1. A method for avoiding handset application interruption, comprising:
activating an application interruption avoidance service feature on a handset to prevent a voice call from interrupting an
starting the application on the handset;
receiving a message indicating that an incoming call is being forwarded by a coupled network element to voice mail, wherein
the message is received from the coupled network element, and wherein the coupled network element is a mobile switching center
presenting at least one indicator associated with the incoming call being forwarded to voice mail on the handset.