Voicemail to Email
If your landline is provided by Comcast (xfinity), and you use the xfinity voice mail system (not an answering machine box), you can receive your voice mail messages (text and audio) as an email.*
- You don’t have to “call in” to check your voice messages (but you do have to check your email).
- If the caller doesn’t leave a message (many marketing calls don’t), you will not even be bothered.
- If a robo caller does leave a message, you can “see” it faster than that you can listen to it, and delete it sooner.
- To set this up, you will need to have an xfinity account and know your username and password. You probably have an account if you already have Comcast service; your username and password can be located or reset.
- Even if you delete the voice mail email, the voice mail message itself is still on the xfinity website. Go to your xfinity account periodically and delete old messages.
- The voice-to-text is not always accurate. Best to listen to the audio (scroll to the bottom of the email to press “play”) if you question the translation.