Help! I don't know how to set the # of rings before my call goes to voice mail!

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Can someone please tell me how to set the number of rings before my call goes to voice mail? I have a Samsung Galaxy III. Thank you!
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Timo Tuokkola, Mobile Master

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You can't. The system is hard coded at 4 rings.
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1- Dial *#61# on your device. It should say something like this:

Call Forwarding
Voice: +########## after XX seconds
The "+###..." is the number that calls are forwarded to- write this down. The "XX" is the amount of time a caller has to wait in seconds.

2- Dial **61*+##########*11*XX# with "+###..." being the number you wrote down, and "XX" being the new amount of time. Note that the amount of time can only be increased/decreased in 5 second intervals, i.e. you can enter "15" but not "26". You should get a "Network Message" saying something like this:

Call Forwarding
Registration was successful

3- Everything should now be set up! You can check by dialing *#61# and seeing how much time the caller has to wait, or calling the device and seeing how long you wait until voicemail.

Highest duration I could achieve was 30 seconds the default was 25 seconds which was 4 rings, now it's 6 rings before calls go to voicemail. Stock ringtones were used in this test using an HTC Raider. Results may vary.
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I just learned this method yesterday on this very community.
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Great advise. Worked like it should and you are right, the max # is 30 seconds which gave me 5 rings on my wife's Nokia 610.

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