Transcribe voicemail to text

Learn how to see text transcriptions of your voicemail messages on your iPhone.

Main steps

Some iPhones provide text transcriptions of your voicemail messages:
  • Voicemail-to-text transcription requires an iPhone® 6s or later with iOS® 10.
  • Transcription isn't available on all iOS smartphones.
  • There's no additional fee for the service.
  • Transcriptions are provided in U.S. English.
See text transcriptions on your iPhone
  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Tap the Voicemail tab.
  3. Select a new voicemail message. You’ll see the transcription and the audio will play.
Last updated: February 1, 2023

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