Cisco Unified IP Phone 6901 Quick Start for Cisco Unified CM 8.0

1 Dial
4. Press and release the hookswitch again.
A conference can have only three participants at a
To place a call, pick up the handset and dial a
Redial the last number
Go off-hook and press the Redial button
2 Answer
When you get a new call, these indicators display
on your phone:
Drop a participant from conference
When you are in a conference, press and release the
hookswitch to drop the last person who joined the
6 Transfer
9 Tips
How do I use the hookswitch?
The hookswitch is located on the cradle rest of
your phone. You can press and release the
hookswitch button to activate features (hookflash)
on your phone.
How can I keep track of multiple calls?
Line button colors indicate call states and can help
you stay oriented when handling multiple calls:
1. From a connected call (not on hold), press and
release the hookswitch to get a dial tone.
• Connected call—Solid green
• A flashing red light on your handset
• A flashing amber line button
2. Enter the recipient’s phone number.
• Shared line in-use remotely—Solid red
To answer the call, lift the handset.
3. Hang up and the transfer completes.
• Shared line on hold remotely—Flashing red
• Held call—Flashing green
• Incoming call—Flashing amber
Cisco Unified IP Phone 6901
3 Voicemail
7 Forward Calls
When you get a new message, your phone provides
these indicators:
1. To forward calls received on your primary line
to another number, sign in to your User
Options web pages.
• A solid red light on your handset
• A stutter dial tone (if available)
Forward Calls
Volume Settings
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2. Go to Device > Line Settings.
• Call Forward All—Solid amber
How can I access administrator settings?
Go off-hook and press the *, #, and 0 buttons
simultaneously to access the IVR for phone
administrator settings. The default PIN is 24726.
3. Enter the number you want to forward calls to.
Listen to messages
Dial the voice mail access number (provided by
your system administrator), then follow the voice
prompts to listen to your messages.
Where can I find a complete User Guide?
8 Volume Settings
4 Hold
1. Press the Hold button
4. Press Save. If Call Forward All is activated, the
line button flashes amber and you can hear a
stutter dial tone (if available).
2. To resume a call from hold, press the flashing
green Line button or go off hook, if the
handset is in the cradle.
5 Conference
1. From a connected call (not on hold), press and
release the hookswitch to get a dial tone.
2. Make a new call.
3. Wait for the recipient to answer or for the
phone to ring.
The Volume button is located to the right of the
• To adjust the handset volume, press the
Volume button up or down when the phone is
• To adjust the ringer volume, press the Volume
button up or down when the phone is on-hook
or when call is on hold.
• To silence the phone when ringing, press the
Volume button down one time (pressing
multiple times lowers the ringer volume.)
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Published March 31, 2010, OL-20632-01
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