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Visual Voicemail

What is Visual Voicemail?

Visual Voicemail is an application on your phone that helps you manage voicemail messages. Visual Voicemail lets you:

  • See and listen to voicemail messages in any order.
  • Save and delete voicemails.
  • Reply to voicemails via a text or call with the click of a button.

How much does Visual Voicemail cost? 

Visual Voicemail is free.

How do I set up Visual Voicemail?

The first time you’re using Visual Voicemail, you’ll set up your voicemail by tapping the Personalize button that appears when you open the app. Follow the instructions to set up your greeting and password. 

You can set up or change them at any time by tapping the three lines in the upper left corner of the app, tapping Settings then Preferences and the option you want.


If you’ve never used Visual Voicemail, download the Dish Visual Voicemail app voicemail icon from the Google Play Store. Open the app and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your setup.

If you currently have Visual Voicemail on your Android phone, open the Visual Voicemail app on your phone. You’ll receive an in-app notification with a link to upgrade to the latest version.

Note: the messages you had in your Inbox will move to the Archive folder in the new version.


To set up Visual Voicemail on your iPhone, open your phone app phone icon. Press the Voicemail icon voicemail icon and select Set Up Now. You’ll be prompted to create a voicemail password and to choose a greeting.

You must set up voicemail within 60 days of activation. If you haven't set it up within the first 60 days, please chat with us or call 833-50-BOOST (833-502-6678) for help completing your initial setup.

What should I do if I have trouble personalizing my voicemail?

If you call in to personalize your preferences and get a fast-busy or other error message, please chat with us or call Boost Mobile Customer Care by dialing 611 from your Boost Mobile phone or calling us at 833-50-BOOST (833-502-6678).

Is Visual Voicemail available on all phones?

Visual Voicemail can only be used with any Android phone running Android 8.0 or higher.

How do I disable Visual Voicemail?

Visual Voicemail can be disabled if you don’t want to use it.

Go to your phone Settings and scroll to your Apps section. Find the Visual Voicemail app in your app list and tap on it. Tap Disable and the app will no longer store messages and will be removed from your app menu. The app will remain on your device and you can re-enable it any time.

Once disabled, you will have to use your traditional voicemail to access your messages.

How do I delete Visual Voicemail messages?

Press and hold a message to select it. You can select additional messages to delete them at the same time. Tap the trash can icon to delete the selected messages.

If you’re listening to the message, tap the Delete icon to delete the message. You’ll get a popup confirming that you want to delete the message. Click OK to permanently delete the message.

How do I change my voicemail greeting?

Open the Visual Voicemail app and tap the three lines in the upper left to open the menu. Tap Settings. Tap Preferences. Click Manage Greetings to call your voicemail menu. Enter your password to access your voicemail. 

After logging into your voicemail box:

  • Press 4 to access the Personal Options menu.

  • Press 1 to change your personal greeting. You can select a standard greeting that uses your phone number or recorded name to advise callers you’re unavailable or record a personal greeting.

  • Press 2 to record an extended absence greeting. This allows you to record a personalized greeting for callers to hear while you’re away for an extended time and may not be able to answer calls.

  • Press 3 to record your name for use in one of the standard greetings.

What if I forget my voicemail password?

Changing or resetting your password does not delete your messages, greetings, or settings.

  • Open the phone keypad on your device and then press and hold the 1 key to access voicemail.

  • Use your current password to access the voicemail menu.

    • Press 4 to change your personal options.

    • Press 2 to change administrative options.

    • Press 1 to establish or change the password.

    • Enter a new 7 to 14-digit password and press #.

If you forget your password or your password is not working, please chat with us or call 833-50-BOOST (833-502-6678).

Is Voicemail available in Spanish?

Yes, Visual Voicemail is available in Spanish. If your phone language setting is set to Spanish, you’ll see the Visual Voicemail interface and its prompts in Spanish.

How can I find what app version I have?

Select the three lines in the upper left corner and tap Settings then About Voicemail.

What if I have other questions about Visual Voicemail?

You can access help within the app by selecting the three lines in the upper left corner of your app and taping Settings then Help.

If you have other questions about Visual Voicemail, please chat with us or call 833-50-BOOST (833-502-6678). You can also dial 611 from your Boost Mobile phone. 


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