Ultimate Guide to Backup Visual Voicemail on iPhone

How to back up iPhone voice mail to computer?

Run the above iOS toolkit on your computer, click Backup & restore tool, you will see its main interface like below.

Connect up your iPhone to PC or Mac using the USB data cord, the one you use to charge your iPhone. The iOS data backup & restore can then detect your phone’s connection and gives you a screen of all kinds of file types you can choose to back up or transfer.

Choose VoiceMail and click Backup button at the bo

Choose VoiceMail and click Backup button at the bottom section of this iOS data backup & restore tool. This iOS data backup & restore tool will then search for Voice mail on your iPhone and export them to your computer.

Export iPhone voicemails to PC or MAC

Once you have backed up the voicemails from iPhone to computer, you can open and view the backup file in this backup program. You can then click to select any or all voice mails from iPhone and click the Export to PC button to choose a folder on your computer and back up all selected voice mails from iPhone to PC or Mac. It is very easy to follow from here, so we will not discuss into the details. If interested, you can download the free trial version on to your PC or Mac computer and give it a shot by yourself.

It is almost straightforward to use and should you have any further inquiries about the data backup from iPhone to computer using this iOS data backup & restore tool, leave us a message in the comment section below.

Recover iPhone voicemails without backups

Lost voicemails on iPhone without any backups? Go back to the home screen of above iOS Toolkit, click Recover to open the iPhone data recovery software. It can help you retrieve deleted voicemails from iPhone, iTunes or iCloud.

Update May 2018: this article was originally published in May 2016 and has since been updated. in this update, we added new screenshots and deleted some old links.


Part 4 : Save voicemails from iPhone using iOS Data Backup Restore

No matter iCloud or AirDrop have inevitable disadvantages, when saving voicemails from iPhone to iPhone. iCloud does not support to transfer voicemails from iPhone to iPhone separately. And AirDrop cannot save all voicemails from iPhone to iPhone at one time. From this point, we recommend Apeaksoft iOS Data Backup & Restore. It is one of the best iPhone backup and transferring applications on market. Its benefits include:

1. iOS Data Backup & Restore has the capacity to make a backup for entire iPhone in one click. 2. And you can only save voicemails from iPhone to computer. 3. Transfer voicemails from iPhone to iPhone by restoring the backup. 4. In addition to voicemails, it also supports a wider range of data types, like contacts, phone numbers, call history, SMS, MMS, photos, videos, music, etc. 5. This application is able to transfer multiple voicemails at once without damaging existing data on iPhone. 6. It is compatible with iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus6/6s/5/5s/5c/SE/4, iPad Pro/Air/Mini and earlier generations, and iPod Touch. 7. iOS Data Backup & Restore is available to Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP and Mac OS.

In short, it is the easiest way to save voicemails from iPhone to iPhone. And to help you understand the procedure, we use iPhone 5 as the source device and iPhone 7 as the target device.

How to save voicemails from iPhone 5 to computer

Step 1. Install the best iPhone toolkit to your computer

Download the right version of iOS Data Backup & Restore according to the operating system, and install it on your computer. Plug the iPhone 5 into the computer using the Lightning cable and start the application to let it detect the previous iPhone automatically.

Free Download Free Download Step 2 . Set data types for iPhone backup

Step 2. Set data types for iPhone backup

On the home interface, choose the "iOS Data Backup" button to go to the next window. Next, you can decide to make a "Standard backup" or "Encrypted backup". If you select the latter one, drop your password and click the "Start" button to move on. When going into the data type window, locate to the "Message & Contacts" section and check the box of "Voicemail".

Step 3 . Save voicemails from iPhone to computer

Step 3. Save voicemails from iPhone to computer

If you are ready, click the "Next" button at bottom of the window. On the popup dialog, pick a folder to save the voicemail backup and start saving it to your computer. When the process is complete, remove your iPhone 5.

How to transfer voicemails from computer to iPhone

How to transfer voicemails from computer to iPhone

Step 1. Switch to iOS data restore mode

This time use the Lightning cord to connect the iPhone 7 to your computer and launch iOS Backup & Restore. After it discovers your iPhone, click "iOS Data Restore" button to display all backups available on your computer.

Step 2 . Preview voicemails for selectively transf

Step 2. Preview voicemails for selectively transferring

Select the latest backup file on the list and click the "View Now" button to open it on computer. When the detail window opens, select Voicemail on the left sidebar; then you can look at all voicemails on the previous iPhone.

Step 3 . Transfer voicemails from iPhone to comput

Step 3. Transfer voicemails from iPhone to computer

On the detail window, select all voicemails that you want to transfer to the new iPhone. Once click the "Restore to Device" button at bottom right corner, the process will initiate. When you see the popup dialog tells Congratulations, click "OK" and quit the application. Disconnect your iPhone 7 from your computer and you can find the voicemails in Voicemails screen.

5. How to Trim iPhone Voicemail

Please note that you can add your voicemail to an existing note or save it as a new note.

If you prefer to save voicemail to Voice Memos app, you can trim the file as below and then share with your friends.

Step 1 Launch Voice Memos app on iPhone home scree

Step 1Launch Voice Memos app on iPhone home screen.

Step 2Choose the voice memo you saved from voicemail and tap Edit.

Step 3Tap the red sliders to trim your voicemail, and then tap Trim when you are done.

Step 4Select Trim Original or Save As New Recording on the pop-up window.

To prevent data loss, the best bet is backing up iPhone data in time.

There are different ways to save the copy of iPhone data, you should consider which you should choose to save your voicemail on iPhone from tons of options.

2. How to Set Up Voicemail on iPhone

If your wireless carrier allows you to set up voicemail, it will be a simple case for every iPhone user. Below is the easy process.

Step 1 Open Phone app on your home screen.

Step 1Open Phone app on your home screen.

Step 2Tap Voicemail on the bottom right corner of the interface.

Step 3Tap Set Up Now.

Step 4Enter a voicemail password in the box twice.

Step 5Tap Done on the upper-right corner.

Step 6Tap Custom > Record to record a greeting.

Step 7Tap Stop and Done when finished.

If you don’t want to record a custom greeting for

If you don’t want to record a custom greeting for your voicemail, you can select Default in the sixth step, and then it would be Your call has been forwarded to an automated voice messaging system. At the tone, please record your message. When you’ve finished recording you may hang up or press 1 for more options.

Set up voicemail on iPhone is a piece of cake, right?

Save your iPhone voicemail

If your mobile phone carrier supports visual voicemail, you can easily export them to your computer. Whether it’s the voice of a loved one, or an important legal matter, you can access them anytime.

  • Listen to voicemail on your computer
  • Export voicemail from your iPhone as an audio file
  • Recover voicemail from past backups

Part 3. How to Retrieve Old Voicemails on iPhone with an iCloud Backup File

For Part 2 I mentioned how to extract iCloud and iTunes backup file to recover deleted voicemail from iPhone. If you don’t like to use a tool for the task, you can get deleted voicemail back on iPhone with the iCloud backup file as well. Here are the steps:

Important: if you restore your iPhone with iCloud backup, the current existing content will be replaced by the backup file data.

  1. Tap on Settings > General > Reset, then "Erase All Content and Settings".
  2. On the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup, then sign in to iCloud.
  3. Next, proceed to "Choose backup", then choose the one that contains the deleted voicemail from the available iCloud backups.

2: Recover Permanently Deleted Voicemail via iCloud Restore

If you have enabled iCloud on your iPhone, the data will automatically get backed up to cloud whenever your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. You can then restore the backup to your iPhone when you need. Follow the steps below to restore the backup to your iPhone.

Step 1. Go to Settings of your iPhone -> Apps and Data screen and tap “Restore from iCloud backup”.

Step 2. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3. Select the latest iCloud backup of your device after checking the date and time. The restoring of data will begin immediately.

Step 4. If asked, enter the Apple ID and password again to restore the apps and purchases.

Step 5. Once the recovery process is complete, the entire iCloud data will be restored to your iPhone. You can now check the recovered voicemail on your iPhone.

Please note that you need to erase all content and settings before restoring the backup.

How to Retrieve a Deleted Voicemail on iPhone

  1. Use the digital cable to connect your iPhone to computer.
  2. Connect it with your computer via a USB cable, making sure it can detect it and the software can recognize it.

  3. Install Voicemail Recovery App on your PC/Mac.
  4. Download the latest version of the software. It’s fully compatible with Windows PC/Mac and all kinds of iPhones. It is a safe tool to recover permanently deleted voicemail on iPhone, feel free to download and install it.

  5. Launch the iPhone data recovery and click "Recover from iOS".
  6. In the main window, select "Recover from iOS". It means it will scan your iPhone for the deleted voicemails after confirming the operation. Click "Scan" to let the software scan for your deleted voicemails.

  7. When it finishs the scanning, select voicemail to preview and restore.
  8. Please filter the permanently deleted voicemails by selecting the file types in the left directory. Preview the files on the right side. When finding the target permanently deleted voicemails from iPhone, select them all and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

Part 2 : Save voicemails from iPhone using AirDrop

To help users transfer files between iOS, Apple has released an ad-hoc service, called AirDrop, in 2011. The devices that AirDrop supports include: iPhone X/8/7/6/6s/5, iPad Mini, iPad 4th generation and later, iPad Pro, iPod Touch 5th generation and later, and latest MacBook. And it is a good option when you want to save several voicemails from iPhone to another iOS device.

How to save voicemails from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop

Step 1. First of all, you need to enable AirDrop on both iOS devices. You can slide up the iPhone screen turn on the "Wi-Fi" and "Bluetooth" features. Then open the Control Center and enable AirDrop.

Note: AirDrop only needs you to enable the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features, but not necessary to connect to another device or a Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. There are three ways to connect iPhone to another device via AirDrop, "Off", "Contacts Only" and "Everyone". The second option only allows iCloud contacts to discover your iPhone and transfer data. So, we suggest you to select "Everyone" on the source and target iOS devices.

Step 3 . Visit the Phone app on the source iPhone

Step 3. Visit the Phone app on the source iPhone and go to the "Voicemail" tab from the bottom. Here you can get all voicemails saved on your iPhone. Tap on a desired voicemail to open it and then hit the Share icon at top of the screen to open the menu box. Tap on the AirDrop contact of the iPhone that you want to save voicemail to.

Step 4 . On the target iPhone, you will get a popu

Step 4. On the target iPhone, you will get a popup message ask whether to accept the file. Tap "Accept" and trigger the process. Repeat the operations to transfer voicemails from iPhone to iPhone.

Note: AirDrop is convenient to transfer a few voic

Note: AirDrop is convenient to transfer a few voicemails; but if you have dozens of voicemails on the old device waiting for saving to the new device, AirDrop is a waste of time. Moreover, AirDrop is a Geo-based wireless connection. The two iOS devices must be as close as possible.

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