Have you set up a special extension number for voicemail that the users can dial to get their respective vm messages?
If not, then you need to do that first. See Ironhelix's suggestion here.
Next, are you set up so that your * box can handle incoming pstn calls? I mean, if someone calls from pstn, does your * get the call and provide voicemail if no one answers?
If you haven't done that, then you need to do that first.
Assuming that you have done all that and have gotten this far, all you need to do add the 'a' extension in extension.conf as follows:
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exten => a,1,VoicemailMain ; Press '*' during vm greeting to access vm remotely
exten => a,n,Hangup()
Just press '*' during vm greeting to get access to your mailbox remotely. * will ask for your extension and passwd.
This works for calls made from external pstn line, or from internal extensions as well.
NOTE that there is no need for an IVR here.
kmkittre wrote:This seems like an easy task, and I'm probably just not using the right terms in my searches. However, so far I'm coming up empty-handed.
What is the easiest way to check voicemail remotely when all I have is a telephone (no way to get or play .wav files)? I have a phone that can receive e-mails so I know when I have a voicemail. Now, how can I check that voicemail without using a SIP phone?
(Links to tutorials would be great)