BEK Communications Voicemail Setup
To Set Up Your Voice Mail Message:
- Call BEK to have Voice Mail activated on your telephone account.
- If you have an answering machine, disconnect it.
- Dial xxx-2040 from your home.
- When prompted, enter your password followed by the # key (the first time you log into the system your password will be "0000". It will then ask you to enter a new password).
- Press 9 for the mailbox setup menu, Press 1 for greeting options, Press 4 to record your greeting, Record your greeting and then press #. Press 2 to keep your greeting (see below for prefix list of all BEK exchanges).
To Retrieve Messages:
- When you hear a stutter dial tone after you pick up your receiver, you have an unplayed message.
- If dialing from your home phone, dial *96. At the prompt put in your password followed by the “#” key. Your first new message may play immediately. If not press 1 to listen.
- If retrieving messages from a phone other than your home phone, you must dial xxx-2040 with xxx being the prefix of exchange that you are calling from. This call will be toll-free if calling within the BEK service area. If calling from Bismarck, access toll-free by using McKenzie (673), Wilton (734) or Sterling (387). Then, at prompt, dial:
- Your mailbox number (home phone number) followed by the “#” key.
- Enter your pass code followed by the “#” key.
- If dialing from another phone number with Voice Mail you must dial into Voice Mail, when asked for a password enter *. Enter your mailbox number (which is your phone number) followed by # key.
- If you have call waiting, you may answer a second incoming call after hearing the call waiting tone or if you choose not to answer; it will go to Voice Mail.
BEK Exchange Prefix List:
254 – Linton
273 – Pettibone/Lake Williams
286 – Regan
327 – Tappen/Dawson/Crystal Springs/Lake Isabel
332 – Kintyre/Braddock
336 – Strasburg/Hague/Hull/Westfield
378 - Lehr
387 – Sterling/Driscoll/Moffit
392 - Robinson
423 - Zeeland
452 - Wishek
475 - Steele
673 – McKenzie/Menoken/Baldwin
734 - Wilton
754 - Napoleon
782 – Hazelton/Temvik
867 - Tuttle
943 – Wing/Arena