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COMBOX®

With COMBOX®, your mobile device/telephone is always ready to take calls. Your answering machine will receive all calls that you cannot answer in person and records messages left by callers. You do not require an additional device.

 

 

Use your COMBOX® from any fixed-network or mobile phone worldwide; listen to messages and return calls at the press of a button. You can manage your COMBOX® settings easily in the Customer Center.

COMBOX® basic

COMBOX® pro


for your mobile phone

0.– / month

5.– / month


for your fixed-network phone

0.– / month

5.– / month

Free with all inOne home and other subscriptions inOne home light, Swisscom Line plus, Swisscom Line basic, Vivo XS-XL und Swisscom Casa


Functions at a glance

  COMBOX® basic COMBOX® pro  
Memory capacity 20 messages à 3 minutes 100 messages à 3 minutes Messages can be stored permanently; messages are automatically deleted one day after you listen to them and new messages after 30 days
SMS notification To one phone numbers To three phone numbers About calls received by the COMBOX®
Personal greeting – domestic 1 2 With or without your phone number announcement
Personal greeting – abroad ✕  1 With or without message storage
Personal absence notifications ✕  ✓  Callers cannot leave messages
Administration in the Customer Centre Settings only ✓  In the Customer Centre
Message forwarding ✕  To three 3 e-mail addresses For voice messages and faxes to up to three e-mail addresses
Receiving and sending faxes ✕  ✓  Received faxes can be forwarded to a fax machine or sent on to an e-mail address in PDF format
Visual Voicemail (VVM) ✓  ✓  With Visual Voicemail (VVM), your COMBOX® missed calls messages are displayed directly on your smartphone. You can therefore listen to them right away without having to call the COMBOX® number. VVM is only available for Apple devices.
Message Waiting Indicator (MWI) ✓  ✓  Message Waiting Indicator (MWI) is a function supported by fixed-line devices, which notifies you of new COMBOX® messages on your fixed-line device. A flashing light and/or icon (letter, tape, “1 message” icon or similar) indicates the new message on the display.
  0.- /month 5.-/month  

COMBOX® on your mobile phone - Swisscom Help


Visual Voicemail (VVM)

With Visual Voicemail, you can view a list of your COMBOX® messages on your smartphone. You can then listen to or delete them without calling the COMBOX® number.

Activating or deactivating Visual Voicemail (VVM)

To activate

If you are using Visual Voicemail for the first time, follow the instructions on the Apple website.

 

Have you deactivated your Visual Voicemail, but now want to reactivate it? Send a free SMS quoting “VVM” to 444. Then follow the additional setup instructions on the Apple website.

 

Note: VVM requires mobile data. Costs may be incurred if data roaming is activated.

To deactivate:

Send a free SMS quoting “STOP VVM” to 444.






Visual Voicemail (Apple devices only)

With Visual Voicemail (VVM), your COMBOX® missed calls messages are displayed directly on your smartphone. You can therefore listen to them right away without having to call the COMBOX® number.

 

How to activate VVM:

 

  1. Activate Mobile Data in your device settings.
  2. Send an SMS quoting “START VVM” to 444.
  3. You will receive an order confirmation via SMS.
  4. Another SMS is sent when VVM has been successfully activated.
  5. Switch your device off and back on again after a couple of seconds.
  6. Close the VVM setup under "Telephone and Voicemail" on your device.

 

VVM is only supported for Apple devices. Make sure that you have the latest update installed on your iPhone or iPad.

 

N.B. VVM requires mobile data. If data roaming is activated, it may incur costs.






Frequently asked questions

Which COMBOX® do I have?

COMBOX® pro is included with inOne home, inOne home light, Swisscom Line plus, Swisscom Line basic, Vivo XS-XL and Swisscom Casa subscriptions.
COMBOX® basic is included in all other fixed-network and all mobile subscriptions.

How do I access messages on my COMBOX®?

For your mobile phone : Choose +41 79 499 79 79.
For your fixed-network phone: 086 and your telephone number

How do I operate my COMBOX®?

Call back
Save
Delete
Listen again
Next message
Time announcement
Read out caller’s phone number
Settings
Read out all key functions





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