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    Default Does Visual Voicemail require an iPhone specific plan?
    Just as the title states...

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    Yes it does. Sadly, its an at&t provided service only so you need to have their official iPhone plan.

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    I suppose that regular voicemail works fine without it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nrowensby View Post
    I suppose that regular voicemail works fine without it?
    Yep, whatever voicemail your provider uses will work fine, just AT&T, O2 and whatever Europe uses are the only ones that are set up for it

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    So just to be sure I'm clear on this.... You can have an AT&T Sim, but you NEED the specific iPhone data package to get Visual Voicemail, correct?

    No hack to get it working yet, or 3rd party program?

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    Yes Mike, that is correct.

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    Visual Voicemail is an AT&T specific service so I doubt you'll ever see a hack to add it to non-AT&T iPhone users.

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    This is one of the main reasons I chose to use ATT. Visual voicemail saves me so much time and it's so easy to use. The best feature iPhone has that other phone's usually don't.

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    I have AT&T and switched to the family plan this past month and now lost my visual voicemail? Is that an option thing? I had it jailbroke for 2 months, no problem with visual VM but this past 1st after the change my voicemail went down as in not set up and now it dials?
    Anyone seen this?

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    If you are certian you have the iPhone data plan and are not getting your Visual Voicemail just call AT&T and they can fix it. Mine wasn't working on my Jailbroke phone either. I called them and they were able to find whatever the problem was. I haven't had a problem since.

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    The poroblem lies on AT&T's side. When you change your subscription (specifically to a family pack) the iphone doesnt mesh right with the system when done online and it ends up shutting down the visual voicemail part until it is reset again on AT&T's side.
    Last edited by Kiros76; 04-14-2008 at 10:35 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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