UK 4G MOBILE OPERATOR EE announced today that it's bringing Visual Voicemail to its iPhone 5 customers, becoming only the second UK network to offer the service.
If you weren't one of the few who had Visual Voicemail on an O2 iPhone circa 2007, Visual Voicemail is a service that lets you see who has left you a voicemail without having to ring a dedicated number.
EE explains, "Visual Voicemail lets you view all your voicemail messages at once, then listen to them in the order you prefer. Use the play or pause button to control playback of your voice messages and the scrubber bar even lets you replay portions of a message."
Not all EE iPhone 5 customers will have access to the snazzy feature, though, as the operator has said that you'll have to be signed up to one of its pricey 4G EE plans. However, a post on the EE forums says Visual Voicemail will also be available to Orange customers paying £36 a month or more, though it adds that T-Mobile customers will have to wait to get the feature.
The post says, "T-Mobile users apparently have to wait a few more months yet as TM need to move everyone onto the Orange voicemail platform first."
If you like what you hear, it couldn't be easier to set up the service. Simply text "iPhone visual" to 150, and EE claims it'll be set up and ready to use within the following 24 hours. You'll also need to ensure that your iPhone is running the latest software and that you have the most up to date carrier settings. µ
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