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Suggested Voice Mail Greeting

As you initialize your mailbox for the first time, the voice processor will ask  you to select a standard system greeting or you can create your own personal greeting. The standard greeting tells the caller: "Bob Jones is not available.  At the tone, please record a message. 

We recommend you customize  your mailbox by recording your own personal greeting. You can change your greeting as often as you like.  Please review the examples of the some personal greetings below:

Personal Greeting Examples:
  1. Hello this is Bob Jones. I'm sorry, I am not available to take your call.  If you will leave a detailed message I will get back to you as soon as possible.
  2. This is Bob Jones and I am not available to answer your call right now.   You may leave a message after the tone