Line and call icons, 2 operating your phone, Placing a call-basic options – Cisco 7970G User Manual
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Line and Call Icons
The difference between lines and calls is as follows:
Lines—Each corresponds to a directory number that others can use to call you. Your phone can support up to eight lines.
To see your phone lines, look at the right side of your touch screen. You have as many lines as you have directory numbers
and phone line icons:
Calls—Each line can support multiple calls. By default, your phone supports two connected calls per line. Only one call can
be active at any time; other calls are automatically placed on hold.
Your phone displays icons to indicate the line and call state.
Operating Your Phone
You can perform basic call-handling tasks using a range of features and services. Feature availability can vary; see your system
administrator for more information.
The following procedures may require you to enter information using the keypad. Press the backspace (<<) soft key to
erase digits that were entered incorrectly.
Placing a Call—Basic Options
To place a call using the handset, pick up the handset and enter a number.
To place a call using the speakerphone, press
and enter a number.
To place a call using a headset, press
and enter a number. Or, if
is lit, press New Call and enter a number.
To redial a number, press Redial to dial the last number, or press the Navigation button (with the phone idle) to see your Placed
To place a call while another call is active (using the same line), use the following procedure:
Press New Call.
Enter a number.
To dial from a call log, use the following procedure:
> Missed Calls, Received Calls, or Placed Calls.
Line or call state
No call activity on this line.
You are dialing a number or an outgoing call is ringing.
You are connected to the other party.
A call is ringing on one of your lines.
Call on hold
You have put the call on hold.
Another phone that shares your line has a connected call.
Idle line (BLF)
Busy line (BLF)