How to Set Up Voicemail Fido?

Questions & AnswersCategory: FidoHow to Set Up Voicemail Fido?
Amy asked 2 years ago
I want to set up and access Fido’s voicemail

1 Answers
Francesca Staff answered 2 years ago

If you’ve prohibited data transmission on your account, your Visual Voicemail won’t operate.

The ring time before Voice Messaging responds is between 20 and 25 seconds.

It is impossible to alter this. There is no fee for voice mail messages left in your mailbox.

Initiation of Voicemail

  • Turn the device off and then back on again.
  • From the home screen, click on the Phone icon.
  • Click on the Voicemail button.
  • Click the Setup Now option to begin the installation process.
  • Enter a PIN for Voice Messaging and save it.
  • Select Save once more, then input the password again.
  • You may set up visual Voicemail using the normal Voice Messaging application.
  • Select Phone from the home screen.
  • Select the Keypad.
  • Hold down the one key.
  • Follow the instructions to create a password and a greeting for your account.
  • You can change voicemail greetings.
  • Go to the main menu and choose the phone symbol.
  • Select Greeting from the Voicemail drop-down menu.
  • Click on Custom.
  • You may record your welcome by selecting Record.
  • When you’re finished, click Stop.
  • To hear your message, press Play.
  • Click Save when you’re through customizing your welcome.
  • You may use the Default option to set up a default greeting message for your phone.

Voicemail Retrieval or Checking

  • Go to the main menu and choose the phone symbol.
  • Click on Voicemail.
  • Press the Play button to begin listening.
  • A red circle with a number in it indicates new messages.
  • Messages that haven’t been heard are marked with a blue dot.
  • Another phone is used to check messages.
  • Dial your Fido phone number to get in touch with us.
  • Press the # key to interrupt the welcoming message.
  • If you have an access code, please enter it here.

Changing the Visual Voicemail Greeting or Visual Voicemail Setup

  • The Phone symbol is located on the main menu. Click on the Phone icon.
  • Customize your voicemail greeting by selecting Voicemail and tapping Greeting.
  • Press the Record button and speak your first name.
  • Tap Stop when you’re done. Tap the Play button to hear your message.
  • When you’ve finished editing, click Save.


  • Select the first key.
  • To customize your password and welcome, follow the on-screen instructions.


  • From a landline, dial the iPhone voicemail retrieval number (+1 647 839-6178).
  • To customize your password and welcome, follow the on-screen instructions.

How Can I Connect My iPhone 6 to My Fido Voicemail Account?

On an iPhone, enter *5005*86*+16478396178# as the passcode (this may not work on all iPhone models). A second option is available for clients who don’t have access to Visual Voicemail on their iPhones.

On an Android, enter +14168216549 in the Voicemail Number field of the Phone Icon’s extra settings option.

Is There a Way to Activate Voicemail on the iPhone 6?

  • Navigate to the Phone app > Voicemail from the Home screen (lower-right).
  • Second, click Set Up Now.
  • On the next screen, enter a password and then click Done to finish.
  • You are done when you’ve re-typed in the password.
  • To record a welcome, press Custom and then tap the microphone icon.
  • Start recording by pressing the record button on your phone.
  • Tap the Stop button when you’re done.
  • To finish, press “Done” or “Save.”

How Can I Get Fido’s Voicemail to Work?

  • Set up your voicemail number in Settings>Call Settings>Voicemail.
  • Then dial +14168216549.
  • Finally, press the “save” button.

Many people question, “How can I enable my iPhone’s voicemail?” It’s near the bottom of your iPhone’s home screen. Select the Phone app from there.

You may find the Voicemail icon in the right-hand corner of the phone’s bottom pane. To access your voicemail, click on it.

Set up now should appear in the center of the voicemail screen, with a blank area surrounding it.

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