How to Clear a Stuck Voicemail Notification on Samsung Galaxy S8

To clear a stuck voicemail notification on your Samsung Galaxy S8, clear your phone’s cache and data files. Head to Settings > Applications > Phone. Then tap Clear Data and Clear Cache. Restart your phone, and check if the voicemail icon is still showing on the notification panel. If so, troubleshooting your phone further using the other tweaks we listed this post.

Clear a Stuck voicemail notification on Samsung Galaxy S8

Stuck voicemail notification on Samsung Galaxy S8. Listened to all voicemails but the notification remains on the phone.


When receiving a voicemail on the Samsung Galaxy S8, you get a voicemail icon in your notification tray. This icon will remain there and can’t be removed until you check your voicemail. The issue some users seem to report is that even after checking their voicemail box, the voicemail notification icon remains and can’t be removed. This seems to be a common occurrence so we’ve found two different ways that can you help you get rid of that pesky stuck notification.

The first workaround is simple, you have to leave yourself a new voicemail. This refreshes the voicemail notification icon on the Galaxy S8. You then access your voicemail box once more and delete the message you left for yourself and it should remove the notification.

If the voicemail icon is still there, try performing the following steps:

  • Go to Settings > Applications > Phone.
  • Tap on Clear Data and Clear Cache (if possible)
  • Power your Galaxy S8 Off, wait 10 seconds then turn it back on and the notification should hopefully be gone!

Aside from the two workarounds above we haven’t found any other method to remove the voicemail notification icon that doesn’t involve a factory reset. If you still have a voicemail notification stuck on your Galaxy S8 and the above options didn’t work for you, try leaving it there for a few days and see if it goes away on its own! If not, a factory reset might be the only option. Good luck!

I hope that we’ve been able to help you fix the voicemail notification problem with your Galaxy S8 device. We would appreciate it if you help us spread the word so please share this post if you found it helpful. 

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