Help Friends Conserve Cell Minutes By Changing Your Voicemail Greeting

Help Friends Conserve Cell Minutes By Changing Your Voicemail Greeting

David Pogue’s continuing crusade against useless voicemail instructions knocked loose an excellent suggestion for anyone willing to re-record their voicemail greeting. Too often the standard voicemail greeting is: “Hi, you’ve reached so-and-so. Leave a message, and I’ll get back to you.” Why not make it more useful, something like: “Hi, you’ve reached so-and-so. Please press star (or whichever command applies to your carrier) to leave a message.”

Skip Annoyingly Long Voicemail Instructions For Every Cellphone Company

Skip Annoyingly Long Voicemail Instructions For Every Cellphone Company

Here’s the secret codes for skipping long-ass cellphone voicemail intros that cellphone companies don’t want you to know about: Just remember “one star pound.”