Sony Xperia Z - How to Enable the Answering Machine

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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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