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Using Priority Ringing

Last Updated: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn about Priority Ringing which allows you to set up a special ring to announce calls from specified numbers.

Solution

When you make a list of special callers, your phone uses a special ring to announce calls from any of those numbers. If you also have Call Waiting, you will hear a special Call Waiting tone. Complete the following steps to use Priority Ringing.
 

  1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
  2. Press *61 or on a rotary phone, dial 1161.
  3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently On or Off.
     

    The recorded voice will then tell you how many, if any, numbers are currently stored in your list.
     

  4. Follow the voice instructions.
  5. Press 3 to turn the feature On or Off.

Other Actions
 

ActionSteps
Add the last caller to your listPress #01# or on a rotary phone, dial 1201.
Listen to the phone numbers on your list

Press 1.

Result
: The list is read and voice instructions play.

Add a number to your list
  1. Press # or on a rotary phone, dial 12.
  2. Follow the voice instructions.
     

    You can store up to 31 phone numbers on your priority list.

Remove a number from your list
  1. Press * or on a rotary phone, dial 11.
  2. Follow the voice instructions.

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