[asterisk-users] How to check my voice mail from outside landline?

Crazy Boy crazymoonboy at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 26 09:00:02 MST 2007

Hi Adam and Noah,

Thank you for your patience and response. I will try to do it now.


Noah Miller <noahisaacmiller at gmail.com> wrote: Hi Adam -

> there must be an easier way, but since i only have asterisk and a couple
> of ATAs (spa 3k), i've set one up to give a dial tone to the incoming
> caller on the FXO port.  This way, dialing a pstn number i get another
> dial tone to access internal extensions, such as voicemail.

That's a perfectly good way to do it.  I don't know what your primary
incoming line does, but if it goes to a queue or a message, you could
also have a special DTMF key to break out and go to VoicemailMain or
whatever.  That would save you from having to have a dedicated line
for outside access to your extensions.  Or, if you have a live person
answering your main number, and you don't want to bother him/her, you
could get a really cheap VoIP DID and dedicate it for access to your

- Noah
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