How To Remove Voicemail Notification On Google Pixel 2 XL

Have you ever received a voicemail, then, after listening to it, the notification remains on your Google Pixel 2 XL display? You try to swipe it away but you can't. And, you even tap it, select hide content, however, it stays stuck on your screen.

Moreover, the voicemail notification stays on the screen no matter how many times you listen to it. It stays there even when you have no new messages! For what its worth, you can ignore the notification. However, how do you know when you truly have a new voicemail? How can you tell when to check your voicemail box for new messages? In this article, we discuss how to get rid of the voicemail notification on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

How To Get Rid Of Voicemail Notification On Pixel 2 XL

Lucks on your side1 There are several ways to get rid of the voicemail notification on your Google Pixel 2 XL. So, what are these simple tricks that you can use if your Google Pixel 2 XL voicemail notification won't go away? Firstly, we use the restart method, then the disable/re-enable method, as well as the data clearing option to delete the voicemail notification. Ok! Let us begin!

Reboot Your Google Pixel 2 XL

Have you tried restarting your Google Pixel 2 XL? For many software glitches, like the voicemail notification glitch, a quick restart resolves the issue. Turn off your Google Pixel 2 XL completely for about 15 seconds. Then, start the smartphone. Has the voicemail notification disappeared? No? Then, move to the next fix.

Disable/Re-Enable Voicemail Notifications

Our second tip is to disable and then re-enable the "show notification" option vi the voicemail app settings. This fix is known to remove the ever persistent new voicemail notification. Here's what you need to do:
  • Firstly, access the “Show notifications” setting in your voicemail application by going to your Google Pixel 2 XL Settings.
  • Here, find and open the Application Manager.
  • Navigate to all apps.
  • Scroll and find the Voicemail app.
  • Tap to open it and then deselect the Show notifications option.
  • Once disabled, tap the option to re-enable it.
  • Make sure to check “Show notifications.”
  • Reboot your Google Pixel 2 XL and test that the voicemail works correctly by leaving yourself a test voicemail.

Delete App Data

Ok, so you've tried the methods above. However, the Google Pixel 2 XL voice notification won't go away. Then, the next thing to do is clear cache/data for the phone/voicemail application. When you delete this data, you reset the settings and data of the applications. Rest assured that you do not lose any voicemail messages during the process.

Clear Pixel 2 XL Phone Application

  • Firstly, open your Google Pixel 2 XL's Settings
  • Then, locate and open the Application Manager
  • Scroll to ALL
  • Tap on Phone
  • Then, tap Clear data.
Finally, check to make sure that your voicemail icon displays correctly. Is the new voicemail notification still stuck? Then, try removing the voicemail app's data instead. To do so, follow the guidelines below.

Clear the Voicemail Application

If, for some reason, clearing the data on your phone app did not help then try clearing the Voicemail application's data as well.
  • Firstly, access your Google Pixel 2 XL's Settings
  • Find and open the Application Manager
  • Scroll to ALL
  • Tap on Voicemail
  • Then, tap Clear data.
Is your Google Pixel 2 XL still showing the voicemail notification? Then, your next step is to contact your service provider. Thanks for reading what to do when Google Pixel 2 XL notification won't go away here on ORDUH.

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