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Author Topic: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?  (Read 1711 times)

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block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« on: May 06, 2015, 06:24:49 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?
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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2015, 03:05:53 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...

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2015, 04:02:10 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, 10:13:52 AM by 4wd »

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Re: block private numbers from leaving voicemail?
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2015, 05:05:02 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, 08:38:33 PM »
I'm not getting the voicemail in youmail. It goes to my at&t voicemail.
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