In order to do this, you need an App called Google Voice which you can download from the Google Play store on your phone. Once you've done that you can follow the directions below: 

Forward your voicemail

Your forwarded voicemail transcripts will appear in your usual email or texting app.
  1. On your Android device, open the Google Voice app "".
  2. At the top left, tap Menu "" and then Settings.
  3. Under Voicemail, turn on the type of forwarding that you want:
    • Get voicemail via message – Tap, and then next to your linked number, tick the box.
    • Get voicemail via email – Turn on to send voicemail transcripts to your email.