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Setting Up Reminders and Notifications in Voice Mail

Last Updated: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn how to set up Cox Digital Telelphone service to send you a reminder of important events.


With Cox Digital Telephone, you can schedule the phone to call or email you with important information.

See Using Voice Mail Personal Options for more ways to review outgoing reminders or select mailbox notification settings.


These are pre-record messages that you can send to your home phone at specific times during the day. They can be used to for:

  • Appointments
  • Time to wake up
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Medicines

To set up Reminders, follow these steps:

  1. Press 71 from the main menu.
  2. Select from the following:
    • Press 11 to schedule and record a one-time reminder
    • Press 12 to schedule and record a daily (weekly, weekend) reminder
    • Press 2 to edit an existing reminder


These are system voice prompts that are sent to your cell phone, pager, or email address when a voicemail arrives in your mailbox. Notifications can be set up to work for the following:

  • Any time a voice mail arrives in your mailbox
  • Only if voicemail arrives when you're at work, on vacation, or during the weekend
  • Only if voicemail arrives with an urgent or normal stamp

To set up Notifications indicating a voicemail arrived, follow these steps:

  1. Press 44 from the main menu.
  2. Select from the following:
    • Press 12 to have the phone to call you.

      Note: For long-distance calls, standard Cox long-distance pricing may apply and appear on your Cox billing statement.
    • Press 13 to schedule the phone to call your pager
    • Press 15 to schedule the phone to email you.

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