This occurs often with different people saying they can t reach me. You can easily block that person's number on your phone. My Sprint phone is configured: X Receive text messages on this phone X Notify me of new voicemails via text Direct access to voicemail when calling your Google number from this phone? Which brings up a question: why are you even keeping the Sprint phone if you are not using it? I also will not depend on my employer to provide me with cell service. If it rings ur 4 times he's probably buzzy and if it rings like 7 or 8 times that's ify, it could mean his cells off, of possibly he's on the other line or the carrier on his side maybe could have a problem Thanks for contributing an answer to Ask Different! We live in a wonderful place and time, when it comes to technology and correspondence. Is there another setting that I am missing or does anyone have a suggestion? That wiki part isn't needed as the system will fix a wiki style answer automagically when enough users contribute reasons. If you are not willing to make some simple changes to make this work, and accept people's kind offers of support, then you aren't going to get any more help here.
If tomorrow I decide to quit or get laid off, I don't want to scramble to run to the nearest cell store to sign up for the 1st contract I can find. Most of the time in coming calls only ring one time and then they go to voicemail. With call screening on I don't get that call greetings recorded in voicemail. Test the Sprint phone: turn it on, and make sure that calls placed to that phone ring that phone, and never go to Google Voice's system. Provide details and share your research! I'll let things work the way for a few days and see if everything is working up to snuff. Scroll to and select Call Settings.
Yes, my current setup is causing problems, hence I'm in this forum looking for assistance from Google support to resolve this issue. If the number you are dialing rings only once and then goes to voicemail, one of two things could be happening: Your number has been blocked or the person's phone is in a bad area or switched off. The caller hears the phone ring four times, which is what we have setup in the settings Voicemail pickup time: 24 seconds 4 rings. It may be what they set their answering machine to do. It will be still charged for any call that last for more than 1 second. Anyone have any idea of how we can resolve this issue? Could it be that she s not receiving a signal and that s why the phone goes to voicemail? I rebooted my computer and same issues. Y For Mobile apps, what device and carrier are you using? I checked the default and user specific allocated answer intervals and both are 15 seconds.
I have a friend that all other calls and text messages go through and let him know via notifaction. That's why other folks and I try to help. Is it going to go back to Sprint or will I lose that number? But I thought it normally gives them a choice whether to drop the current call or not, so maybe that'd take more time than half a ring? It's easy to and it's free. I called 3 times, and all 3 times it rang half a ring, and went to voicemail. I do not believe she could have blocked me.
You may be thinking you're in good standing with everyone in your life right now. I purchased the advanced ooma package and two Tele handsets so compatibility should not be an issue. There was an os X update pending Security Update 2015-003. Support was very helpful and changed my settings to where the phone rings for approx 15 seconds, which equals 5-6 rings with my ring tone. The phone rings and goes straight to voicemail.
Leader Board Leading Today Pts Helpful 1. In the morning most of the time my calls go to voice mail without ringing through. Apparently there is no way to change the amount of rings on our end. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community. This is resulting in a lot of frustrated clients. Is one phone being paid for by an employer? For whatever reason after temporarily putting our phone on call forwarding, this number changed and was causing our calls to go straight to voicemail without ringing. The voicemail happens server side, so you would contact your carrier to get into why calls are being placed but not arriving at your device in time to answer them.
You now should have, or will need to get, a Google Voice-owned phone number. The second and subsequent are set differently, say, 1—4. I can look into the voicemail issue you are having paulajean. I didn't find anything on this forum or in Comcast Business' online help. To learn more, see our. After that the problem seem to have resolved. Here is some additional information about this type of issue you might find useful.
If the phone still only rings once and rolls to voicemail, you might be in the clear. The phone is still provisioned in Sprint's system with its original Sprint phone number, and that won't go away. If this doesn't help, I suggest deleting each of your forwarding phones, one a a time, and see if the problem goes away. Were you able to reproduce the issue yourself? Does this change the symptoms? This is a poor phone. But here's something you may be wondering, what if the tables were turned and someone has blocked you? One can have only so much patience in being ignored.
Once I did, the problem started again. It will work fine for awhile, but if I let the battery die, and then charge it, it will not ring, but instead sends messages instantly to voicemail. It could mean that the call is being blocked. Start by holding the home and sleep button for about 10sec, until the Appel logo comes back again. I rebooted and installed the update. If you call your phone from another phone, do you get 4-6 rings on the other phone and one or none on your cappy? However, if I close all the apps and reboot the phone, it will allow me to pic up the call as long as I don't log back into the phone.