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Red dot appearing on phone icon.

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Rich00 Calculating status...
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Jun 29, 2009 11:36 PM
Hi all,

Noticed the a red dot appears on the phone icon, When I select the phone icon the redtthen appears on the voicemail icon. I've cleared all voicemail, messages and call history but it still appears..

Any ideas on what this is ?
Windows XP Pro
  • Daniel Whittaker Calculating status...
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    Jun 30, 2009 12:46 AM (in response to Rich00)
    It indicates that Voicemail is currently unavailable...usually appears with me when I'm in an area with little or no signal.
    MacBook Pro 15", iPhone 3GS 16GB, iPod 2nd gen, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
  • sounddust Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Jun 30, 2009 4:11 AM (in response to Rich00)
    The dot means that the phone thinks you have voicemail. It thinks so because your provider is telling the phone you have voicemail (and it's waiting for your provider to update your phone to say there is no more voicemail before the dot is removed). Sometimes the voicemail indicator can show up incorrectly, especially if you are traveling.

    So you can wait for it to go away by itself (will usually happen the next time you get a voicemail and listen to it) or you can call your provider and they will clear it for you.
    imac, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
  • Hickeroar Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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    Jun 30, 2009 5:26 AM (in response to Rich00)
    It's basically saying "You have voicemail, but visual voicemail is unavailable."
    MacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.5)

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