Checking your voicemail should not count towards airtime.

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I've never used more than my plan's included minutes, but once voice mail became included in all plans, I started having to check it often for messages - to my surprise, checking your voicemail counted towards your airtime usage and I got charged quite a bit. Checking your voicemail shouldn't count towards your airtime!
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Posted 5 years ago

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Mayumi, Mobile Master

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To avoid using your airtime, you can check your VM from a landline or friends cell phone :)
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Just hit "*" when the greeting message starts to access the menu.
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Marcus Fenix

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The counter argument to this, is that when you access your voicemail, it counts as an actual call, because you are dialing out from your cell phone. Same applies to 1-800 numbers. To avoid the airtime being used, wait until the evening or use a landline as suggested.

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