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  1. Joe920's Avatar
    By the way, please all search the feedback app for visual voicemail dual sim or visual voicemail 950XL, and vote on the relevant suggestions. Quite a few votes already, I really hope MS will fix this. I mean I went all out and switched from Straight Talk to AT&T (GoPhone), so getting VVM back would be icing on the cake.
    joe_s likes this.
    11-29-2015 01:32 PM
  2. David Lohrentz's Avatar
    Youmail + ISeeVM works better than VVM ever worked for me, and I get so few voicemails that the free version will work perfectly well for my needs.
    Musicman247 likes this.
    11-29-2015 01:40 PM
  3. Joe920's Avatar
    the free version will work perfectly well for my needs.
    See, now that's useful info! :) I didn't even know there was a free version. I visited the site, saw yet another thing to subscribe to, and decided against it. I'll have another look, thanks!

    Now Windows Central, where is that article on setting up this VVM workaround on the 950XL?
    Meredith43 likes this.
    11-29-2015 02:12 PM
  4. GoodEyeSniper83's Avatar
    Youmail + ISeeVM works better than VVM ever worked for me, and I get so few voicemails that the free version will work perfectly well for my needs.
    What is involved with signing up for this?
    11-29-2015 02:23 PM
  5. David Lohrentz's Avatar
    What is involved with signing up for this?
    When you first go to Youmail, it looks like the only options are the $5 per month plan and the $10 per month plan, but there is also a free version that you can sign up for if you click a bit further.

    Took about 10-15 total minutes to sign up with youmail, download IseeVM app on 3 devices, and authenticate.
    11-29-2015 02:33 PM
  6. gerrymad's Avatar
    Youmail + ISeeVM works better than VVM ever worked for me, and I get so few voicemails that the free version will work perfectly well for my needs.
    I was optimistic about this solution unfortunately using the app I get sign in errors on both my phone and my computer. The messages seem to come through, but the error messages are kind of irritating.
    11-29-2015 07:51 PM
  7. st1cky's Avatar
    FWIW I have the 950 and the built in visual voicemail works great. I'm on AT&T and the 950 replaced my Galaxy S5 Active. My S5 did not have visual voicemail and I did not contact AT&T and request it for the 950, it just worked after the new phone was activated. I would hope there would not be any limitation to visual voicemail for the 950xl.
    11-30-2015 04:54 AM
  8. realwarder's Avatar
    FWIW I have the 950 and the built in visual voicemail works great. I'm on AT&T and the 950 replaced my Galaxy S5 Active. My S5 did not have visual voicemail and I did not contact AT&T and request it for the 950, it just worked after the new phone was activated. I would hope there would not be any limitation to visual voicemail for the 950xl.
    Is your 950 a locked or unlocked 950? Branded at AT&T? Purchased at a Microsoft store? Single/Dual SIM?

    I do know AT&T have to "Provision" VVM on a line for it to work on phones like my L830. I can't believe that is the issue as AT&T know they have to do that.
    11-30-2015 09:27 AM
  9. FlorentGj's Avatar
    this... this sounds like the conversation is definitely over.

    so check this out- the dual sim version of the 950 xl gives you two phone interfaces, two messaging interfaces.
    then, why wouldnt the vvm just be a part of each of the phone interfaces? that's what i don't get. could it just be a software/ programming issue that MS forgot to cover?
    in any case, MS is really good lately about listening to customer feedback. how about someone reaches out and points us all to the post (wherever it is) and we all get on it?
    920Walker likes this.
    11-30-2015 09:30 AM
  10. SMBowen's Avatar
    FWIW I have the 950 and the built in visual voicemail works great. I'm on AT&T and the 950 replaced my Galaxy S5 Active. My S5 did not have visual voicemail and I did not contact AT&T and request it for the 950, it just worked after the new phone was activated. I would hope there would not be any limitation to visual voicemail for the 950xl.
    st1cky-

    Is the VVM app one that you can share? (Hold down the app in the app list and the sub menu will say Rate, etc. and some apps say share) If so, I wonder if you could share the app with someone who has an Unlocked 950XL.
    11-30-2015 12:56 PM
  11. TheMoonbeam's Avatar
    Same here. I used an AT&T branded (but unlocked) Lumia 920 on T-Mobile, and never had any problems with VVM. I put the nano-SIM in an adapter, made sure VVM worked with it on my 920, swapped it over to my 950XL, but no dice. VVM seems to be refusing to work. I've tried all the tricks I've seen listed. Pressing the VM button, manually calling my VM, creating VM's from other phones, etc. No luck.
    11-30-2015 02:18 PM
  12. metsfan421's Avatar
    It says call answered verifying it's by YouMail. Then says call did not connect to YouMail. Am I supposed to setup something on the phone prior to this test call that I am overlooking? I don't see anything about a forwarding code that I had to key in on the phone?
    11-30-2015 05:31 PM
  13. metsfan421's Avatar
    Logged into the website and found the area that shows what number to dial on phone to activate. Now to download the app and test it out.
    11-30-2015 06:03 PM
  14. st1cky's Avatar
    Is your 950 a locked or unlocked 950? Branded at AT&T? Purchased at a Microsoft store? Single/Dual SIM?

    I do know AT&T have to "Provision" VVM on a line for it to work on phones like my L830. I can't believe that is the issue as AT&T know they have to do that.
    It was locked, purchased at Microsoft store, and single sim. To be clear I am referring to the 950 and not the 950xl. Was just saying that if it works for one it would be odd that it did not work for the other, barring any technical issues from having dual sim on the xl model
    11-30-2015 06:54 PM
  15. Bigfireq's Avatar
    YouMail is confusing to set up (make sure you go to the address book for the entry for the confirmation call), and it pops up an error every once in a while, but it actually works great. Not as desirable as having built in vvm, but I'm not longer aggravated about it.
    11-30-2015 08:18 PM
  16. tai4de2's Avatar
    Same here. I used an AT&T branded (but unlocked) Lumia 920 on T-Mobile, and never had any problems with VVM. I put the nano-SIM in an adapter, made sure VVM worked with it on my 920, swapped it over to my 950XL, but no dice. VVM seems to be refusing to work. I've tried all the tricks I've seen listed. Pressing the VM button, manually calling my VM, creating VM's from other phones, etc. No luck.
    Your 920 was not dual SIM. Your 950XL is dual SIM. WP does not support VVM on dual SIM devices.
    11-30-2015 11:31 PM
  17. tai4de2's Avatar
    Is the VVM app one that you can share? (Hold down the app in the app list and the sub menu will say Rate, etc. and some apps say share) If so, I wonder if you could share the app with someone who has an Unlocked 950XL.
    VVM for AT&T and T-Mobile is not an app. It is built into WP (but only functional, at this point, on single-SIM devices).
    11-30-2015 11:32 PM
  18. mdbuilder's Avatar
    BS, semantics perhaps but it is carrier software. True, it is burned into the carrier specific ROM so technically not a separate store acquirable app but it is an app none the less.
    12-01-2015 08:35 AM
  19. Musicman247's Avatar
    Just signed up for YouMail and am using ISeeVM. It's very very cool! I love that you can download the voicemails as MP3s from the web and forward them to yourself via email from the app. Thank you all for the suggestion!
    12-01-2015 09:16 AM
  20. geekladyemjay's Avatar
    Just signed up for YouMail and am using ISeeVM. It's very very cool! I love that you can download the voicemails as MP3s from the web and forward them to yourself via email from the app. Thank you all for the suggestion!

    Totally did not work for me!
    12-01-2015 09:48 AM
  21. GSOgymrat's Avatar
    I got YouMail and ISeeVM to set up properly but it appears a $5 monthly transcription plan is necessary to view voicemails as text.
    12-01-2015 10:19 AM
  22. mdbuilder's Avatar
    I got YouMail and ISeeVM to set up properly but it appears a $5 monthly transcription plan is necessary to view voicemails as text.
    NO, there is a free option!!!, never mind <g>. Yes, if you want text on the phone ;).
    12-01-2015 10:33 AM
  23. Pnk4God's Avatar
    VVM is carrier software.

    You can sign up for a free youmail account and install the app ISeeVM from the store
    I tried 4 times to do this and it would not activate for me. I contacted their support 4 days ago and have not heard from them.
    12-01-2015 12:41 PM
  24. Pnk4God's Avatar
    I tried the YouMail setup, didn't even get to install the ISeeVM app, but the Youmail setup fails when it does a test call to me. I don't answer the call like it asks, then I get a voicemail that just says if it doesn't work, try the test call again. Any ideas? Just says call did not connect to Youmail.
    Same here ... never activates.
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    12-01-2015 12:48 PM
  25. HOTDAWG's Avatar
    I didn't have any trouble getting it set up - for those who can't find the free option, go to the breadcrumbs all the way at the bottom of the home page and click on Visual Voicemail.
    It's a bit funky to set up - took about 15 minutes, but no issues.

    Go all the way through set up on the website, including the set up my phone page. Call the long call forwarding number they give you, then test it out on the website. THEN go and get the app and log in to that, there was no set up with the app, worked well.

    However, it seems you can't change your PIN on the free version - at least I can't find the option to. That may be enough to get me to cough up $5 a month. Grrr.
    12-01-2015 01:19 PM
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