to Change Voicemail Language on Android

Lost in the sea of confusing voicemail options? Tired of hearing voice messages in languages that you don’t understand? Well, did you know that you can change it? Yes! All you have to do is know how to change voicemail language on Android.

To change the voicemail language on Android, open the dialer or phone app, tap on the menu icon, press settings, tap on voicemail, and select voicemail language. You can choose any of your desired languages from the list. By default, the voicemail will be in the local language.

But what if you are on Verizon or T Mobile? Are the steps the same for those sim carries? Well, you can learn all about the topic in this in-depth guide. This guide will also offer some tips and tricks I have gathered personally by using voicemail. So, let’s get into it!

How to Change Voicemail Language On Any Android Phone

So, it does not really matter which Android phone you are on. For example, the process for my Samsung and Xiaomi phones is the same. And the process has these steps:

  • Open the phone app on your Android phone.
  • Click on the Menu icon.
  • Press Settings.
  • Tap on Voicemail.
  • Locate the Voicemail language and tap on it.
  • Browse through the list and select your preferred language.

Changing Voicemail Language on Android

Where Is Voicemail App on Android?

On Android, you have the option to use the default voicemail app or the app offered by Google. For the default app, you can find it in your phone’s dialer app. Open it and press and hold the “1” button. If you have visual voicemail enabled, go to the phone app, select Visual Voicemail, and tap on manage voicemails.

Checking voicemails on Android

Regarding third-party voicemail apps, the Google Voice app is the best option. If you have it installed, you can find it in the app library of your phone. Opening it will offer you different options related to your voicemail.

How Do I Change My Voicemail Settings on Android?

When it comes to changing the voice settings, you basically need to work with the greetings. You can record new voicemail greetings on your Android phone. And it’s pretty easy. Take a look at the steps below:

  • Open the Google Voice app.
  • Tap the menu icon from the left of the app.
  • Press on Settings and get to the Voicemail section.
  • Click on the Voicemail greeting option.
  • Select Record a greeting.
  • Press the Record button and get your new voicemail greetings recorded.
  • Tap on Stop when you are done recording.
  • You can listen to the recording by tapping Play.
  • Press the save icon to set the new voicemail greeting.

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If you do not like the greeting you just recorded, you can replace the recording using the Redo button. Also, you can change the greeting with a previous recording. For that, all you need to do is:

  • Go to the Settings of the Google Voice app.
  • Get into the Voicemail section.
  • Press Voicemail greeting.
  • Tap on the three dots next to the recording you want to use.
  • Press on Set as active.

Need further guidance? In that case, you can check out this official guide from Google.

How Do I Change My Voicemail from Spanish to English T Mobile?

Spanish is the default voicemail language for some T Mobile cellular phones. But you can quickly change it from Spanish to English or English to Spanish through these steps:

  • Open the phone app.
  • Press and hold on to 1 to get to your voicemail.
  • Tap on “4” and “7” after getting into the voicemail.

This process works for T Mobile, Spring, and Metro PCS phones. I have also seen it work on other cellular services. So, if you are not using any of the cellular services I have mentioned here, you should still give the steps mentioned above a try.

That said, if you want a visual guide on how to change the voicemail language on T Mobile, Metro, and other carriers, check out the video I’ve embedded below.

How Do I Manage Voicemail on Android?

If you want to get the most out of your voicemail on Android, you should know how to manage it. Thankfully, the process of managing the voicemail is pretty easy. Take a look:

  • Open the Phone app.
  • Tap on More options.
  • Press Settings Voicemail.

From the settings tab of the voicemail, you can:

  • Change the carrier that handles your voicemails.
  • Set your voice mailbox.
  • Change the notification settings.

If you need more information regarding how to manage voicemails on Android, you can check out this official guide from Google.

Where Is Voicemail on Samsung?

The voicemail on Samsung phones is on the dialer app. To access it, you need to open the phone app and press and hold on to the “1” button.

Now, if you are wondering how do I change my voicemail to English on my Samsung, the process is pretty easy. After getting to the voicemail from the dialer app, press “4” and then “7.” The language settings should change to English.

Alternatively, you can use third-party apps on your Samsung device. In that case, to change the language, you need to get into the settings of the app. There, you’ll find different language options.

Final Words

All in all, learning how to change voicemail language on Android is nothing complex. The most simple way to change the language is to get into your phone’s voicemail with the dialer app first. Press and hold the “1” button. Then press “4” and “7.”

That said, if you face any issues with changing the language of the voicemail, you can contact your cellular service provider. In most cases, I found the support team pretty helpful. So, you shouldn’t worry about getting into too much hassles.