Placing a call-additional options, Answering a call, Placing a call—additional options – Cisco 7970G User Manual
Press the listing on the touch screen.
To dial on-hook, without a dial tone (predial), enter a number, then go off-hook by lifting the handset, pressing the number on
the touch screen, or pressing Dial,
When you predial, your phone tries to anticipate the number you are dialing by displaying matching numbers (if available) from
your Placed Calls log. This is called Auto Dial. To call a number displayed with Auto Dial, press the number, or scroll to it and
If you make a mistake while dialing, press << to erase digits.
Placing a Call—Additional Options
To place a call while another call is active (using a different line), use the following method:
for a new line. The first call is automatically placed on hold.
Enter a number.
To speed dial a number, use one of the following methods:
(a speed-dial button).
Use the Abbreviated Dial feature.
Use the Fast Dial feature.
To dial from a corporate directory on your phone, use the following method:
> Corporate Directory (name can vary).
Enter a name and press Search.
Highlight a listing and go off-hook.
To use Cisco CallBack to receive notification when a busy or ringing extension is available, use the following method:
Press CallBack while listening to the busy tone.
Hang up. Your phone alerts you when the line is free.
Place the call again.
To see if a line associated with a speed-dial, call record, or directory listing is busy before placing a call to that line, look for
Busy Line Feature indicators.
To dial from a Personal Address Book (PAB) entry, use the following method:
> Personal Directory to log in.
Choose Personal Address Book and search for a listing.
To place a call using your Extension Mobility profile, log in to the Extension Mobility service on a phone.
Answering a Call
To answer with a headset, press
, if unlit. Or, if
is lit, press Answer or
To answer with the speakerphone, press
, Answer, or
To switch from a connected call to answer a new call, press Answer or, if the call is ringing on a different line, press
To answer using call waiting, press Answer.
To send a call to your voice messaging system, press DND.
To retrieve a parked call on another phone, use Call Pickup.
To use your phone to answer a call ringing elsewhere, use Call Pickup.