TalkTalk Help

Turning voicemail on/off

TalkTalk's 1571 home phone voicemail service answers calls when you're away from the phone or engaged on another call. You'll know you have a new message in your mailbox because of the interrupted or "stuttered" dial tone on the line. 

Please ensure you are using a touch tone phone and have activated this service as below:

Turning your voicemail on:

You can turn on your home phone voicemail service in My Account.

Select Manage Boosts from the Package and Boosts menu, then choose from the following options:

  • Voicemail - you can store up to 10 messages, each up to 2 minutes long. All for free.
  • Voicemail Plus - this includes extra storage, personalised greetings and remote access to your voicemail for just £2.55 a month.

Turning your voicemail off:

You can turn off your home phone voicemail service in My Account.​ Make sure both options (Voicemail & Voicemail Plus) are unticked in the Package and Boosts menu. 

You need to do this if you want to use your own answer machine on your home phone.

If you do not have My Account, visit our Guide to registering for My Account to register, or contact us to set up your Voicemail services without My Account.