Example voicemail messages

Standard messages

Hi. You’ve reached [company name]. Please leave your name, number and a brief message after the tone and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Hi. You have reached [company name]. I’m sorry that no one is available to take your call right now. Please leave your name, number and a short message after the tone and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

Hi. This is [your name]. I’m not available to take your call right now. Please leave your name, number and a short message and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Hi. This is [your name]. I’m not available to take your call right now. If the matter is urgent, please call me on my mobile at [number]. Otherwise, please leave your name, number and a brief message and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Hi. You’ve reached [your name] at [company name]. I’m away until [date]. If you’d like to leave a message I’ll get back to you as soon as I’m back in the office. If the matter is urgent please call [person’s name] on [number].

Company closed

Hi. You have reached [company name]. We are currently closed. Our normal working hours are [opening times] on [days]. Please give us a call when we’re open, or leave your name, number and a message after the tone and we’ll get back to you during office hours. Thank you.

Busy call centre

Hi. You have reached [company name]. All our representatives are currently busy. Please hold the line and your call will be answered shortly.

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