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Setting Up Reminders and Notifications in Voice Mail

Last Updated: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 > Related Articles

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Summary

Use this article for instructions on how to set up Cox Digital Telelphone service to send you a reminder of important events.

Solution

With Cox Digital Telephone, you can schedule the phone to call or email you with important information.

Reminders: These are pre-record messages that you can send to your home phone at specific times during the day. They can be used to for:

  • Appointments
  • Time to wake up
  • Birthdays, anniversaries, medicines

Notifications: These are system voice prompts that are sent to your cell phone, page, or email address when a voicemail arrives in your mailbox. Note: For long-distance calls, standard Cox long-distance pricing may apply and appear on your Cox billing statement. Notifications can be set up to work:

  • Any time a voice mail arrives in your mailbox 
  • Only if voicemail arrives when you're at work, on vacation, or during the weekend
  • Only if voicemail arrives with an urgent or normal stamp
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To set up Reminders, press 71 from the main menu. Then press:

  • 11 to schedule and record a one-time reminder
  • 12 to schedule and record a daily (weekly, weekend) reminder
  • 2 to edit an existing reminder

To set up Notifications that at voicemail arrived, press 44 from the main menu. Then press:

  • 12 to  have the phone to call you.. (For long-distance calls, standard Cox long-distance pricing may apply and appear on your Cox billing statement.)
  • 13 to schedule the phone to call your pager
  • 15 to schedule the phone to email you (from Phone Tools or the Home Phone app, enter your email address)
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See Using Voice Mail Personal Options for more ways to review outgoing reminders or select mailbox notification settings.

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