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Author Topic: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?  (Read 2240 times)

nite_monkey

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block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« on: May 06, 2015, 06:24 PM »
I'm on at&t, and I have YouMail setup as my phone's voicemail service. Starting a few days ago, I've been getting voice mails in my at&t visual voicemail app from a private number. They aren't calling me, just directly leaving a voicemail. Is there any way to stop them from being able to leave voice mails?

Curt

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2015, 03:05 AM »
are you telling us that even if you block this number, they can still leave a voicemail?

"Enhanced Caller ID" and "Smart Block" are features I envy YouMail users. But if the system can cheated that easy...

Does it make a difference to be a Premium user?

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2015, 04:02 AM »
are you telling us that even if you block this number, they can still leave a voicemail?

Private numbers have number forwarding turned off, you don't know what number is calling - you just get "Private number" as the identification.

The only way would be to ask your service provider to see what they can  do.
« Last Edit: May 07, 2015, 10:13 AM by 4wd »

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2015, 05:05 PM »
oh, private in that sense! We call that a secret number.

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2015, 08:38 PM »
I'm not getting the voicemail in youmail. It goes to my at&t voicemail.