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Voicemail Notifications: Email and SMS Setup

To receive email or text message notifications when new voicemail messages arrive, follow these steps:

  1. If you are off-campus, make sure you are connected to the VPN.
  2. In your web browser go to https://voicemail.ohio.edu and login in with your OHIO ID and password.
  3. Once logged in, click on the "Settings" button at the top of the page. This should open a new browser page.
  4. Go to Notification Devices and click View Notification Devices.
  5. Click on the SMTP link.
  6. Put a check box in Notification Enabled and enter your email address or the email-to-SMS address for your phone. To receive notifications both via email and SMS, enter both addresses separated by a comma.

    Example of an email-to-SMS entry would be "7405931222@txt.att.net" for AT&T or "7405931222@vtext.com") More txt addresses can be found on the bottom of this document.
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  7. Click Save at the top or bottom of the page.

Email-to-SMS addresses for common cell carriers

If your phone number is (555) 555-5555. Then your email-to-SMS address would be: