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Create a voicemail authentication code

Learn how to create a digital phone voicemail authentication code and use it to recover or reset your voicemail PIN.


About the voicemail authentication code

Your authentication code is used to recover and reset your PIN. It's different from the six-digit voicemail PIN used to retrieve your messages. Like any PIN or password, keep your authentication code in a secure place.

Tips for creating an authentication code
Ensure your voicemail PIN is set up before creating an authentication code. You'll need your authentication code when setting up voicemail.

Set up your authentication code

  1. Dial *98 from your digital phone.
  2. Press 4 for Mailbox Settings.
  3. Press 2 for Administrative Options.
  4. Press 1 for Security and Hands Free.
  5. Press 4 for Authentication Code.
  6. Press 1 to Create or Change.
  7. Select which birthday to enter:
    • Mother - press 1
    • Father – press 2
    • Spouse – press 3
    • Child – press 4
  8. Enter the 8-digit date of birth (MMDDYYYY).
  9. Re-enter the 8-digit date to confirm and return to the Security Options menu.

Recover a lost or forgotten authentication code

If you’ve lost or forgotten your authentication code, contact us.

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