What a great question! Yes, you have the ability to listen to your voicemail messages both on and off speaker phone. When you want to listen to your voicemail messages, tap on “Voicemail” from the main menu and then tap on the message you would like to listen to. You will have two options presented to you; Play and Speaker. To listen to the message through the phone earpiece, tap on the “Play” option. To listen to the message through the speaker simply tap the “Speaker” option. For more details on the Lively Smart, please visit the support page of our website www.lively.com.