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Topic # 173198 14-May-2015 16:35

I have an on-account 2degrees mobile.  The time allowed before it diverts an incoming call to voicemail is too short.  I have seen traffic about arcane sequences of digits to change this delay starting with **61.. , but it's obviously provider specific.

I'm wondering if anyone knows what this is for 2 degrees.

Thanks,
R


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  Reply # 1305289 14-May-2015 16:53
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Hi 

Try entering the USSD code - 

 

**61*64222022000**30# which will set the response to 30 seconds. Adjust the *30# if you want it sooner, but it has to be in steps of 5. i.e.

 

**61*64222022000**25# 

 

 

Hope this helps.
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^POB





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  Reply # 1305382 14-May-2015 19:20
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Thanks, worked a charm.  I had actually googled and found that exact sequence mentioned, but my brain added a "+" before the "64" when I tried it.  Good to have it confirmed.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1305806 15-May-2015 13:41
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Is there an code to turn voicemail off?


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  Reply # 1305815 15-May-2015 13:50
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There's an option on the voicemail platform to not record a message (ie play outgoing message only).




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  Reply # 1307182 18-May-2015 13:38
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loganjames: Is there an code to turn voicemail off?



Yes you can turn it off by dialing 202 and selecting option 3 (Settings) then option 8 (turn off). The caller will get a message that voicemail is turned off.  If you want it completely removed, pm us your name, number and 4 digit security PIN or call Care on 200. 

Here's more info on voicemail

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  Reply # 2021757 24-May-2018 12:21
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2degreesCare: Hi 

Try entering the USSD code -  **61*64222022000**30# which will set the response to 30 seconds. Adjust the *30# if you want it sooner, but it has to be in steps of 5. i.e. **61*64222022000**25#   

Hope this helps.
Regards
^POB


 

@2degreesCare, I've some questions:

 

1. What is the max duration of ringing before reaches the voicemail?

 

2. By using your above method, how often can I change this setting of the ringing duration?

 

 

 

Thanks,


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  Reply # 2021804 24-May-2018 12:58
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Max is 30 seconds and I am sure 2degrees default is 20 seconds

John



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  Reply # 2021953 24-May-2018 17:05

I have since replaced the phone I had when I asked this question 3 years ago. My phone then was a Samsun s4 from 2Deg, and after the display died I bought a refurbished S4 mini.

Never again.

The phone seems to have started life with AT&T, and although its a good phone, among the major drawbacks are:

- It won't allow tethering.
- It won't update past the version of Android that was on it (4.4.2).

..and I just tried the magic number to increase the voicemail diversion timeout, and that doesn't work either. I get "couldn't get server response".

I guess I'm stuck with the "divert to voicemail when the recipient is 2 metres from reaching the phone" option.

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  Reply # 2021961 24-May-2018 17:24
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Try this code instead: *61*+64222022000**30#

You can query the result after by dialing *#61#

If it still fails on your device you can always quickly put your SIM in a different phone to send the GSM code then change the SIM back straight after.



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  Reply # 2021964 24-May-2018 17:32

Nope, same result.  Didn't like the *#61# query either, that also gave the same response.

 

I'll try swapping out the SIM


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  Reply # 2021965 24-May-2018 17:34
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SIM can't cause this issue as it's only used to ID subscribers onto the mobile network

John

Edit: oh swap SIM into another device you mean



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  Reply # 2021970 24-May-2018 17:51

I gather that is what was meant.  So the implication is that the timeout is stored on the SIM?


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  Reply # 2021972 24-May-2018 17:56
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No, it's stored on the HSS (a network component) hence you can send the command and it'll remain in place even if you swap device / SIM.



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  Reply # 2021985 24-May-2018 17:58

So what would be different if I were to put my SIM into my mate's NZ-new phone and dial the magic number ?  I.e. what would change in terms of what is sent to the network?

 

 


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  Reply # 2021988 24-May-2018 18:03
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The device would be different. If it works in a different device you know your at&t device is somehow modifying something on the command(s) (or not correctly acknowledging the response). If it doesn't work in a different device then it could signify a provisioning issue at the MNP (2degrees) end.

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