Ben Tossell@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
Or just turn off voicemail 🙃? Can't remember the last time I used/left a voicemail
@bentossell most people don't bother to call their carriers to do that, or even know it's possible. Carriers do weird things once they've turned off your voicemail, like play messages or just hang up when people would have reached your voicemail. No More Voicemail is a little more subtle. Plus turning voicemail back on would involve another call and be more … See more
Jack Smith@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@natekapi what do you mean by "more subtle". wouldn't turning off voicemail have the same effect?
Ben Tossell@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
@natekapi It only takes me one SMS message to turn off Voicemail... I may have to google how to do it but all that seems less friction than needing to download a separate app just to deal with it?
@_jacksmith It varies carrier to carrier, but when voicemail is turned off at the carrier level some just hang up the call when it should go to voicemail and some play a message that voicemail isn't enabled. The endless ringing is more subtle, in my opinion.
@bentossell Really? Are you sure? I've personally never heard of being able to disable voicemail at the carrier level by sending an SMS. It would otherwise involve calling your carrier's support number every time you want to enable or disable your voicemail. So many of our TrapCall customers told us they don't like voicemail, but they also thought it was too… See more
Ben Tossell@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
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@bentossell oooohhhh! That's so cool. You guys are texting fiends in the UK. Sadly, the carriers don't offer that here in the US. This is good info to know though, as we're trying to figure out how we can offer the app in the UK, as it's US only right now.
Emil Stahl@emilstahl · Partner
@natekapi Here in Denmark I can just call this code: ##002# to disable the voicemail. I thought it was the same internationally.