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Voice Mail: Getting Started

Use the voice mail tutorial to learn how to set your Security Code and record your name and greeting.

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Begin the tutorial.

  1. Call UC San Diego Unified Messaging:
    • If you are on campus, call 42000
    • If you are off campus, call (858) 534-2000, and press # to access the system.
  2. Enter your 5-digit extension
  3. Enter your default Security Code "0000"

Note: Your mailbox ID number is the same as your 5-digit telephone extension number.

Replace your temporary Security Code with a new Security Code

  1. Press 3.1.4
  2. Enter a new Security Code on the keypad.
    • Must contain only numbers and be at least 4 numbers long
    • Cannot be the same as your previous Security Code
    • Cannot contain single repeated numbers (e.g., 1111)
    • Can't contain consecutive numbers (e.g., 1234)
    • Can't be the same as your extension
  3. Confirm/ verify your new Security Code to complete the process

Note: For security reasons, you must change your Security Code (from the default 0000).

Record your name.

To record your own name:

  • Press 3.1.5
  • Press 2 to record your name.
  • Press 2 to stop the recording.
  • Press 5 to save
  • Press 6 to review
  • Press 4 to rerecord
  • Press * (star) to cancel
  • Press # (pound) to listen to this menus options

Record your greeting.

  • Press 3.1.3
  • Press 2 to record your greeting.
  • Press 2 to when done recording.
  • Press 5 to save
  • Press 6 to review
  • Press 4 to rerecord
  • Press * (star) to cancel
  • Press # (pound) to listen to this menus options

Note: You can change your Security Code or recorded name at any time by selecting Personal Options from the main menu.

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