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You can press Ignore by using softkey below phone display, to ignore the caller. This will silence the phone, but the call will still ring five times on the callers side. You can always pick up ignored call before call is ended. 

Transfer a Call

If you would like to transfer the phone call please follow steps below. Please note that you can always go back to caller if you accidently hang up on them or transfer wasn't successful. If you transfer them successfully they will disapear from disappear from your phone display

  1. While on a call, push the 'Transfer' softkey, or Transfer button (Transfer button is on right side of keypad).
  2. Dial the 5 digit extension.
  3. Select 'Transfer' Again.

If you want to transfer directly to someone's voicemail 

  1. While on a call, push the 'Transfer' softkey.
  2. Hit # and then dial the 5 digit extension.
  3. Select 'Transfer' Again.

Corporate Directory

You can search campus corporate directory to find any faculty or staff's extension number by following the steps below. Please note that Corporate Directory pulls extensions from MySlice, so some members might not be in there.

  1. Press 'Contacts' button (book icon on the left side of keypad). 
  2. Select 'Corporate Directory'.
  3. Type either First Name, Last Name or Number.
  4. Enter the search criteria, press 'Search', and select a contact.
  5. Press 'Dial' to place a call to the contact.


Your phone will notify you that you have voicemail by red light on your headset.


  1. For Accessing Voicemail from your Desk Phone use one of the options below:
    1. To Direct Dial Voicemail press # and dial your 5 digit extension. OR
    2. Press Message Button (Message button is on the left side of keyboard).
  2. Type your PIN. 
    1. If this is the first time using PIN, use default 51225 pin. 
  3. Listen for following prompts. 

Voicemail Shortcuts 

Main Menu:

  • 1 - Hear new Messages
  • 3 1 -  Review Saved Messages
  • 3 2 -  Review Deleted Messages
  • 4 1 -  Change Greetings
  • 4 1 2 - Switch to Alternate Greeting

Listening to Voicemail:

  • # -  Next Message
  • 1 -  Restart a message
  • 2 -  Save
  • 3 - Delete
  • 8 - Pause

Personalizing Your Voicemail

Initial Setup

  1. Press the 'Messages' button.
  2. Enter the default PIN (51225) then #
  3. Follow the prompts to record your name, greeting and a personal PIN.  *If needed your System Administrator can reset your PIN.

For more information please take a look at Quick Reference Guide - Cisco IP Phone


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