Advanced Telephone Features

Choosing a Ring Tone

  • On 7906/7911/7931 models, press the "Display/Menu" button, then use the "Navigation" button to highlight "Settings"
    On 7941/7961 models, press the "Setting" button.
  • Press the "Select" softkey (first button)
  • Press the "Select" softkey again for "User Preferences"
  • Press the "Select" softkey again for "Rings"
  • Press the "Select" softkey again for "Default Ring"
  • Highlight a ring choice using the "Navigation" button
  • Press the "Play" softkey to hear the highlighted ring
  • With desired ring highlighted, press the "Select" softkey
  • Press the "Save" softkey
  • Press the "Exit" softkey
  • Press the "Exit" softkey again to return to "User Preferences"
  • Press the "Exit" softkey again to return to "Applications"
  • Press the "Exit" softkey again to exit the "Applications" menu

Conference Call

  • While on the line, put the first call on "Hold."
  • Place a second call.
  • Navigate to first call.
  • Press the "Join" softkey (may need to press the "More" softkey to find "Join")

Calling a Whitman Extension from the Call History list

  • While in the call history (received call, missed call, etc.), scroll to the desired phone number.
  • Press the "Dial" softkey.

Calling an Off Campus Number from the Call History list

  • While in the call history (received call, missed call, etc), scroll to the desired phone number.
  • Press the "EditDial" softkey (second button)
  • Press "7" to append the "7" to the beginning of the number, or 7-1 if long distance.
  • Press the "Dial" softkey (first button)

Editing a Number in the Call History

  • While in the call history (received call, missed call, etc), scroll to the desired phone number.
  • Press the "EditDial" softkey (second button)
  • Press the ">>" softkey to move past digits
  • Press the "<<" softkey to delete digits
  • Press numbers to insert digits as needed
  • Press the "Dial" softkey (first button) to call edited number

Answer a second call while on the phone

  • Press the "Answer" button. This places the first call on hold while you answer the second call.
  • When you are done with the second call, press the "Resume" softkey to return to the first call.

Setup and Use Speed Dial

Set up a hunt group/Change lines appearing on the phone

In case of Power Outage

  • Your phone set will not work during an extended power outage. Look for the emergency phones in your building.

Cisco Phone Guides

The Cisco Tutorial

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