Step-By-Step Instructions


Accessing and Retrieving Voicemail

Learn how to access and retrieve your UB phone voicemail.

Operating System: Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Applies to: Faculty and Staff; Student employees who have access to a campus telephone

Last Updated: November 15, 2016

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Accessing Voicemail from Your Phone

  1. To listen to new, saved or recently deleted messages, press the Messages button. (If your phone has more than one line, first press the button for that line and then press the Messages button.)
  2. Enter your voicemail PIN followed by #. (If your phone has more than one line, be sure to enter the correct PIN for the selected line.)
  3. Follow the prompts to access your messages.

Retrieving Deleted Voicemails

Deleted messages are available to be retrieved for seven days. Once seven days have elapsed, or you Erase the message from the Deleted Msgs menu, the message cannot be restored.

To access your deleted voicemails:

  1. On your phone, press the Messages button.
  2. Enter your voicemail PIN followed by #.
  3. Press 3 (Old Msgs)
  4. Press 2 (Deleted)

Continue to follow the prompts to either Review or (permanently) Erase any available deleted messages.

Accessing Voicemail Remotely

To listen to your messages from another phone:

  1. Dial 716-645-3333.
  2. Press * once you are connected.
  3. Enter your seven-digit phone number as your ID, followed by #.
  4. Enter your voicemail PIN followed by #.

Forgot Your Voicemail PIN?

If you can't remember your voicemail PIN, contact the UBIT Help Center.

Saved Voicemail Storage Limits

Voicemail can store up to 30 minutes worth of messages. When the mailbox is full, an automated recording will prompt you to delete messages. While the mailbox is full, you will be unable to receive new messages. Callers who attempt to leave you voicemail will be informed that you are currently unable to receive new voicemail messages.

Replaying Your Voicemail Slowly

  • To use Slow Playback, press 4 while a message is playing. The message will play back slowly.
  • To resume normal speed, press 8.

Contact the UBIT Help Center

You may also send us an email, or use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email ONLY if you have access to it