Sony Xperia Z - How to Enable the Answering Machine

October 2016

Sony Xperia Z smartphones come with an integrated voicemail feature called the Xperia Answering Machine. Once enabled, this feature can respond to incoming calls with a greeting message you have recorded beforehand, and also records the callers' messages on your smartphone. Here's how to configure the Xperia Answering Machine on your smartphone:

Go to Apps > Settings > Calls:

Go to Other Call Settings and then tap on Xperia Answering Machine:

The first step is to record a greeting message. Tap on Greetings > Record:

You can now enable the Answering Machine option:

By default the Answering Machine activates after 13 seconds, tap on Pick up after to change this setting.

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