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Traditional voicemail systems are built using hardware and are physically located on a device, like a phone or an answering machine.
It records and stores all incoming voicemails in a voicemail system when a call is unanswered.
While VoIP voicemail is fully digital-based and available on VoIP phone systems, it records and stores voicemail messages on the cloud and can be accessed through IP phone, softphone, email, or web portal.
Yes, if you’re using multiple phone lines, you have to setup a dedicated voicemail box for each line.
This way, you can keep track of messages and avoid confusion between the different phone numbers.
Yes, you can access your VoIP voicemail remotely. As voicemail is one of the features available in VoIP phone systems, and you can access your VoIP system from anywhere, on any device such as IP phones, mobile, and computers.
The number of messages your VoIP voicemail box can hold depends on the specific VoIP service you're using.
Most VoIP providers offer much storage space for your voicemail messages. As a result, you can store hundreds of messages until it exceeds the storage limit.
The voicemail data can be stored for up to 12 months or for an unlimited time frame based on the VoIP provider’s policies. You can check with your VoIP partner to know the voicemail box retention period.
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