Depending on your level of service and need, you can handle your calls in a number of ways:
Reject calls from anyone blocking their number to prevent its display on your Caller ID. With this service, any caller who has blocked his or her number from your Caller ID display will hear an announcement that you do not accept anonymous calls, and that they should remove the blocking and then call back. All other calls will ring through as usual.
To activate Anonymous Call Rejection:
Decide which calls you will accept.
To activate Selective Call Acceptance:
Program your phone to reject calls from any number you place in the rejection list. When your service is turned on, any caller in this list will hear an announcement that you're not accepting calls at this time. All other calls will ring through as usual.
To activate Selective Call Rejection:
Decide which callers should follow you to another number. You can program your phone to forward only those calls from a special list of numbers. When this service is turned ON, calls from numbers in your forward list will be re-routed to your "forward to" number. All others will ring at your home phone as usual.
To activate Selective Call Forwarding:
See the name and number of the person calling you displayed on your Caller ID screen. Subscription to Caller ID requires the lease or purchase of a display telephone or an add-on display unit.
To use Caller ID:
Caller ID Notes:
If any of the following words appear in the telephone display, then the caller is in an area that does not support Caller ID services: