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Using Selective Call Acceptance for Cox Digital Telephone


Selective Call Acceptance is a feature that is discontinued for Cox Voice. The following solution is for Cox Digital Telephone subscribers only.

Selective Call Acceptance lets you decide which calls you will accept.

To use this service, follow these steps.


Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.


Press *64. On a rotary phone, dial 1164.


Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off.

Note: A recorded message plays informing you of how many, if any, numbers are currently stored in your acceptance list.


Follow the voice instructions.


Press 3 to turn the feature on or off, in the event you want to accept all calls again, not just those in the selected list.


Use the table below to manage your list.

Action Steps
Add the last caller to your acceptance list Press #01#. On a rotary phone, dial 1201.
Hear the phone numbers on your list
  1. Press 1.
  2. After the list is read, follow the voice instructions.
Add a number to your list
  1. Press #. On a rotary phone, dial 12.
  2. Follow the voice instructions.

    Note: You can store up to 30 phone numbers on your list.
Remove a number from your list
  1. Press *. On a rotary phone, dial 11.
  2. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers.

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