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[Top 5] How to Fix iOS 17 Voicemail Not Working?

Posted by Brian Davis on Oct 10, 2023 9:00 AM • Category: Fix iPhone Issues
6 mins read

With Live Voicemail in iOS 17, users can check a real-time transcription of message someone left, and can know what's the call for without picking it up.

However, there are many users frustrated with the issue of iOS 17 Voicemail not working or not showing in real time. Obviously, it's a damning thing. Here, I will show you how to use Live Voicemail and how to get rid of the crashing Live Voicemail.

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Part 1: How to Use Live Voicemail?

Currently, Live Voicemail is only available in iOS 17, and several specific regions, like the US and Canada. Apple may extend this feature to other languages and regions in the future. So, you have to upgrade your iPhone to iOS 17, and set your iPhone region to America or Canada.

When done, you need to navigate to Settings app > Phone > Live Voicemail to turn on the button for this feature. Then, Live Voicemail can be used on your iPhone.

Part 2: How to Fix iOS 17 Voicemail Not Working?

Method 1: Restart iPhone

If a feature is running into errors, the optimal way is to shut down the application and restart your iPhone to give your iOS system a brief refresh. So to fix iOS 17 Live Voicemail not showing, you're recommended to force close the Phone app, then press and hold either volume button and the side button to restart your iPhone first.

restart iphone

Method 2: Check Your Network

Actually, most features on Phone and Message depend on a stable network, not except Live Voicemail. You can repair your network by turning on and off Airplane mode or going to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

reset network settings

Method 3: Disable Voicemail and Enable Again

New features are easily stuck with glitches sometimes, like iOS 17 Voicemail not working on your iPhone. By simply disabling it for several seconds and enabling it again, the feature can work as normal. Here's how.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Phone.

Step 3: Tap Live Voicemail. Turn it off. Enable it again after about 30s.

turn live voicemail on and off

Method 4: Update iOS

A new iOS version always brings some bugs. These bugs may lead to crashing apps or features. No worries. Apple will continually fix these bugs in its following iOS updates. What you should do is make sure your iOS version is the latest one. Here's how to check for updates.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap General. Select Software Update.

Step 3: Hit Update Now.

upgrade ios version

Method 5: Fix System Bugs via Repair Tool

Tried all the methods mentioned above, but no dice? Here's a final solution but an absolutely effective tool assisting you get rid of the iOS 17 Live Voicemail not showing.

TunesKit iOS System Recovery , a utility tool, has considerable experience with the different types of iOS system issues, like broken features in iOS 17, iOS 17 unable to check for update, iPhone stuck, etc. An intuitive interface and detailed guide are provided to each of you. Mac and Windows are supported. No data loss with the standard repair feature on the tool.

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The following are the details about how to use TunesKit iOS System Recovery to fix these tricky bugs on your iOS system.

Step 1 Connect iPhone

The most important thing before you start is to use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the computer. Next, click iOS System Repair. Hit the Start button.

connect iphone to PC

Step 2 Select a repair mode

Select Standard Repair. This mode is for average system issues and iPhone data will not be erased, while Deep Repair will remove all data, but comes with a completely deep repair on your system.

select standard mode

Step 3 Start to repair

Next, hit Download. When the firmware package is ready, you can click on the Repair button to fix your iPhone. It takes you a while.

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Part 3: Conclusion

Five methods are shared in this post to help you fix iOS 17 Voicemail not working. Anyway, some carriers may not support the Live Voicemail. You can contact your carriers to check if they support Live Voicemail on iPhone. If you're stuck with any system issues on your iPhone, TunesKit iOS System Recovery is an optimal one for you. Still confused with the issue? Leave your comment below.

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