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Checking Your Voice Mail

Last Updated: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn to access voice mail whether you are at home or away.


Want to understand how to use the Voice Mail service for your Cox Digital Telephone? We've made it easy for you to access your home phone voice mail from any of the following.

  • Your home phone
  • Any mobile phone, or any phone line
  • An access number if your home phone number is busy
  • Any computer connected to the Internet

Access Voice Mail From Your Home Phone 

  1. Lift the handset of your home phone.
  2. Press star ( * ) and the numbers 2- 9- 8, or call your 10-digit home phone number.
  3. When prompted, enter your PIN and press #.

    Note: To set up voice mail for the first time, see Setting Up Your Voice Mail.

Access Voice Mail From any Mobile Phone or Outside Line 

  1. Call your 10-digit home phone number.
  2. When the greeting begins, interrupt by pressing star ( * ) then the number 5.

    Star and number five
  3. When prompted, enter your PIN and press #.

Access Voice Mail Using an Access Number

  1. Call the access phone number for your city.
  2. When prompted, enter your 10-digit home phone number.
  3. Enter your PIN and press #.

Access Voice Mail From a Device Connected to the Internet

  1. Go to Phone Tools at http://phonetools.cox.net.
  2. Sign in with your User ID and Password.

    Note: If you haven't already created a login, click No Account? Register Now! and enter your account number or address and SSN Last 4 Digits or Cox PIN found on your bill.
  3. Click the Messages tab.

    Result: A list of voice messages displays.
  4. Click a message to hear it play on your computer or laptop.

    Note: You can also download the Cox Mobile Connect app to your Smartphone, Android, or Apple device. For more information, see Accessing Voice Mail With Cox Mobile Connect.

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