Voicemail System     

The term “Voicemail System” can refer to a hardware or software system that performs the task of recording and managing Voicemail Messages. There are specialized hardware devices that perform this function, as well as PC-based software solutions.

Free Voicemail System (PC-based)

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides Voicemail capability. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Voicemail Software     

The term “Voicemail Software” refers to software that runs on a PC or other more specialized hardware, that performs the task of recording and managing Voicemail Messages.

Free Voicemail Software

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides Voicemail capability. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Voicemail Messages     

The term “Voicemail Messages” refers to messages recorded by a phone or phone system for you. This is usually because you were away when someone tried to call you. Voicemail messages are like answering machine messages – these days fewer answering machines are used because more modern Voicemail systems are available that provide more advanced features.

How to receive Voicemail Messages on your PC

Software known as “Skype” allows you to send and receive Voicemail messages on your PC, as well as making and receiving voice calls.

To see how to send and receive Voicemail messages using Skype, click here.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Voicemail Service     

The term “Voicemail Service” refers to a service (either provided by your phone provider or by PC-based software) that performs the task of recording and managing Voicemail Messages.

Free Voicemail Service (PC-based)

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides a Voicemail service. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Voicemail Box     

The term “Voicemail Box” means a place where incoming Voicemail messages are stored so that you can easily listen to them when you have time, and optionally save them for later reference. You can think of this as being like a traditional mailbox, but for Voice messages rather than letters.

A Voicemail Box can be provided by your phone service provider, or can be provided by software running on a standard PC.

Free PC-based Voicemail Box

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides you with a Voicemail box on your PC. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Email Inbox

Skype provides a simple Voicemail Box, but you may prefer to direct all your Voicemail to the same place as your incoming email, so you only need to look in one place for incoming messages. If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your email inbox.

VoIP Voicemail     

The term “VoIP Voicemail” refers to software that runs on a PC that performs the task of recording and managing Voicemail Messages received via VoIP.

Free VoIP Voicemail Software

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides a Voicemail capability. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get VoIP Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Voicemail Number     

The term “Voicemail Number” refers to a phone number that, when dialled, takes a message from the caller rather than relying on you to answer it.

Thanks to the latest VoIP technology, you can now set up your own Voicemail number without having to call in expensive technicians. If you want a new Voicemail number, follow these steps to set one up on your PC in just a few minutes.

How to quickly set up a Voicemail number and receive messages using your PC (no phones involved)

If you have a PC with a broadband internet connection, you can, in just a few minutes, set up a brand new phone number and start receiving Voicemail messages to it. The Voicemail messages are recorded on your PC, and if you run Microsoft Outlook you can even redirect them to your inbox and store them permanently as MP3, or forward them to any email address. (NOTE: There is a subscription fee associated with this service).

Follow these steps to get a brand new Voicemail number

1. Follow these steps to get a Skype phone number that anyone in the world can dial from a standard phone.

2. Follow these steps to configure Skype to take Voicemail messages for you.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Computer Voicemail     

The term “Computer Voicemail” refers to software that runs on a PC that performs the task of recording and managing Voicemail Messages.

Free Computer Voicemail

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides a Computer Voicemail capability. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Online Voicemail     

The term “Online Voicemail” refers to the ability to send and receive Voicemail over the Internet.

Free Online Voicemail System

The popular free VoIP client Skype provides a Voicemail capability that is capable of receiving Voicemail over the Internet. This is free for PC-to-PC calling/messages, and can also be set up to take Voicemail messages from standard phones (for a small fee), using the SkypeIn feature.

How to get Voicemail Messages in your Inbox

If you run Microsoft Outlook, you can use software known as “Skylook”, in conjunction with Skype, to get Skype Voicemail messages delivered to your inbox.

Internet Phone Calls     

Internet Phone Calls

The term “Internet Phone Calls” refers to the ability to talk to people using a headset or a “VoIP phone” over the Internet rather than using traditional phone lines.

The process of making phone calls on the Internet is also known as “VoIP”. To find out more about VoIP, click here.

How to make phone calls on the Internet

Software known as “Skype” allows you to make phone calls on the internet. To see how, click here.