Turn off voicemail notification on Android
When a voicemail arrives, it happen that the notification is stuck on the phone, even after having listened to the voicemail and deleted it.
When the voicemails have been listened to, but the notification does not disappear, simply follow below steps to get rid of the voicemail notifications on your Android smartphone.
After a voicemail is left on your Android mobile phone, a voicemail notification icon appears on the notification area of the Android phone.
The icon is supposed to disappear after the voicemails have been taken care off, but that is not always the case, and it might happen that even after having listened to the voicemail, and deleted the message from the voicemail, the notification still appears.
Get rid of voicemail notification on Android
The first solution which can be tried out, is to leave yourself a voicemail from another phone. It should refresh the voicemail notification, and most likely let the voicemail icon disappear from the phone.
Of course, the new voicemail must also have been listened to and deleted.
If that solution doesn’t get rid of the notification, see our second solution.
How to clear voicemail notification icon
Long tap on the voicemail notification, and a box with a possibility open the app info should appear.
Once on the application info, there will be a box called “clear data”.
Tap on that option to delete the phone application data.
A confirmation box should pop up, to ask you for your permission to delete the app data.
This will not only get rid of the notification, but also of the call log and other information stored by the phone app.
After having deleted the app data, the phone voicemail notification icon should have disappeared from the notification area.