Here’s how you can use Voicemail Transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone

In iOS 10, Apple has included in the voicemail transcripts feature. The feature does come in handy, as it helps you check your iPhone voicemail quickly and easily without the need to listen to a message. To specify, it has the ability to transcribe your voicemails into text so that you can read them.

It’s good to know that Voicemail Transcription for iPhone is currently in beta, which means not everything will transcribe as clearly as you may want. However, it’s worth trying out. In this guide, we will be presenting to you how to use Voicemail Transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone. Have a look.

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Before getting started, make sure that your carrier supports visual voicemail and your iPhone is running iOS 10 or later.

Steps to see voicemail transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step 1: Launch the Phone app on your iPhone, and then tap on Voicemail button in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Choose a voicemail message in the list.

  • If this is the first time you have chosen a voicemail message, the audio will playback automatically when you tap it to view the transcript.
  • If you have already listened to a message, it won’t playback the next time you read it.

Steps to share voicemail transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step 1: Launch the Phone app on your iPhone, and then tap on Voicemail button in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Choose a voicemail message in the list.

Step 3: Now, tap and hold on the transcript, and then simply choose the portion you wish to share.

Step 4: Tap on the Share button in the action menu.

Step 5: Lastly, choose the app with which you wish to share the transcript.

Steps to create a Calendar event from a voicemail transcript in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step 1: Launch the Phone app on your iPhone, and then tap on Voicemail button in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Choose a voicemail message in the list.

Step 3: Tap on the date or time in a transcript to bring up the pop-up window. Here, tap on Create Event.

Step 4: Type in the relevant information for the event and then tap on Add to add it to the Calendar app.

Steps to submit voicemail transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone to Apple

In case a transcript isn’t properly transcribed, you can send that voicemail to Apple to help make the service work better in the future.

Step 1: Launch the Phone app on your iPhone, and then tap on Voicemail button in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Choose a voicemail message in the list.

Step 3: Tap on Useful or Not Useful.

The feedback will then be submitted, and you will be asked if you wish to send your voicemail to Apple to improve transcription accuracy. At this point, simply tap on Submit to send the voicemail or Cancel to keep the voicemail private.

That’s all about how to use voicemail transcripts in iOS 10 on iPhone. Got any questions? Give us a shout in the comments section below and we’ll be sure to help you out.

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