How to Change Your Voicemail Password on the iPhone

Protect your personal communications by updating your iPhone's voicemail password.

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Did you forget your iPhone voicemail password or give it out to someone who, in hindsight, really shouldn’t have access to it? Never fear; changing your voicemail password is easy. We'll show you how to change your voicemail password on an iPhone.

Related: How to Change Your Voicemail Greeting on Your iPhone

  1. Go to Settings.

    Settings
     
  2. Scroll down and tap Phone.

    Tap Phone
     
  3. Tap Change Voicemail Password.

    Change voicemail password
     
  4. Enter your new voicemail password and tap Done.

    Enter voicemail password
     
  5. Re-enter your new voicemail password and tap Done.

    Re-enter voicemail password
     

That’s it! Now that you've learned how to change your voicemail password, consider signing up for our Tip of the Day to learn more useful iPhone tips. After changing your voicemail password, you may receive a message from your service provider notifying you that your voicemail PIN has been changed. Since you just changed it, you can ignore this. If you're beefing up your iPhone security, maybe you've also blocked some numbers recently. If so, you might be interested in our article on how to check voicemails from blocked numbers.

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Elisabeth Garry

Elisabeth Garry is a Feature Web Writer for iPhone Life. Formerly of Gartner and Software Advice, she has four years’ experience writing about technology for everyday users. As a former college writing instructor, she is passionate about effective, accessible communication, which is perhaps why she loves helping people make the best use of the strongest communication tools they have available: their iPhones. She has a degree in Russian Literature and Language from Reed College.

When she’s not writing for iPhone Life, she’s probably either reading (19th-century Russian literature or fantasy novels), writing fiction, or spending time with her adorable dog, Moosh.