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Using Priority Ringing


When you make a list of special callers, your phone uses a special ring to announce calls from any of those numbers.
Note: If you subscribe to Call Waiting, then you will hear a special Call Waiting tone.

Complete the following steps to use Priority Ringing.


Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.


Press *61 or, on a rotary phone, dial 1161.


Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently On or Off.

Result: The recorded voice tells you how many, if any, numbers are currently stored in your list


Follow the voice instructions.


Use the following table to configure Priority Ringing.

Action Steps
Turn the feature On or Off Press 3.
Listen to the phone numbers on your list Press 1.

: 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.

    Note: 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.

To add the last caller to your list, press #01#, or on a rotary phone, dial 1201.

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