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USER’S MANUAL
Part 2
AT&T Small Business System
Speakerphone with Intercom and
Caller ID/Call Waiting 974
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Product overview ........................... 1
Before you begin............................. 2
Parts list.................................................. 2
Tools needed......................................... 2
DSL users............................................... 4
Glossary ................................................. 5
Programmable features list ............... 7
Audible signals.................................... 10
Installation ....................................... 11
Battery installation ............................ 11
Table/desk installation ...................... 13
Wall installation ................................. 15
Convenience ports ........................... 19
Menu operation............................. 20
Menu structure .................................. 21
Shortcut to language menu ............ 22
Rapid scroll.......................................... 22
Feature setup ................................. 23
Set one touch preference ............... 23
Assign an extension number to
your phone ..................................... 24
Turn the ringer on or off for
each line........................................... 25
Select the ringer type....................... 26
Set delay ring ...................................... 27
Turn auto-mute on or off ............... 28
Set dial mode...................................... 29
Turn hold reminder on or off........ 29
Set the time and date....................... 30
Turn line usage on or off for
each line........................................... 31
Assign the prime line
(line preference)............................ 32
Set automatic mode ......................... 33
Set the scroll rate.............................. 34
Turn screen backlight on or off..... 35
Turn COVM indicators on or
off for each line ............................. 36
Reset COVM indicator.................... 37
Program home and local
area codes....................................... 38
Assign the line group for
this phone ....................................... 39
Erase all settings and return
the phone to default settings..... 40
Set this phone to be the
Centrex console phone .............. 41
Set the Centrex console
delayed ring time........................... 42
Set the display language ................... 42
Telephone operation...................... 43
Make or answer a call...................... 43
Switch between handset,
headset and speakerphone......... 45
Timer .................................................... 45
Call privacy.......................................... 46
Do not disturb................................... 46
Volume ................................................. 47
Redial .................................................... 47
Redial stack ......................................... 48
Auto redial .......................................... 48
Hold ...................................................... 49
Switch between lines........................ 49
Mute...................................................... 50
Flash ...................................................... 50
Temporary tone dialing.................... 50
Conference calls ................................ 51
Transfer a call ..................................... 52
Low battery indicator ...................... 53
Lights and what they mean............. 54
One touch operation.................. 55
Store a number in a one
touch location................................ 56
Review a one touch entry .............. 58
Dial a one touch number................ 59
Directory operation.................... 60
Menu structure .................................. 60
Store a name and number in
the directory .................................. 61
Review directory entries................. 64
Edit a directory entry ...................... 65
Dial a number from the
directory.......................................... 66
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Directory operation
continued
Remove a name and number
from the directory........................ 66
Remove all entries from the
directory.......................................... 66
Intercom operation .................... 67
Basic intercom operations.............. 68
Make an intercom call with
the handset ..................................... 69
Make an intercom call with the
speakerphone or headset ........... 70
Answer an intercom call ................. 71
End an intercom or page call......... 71
Page a specific extension
(single-phone page)....................... 72
Answer a single-phone page .......... 72
Page all system phones.................... 73
Answer a system-wide page........... 73
Make an intercom conference
call ..................................................... 74
Room monitor................................... 74
Caller ID operation..................... 75
Caller ID display ................................ 76
Call waiting.......................................... 76
Calls received on two or more
lines simultaneously...................... 77
Display screen messages ................. 78
Message waiting and
NEW CALL light .......................... 79
Call history.......................................... 79
Remove calls from call
history.............................................. 81
Dial a number from call
history.............................................. 82
Save a name and number from
call history to the directory ...... 83
Save a number from call history
to a one touch location .............. 84
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Adding a fax machine ................ 85
Using a fax switch ............................. 85
General product care................. 86
Technical specifications ............ 87
In case of difficulty....................... 88
Expanding the phone system....93
Line groups.......................................... 93
Private lines......................................... 95
Centrex operation....................... 96
Setup checklist ................................... 96
Enable the console phone............... 96
Console operation............................ 96
Set ring delay duration..................... 97
Answer a delayed ring...................... 97
Pick up another station’s line......... 97
Index.................................................... 98
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This AT&T Small Business System Speakerphone with Intercom and Caller ID/
Call Waiting 974 is expandable to a 16-extension telephone system. The 974
is compatible with AT&T 945, 984, 944, 955 and 964 telephones. (See Before
you begin starting on page 2 and Expanding the phone system beginning
on page 93 for details.)
The 974 is hearing-aid compatible and can be connected to up to four
incoming telephone lines. This phone features a speakerphone for hands-free
use and a headset jack compatible with most two-band 2.5mm headsets (sold
separately). The 974 allows paging, intercom and call transfers between
system phones and is capable of connecting three parties in a conference call.
This phone also features a 32-number memory for faster dialing and has a
directory which can store up to 200 additional numbers with names. This
phone has a caller ID feature which supports caller ID with call waiting
service. (Caller ID services are subscriber services available from many local
telephone companies for a fee.) There are two convenience ports available
for connecting the phone to another device such as a fax machine or modem.
The 974 is compatible with Centrex service. Centrex is a special subscriber
service which may be available from your local telephone company for a fee.
If you subscribe to Centrex service, refer to the Centrex operation
section of this manual, beginning on page 96.
This user's manual contains detailed instructions for installing, programming
and operating your AT&T Small Business System Speakerphone with Intercom
and Caller ID/Call Waiting 974. Please be sure to read Before you begin
starting on page 2 before installing this phone.
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This 974 telephone is fully compatible with any AT&T Four-Line Small
Business System Speakerphone 945 or 984 units you may have installed. You
can use a total of 16 945/974/984 units together as extensions in your phone
system.
This 974 telephone is also compatible with any AT&T 964/955/944 phones
you have previously installed. This 974 telephone is NOT compatible with
any 843, 853, 854, 874, or 954 telephones you may have previously installed.
If you have one or more 964, 955, or 944 phone(s) installed in
NOTE:
the same phone system with this 974 telephone, you can have only 12
extensions and 15 telephone lines in the phone system.
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You must have a modular telephone jack and an electrical outlet not
controlled by a wall switch near where you’re installing the phone.
The total length of telephone wiring used in this system MUST
NOT be more than 600 feet as it may cause interference with the
advanced features of this telephone.
Identify the number of phone lines you’ll use.
Plan the layout of your phone system.
All connected phones must have the same line 1 phone number for
the intercom and paging features to work.
Every individual phone in your telephone system MUST be assigned
a unique extension number for the intercom feature to work. If you
try to assign the same extension number to a second phone, you
will hear a repeating short ring and the screen display will
includehEXThXXhishalreadyhusedhAssignhnewhEXTh#hif the
phone is in idle mode. If the phone is in the programming mode, you
will hear the repeating short ring only. See Assign an extension
number to your phone on page 24 of this manual for directions.
Decide if you want a private line. A private line does not appear on
all connected phones.
Choose your setting for each feature. You will need to program
the features after installation. See Programmable features list
beginning on page 7 for a brief description of the features. See the
Feature setup section beginning on page 23 for programming
instructions.
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Before you begin
DSL users
Connecting a DSL (digital subscriber line) to L1/L2 may interfere with the
advanced features of this telephone, (such as intercom, hold, and line privacy,)
which work by sending data signals over line 1. These data signals are sent at
some of the same frequencies as those used by your DSL service.
Also, DSL lines usually have microfilters, which keep the DSL signals from
interfering with your telephone's sound quality. These same microfilters will
also block the data signals that this telephone system uses to support some
telephone system features. Therefore, the advanced features of this phone
may not work properly when DSL microfilters are installed on L1/L2 of your
phone system. However, you can use a DSL splitter to prevent these
problems.
For only one or two DSL lines, install it/them into L3/L4 on the back
of the phone.
If your system will only use two or three phone lines, plug a single non-DSL
telephone line into L1/L2. (Turn off the L2 line usage lights.) Be sure to use
the microfilter(s,) which were probably provided when DSL was installed, on
lines 3 and/or 4 if the lines have DSL, to protect the sound quality.
If you have two telephone lines, one of which is DSL, which both appear at a
single wall jack, use a Triplex adapter to separate the lines at the wall jack.
Call 1 (800) 222-3111 if you need help doing this.
If you must install a DSL line into L1/L2 on the back of the phone,
use a DSL splitter.
Lines 1 and 2 share a telephone jack, so if you need to install a DSL line for
telephone line 1 or line 2, you will need additional equipment to avoid
interference. Any telephone line connected to L1/L2 cannot have a
microfilter. It must have a DSL splitter. Use a dual line DSL splitter or a
two-line DSL filter. Call 1 (800) 222-3111 if you need help doing this.
Installation, by your DSL service provider or other professional, of a DSL
splitter (not a microfilter) as close as possible to the protection block or
network interface (where the telephone line enters the house) may resolve
DSL interference. (It may be necessary to use a DSL splitter intended for
outdoor use.) A DSL splitter allows the data and voice signals to use the
same telephone line without interfering with each other.
AT&T cannot supply the DSL splitter. Please contact your DSL service
provider or professional contractor for details about obtaining and installing
a DSL splitter. Your DSL service provider may require you to bear any
installation costs. AT&T and the manufacturer of this product have no
affiliation with your DSL provider and the type or quality of services they
offer. Installation must be performed at your own expense and AT&T cannot
troubleshoot or provide installation support.
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If you are a new DSL customer, your DSL service provider will probably ask
you if you have more than one telephone line in your home or business, or if
you are installing a phone system. If you answer yes, your DSL service
provider will probably advise you that you need a splitter. In most cases, your
DSL service provider will supply you with the proper splitter for your specific
situation. The DSL splitter, installed properly, should help overcome any
interference between the DSL signal and the signals sent by your phone
system.
AT&T shall not be responsible for the cost of installation, any damages, lost
business, direct or indirect expenses accrued or associated with installation,
or other compatibility issues which may arise as a result of using this product
while you subscribe to DSL service.
Glossary
Caller ID: Caller identification is a subscriber service available from most local
telephone companies for a fee. When you subscribe to caller identification, you
can see who’s calling before you answer the phone if you and the caller are
both in areas offering caller ID service with compatible equipment.
Caller ID with call waiting: This is a single, combined subscriber service
which may be available from your local telephone company. If you subscribe
to this service, you can use your 974 telephone to see who’s calling even
while you are on another call (as long as your caller is in an area with caller
ID service and both telephone companies use compatible equipment).
Centrex service: A special subscriber service which may be available
from your local telephone company for a fee. This 974 telephone can be
used with Centrex service.
COVM: Central Office Voice Mail is a subscriber voice message service
which may be available from your local telephone company. This service may
be called by another name in your area (e.g. call answering).
DND: When activated, the Do Not Disturb (DND) feature prevents
interruptions during a call.
continued on page 6
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Before you begin
If your DSL service provider cannot supply a DSL splitter, it is
NOTE:
possible to purchase an outdoor DSL splitter over the Internet.
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Before you begin
Glossary
continued from page 5
Home area code: This is the area code for your telephone number. Most
users simply dial the seven digits of a phone number to make a call within
their own area code and 11 digits outside of their area code. If this applies to
you, you should enter your own area code into the unit as the home area
code. After programming, if you receive a call from within your home area
code, the screen will display the seven digits of the phone number.
You may, however, live in a region where for calls within your own area code,
you must dial 10 digits (that is, the area code and phone number). If this
applies to you, enter 000 for the home area code and enter your area code
as a local area code. After programming, if you receive a call from within your
area code, the screen displays the 10 digits of the phone number.
Be sure to follow the directions under Program home and local area
codes on page 38 during feature setup.
Line group: A group of system phones sharing some lines within a
multi-phone system.
Local area code: Most users dial 11 digits to make calls outside their home
area codes. If this applies to you, you do not need to program any local area
codes.
However, if you dial only 10 digits to make calls to some areas outside your
home area code (without dialing 1), then program these local area codes into
the phone. Up to five local area codes can be programmed. See Program
home and local area codes on page 38 during feature setup for
instructions.
After programming, if you receive a call from one of these local area codes,
the screen displays the 10 digits of the phone number.
Navigation buttons: These are the buttons used when programming
your 974 phone and for scrolling through feature options (E, +, -,
>, <).
Phone system: Two or more system phones combined to form an
interacting system of shared lines. You can have up to 16 phones in
the system.
If you have one or more 964, 955, or 944 phone(s) installed in
NOTE:
the same phone system with this 974 telephone, you can have only 12
extensions in the phone system.
Prime line: This is the line on your phone you designate to be selected
automatically when you lift the handset, press K, or press h.
System phone: Any 944, 945, 955, 964, 974 or 984 phone in your phone
system (also called an extension).
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Programmable features list
Before you begin
Default settings indicated by *.
Feature:
Function:
Options:
One touch
preference
Choose default mode
for one touch (EXT)
buttons.
Intercom* or telephone
Extension no.
Assign an extension
number to this phone.
11*-26
Ringer on/off
Turn the ringer on or
off for each line.
On* or off
Ringer type
Select a ring pattern
for this phone.
Type 1*, 2, 3, 4
Delay ring
Select desired time
to delay central
office ring.
Off*, 2, 4, 6, up to
30 seconds
Auto-mute
Turn auto-mute on
or off (sounds at this
extension will be
heard automatically
when paged).
On* or off
Tone/pulse
Set the dial mode for
touch tone or dial
pulse (rotary) dialing.
Tone* or pulse
Hold reminder
Turn on or off the
audible reminder that
a call at this extension
is on hold.
On* or off
Time/date
Set the time and date.
01:00 AM 01/01 Sunday*
Line usage
Turn line usage on
or off for each line.
On* or off
One ring lasts about six seconds, two rings last twelve
NOTE:
seconds, and so on.
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Before you begin
Programmable Features List
continued from page 7
Default settings indicated by *.
Feature:
Function:
Options:
Prime line
Assign a line on this
phone to be selected
automatically when
you lift the handset,
press K, or
press h.
Line 1*, 2, 3, 4
Automatic
mode
Choose default mode
for calls connected
with the handset in
the base unit.
Speakerphone* or
headset
Scroll rate
Set the scrolling
speed for rapid
scroll.
Very slow, slow, medium*,
fast, or very fast
LCD backlight
Turn the screen
display backlight
on or off.
On* or off
COVM on/off
Turn COVM (message/ On or off*
voice mail) indicators
on or off for each line.
COVM reset
Clear COVM indicators N/A
when they are lit but
no new messages are
waiting.
Area codes
Program one home
1-3 digits, empty*
and up to five local
area codes for use
with caller ID features.
Line group
Assign your phone
to a line group.
Line group 4*-15 or
PRV (private)
One ring lasts about six seconds, two rings last twelve
NOTE:
seconds, and so on.
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Feature:
Function:
Options:
Reset all
Return all features
to default settings.
N/A
Console
Specify whether your
phone is the Centrex
console phone for
your phone system.
On or off*
CSL delay ring
Set the time to delay
ring for Centrex
console phone.
Off*, 2, 4, 6, up to
30 seconds
Language
Select the language
for screen displays.
English*, Spanish, or
French
Before you begin
Default settings indicated by *.
One ring lasts to about six seconds, two rings last twelve
NOTE:
seconds, and so on.
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Before you begin
Audible signals
When you hear:
It means:
A rapid double-ring
pattern, repeating
You have an incoming intercom call.
A long single ring,
repeating
You have an incoming transferred call.
A short single ring,
repeating
The extension number you just
programmed has already been assigned.
Choose another number for this
extension.
A short single tone,
repeating
The extension you are paging is in
DND mode.
A long single tone,
repeating
The extension you are calling or paging
is busy.
A very long single
tone, repeating
The extension you are calling is either
ringing or in DND mode.
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If you are installing multiple phones in your telephone system, you must install
and program one set at a time. If more than one extension is assigned the
same extension number, a repeating short ring (error ring) sounds at the
extension you are programming and the screen display includes EXTuXXuis
alreadyuuseduAssignunewuEXTu#uif the phone is in idle mode. If the
phone is in the programming mode, you will hear the repeating short ring
only. Assign a different extension number from 11 to 26 (see Assign an
extension number to your phone on page 24).
Battery installation
Install a 9V alkaline battery (purchased separately) in order to use some
features of this telephone in the event of a power failure. If power fails and
a working battery is installed, all four lines of this phone will work only to
answer calls with the handset or headset, and to dial calls using the key pad
and the one touch or redial features. No other features will work until
power is restored.
1. Remove the wedge from the underside of the base unit.
Press on the tabs in the direction of the arrows and pull the wedge
away from the phone.
2. Remove the battery compartment screw with a small
Phillips head screwdriver.
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Installation
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Battery installation
continued from page 11
Installation
3. Pull on the tab to remove the battery compartment cover.
4. Insert a 9V battery (purchased separately) following the
polarity markings in the battery compartment.
Polarity
markings
5. Replace the battery compartment cover and the screw.
6. If you are wall mounting the phone, turn to Wall installation
beginning on page 15. (You will not need the wedge; store it in case
you use the phone on a table or desk in the future.)
—OR—
If you are using the phone on a table or desk, reattach the
wedge to the base unit by sliding the tabs into the holes as shown.
Snap the wedge onto the base. Then, turn to Table/desk installation
beginning on page 13.
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Table/desk installation
Installation
For best results, follow the directions in Battery installation on page 11
before installing the phone.
Recommended wiring configuration for phone system
The total length of telephone wire used in your system should not
NOTE:
be more than 600 feet as it may cause interference with the advanced
features of this telephone.
NOTE: Users should use ONLY the line cords provided.
1. Connect the telephone line cords to the telephone and wall
jacks as shown in the following illustration on page 14.
continued on page 14
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Table/desk installation
continued from page 13
Installation
•
Four one-line jacks (To use this installation option, you’ll
need to purchase two two-line adapters. Adapters are available
at retail stores or by calling 1 (800) 222–3111.)
Modular telephone
jacks lines 3 and 4
Modular
telephone jacks
lines 1 and 2
Two-line adapters
Telephone
line cords
L3/L4 jack
•
L1/L2 jack
Two two-line jacks
Modular telephone
jack lines 1 and 2
Modular
telephone jack
lines 3 and 4
Telephone
line cords
L3/L4 jack
L1/L2 jack
2. Connect the handset cord.
Plug one end of the coiled handset cord into the jack on the left side
of the phone. Plug the other end into the handset and hang up.
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3. Connect the power adapter to the telephone.
Use only the power adapter provided with this product.
To obtain a replacement, call 1 (800) 222–3111.
Plug one end of the power adapter into the jack labeled POWER
on the back of the phone. Plug the other end into a standard
electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch.
Standard
electrical
outlet
Power jack
Power adapter
4. Initialization.
If no battery is installed when you connect the power cord,
the phone runs a quick self-test and the screen displays
Initializing for about seven seconds.
The phone will run through this same initialization any time it is
NOTE:
reconnected to AC power if a working battery is not installed (for example,
after a power failure or when the unit has been unplugged).
5. Check for dial tone.
Lift the handset and listen for a dial tone. If you cannot hear a dial
tone, turn to In case of difficulty beginning on page 88.
Wall installation
For best results, follow the directions in Battery installation on page 11
before installing the phone.
1. If the wedge is still attached to the underside of the base
unit, follow step 1 in Battery installation on page 11 to remove
the wedge.
continued on page 16
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Wall installation
continued from page 15
Installation
2. Reverse the handset tab.
Hold down the switchhook, then pull out the handset tab and
rotate it 180 degrees. Push the handset tab down into the
grooves so it settles into position.
Switchhook
Handset tab
3. Connect the telephone line cords to the telephone as shown.
L3/L4 jack
L1/L2 jack
4. Connect the handset cord.
Plug one end of the coiled handset cord into the jack on the left side
of the phone. Plug the other end into the handset and hang up.
5. Connect the power adapter to the telephone.
Use only the power adapter provided with this product.
To obtain a replacement, call 1 (800) 222–3111.
Plug one end of the power adapter into the jack labeled
POWER on the back of the phone. Plug the power adapter into a
standard electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch.
Standard
electrical
outlet
Power jack
Power adapter
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NOTE: Users should use ONLY the line cords provided.
•
Four one-line jacks (To use this installation option, you’ll need to purchase
two two-line adapters. You will also need to purchase and install a blank wall
plate. Adapters and blank wall plates are available at retail stores or by calling
1 (800) 222-3111.)
Modular
telephone
jacks
lines 3 and 4
Blank
wall
plate
Two-line
adapters
Power
adapter
Standard
electrical
outlet
Modular
telephone jacks
lines 1 and 2
continued on page 18
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6. Connect the telephone line cords to the wall jacks as
shown in the following illustration and mount the phone on
the wall.
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Wall installation
continued from page 17
Installation
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Two two-line jacks (To use this illustration option, you may
want to use the short line cord for lines 1 and 2.)
Modular
telephone jack
lines 3 and 4
Modular
telephone jack
lines 1 and 2
Power
adapter
Standard
electrical
outlet
7. Initialization.
If no battery is installed when you connect the power cord,
the phone runs a quick self-test and the screen displays
Initializing for about seven seconds.
The phone will run through this same initialization any time it
NOTE:
is reconnected to AC power if a working battery is not installed (for
example, after a power failure or when the unit has been unplugged).
8. Check for dial tone.
Lift the handset and listen for a dial tone. If you cannot hear a dial
tone, turn to In case of difficulty beginning on page 88.
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Convenience ports
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Installation
If you want to connect another device (such as a modem or fax machine)
to the wall jack, you can use the jacks on the phone labeled AUX. These
convenience ports use lines 3 and 4; a call picked up on line 3 or 4 at
another extension may interrupt fax, modem, or message transmission.
Four one-line jacks
Modular telephone
jacks lines 3
and 4 with a
two-line adapter
Modular telephone jacks
lines 1 and 2 with a
two-line adapter
Standard
electrical
outlet
Power adapter
AUX L4 jack
AUX L3 jack
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L1/L2 jack
L3/L4 jack
Two two-line jacks
Modular
telephone jack
lines 3 and 4
Modular
telephone jack
lines 1 and 2
Standard
electrical
outlet
Power adapter
AUX L4 jack
AUX L3 jack
L1/L2 jack
L3/L4 jack
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Menu operation
Menu operation
Feature setup, memory programming and some individual
feature operations for the 974 use menus shown in the
screen display. Use the navigation buttons (<, >, +, -,
E) to begin, end and move through menu operations
(for example, feature setup).
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Press E to activate a menu operation. The
first menu item for this topic or data will appear
in line four of the screen. For example, the
screen displays:
Menu topic or data
Menu item
FEATUREHSETUP
ONEHTOUCHHHHHHHx
Menu indicator
If you do not press a key to continue menu
NOTE:
operations within 30 seconds, the telephone
automatically exits the menu.
•
When x is displayed, you can press the - or +
button repeatedly to move through the menu.
•
Press E to choose the menu item currently
displayed. This may be a lower level menu, an
action, or a feature settings screen. For
example:
Menu
ONE TOUCH
Current setting
Feature
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() INTERCOM
PREFERENCEHHHHHx
When () is displayed, you can press the > or
< button to scroll through setting choices.
Press E to store the setting, or press - to
store the setting and show the next option for
the feature currently displayed.
To return to the main menu, press the - or +
button until the screen display includes MAIN
MENU or EXIT. Then, press E.
To exit programming mode, press and hold
E.
If the phone beeps twice, repeat the steps to
NOTE:
program the feature.
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Menu structure
Menu operation
Use the menu to set up the values for the 974 features.
Access the menu by pressing E when the phone is
idle. The menu structure for the feature setup menu is
shown below.
Time/date
One touch
Preference
Hour
Intercom
Minute
Telephone
AM/PM
Progam
Month
Pause
Date
Tone
Day of week
Flash
Main menu
Cancel
Special options
View
Line usage
Done
Prime line
Main menu
Automatic mode
Phone settings
Scroll rate
Extension no.
LCD backlight
Ringer on/off
COVM on/off
Ringer type
COVM reset
Delay ring
Area codes
Auto-mute
Line group
Tone/pulse
Reset all
Hold reminder
Main menu
Main menu
Centrex
Console
CSL delay ring
Main menu
Language
English
Espanol
Français
Exit
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Menu operation
Shortcut to language menu
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This phone comes programmed for English screen displays.
If you need to change the screen language to Spanish or
French, you can use these steps to reach the LANGUAGE
menu more quickly.
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press + twice. The screen display includes
LANGUAGE and the current setting.
3. Press < or > to scroll through the language
choices (English, Espanol, or Français).
When the language you want to use is displayed,
press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes EXIT.
4. Press E to return to the idle screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
Rapid scroll
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You can scroll through menu items or setting choices
more quickly using this feature. Press and hold the desired
scroll button (+, -, > or <). The screen will scroll
through your choices at the rate you program during
feature setup. See Set the scroll rate on page 34 for
programming instructions.
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Feature setup
Choose whether pressing an EXT button automatically
initiates an intercom or one touch call. If you want to
place one touch calls using only one button, set this
feature to TELEPHONE. If you want to place intercom
calls using only one button, set this feature to INTERCOM.
See One touch operation beginning on page 55 and
Intercom operation beginning on page 67 for details
about one touch and intercom calls.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press E. The screen display includes
PREFERENCE and the current setting.
3. Press < or > to toggle between INTERCOM
and TELEPHONE.
4. When the correct setting is shown, press
- to save your choice. The screen display
includes PROGRAM.
5. Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Set one touch preference
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Feature setup
Assign an extension number to
your phone
Every individual phone in your telephone system MUST
be assigned a unique extension number for the intercom
feature to work.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes PHONE
SETTINGS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO and the current setting.
4. Press < or > to change the extension
number (11 … 26).
5. When the desired extension number is shown,
press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes RINGER ON/OFF.
If you duplicate an extension number already
NOTE:
in use, you will hear a repeating short ring (error ring)
and the screen display will includehEXThXXhis
already usedhAssignhnewhEXTh#hif the phone
is in idle mode. If the phone is in the programming
mode, you will hear the repeating short ring only.
Repeat steps 1-5 at the ringing phone to assign a
different extension number (from 11-26).
6. Proceed to step 5 on page 25 to set the next
feature (ringer on or off).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Press E to begin feature setup.
Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
Press - until the screen display includes
RINGER ON/OFF.
Press E. The screen display includes
L1 RINGER and the current setting.
Press < or > to toggle between On and Off
for the line shown.
When the desired setting for this line is
shown, press - to save your choice. The
screen display will include the current ringer
setting for the next line (L1 … L4).
Repeat steps 6 and 7 to turn the ringer on or
off for other lines at this phone.
When you are finished setting the ringer, press
- until the screen display includes DONE.
Press E. The screen display includes
RINGER ON/OFF.
Proceed to step 4 on page 26 to set the next
feature (ringer type).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Turn the ringer on or off for
each line
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Select the ringer type
You can choose a ring pattern for incoming phone calls.
Feature setup
Incoming intercom calls use ringer type 1
NOTE:
and cannot be changed.
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Press E to begin feature setup.
Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
Press - until the screen display includes
RINGER TYPE.
Press E. The screen display includes
L1 RINGER TYPE and the current setting.
Press < or > to change the ringer type
(Type 1 … Type 4) for the line shown.
When the desired setting for this line is shown,
press - to save your choice and move to the
next line with its ringer type.
Repeat steps 6 and 7 to set ringer types for
other lines on this phone (L1 … L4).
When you are finished setting the ringer type,
press - until the screen display includes DONE.
Press E. The screen display includes
RINGER TYPE.
Proceed to step 4 on page 27 to set the
next feature (delay ring).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Set delay ring
If you choose to set a delayed ring on a phone
NOTE:
with voice mail service, the phone may not ring at all
before voice mail picks up the call.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
DELAY RING and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to change the delay ring setting
(Off, 02 sec … 30 sec).
6. When the correct delay setting is shown, press
- to save your choice. The screen display
includes AUTO-MUTE.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 28 to set the next
feature (auto-mute).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Set the length of time before incoming calls will ring at
this extension.
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Feature setup
Turn auto-mute on or off
Choose whether sounds at this extension will be heard
automatically in response to a page (auto-mute off) or
only when M is pressed. Auto-mute off permits
hands-free conversation and room monitoring; auto-mute
on protects privacy.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
AUTO-MUTE and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to toggle between On and Off.
6. When the correct setting is shown, press to save your choice. The screen display includes
TONE/PULSE.
7. Proceed to step 5 of Set dial mode on
page 29 to set the next feature (tone/pulse).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Set dial mode
Feature setup
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
TONE/PULSE and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to toggle between Tone
and Pulse.
6. When the correct setting is shown, press
- to save your choice. The screen display
includes HOLDHREMINDER.
7. Proceed to step 5 below to set the next
feature (hold reminder).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
Turn hold reminder on or off
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
PHONE SETTINGS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
EXTENSION NO.
4. Press - until the screen display includes HOLD
REMINDER and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to toggle between On and Off.
6. When the correct setting is shown, press to save your choice. The screen display
includes MAIN MENU.
7. Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Set the time and date
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
Press E to begin feature setup.
Press - until the screen display includes
TIME/DATE.
Press E. The screen display includes
HOUR and the current hour setting.
Press < or > until the correct hour is shown.
Press - to save the hour setting. The screen
display includes MINUTE and the current
minute setting.
Press < or > until the correct minute is
shown.
Press - to save the minute setting. The
screen display includes AM/PM and the current
setting.
Press < or > to toggle between AM and PM.
Press - to save the AM/PM setting. The
screen display includes MONTH and the
number of the current month setting.
Press < or > until the number of the correct
month is shown.
Press - to save the correct month setting.
The screen display includes DATE and the
current day of the month setting.
Press < or > until the correct day of the
month is shown.
Press - to save the day of the month. The
screen display includes DAYhOFhWEEK and the
current setting.
Press < or > until the correct day of the
week is shown.
Press - to save the time/date setting. The
screen display includes MAINhMENU.
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
In setting the 29th day of February (which
NOTE:
runs every four years), you can first set the month and
day to either Jan 29 or Mar 29, DO NOT switch the
date item, and then ONLY change the month to Feb.
The LCD on the base unit will show Feb 29 after
setting.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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If you are not using all four phone lines at this extension,
you need to turn off line usage for the unused lines. If
you expand to a second, third or fourth line, turn line
usage back on. Line 1 must be turned on for the intercom
to work.
You may use any combination of lines. Lines
NOTE:
used do not need to be in order. For example, line
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usage can be turned on for lines 1 and 3 and turned off
for lines 2 and 4.
You may also restrict the use of certain lines on this phone
to intercom and paging only, by turning off line usage for
each line you want restricted. When line usage is turned
off, that line cannot be used to answer incoming calls or to
make outgoing or transfer calls.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Press E to begin feature setup.
Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIAL OPTIONS.
Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
Press E. The screen display includes
L1 USAGE and the current setting for this line.
Press < or > to toggle between On and Off
for the line shown.
Press - to save the current setting for this line
and move to the next line with its current line
usage setting.
Repeat steps 5 and 6 to set line usage for
other lines at this extension.
When you are finished setting line usage,
press - until the screen display includes DONE.
Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
Proceed to step 4 on page 32 to set up the
next feature (prime line).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Turn line usage on or off for each
line
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Feature setup
Assign the prime line
(line preference)
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIAL OPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
PRIME LINE and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to scroll through the line
choices (Line1 … Line4).
6. When the line you wish to set as prime is
displayed, press - to save your choice. The
screen display includes AUTOMATIC MODE.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 33 to set the
next feature (automatic mode).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Choose the mode (headset or speakerphone) to be used
automatically when you press a LINE button with the
handset in the base unit.
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIAL OPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
AUTOMATIC MODE and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to toggle between
Speakerphone and Headset.
6. When the desired mode is displayed, press
- to save your choice. The screen display
includes SCROLL RATE.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 34 to set the
next feature (scroll rate).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Set automatic mode
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Feature setup
Set the scroll rate
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You can choose the speed for the rapid scroll feature.
(See Rapid scroll on page 22 for details.)
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALhOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
SCROLL RATE and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to change the setting (Very
Slow, Slow, Medium, Fast, or Very Fast).
6. When the correct scroll rate is shown, press
- to save your choice. The screen display
includes LCD BACKLIGHT.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 35 to set the
next feature (LCD backlight).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALhOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
LCD BACKLIGHT and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to toggle between On and Off.
6. When the correct setting is shown, press to save your choice. The screen display includes
COVM ON/OFF.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 36 to set the next
feature (COVM on/off).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Turn screen backlight on or off
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Feature setup
Turn COVM indicators on or off
for each line
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If you subscribe to voice mail service with your local
telephone service provider, turn the COVM indicator on
to have the screen displayed the appropriate line numbers
when there are messages waiting. If you do not subscribe
to voice mail service, turn the COVM indicators off for
each line.
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALhOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
COVM ON/OFF.
5. Press E. The screen display includes
L1HCOVMHON/OFF and the current setting.
6. Press < or > to toggle between On and Off
for the line shown.
7. When the correct setting is shown, press - to
save your choice. The screen display includes
COVMHON/OFF for the next line and the
current setting.
8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to turn the COVM
indicator on or off for other lines at this
extension.
9. When you are finished setting the COVM
indicators, press - until the screen display
includes DONE.
10. Press E. The screen display includes
COVMHON/OFF.
11. Press - until the screen display includes
COVM RESET, then proceed to step 5 on
page 37 to clear the COVM indicators.
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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If a COVM indicator remains on when there are no
messages on that line, you may have received a false signal
from your local telephone service provider. You can clear
the indicator manually.
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALHOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINEHUSAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
COVMHRESET.
5. Press E. The screen display includes
L1HCOVMHRESET.
6. Press + or - to scroll through the COVM
reset menu (L1hCOVMhRESET … L4hCOVM
RESET, orhALLhCOVMhRESEThandhDONE).
7. When the line you want to reset is displayed,
press E to remove the message waiting
indicator. You can clear all the lines at once by
choosing ALLhCOVMhRESET. The screen
display includes Reset!.
8. Press - until the screen display includes DONE.
9. Press E. The screen display includes
COVM RESET.
10. Press - until the screen display includes
AREAHCODES, then proceed to step 5 on
page 38 to program the home or local area
codes.
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Reset COVM indicator
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Feature setup
Program home and local area
codes
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You can program this phone to recognize one home and up
to five local area codes. See home area code and local
area code on page 6 for definitions.
1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALHOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINEHUSAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
AREAHCODES.
5. Press E. The screen display includes
HOMEHAC and a prompt to enter a home area
code (1-3 digits).
6. Use the dial pad keys to enter your home area
code, then press -. The screen display includes
LOCAL AC1 and a prompt to enter a local area
code (1-3 digits).
If you need to enter any local area codes, use the
dial pad keys and then press - to scroll to the
next screen (LOCALhAC2,hLOCALhAC3,hLOCAL
AC4, and LOCALhAC5).
If you must dial the area code to place
NOTE:
calls within your own area code, enter 000 for the
home area code and enter your area code as a
local area code.
7. When you are finished entering all of the area
codes you need to program, press - until the
screen display includes DONE.
8. Press E. The screen display includes
AREAhCODES.
9. Press - until the screen display includes
LINEhGROUP, then proceed to step 5 on page
39 to assign the line group.
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALHOPTIONS.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
LINE USAGE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
LINE GROUP and the current setting.
5. Press > or < to scroll through the line group
choices (Line 04 … Line 15, or PRV).
6. When the line group you want is shown,
press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes RESETHALL.
7. Proceed to step 5 on page 40 to reset all
feature settings to default values.
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
Assign the line group for this
phone
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Feature setup
Erase all settings and return the
phone to default settings
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6.
7.
If you reset all features to the default settings,
all previous feature programming and one touch
entries will be erased. You will need to program
your preferences for every feature again and
re-enter numbers in one touch locations. You
cannot undo the RESET ALL command.
Press E to begin feature setup.
Press - until the screen display includes
SPECIALHOPTIONS.
Press E. The screen display includes
LINEHUSAGE.
Press - until the screen display includes
RESET ALL.
Press E. The screen display includes
ENTER:Resethall?.
Press E to confirm the command. The
screen displays Reset!. A tone sounds and
the screen returns to showing RESETHALL.
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Set this phone to be the Centrex
console phone
This feature is for use with Centrex
NOTE:
systems only.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
CENTREX.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
CONSOLE and the current setting.
4. Press < or > to toggle between On and Off.
5. Press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes CSL DELAY RING.
6. Proceed to step 5 of Set the Centrex
console delayed ring time on page 42 to
change the next feature (console delayed ring).
—OR—
Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Feature setup
You will need to program the next two features if
this phone is the designated console phone for your
Centrex system.
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Feature setup
Set the Centrex console delayed
ring time
This feature is for use with Centrex
NOTE:
systems only.
Set the length of time the phone will route your calls
to the Centrex console phone. One ring is about
six seconds.
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
CENTREX.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
CONSOLE.
4. Press - until the screen display includes
CSL DELAY RING and the current setting.
5. Press < or > to scroll through the choices
(Off, 02 sec … 30 sec).
6. Press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes MAIN MENU.
7. Press and hold E to return to the idle
screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
Set the display language
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1. Press E to begin feature setup.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
LANGUAGE and the current setting.
3. Press < or > to scroll through the language
choices (English, Espanol, or Français).
When the language you want to use is displayed,
press - to save your choice. The screen display
includes EXIT.
4. Press E to return to the idle screen.
You can exit feature setup and return to the
NOTE:
idle screen any time. Simply press and hold E.
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Telephone operation
button. (To change the prime line, see Assign the
prime line on page 32 of this manual.) When you
answer a call, the phone automatically selects the ringing
line.
Make or answer a call
This phone will automatically make and
NOTE:
answer calls in the mode (speakerphone or headset)
you programmed (see Set automatic mode on
page 33). Follow the directions below to choose a
mode manually. If the phone is in use on one line, any
other calls made or answered will use the same mode
already in use.
If you dial a phone number longer than 15
NOTE:
digits, the screen will display only the last 13 digits.
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Handset
To make a call, lift the handset and dial the call.
To answer a call, lift the handset. Replace the handset
to end the call.
To override automatic line selection, press the LINE
button for the line you wish to select, then lift the handset.
Speakerphone
To make a call, press and release the desired LINE
button or K. The SPEAKER light goes on. Wait
for a dial tone, then dial the call. Press K to end
the call.
To answer a call, press K or press the LINE
button of the incoming call. Press K again to
end the call.
If headset is programmed as the default mode
NOTE:
(see Set automatic mode on page 33), you must
press K to activate the speakerphone.
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Telephone operation
This phone comes programmed to use line 1
NOTE:
(default prime line) for calls if you do not press a LINE
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Make or answer a call
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Telephone operation
Headset
You can use this phone hands-free when you install any
industry standard two-band 2.5mm headset or other
compatible, electronically isolated headset. The headsets
must be purchased separately. Headsets are available by
calling customer service at 1 (800) 222–3111. For
best results, use an AT&T two-band 2.5mm headset.
Make sure the headset is plugged into the headset jack.
You will hear a double-beep if you press h when
the headset is not plugged in.
If headset is programmed as the default mode,
NOTE:
(see Set automatic mode on page 33) but the
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headset is not plugged in, the phone will switch to
speakerphone.
To make a call, press and release h or press
the desired LINE button and then press h. The
HEADSET light turns on. Wait for a dial tone, then dial
the call. Press h to end the call.
To answer a call, press h. Press h
again to end the call.
If speakerphone is programmed as the default
NOTE:
mode (See Set automatic mode on page 33), you
must press h to activate the headset.
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To switch from handset to headset or
speakerphone, press h or K, then replace
the handset. (In order to use the headset, it must be
plugged in.)
To switch from speakerphone to handset, lift
the handset. (Do not press K or the call will be
disconnected.)
To switch from headset to handset when the
handset is in the base unit, lift the handset.
To switch from headset to handset when the
handset is off-hook, press h again.
To switch from headset to speakerphone, press
K.
To switch from speakerphone to headset, insert the
headset plug into the jack, and press h.
To override automatic line selection, press and
release a LINE button. This activates the speakerphone
or headset, whichever is programmed as the default
mode.
Timer
When you make or answer a call, the timer automatically
starts. The screen displays the elapsed time in minutes and
seconds for the first hour (up to 59:59) and then begins
again. The timer stops automatically when you hang up
and the recorded time is displayed for about 10 seconds.
The timer also stops when you place a call on hold and
resets to 00:00 when you release hold.
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Telephone operation
Switch between handset, headset
and speakerphone
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Call privacy
To ensure call privacy, this phone allows only one set at
a time to use a line.
Telephone operation
Cancel call privacy
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During the call, press the LINE button for the call.
You’ll hear a short beep. Others can now join the call.
Restore call privacy
Press the LINE button again during the call. You’ll hear
a double-beep. The other phones will be dropped from
the call.
Call privacy is automatically restored when you
NOTE:
end the call.
When a non-system phone answers a call, any
NOTE:
other system phone can pick up the call by pressing the
LINE button. Once a system phone picks up the call,
call privacy is activated and no other system phones can
listen to the call unless call privacy is canceled, but nonsystem phones which share that line can still join the call.
Do not disturb
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When you activate do not disturb (DND), you will not
hear paging tones, voice paging, or incoming call rings.
Instead, the LINE light flashes and the INTERCOM light
goes on to signal an incoming call or page. If you receive
an intercom call, the INTERCOM light flashes, and the
number of the intercom extension calling you appears on
the display.
1. Press N to prevent interruptions. The DND
light goes on and the screen display includes DND.
2. Press N again to resume normal call alerts.
The DND light goes off and the screen no longer
shows DND.
When callers start an intercom call to a system phone
with DND feature activated, they will hear very long
beeps, the same tone as if the system phone is just ringing.
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Volume
When you are on a call, press VOLUME + to increase
call volume. Press VOLUME - to decrease volume.
You will hear a beep when you reach the minimum or
maximum level.
Ringer volume
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When the phone is ringing, press VOLUME + or
VOLUME - to adjust the ringer volume. This phone
has four ringer volume levels. As you adjust the ringer,
you will hear the ring change.
Turning ringer off
You may turn the ringer on or off for each line. For
detailed instructions, see Turn the ringer on or off for
each line on page 25.
Redial
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The last number dialed from this extension (up to 32
digits) is stored in redial memory until you dial another
number.
Handset
To dial the same number again, lift the handset, listen for
the dial tone, then press R.
Speakerphone or headset
To dial the same number again, press a LINE button,
then press R. The phone automatically dials the
last number.
You must go off hook (lift handset or press a
NOTE:
LINE button for speakerphone or headset) before you
press R. If you press R without
going off hook, the screen displays the redial memory
stack. (See Redial stack on page 48.)
You will experience a one-second delay before
NOTE:
the call is dialed when using the redial feature. This is
normal.
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Telephone operation
Handset/speakerphone/headset volume
control
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Telephone operation
Redial stack
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The last six numbers dialed from this extension are
automatically stored in the redial memory stack. You can
review the numbers in the redial memory and dial one if
you wish.
1. When the phone is not on a call, press
R.
2. Press + or - to scroll through the last six
numbers dialed at this extension.
3. When the number you want to call is displayed,
press E or a LINE button. The call is dialed
automatically using the mode (headset or
speakerphone) you programmed as the automatic
mode. (See Set automatic mode on page 33.)
If you do not place a call within 30 seconds,
NOTE:
the screen returns to idle.
Auto redial
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This phone can automatically redial a number every 60
seconds up to ten times. When the phone automatically
redials the number, it always uses the line you originally
used to dial the call.
1. Follow the instructions under Redial stack
above to find the number you want to call.
2. Press a LINE button.
—OR—
Press E. The phone will dial the call.
3. When the other line rings or the other party
answers, lift the handset.
—OR—
Press K.
—OR—
Press h and speak with the other party.
You will hear a double-beep if you press
NOTE:
h when the headset is not plugged in.
To cancel auto redial, press any button except
VOLUME + or VOLUME -.
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While on a call, press and release H. The LINE light
for the line on hold flashes slowly in green, and a
double-beep sounds every 30 seconds to remind you
the call is on hold. (To turn off the reminder beep, see
Turn hold reminder on or off on page 29.) If you
were using the handset, you can replace the handset in
the base unit without disconnecting the call. If you were
using the speakerphone, the speakerphone is automatically
turned off when you press H.
To release hold, press and release the LINE button of the
call on hold.
The phone automatically disconnects a call on
NOTE:
hold after 20 minutes. To keep a call on hold longer
than 20 minutes, release hold before 20 minutes and
then place the call on hold again.
NOTE: You cannot put an intercom call on hold.
If a line is in use, pressing I will place
NOTE:
the line on hold and activate the intercom.
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1. Press and release H to keep a call on the
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first line.
2. Press and release the LINE button of another
line to make or answer another call.
If you switch lines without pressing H first,
NOTE:
you will drop the call.
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Hold
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Mute
Mute allows you to hear the other party, but the other
party can’t hear you.
To activate this feature, press and release M. The
MUTE light goes on.
Telephone operation
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To return to the conversation, press and release
M again.
Switching from handset to speakerphone or
NOTE:
headset, or from speakerphone or headset to handset,
changing lines, and putting a call on hold also cancel
mute.
Flash
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Use F instead of the switchhook to activate
telephone company subscriber services such as call
waiting or three-way calling.
Temporary tone dialing
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If you have dial pulse (rotary) service, you can change
from dial pulse to touch tone dialing during a call by
pressing t.
1. Dial the number.
2. Press and release t. Buttons pressed after
this send touch tone signals.
3. After you hang up, the phone automatically
returns to pulse service.
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This feature lets you set up a three-party call by using two
lines at the same time. You can also join an intercom call
with a call on an outside line. The outside line call must
be established first because an intercom call cannot be
placed on hold.
1. Make or answer a call.
2. Press and release H.
3. Call someone on another line.
4. When this call is answered, press C.
The three-party conference begins immediately.
5. To end a conference call, hang up. All parties
will disconnect.
To talk privately with one party:
1. Press H to place both lines on hold.
2. Press a LINE button to talk privately with the
person on that line.
3. Press C to resume the conference call.
NOTE: An intercom call cannot be placed on hold.
To drop one line:
Press the LINE button of the party you want to keep.
The other line will be dropped.
Occasionally, the far-end parties on a
NOTE:
conference call might not hear one another.
If you are experiencing difficulty in using the
NOTE:
conference features on this phone, please consider
using AT&T’s complete line of teleconference services
to find a solution that best meets your needs. AT&T
TeleConference Services reduces travel time and
expense while increasing productivity wherever people
are located allowing you to host truly virtual meetings
and share important information real time. To sign up
for AT&T TeleConference Services, go to:
www.att.com/orderconference for details.
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Telephone operation
Conference calls
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Transfer a call
Telephone operation
You can transfer a call you answer to any other system
phone. Once you transfer a call, it can be picked up at
any other system phone, not just at the extension you
called. For information about using the display screen
menus, see Menu operation beginning on page 20.
If a transferred call is not picked up within
NOTE:
20 minutes, the phone will automatically disconnect
the call.
Blind transfer
While on a call:
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This extension
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12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
Transfer
2. Press the EXT button for the extension where
you’re transferring the call.
—OR—
Dial the extension number where you’re
transferring the call. The screen display is similar
to:
Extension called
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
TransferH12
3. Hang up.
Your phone reminds you with a double-beep every
30 seconds when a transferred call has not been
answered.
If you do not dial an extension within 10
NOTE:
seconds, the transfer is automatically canceled.
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Transfer a call and speak to the
receiving party
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2. Press I. The screen display is similar to:
This extension
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12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
INTERCOMHTO _
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
3. Press E. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
Paging
PAGE
4. Press the EXT button for the extension where
you’re transferring the call. The screen display is
similar to:
Extension called
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
PAGEH12
When the other party answers, you can announce
the call.
5. Press T, then press the EXT button for
the extension where you’re transferring the call.
6. Hang up.
If you do not dial an extension within 10
NOTE:
seconds, the transfer is automatically canceled.
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Answer a transferred call
When you hear a long transfer ring, pick up the handset
or press the LINE button of the call to use the
speakerphone or headset.
Low battery indicator
The screen displays LOW BATT when the battery needs
to be replaced, or when no battery is installed.
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Telephone operation
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While on a call:
1. Press H.
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Telephone operation
Lights and what they mean
Light:
Status:
Means:
LINE
On steadily,
green
This line is in use at this
extension.
On steadily,
red
This line is in use at another
extension.
Flashing slowly,
green
This line is on hold at this
extension.
Flashing slowly,
red
This line is on hold at another
extension.
Flashing quickly,
green
This line is ringing.
—OR—
You are transferring a call
from this extension.
Triple flash, green
A call on this line is being
transferred at another
extension.
Flashing slowly
This intercom is in use at
another extension.
Flashing quickly
You have an incoming intercom
call.
On steadily
You are on an intercom call.
MUTE
On
This phone is muted.
SPEAKER
On
You are on a speakerphone call.
Flashing slowly
This phone is dialing an auto
redial call.
HEADSET
On
You are on a headset call.
DND
On
Do not disturb is turned on.
(AUTO)REDIAL
On steadily
The phone is waiting to
redial an auto redial call.
Flashing slowly
This phone is dialing an
auto redial call.
INTERCOM
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This telephone has 32 one touch locations where you can store phone
numbers you wish to dial using fewer keys than usual. You can store up to
24 digits in each location. The steps used to dial numbers stored in one
touch locations vary according to how you programmed the one touch
preference. See Set one touch preference on page 23 and Dial a one
touch number on page 59 for more details.
The first 16 locations can be accessed using only the EXT buttons. To access
the remaining 16 locations, press W and then the EXT button for the
desired location.
The EXT buttons are also used to place intercom calls. See
NOTE:
Intercom operation beginning on page 67 for details.
You may wish to write the names or telephone numbers of one touch entries
on the directory card, using the light gray spaces for the first 16 locations
and the dark gray spaces for the second 16 locations.
EXT buttons
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16 one touch locations
(all light gray spaces)
16 lower one touch
locations
(all dark gray spaces)
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LOWER button
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One touch operation
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One touch operation
Store a number in a one touch
location
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For information about using the display screen menus, see
Menu operation on page 20.
1. Press E to enter the feature menu.The
screen displays ONE TOUCH.
2. Press E. The screen display includes
PREFERENCE and the current setting.
3. Press - until the screen display includes
PROGRAM.
4. Press E. The screen display includes
<Enter number>.
5. Enter the phone number using the dial pad keys.
—OR—
Press R to copy the last number dialed
from this extension to this location.
The screen will show the number as you enter it.
You can press < to backspace.
6. When you are finished entering the number,
choose a one touch location:
Press the EXT button.
—OR—
Press W, then press the EXT button.
The screen displays the number entered and
Stored!.
Only the last number dialed from this
NOTE:
extension can be copied to a one touch location. The
other numbers in the redial stack cannot be copied.
You can exit storing a number at any time.
NOTE:
Press - until the screen shows CANCEL, then press
E.
—OR—
Press and hold E.
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Store a pause in a one touch entry
You can include a pause while storing a dialing sequence
which requires one during actual dialing.
Press E where you want to store a pause. Each
pause counts as one digit. Continue storing the number
as usual.
Store temporary touch tone signals in a
one touch entry
If you have dial pulse (rotary) service, you can store a
dialing sequence which includes the touch tone signals
required for some special services.
While you are entering the number to be stored, the
screen display includes PAUSE.
When you want to begin storing temporary tone signals,
press - until the screen display includes TONE, then press
E. All numbers you enter after this will send touch
tone signals during dialing.
Store a flash in a one touch entry
You can store the flash signal required by some special
services as part of a dialing sequence.
While you are entering the number to be stored, the
screen display includes PAUSE.
When you want to enter a flash signal, press - until
the screen display includes FLASH, then press E.
Continue storing the number as usual.
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While you are entering the number to be stored, the
screen display includes PAUSE.
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Review a one touch entry
One touch operation
For more information using the display screen menus, see
Menu operation on page 20.
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1. Press E to enter the feature menu. The
screen display includes ONEHTOUCH.
2. Press E. The screen display includes
PREFERENCE.
3. Press - until the screen display includes VIEW.
4. Press E.
5. Press the EXT button.
—OR—
Press W, then the EXT button for the
entry you want to review.
The screen displays the number stored in that
location. If there is no number stored in this
location, the screen display includes <empty>.
6. Press and hold E to return to the idle screen.
You can exit one touch review at any time.
NOTE:
Simply press and hold E.
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Dial a one touch number
This phone comes with One touch preference
programmed to INTERCOM. These instructions apply only
if you have not changed One touch preference.
If One touch preference is set to INTERCOM:
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1. Lift the handset.
—OR—
Press K.
—OR—
Press h and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press the EXT button.
—OR—
Press W, then press the EXT button for
the number you want to call.
The screen displays the number as it is dialed.
If One touch preference is set to TELEPHONE,
you do not need to go off hook and listen for a dial tone
before you dial a one touch number. You can simply:
1. Press the EXT button.
—OR—
Press W, then press the EXT button for
the number you want to call.
The screen displays the number as it is dialed
using the speakerphone or headset as
programmed for automatic mode. (See Set
automatic mode on page 33.)
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One touch operation
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NOTE:
touch preference on page 23 of this manual.
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Directory operation
This 974 telephone can store up to 200 names and phone
numbers in the directory. Names can be up to 16
characters long and numbers can be 24 digits long. Because
directory entries are stored in alphabetical order, you may
wish to enter names with the last name first in order to
maintain consistency with the information stored
automatically through the caller ID function of this system.
Directory operation
To enter directory mode, press D. The screen displays:
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DIRECTORYXFULLXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXx
VIEWXENTRIESXXXx
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If there are already 200 stored entries, the screen display
includes DIRECTORY FULL!. If you try to view directory
entries when there are no entries, the screen displays
no entries.
To work with the directory, press E. The screen
displays menu choices on the bottom line.
To exit directory mode at any time, press D.
Menu structure
Use the navigation buttons (<, >, +, -, E) to move
through menu operations. See Menu operation on page
20 for information about moving through menus in the
screen display.
The menu structure for the directory is shown below.
VIEW ENTRIES
DIAL
EDIT NAME
DONE
CANCEL
EDIT NUMBER
DONE
PAUSE
TONE
FLASH
CANCEL
MAIN MENU
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ADD ENTRY
ENTER NUMBER
DONE
PAUSE
TONE
FLASH
CANCEL
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1. Press D to begin working with the directory.
2. Press - until the screen display includes
ADD ENTRY.
3. Press E. The screen display includes
(Enter name)..
4. Use the dial pad keys and the chart below to
enter the letters, digits or symbols you wish to
store. Press the key repeatedly until the character
you want is shown on the screen. For example,
press 2 once for A, twice for B, three times for
C, and four times for 2. Press > to move to the
next character or space. Press < to backspace.
The name will appear on screen as you enter it.
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5. When you are finished entering the name, press
E to move on to enter the phone number.
The screen displays the name you entered and
(Enter number).
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Directory operation
Store a name and number in
the directory
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Directory operation
Store a name and number in the directory
continued from page 61
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6. Use the dial pad keys to enter the phone number
you wish to store.
—OR—
Press R to copy the last number dialed
at this extension onto the screen.
Press < to backspace. The number will appear
on the second line of the screen as you enter it.
7. When you are finished entering the number, press
E to store the name and number in the
directory. The screen briefly displays the name
and number you stored and Saved! Then the
screen will automatically return to include ADD
ENTRY.
You can exit the directory at any time without
NOTE:
storing the entry. Simply press D.
Store a pause in a directory number
You can include a pause in a number stored in the directory.
When you reach the place in the dialing sequence where
you wish to enter a pause, press - until the screen displays:
JIMTERXNAMELLXX
555_
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXx
PAUSEXNUMBERXXXx
Press E to store a two-second pause. Then continue
entering the number. Each pause counts as one digit. If you
want to save the number in the directory, press - to
reach DONE and then press E to save.
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Store a temporary tone signal in a
directory number
JIMTERXNAMELLXX
555_
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXx
TONEXXNUMBERXXXx
Press E. All digits entered after this will send tone
signals. If you want to save the number in the directory,
press - to reach DONE and then press E to save.
Store a flash in a directory number
You can store the switchhook flash needed to access some
custom-calling services in a directory number. When you
reach the place in the dialing sequence where you wish to
enter a flash, press - until the screen displays:
JIMTERXNAMELLXX
555_
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXx
FLASHXNUMBERXXXx
Press E to store the flash, then continue entering the
number. Each flash counts as one digit. If you want to save
the number in the directory, press - to reach DONE and
then press E to save.
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If you have dial pulse (rotary) service, you can store tone
signals in a directory number. When you reach the place in
the dialing sequence where you wish tone dialing to begin,
press - until the screen displays:
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Review directory entries
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Directory operation
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1. Press D and then E to begin working with
the directory entries.
2. Press + or - to scroll through the directory
entries.
—OR—
Press the dial pad key for the first character of
the entry you wish to review until the character
you are looking for is displayed. Then press +
or - to scroll through the entries beginning
with this character. If there is no entry for the
character you chose, the screen will display
NohEntrieshforh“X”h(where X refers to the
displayed character).
You can exit the directory at any time. Simply
NOTE:
press D.
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1. Find the directory entry you wish to change by
following the directions under Review
directory entries on page 64.
2. When the entry you want to edit is displayed,
press E. The screen display includes DIAL.
3. Press - until the screen display includes EDIT
NAME.
4. Press E and start to edit the name using the
dial pad keys. (See the instructions in step 4 of
Store a name and number in the directory
on page 61 for details.)
5. Press E to save the new name in the
directory. The screen display briefly includes
Saved!. The screen automatically returns to
showing the new name you stored and the
number.
6. Press E and then press - until the screen
display includes EDIT NUMBER.
—OR—
Press D to save the new name and return to
the idle screen without changing the number
stored in this directory entry.
7. Press E to begin editing the number using
the dial pad keys. Press < to backspace. The
number will appear on the second line of the
screen as you enter it.
8. Press E to store the new number in the
directory. The screen display briefly includes
Saved!. The screen automatically returns to
showing the new name and number you stored.
You can exit the directory at any time without
NOTE:
storing the entry. Simply press D.
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Edit a directory entry
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Dial a number from the directory
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1. Find the entry for the number you wish to
call by following the directions under Review
directory entries on page 64.
2. Press E. The screen display includes DIAL.
3. Press E. The phone will automatically select
an idle line and dial the call.
—OR—
Press the LINE button for the line you wish to
use.
The call will be dialed in the mode (speakerphone
or headset) you programmed (see Set
automatic mode on page 33).
Remove a name and number from
the directory
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1. Find the entry for the number you wish to call by
following the directions under Review
directory entries on page 64.
2. When the entry you wish to delete is displayed,
press r. The screen display includes
Removed!. The screen automatically advances to
the next directory entry.
Remove all entries from the
directory
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1. Press D to begin working with the directory.
2. Press r. The screen display includes
Remove all?.
3. Press r again within three seconds
to confirm the command and remove all
directory entries. The screen briefly displays
Removing... and then All Removed!.
The screen automatically returns to:
DIRECTORYXFULLXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXx
ADDWENTRYESXXXXx
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Intercom operation
This 974 telephone is fully compatible with any AT&T Four-Line Small
Business System Speakerphone 945 or 984 units you may have installed. You
can use a total of 16 945/974/984 units together as extensions in your phone
system.
If you have one or more 964, 955, or 944 phone(s) installed in
NOTE:
the same phone system with this 974 telephone, you can only have 12
extensions in the phone system.
Each individual phone in your telephone system MUST be assigned
a unique extension number for the intercom feature to work. See
Assign an extension number to your phone on page 24 for instructions.
If you subscribe to DSL service, please read DSL users
NOTE:
beginning on page 4 for information about minimizing problems with
this phone caused by DSL signals.
This intercom features both a single-phone page and a system-wide page.
A single-phone page alerts only one phone. A system-wide page alerts all
system phones. Any phone with the Do not disturb (DND) feature activated
will not receive a page.
An intercom call rings at the extension called with a repeating double-ring
pattern.
A single-phone page automatically activates the speakerphone on the
receiving phone. You can deactivate the speakerphone by lifting the handset.
NOTE: If a line is in use, pressing I will place the line on hold and
activate
the intercom.
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This 974 telephone is also compatible with any AT&T 964/955/944 phones
you have previously installed. This 974 telephone is NOT compatible with
any 843, 853, 854, 874, or 954 telephones you may have previously installed.
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Intercom operation
Basic intercom operations
Operation:
Function:
INTERCOM
Any two extensions connected to line 1 can ring
each other.
PAGE
Lets you announce over the speaker of the phone
you’re calling. The person you’ve called can
respond just by talking.
PAGE ALL
Lets you announce to all phones in the system at
the same time (system-wide page).
CONFERENCE
Lets you connect another intercom call with an
outside line.
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1. If One touch preference is set to INTERCOM, skip
to step 2.
—OR—
If One touch preference is set to TELEPHONE,
press I.
2. Press the EXT button for the party you wish to
call, then lift the handset. The screen display is
similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
Extension called
INTERCOMHTOH15
If the extension you called is idle or set to
Do not disturb, you will hear long beeps.
If the other extension is on a call, you will
hear a busy signal.
The intercom call is automatically canceled if
NOTE:
you do not press an EXT button within 10 seconds.
When you direct an intercom call to one
NOTE:
extension, any extension in the system can answer
the call by pressing I.
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Make an intercom call with the
handset
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Make an intercom call with the
speakerphone or headset
Intercom operation
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With the handset in the base unit:
1. If One touch preference is set to INTERCOM,
Skip to step 2.
—OR—
If One touch preference is set to TELEPHONE,
press I. The phone will automatically
activate the line in the mode (headset or
speakerphone) you programmed (see Set
automatic mode on page 33).
2. Press the EXT button of the party you wish
to reach. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
Extension called
INTERCOMHTOH15
If the extension you called is idle or set to
Do not disturb, you will hear long beeps. If
the other extension is busy, you will hear a
busy signal.
The intercom call is automatically canceled if
NOTE:
you do not press an EXT button within 10 seconds.
When you direct an intercom call to one
NOTE:
extension, any extension in the system can answer
the call by pressing I.
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Answer an intercom call
An intercom call can be answered at any
NOTE:
extension in the phone system by pressing I.
Intercom operation
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When you receive an intercom call you will hear a
repeating double-ring pattern and your screen displays
INTERCOM FROM with the extension number of the
caller. Answer the intercom call by lifting the handset,
or by pressing I, K or h to take
the call hands-free.
If you press I to answer the call,
NOTE:
the phone will automatically use the mode
(speakerphone or headset) you programmed as
the automatic mode (see Set automatic mode
on page 33).
End an intercom or page call
To end the intercom or page call, press I.
—OR—
Hang up or press K or h again.
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Page a specific extension
(single-phone page)
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1. Press I. The screen display is similar to:
This extension
Intercom operation
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12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
INTERCOMHTO _
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
2. Press E. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
Paging
PAGE
3. Press the EXT button for the party you wish
to page. The screen display is similar to:
Extension paged
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
PAGEH15
Answer a single-phone page
Auto-mute off
When your extension receives a page, the phone
beeps and the speakerphone is automatically activated.
Answer the call by simply speaking.
If you are on the headset, you can answer the page by
pressing h and speaking through the headset.
Auto-mute on
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The MUTE light will be on. Lift the handset or press
M to temporarily deactivate auto-mute and answer the
page.
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Page all system phones
1. Press I. The screen display is similar to:
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12:08PMH12/26
EXTH11
INTERCOMHTO _
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
2. Press - until the screen display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
EXTH11
INTERCOMHTO _
PAGEHALLHHHHHHHx
3. Press E. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PMH12/26
EXTH11
PAGEHALL
Once the page is automatically answered, speak and your
voice will be heard at all idle extensions in your phone
system.
Answer a system-wide page
Only one extension can answer a
NOTE:
system-wide page.
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When you receive a system-wide page, your phone
beeps and the screen shows the paging extension
with a display similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
PAGE ALL FROMH12
1. Press I to answer the page. The screen
display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26
INTERCOMHFROMH12
2. To end, press and release K or h.
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Make an intercom conference call
A system phone on a two-way conversation using an
outside line can invite a third party at an intercom
extension into the conversation. Follow the directions
under Conference calls on page 51, making sure to
establish the non-intercom call first.
Intercom operation
You cannot put an intercom conference call
NOTE:
on hold.
Room monitor
You can activate the speaker of another phone to monitor
sounds in that room. The auto-mute feature must be
turned off at the phone you want to monitor. (See Turn
auto-mute on or off on page 28 for instructions.)
1. Press I. The screen display is similar to:
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12:08PMH12/26
EXTH11
INTERCOMHTO _
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
2. Press E. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PMH12/26
EXTH11
Paging
PAGE
3. Press the EXT button for the telephone you
want to monitor. The screen display is similar to:
12:08PMH12/26
EXTH11
PAGEH15
The party at the extension being monitored will hear
the intercom ring as with any page call, signaling that the
speakerphone has been activated.
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Caller ID operation
When you use this phone with caller ID service, you can see who’s calling
before you answer the phone. If you subscribe to caller ID with call waiting,
a combined service available through many local telephone companies, you
can see who’s trying to reach you even when you’re on another call. This
service may be called by different names (such as caller ID with visual call
waiting) by different local telephone companies and may not be available
in all areas.
You must subscribe to combined caller ID with call waiting as a
NOTE:
single service to see caller ID information for a call waiting call. Check with
your telephone company for its availability.
This phone assigns each incoming call a number from 1 to 200. The most
recent call will have the highest number. (For example, if two calls have been
received, call number 002 is the most recent.) When the call history is full,
the earliest call information is automatically deleted to make room for new
incoming call information.
The format of phone numbers displayed will depend on the home and local
area codes you programmed. (See Home area code and Local area code
on page 6 for explanations of area codes. See Program home and local
area codes on page 38 for programming instructions.) If the call came from
within your home area code, the screen displays only the seven digit number
(without an area code). If the call came from one of your local area codes,
the screen displays 10 digits (area code plus the seven-digit number). If the
call did not come from any of the area codes you programmed, (1) phone
numbers with 10 or more digits will automatically have a 1 inserted and
displayed before the number and, (2) phone numbers with fewer than 10
digits will be displayed without a 1.
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Caller ID operation
This telephone has a Caller ID feature that works with caller identification
service provided by your local telephone company. There is a fee for this
service, and it may not be available in all areas. This phone can provide
information only if both you and the caller are in areas offering caller
identification service, and if both telephone companies use compatible
equipment.
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Caller ID display
When you receive incoming caller ID information, the
screen display is similar to:
12:08PM 12/26 L2
JOHN SMITH
5550123
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
Caller ID operation
The time and date of the call, the caller’s name and phone
number are included in the display if sent by the caller’s
telephone company. The incoming line number of the call
also appears on screen (L2 in the above example). Other
messages may appear on screen. See Display screen
messages on page 78 for more information.
Caller ID information will appear on the screen as long as
the phone rings or until the caller hangs up, or when the
call is answered at another extension in your phone
system, or when another extension which answered the
call hangs up.
If you subscribe to caller ID service, this phone
automatically resets the time and date each time new
call information is received. You can set the time and
date yourself if you wish. (See Set the time and date
on page 30.)
Call waiting
If you subscribe to caller ID with call waiting service and
you receive a call waiting call, the screen displays call
information for the call similar to:
L2X(CallWaiting)
JOHN SMITH
5550123
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
1. Press F to access the call waiting call.
2. To switch back to the original call, press F
again.
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Calls received on two or more lines
simultaneously
For example, if Line 3 of the phone is ringing, the screen
displays the caller ID information for Line 3:
12:08PMX12/26 L3
JOHN SMITHX
5550123
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
If the phone begins to ring on Line 1, the screen will
display the new caller’s information after it is received:
12:08PMX12/26 L1
MARY BROWN
5550127
PAGEHHHHHHHHHHHx
Press < or > to review the caller ID information for the
first call and the screen displays:
12:08PMX12/26 L3
JOHN SMITH
5550123PAGEHHHHH
HHHHHHx
Pressing < or > repeatedly will allow you to switch
between all of the incoming call information. See Display
screen messages on page 78 for information about
other possible messages.
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Your screen can display the caller ID information for
only one call at a time, but you can switch between the
information for two or more ringing lines by pressing
< or >.
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Caller ID operation
Display screen messages
Display:
Means:
Private Name
The other party is blocking name information.
Private Number
The other party is blocking telephone number
information.
Unknown Name
Your phone company is unable to receive
information about this caller’s name.
Unknown Number
Your phone company is unable to receive
information about this caller’s number.
Out of Area
The call information is unavailable.
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Message waiting and NEW CALL
light
12:08PM 12/26 L2
EXTX22
CID:100/198XCOVM
XXXXXXXXXXXX1X34
CID:100/198
Indicates 100 new caller ID messages
and 198 total caller ID messages.
L2
The call came in on line 2.
COVM
1 34
There is voice mail “message waiting”
information on lines 1, 3 and 4.
You have to set COVM on to receive
NOTE:
notification of “message waiting”.
Call history
View call history summary
1. Press C. The screen displays the
numbers of total calls and new calls in call history:
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CALLXHISTORY
198XCalls
115XNew
2. Press C again to exit call history mode.
continued on page 80
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Caller ID operation
This light stays on when you have received call information
but have not yet reviewed it. If you subscribe to a voice
mail service, this light flashes when you have unretrieved
messages waiting. The screen also displays information
about the number of new calls and voice mail messages
waiting.
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Call history
continued from page 79
Review records in call history
1. Press C. The screen displays the
numbers of total calls and new calls in call history:
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CALLXHISTORY
198XCalls
115XNew
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2. Press - to view the previous (most recent)
caller’s information.
—OR—
Press + to view the earliest caller’s information.
The screen displays the caller information:
10:27AMX11/12XL3
JOHN SMITH
5550123
CL#001 NEW
10:27AM
11/12
Time and date of the call
L3
The call came in on line 3
JOHN SMITH
Caller’s name
5550123
Caller’s phone number
CL#001
This is the first (earliest) record in
call history
NEW
This is new, previously
unreviewed call information
See Display screen messages on page 78 for information
about other possible messages.
To exit call history at any time without saving
NOTE:
changes, press C.
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Remove calls from call history
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1. Locate the call record you wish to delete
following the instructions under Review records
in call history on page 80.
2. Press R. The screen display includes
Removed!.
Then the screen displays the previous record in
call history. If there are no records in call history,
the screen displays:
CALLXHISTORY
000XCalls
000XNew
Remove all calls from call history
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1. Press C. The screen displays the
numbers of total calls and new calls in call history.
2. Press r. The screen display includes
Remove all?.
3. Press r again within three seconds to
confirm the command and delete all records
from call history. The screen display includes
Removing... and then All Removed!.
The screen automatically returns to the call
history summary.
To exit call history at any time without saving
NOTE:
changes, press C.
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Caller ID operation
Remove a specific call record from call
history
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Dial a number from call history
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As you review call history records, you can dial a displayed
phone number.
1. Locate the number you wish to call in call history
(see Review records in call history on page
80). The screen display is similar to:
10:27AMX11/12XL3
JOHN SMITH
5550123
CL#001 NEW
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2. Press E. The screen display includes DIAL.
3. Press E. The phone will automatically select
an idle line and dial the call.
—OR—
Press the LINE button for the line you wish to
use.
The call will be dialed in the mode (speakerphone
or headset) you programmed (see Set
automatic mode on page 33).
Dial options
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You can change the format of a number in call history
before you dial.
1. Follow the directions in steps 1 and 2 of Dial a
number from call history above. The screen
display includes DIAL.
2. Press - until the screen display includes DIAL
ALTERNATE.
3. Press < or > to scroll through the alternate
dialing formats (seven-digit number, area code +
seven-digit number, 1 + area code + seven-digit
number, or 1 + seven-digit number). The screen
displays the alternate formats on the third line.
4. When the format you want to use is displayed,
dial the call as described in step 3 of Dial a
number from call history above.
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Save a name and number from
call history to the directory
10:27AMX11/12XL3
JOHN SMITH
5550123
CL#001 NEW
If a call history record does not include a
NOTE:
phone number, it cannot be saved to the directory.
2. Press E. The screen display includes DIAL.
3. Press - until the screen display includes COPY
TO DIR.
4. Press E to save the name and number to the
directory. The screen displays the name, number
and added to DIR!. The screen automatically
returns to the call record just reviewed.
To exit call history at any time without saving
NOTE:
changes, press C.
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1. Locate the call history record number you wish
to save (see Review records in call history on
page 80). The screen display is similar to:
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Save a number from call history
to a one touch location
Caller ID operation
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1. Locate the call history record you wish to save
(see Review records in call history on page
80). The screen display is similar to:
10:27AMX11/12XL3
JOHN SMITH
5550123
CL#001 NEW
If a call history record does not include a
NOTE:
phone number, it cannot be saved to the directory.
2. Press E. The screen display includes DIAL.
3. Press - until the screen display includes COPY
TO 1-TOUCH.
4. Press E to begin to save the number. The
screen display includes Press 1-TOUCH.
5. Press the EXT button where you want to save
the number.
—OR—
Press W, then press the EXT button.
The screen displays the number and saved to
1-TOUCH.
The screen automatically returns to the call
record just reviewed.
To exit call history at any time without saving
NOTE:
changes, press C.
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Adding a fax machine
Do not connect a fax machine to line 1. Doing so will interrupt
NOTE:
the telephone’s intercom data channel.
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That line’s telephone number is your fax number.
The same line can be used for outgoing calls (incoming faxes will get
a busy signal when the line is in use).
Set your fax machine to answer on the first ring (follow manufacturer’s
instructions).
To prevent the fax line from ringing at all the extensions, turn the ringer
off for that line at other extensions (see Turn the ringer on or off
for each line on page 25).
If you are using a fax switch, or a fax machine with a built-in fax
NOTE:
switch, see Using a fax switch below.
Using a fax switch
A fax switch lets the telephone know, before the phone rings, whether an
incoming call is a voice call or a fax call. Some fax machines have a built-in
fax switch. Using a fax switch may affect the operation of the LINE lights
or other system features.
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Adding a fax machine
You may wish to use a fax machine with your phone. Choose line 2, 3 or 4
for the fax machine, and connect it according to the manufacturer’s
instructions for installation and use.
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General product care
To keep your phone working and looking good, follow these guidelines:
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General product care
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Avoid putting it near heating appliances and devices that generate
electrical noise (for example, motors or fluorescent lamps).
DO NOT expose it to direct sunlight or moisture.
Avoid dropping the phone and/or other rough treatment.
Clean with a soft cloth.
Never use a strong cleaning agent or abrasive powder because this
will damage the finish.
Retain the original packaging in case you need to ship it at a later
date.
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Technical specifications
REN
0.3B
Power adapter
Input: AC 120V, 60Hz
Output: DC 12V, 500mA
Battery
One 9V alkaline battery required
Intercom signal frequency
Data 455 KHz
Technical specifications
Technical specifications
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In case of difficulty
If you have difficulty operating this phone, try the suggestions below.
For customer service, visit our website at www.telephones.att.com
or call 1 (800) 222–3111. Have the serial number, found on the
underside of your phone, available when contacting customer
service. Please retain your receipt as your proof of purchase.
To purchase accessories or replacement parts, please contact customer
service by visiting our website at www.telephones.att.com or calling
1 (800) 222–3111.
In case of difficulty
Telephone operation
Problem
Solution
Telephone does not
work properly.
• This 974 telephone is not compatible with
any 843, 853, 854, 874, or 954 telephones
you may have previously installed.
Problem
Solution
No dial tone.
• Make sure all plugs are connected properly.
Inspect the line cord connections at the
modular jack(s) and at the telephone.
Also inspect the coiled handset cord
connection at both ends.
• Make sure a line is selected.
• Make sure HOLD is not activated.
• If you do not hear a dial tone when you
press h, make sure the headset is
firmly connected at the jack.
Problem
Solution
Telephone does
not ring.
• Make sure the Do not disturb (DND)
feature is not activated.
• Make sure the ringers are turned on.
• If there are several non-system phones
on the line that don’t ring, disconnect some
of them. Having too many phones
connected can also result in low ringer
volume for non-system telephones.
• If the INTERCOM light flashes but you
don’t hear a paging signal, make sure the
Do not disturb feature is not activated.
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Problem
Solution
A repeating short ring
(error ring) sounds
when you assign an
extension number
to your phone while in
the programming mode.
The extension number you chose is
already assigned. Begin again and choose
a different extension number from 11 to
26 (see Assign an extension number
to your phone on page 24).
You MUST assign a different extension
number to every phone in your system.
Problem
Solution
Intercom paging
signal not received.
Make sure you have programmed your
intercom extension number correctly.
Line 1 must be connected at all extensions,
and must be the same telephone number/line
for paging and intercom to work properly.
Problem
Solution
Cannot join a
conversation in
progress.
The call privacy feature prevents another
set on the system from interrupting
a conversation. Make sure you press the
LINE button to release privacy. (See Call
privacy on page 46.)
Problem
Solution
Error tone (fast
busy signal) heard
when making a
page call.
The Do not disturb feature is activated at
the extension you are calling.
Problem
Solution
A double beep sounds
every 30 seconds.
There is a call on hold at this extension.
Press and release the LINE button of the
call on hold to return to the call and turn off
the reminder beep.
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In case of difficulty
Telephone operation
Problem
Solution
LINE lights remain
on when no line is
connected.
• Make sure the phone is programmed
for that line to be absent. (See Turn
line usage on or off for each line
on page 31.)
• Make sure that your line groups are
programmed properly. (See Assign the
line group for this phone on page 39.)
• Disconnect all other devices (fax, modem,
credit card reader, etc.) from any lines
connected to your phone. These devices
can interfere with the telephone’s data links.
• Make sure the total length of telephone
wiring used in your phone system is less
than 600 feet as it may cause interference
with the advanced features of this telephone.
• If you are a DSL service subscriber, please
see DSL users beginning on page 4 for
details.
Problem
Solution
Tone signals do
not activate a
remote device.
Tone signaling does not work during
conference calls.
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Problem
Solution
Operation during
a power failure.
This phone will operate during a power
failure if a working battery has been installed.
You will be able to answer calls with the
handset or headset, and dial calls using the
keypad and the one touch or redial features.
No other features will work until power is
restored. All programming is retained during
power failure.
Problem
Solution
The screen displays
Powerfail.
The phone has been disconnected from AC
power. When power is restored, a key is
pressed, or the phone is taken off the hook,
the screen will return to the usual display.
One touch and redial numbers are retained
until power is restored.
Problem
Solution
Display screen
is blank.
Make sure the power cord is connected
to both the phone and an electrical outlet
not controlled by a wall switch.
Problem
Solution
Intercom, hold, line
privacy or other
advanced features do
not work properly.
If you are a DSL customer, you may need
to arrange for installation of a splitter. See
DSL users beginning on page 4 for details.
Caller ID operation
Problem
Solution
No caller ID
information while
on a call.
You must subscribe to combined caller ID
with call waiting as a single service to see
call waiting information.
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In case of difficulty
Caller ID operation
Problem
Solution
No caller ID
information is
received.
Caller ID information is transmitted by the
telephone company between the first and
second rings. Allow your phone to ring at
least twice to receive caller ID information.
Problem
Solution
NEW CALL
light flashes.
• Make sure you have reviewed all messages
on all lines.
• You may have received a false signal from
the central office. To clear, see Reset
COVM indicator on page 37 in Feature
setup.
Problem
Solution
Screen displays COVM.
The screen displays COVM when the COVM
indicator is turned on for at least one line,
whether or not there are messages waiting,
and whether or not you have voice mail
service.
• If you subscribe to voice mail service with
your local telephone company, but prefer
not to display COVM on the screen, turn off
the COVM indicator for each line.
• If you do not subscribe to voice mail service,
turn off the COVM indicator for all lines.
See Turn COVM indicators on or off for
each line on page 36 in Feature setup for
detailed instructions.
Problem
Solution
COVM line indicator
remains on.
• Make sure you have reviewed all messages
on that line.
• You may have received a false signal
from the central office. To clear, see
Reset COVM indicator on page 37 in
Feature setup.
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Expanding the phone system
Maximum number of telephone lines allowed to be connected to the system
1. With the use of ONLY 984, 974 and 945 telephones in a system, this
combination allows a maximum number of 19 phone lines to be
connected to the system.
2. If the combination includes any of the 944, 955 and 964 telephones,
the maximum number of telephone lines that can be connected to
the system is 15.
NOTE: All 974 features work as described earlier in this manual.
Please refer to page 13 for the diagram of the Recommended
NOTE:
wiring configuration for phone system.
Line groups
Your 974 telephone is noted for its line-sharing feature. The four-line CO key
indicators show the line status by displaying different colors and modes (on /
off / flashing). To have an accurate line status indication, all units which are
connected to the system MUST have their Line 1 jacks connected to the
same telephone line (i.e.TL1), Line 2 jacks connected to the same telephone
line (TL2), and Line 3 jacks connected accordingly to (TL3).
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Maximum number of units allowed to be connected in the phone system
1. With the use of ONLY 984, 974 and 945 telephones in a system, this
combination allows a maximum number of 16 units to be connected
in the system.
2. If the combination includes any of the 944, 955 and 964 telephones,
the maximum number of phones that can be connected to the
system is 12 units.
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Intercom Extensions
Expanding the phone system
There are 12 line group numbers to select, 1-4. Refer to the table below for
the various line-group combination which results from using 16 units and 7
telephone lines.
Telephone Lines in System
Line Group
TL 1 TL 2 TL 3 TL 4 TL 5 TL 6 TL 7
Number
Function
Group 4
Marketing
Group 6
Procurement
Group 4
Marketing
Group 5
Engineering
EXT 11
✔
✔
✔
EXT 12
✔
✔
✔
EXT 13
✔
✔
✔
EXT 14
✔
✔
✔
EXT 15
✔
✔
✔
EXT 16
✔
✔
✔
EXT 17
✔
✔
✔
EXT 18
✔
✔
✔
EXT 19
✔
✔
✔
EXT 20
✔
✔
✔
EXT 21
✔
✔
✔
EXT 22
✔
✔
✔
EXT 23
✔
✔
✔
EXT 24
✔
✔
✔
EXT 25
✔
✔
✔
EXT 26
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
Group 4
Marketing
Group 6
Procurement
✔
Group 5
Engineering
✔
Group 5
Engineering
✔
Group 7
Administration
✔
Group 7
Administration
Group 6
Procurement
Group 4
Marketing
Group 5
Engineering
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
All L1, L2 & L3 jacks are to be
connected to the same corresponding
Telephone Lines (TL1,TL2 & TL3).
Example of
✔
Group 4
Marketing
Group 6
Procurement
Group 7
Administration
These can be set in Option
Menu ➔ Special Options ➔
Line Group
The L1 jacks of all the units must be connected to the same
NOTE:
corresponding telephone line (TL1) to ensure proper functioning of the
phone system.
The L2 jacks of all the units must be connected to the same
NOTE:
corresponding telephone line (TL2). Likewise, the L3 jacks to the same
corresponding telephone line (TL3). If the L1- L3 jacks are not properly
connected to their telephone lines, the four-line CO key status indicators
will NOT reflect the actual telephone line status.
For all units connected to TL1, the total length of telephone wiring
NOTE:
MUST NOT exceed 600 feet when used in this phone system.
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Private lines
This feature allows you to set a private line (direct line) to the Line 4 jack of
each unit. In this case, all 16 units can have their own private lines, and the
connection of 16 units together adds up to a total of 19 telephone lines. The
table below shows an example of how 16 extensions are connected to add
up to 19 telephone lines.
Telephone Lines (TLs) in System
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 13
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 14
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 15
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 16
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 17
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 18
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 19
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 20
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 21
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 22
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 23
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 24
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 25
✔ ✔ ✔
EXT 26
✔ ✔ ✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
To L4 jack
TL4 to TL19 are private lines
To program a private line in a line group, press E to begin
NOTE:
feature setup and then select SPECIALhOPTIONS. Enter the Line group
menu and select PRV to set the private line.
If the unit (extension) is not set to PRV, the Line 4 status
NOTE:
indicator will be unable to display a correct line status.
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EXT 12
To L3 Jack
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
To L1 Jack
EXT 11
To L2 Jack
Intercom Extensions
TL1 TL2 TL3 TL4 TL5 TL6 TL7 TL8 TL9 TL10 TL11 TL12 TL13 TL14 TL15 TL16 TL17 TL18 TL19
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Centrex operation
Centrex operation
Setup checklist
Before expanding your system or installing for Centrex, review the
installation checklist. If you have Centrex, contact your local telephone
company for further information about Centrex service.
• The phone number for line 1 must be the same on all phones
in order for the intercom and page features to work.
• Determine the number of phones that will be on the system.
• Identify the phone that will be the console phone.
• Identify the private line for the console phone. The console
phone must have its own private line. This line is not shared
with any other phone.
• Follow the regular installation instructions in this manual.
• Enable the console phone.
• Store the Centrex pickup codes and the seven-digit phone numbers
in one touch locations. (See One touch operation beginning on
page 55.)
Enable the console phone
Determine which phone will be the console phone for your system and
program the console following the directions to Set this phone to be the
Centrex console phone on page 41. It is recommended that Line 4 of the
console be programmed as a private line, to make sure a line is available for
Centrex access.
Console operation
Once another system phone has enabled its delayed ring, the console phone
will receive those calls. All the 974 features work in the same manner as
described in this manual.
The console phone can pick up other Centrex lines through Centrex
switching. You can store the Centrex pickup codes and the seven-digit
phone number of each station, except for the console phone, in the one
touch locations.
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Set ring delay duration
This feature allows other system telephones’ calls to ring at the console
phone. After a specified ring delay, the calls will ring at the console phone.
(See Set the Centrex console delayed ring time on page 42.)
Answer a delayed ring
The console phone rings and the screen displays the extension number of
the intercom sending the delayed ring.
1. Select a free line.
2. Enter the Centrex pickup code.
3. Enter the seven-digit phone number of the extension sending
the delayed ring.
NOTE: If the console is using another line and receives a delayed ring,
the
console phone can put the other line on hold and follow steps 1-3.
Centrex operation
If the console is on an intercom call, the intercom call should be ended
before picking up the ringing phone.
Pick up another station’s line
1. Choose a free Centrex line.
2. Enter the Centrex pickup code.
3. Enter the seven-digit phone number of the line you want.
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Index
+ 6, 20, 22, 48, 60
C
- 6, 20, 22, 48, 60
x 20, 60
Call history 75, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83,
84
< 6, 20, 22, 60
Call information 75–80
> 6, 20, 22, 60
Call privacy 46, 89
() 20
Call record 81
A
A double beep sounds every
30 seconds 49, 89
Index
A repeating short ring (error ring)
sounds when assigning an
extension number 89
Call volume 47
Call waiting 50, 76, 91
Caller ID 1, 5, 8, 60, 75–77, 79
Caller ID information 76–77,
91–92
AM/PM 30
Caller ID with call waiting 1, 5,
75–76, 91
Answer a call 43–45
Caller identification 5, 75
Answer calls 11, 43, 91
Caller information 80
AREA CODES 37–38
Cannot join a conversation in
progress 89
Auto redial 48, 54
R 47, 48, 56
(AUTO)REDIAL 54
Auto-mute 7, 21, 27–28, 72, 74
Automatic line selection 43, 45
Automatic mode 8, 21, 32–33, 48,
59, 71
Aux L3 jack 19
Aux L4 jack 19
Central Office Voice Mail 5
Centrex 1, 5, 21, 41–42, 96–97
Centrex console delayed ring
41–42
Centrex console phone 9, 41–42,
96
Centrex pickup code 96, 97
Conference 51, 68
C 51
B
Conference call 1, 51, 74, 90
Base unit 2, 8, 11–12, 15, 30, 33,
45, 49, 70
Console 9, 21, 96–97
Battery compartment 11, 12
Console phone 41, 96–97.
See also Centrex
console phone
Blind transfer 52
Convenience ports 1, 19
Battery 11, 12, 15, 18, 53, 87, 91
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DSL 4, 91
COVM indicator 8, 36–37, 92
DSL filters 4
COVM ON/OFF 35–36
DSL service 4, 5, 67
COVM RESET 36–37
DSL service provider 4, 5
CSL delay ring 9, 21
DSL splitter 4, 5
D
E
Date 7, 21, 30, 76, 80
English 9, 22
Day of the month 30
Day of the week 30
E 6, 20, 30, 37–38, 40, 56–58,
60–62, 65, 95
Default mode 7–8, 43–45
Erase all settings 40
Default settings 9, 40
Error ring 11, 24, 89
Delay ring 7, 21, 26–27
Error tone (fast busy signal)
heard when making an
intercom call 89
Delayed ring 27, 96, 97
DIAL ALTERNATE 82
Index
COVM 5, 79
Dial mode 7, 29
Espanol 22, 42
Dial options 82
EXT button 22, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58,
59, 69, 70, 72, 74, 84
Dial pad key 64
Dial pulse (rotary) 7, 50, 57, 63
Extension 6–7, 10–11, 19, 27–28,
31, 36, 47–48, 52–54, 56, 62,
69–74, 76, 89, 95
Dial tone 15, 18, 43–44, 47, 59, 88
Extension no. 7, 21
Dial pad keys 38, 56, 61–62, 65
Dialing sequence 57, 62–63
Digital subscriber line 4
Extension number 3, 7, 10–11, 24,
52, 67, 71, 89, 97
Directory 1, 60–62, 64–66, 83
Extensions 3, 6, 67–68, 85, 89, 91
Directory card 55
DIRECTORY FULL! 60
Display screen is blank 91
DND 5, 10, 46, 54
F
Fax 19, 90
Fax machine 1, 19, 85
DND light 46
Fax switch 85
Do not disturb 46, 54, 67, 69, 70,
88–89
Feature setup 20–42
Do Not Disturb (DND) 5, 67
F 50
Flash 21, 50, 57, 60, 63
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Français 22, 42
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Intercom call 26, 46, 49, 51, 54, 55,
67, 69–71, 97
H
Intercom conference call 74
Hands-free 1, 28, 44, 71
INTERCOM light 46, 88
Handset 2, 6, 8, 11, 14-16, 18, 33,
43, 45, 47-50, 53, 59, 67, 69-72,
91
Intercom paging signal not
received 89
Handset cord 2, 14, 16, 88
L
Handset tab 16
L1/L2 jack 14, 16, 19
Headset 8, 11, 33, 43–45, 47–48,
50, 53–54, 59, 66, 70-72, 82, 88,
91
L3/L4 jack 14, 16, 19
Language 9, 21–22, 42
LCD backlight 8, 21, 34
h 6, 8, 44, 48, 59, 71–73
Lights 54
Headset jack 1, 44
Line 1 phone number 3
HEADSET light 44
LINE button 33, 43–49, 51, 53, 66,
82, 89
Hearing aid 1
Hold 4, 7, 45, 49-51, 54, 67, 74,
88–89, 91, 97
Line cords 2, 13–14, 16–17
H 49, 51, 53
Line group 6, 8, 21, 38–39, 90, 94,
95
Hold reminder 7, 21, 29, 49
LINE light 46, 49
Home area code 6, 8, 38, 75
LINE lights 85
Hour 30
Line lights remain on 90
Line preference 32
I
Incoming call 43, 46, 75, 77, 85
Line privacy 4, 91. See also private
line
Incoming calls 27, 31
Line usage 7, 21, 31, 90
Incoming intercom call 10, 54
Local area code 6, 8, 37–38, 75
Initializing 15, 18
LOW BATT 53
Intercom 1, 3–4, 7, 10, 21–24, 31,
46, 49, 51, 54, 59, 67-68, 74, 85,
87, 89, 91, 96–97
See also Centrex console phone
W 55–56, 58–59
I 49, 53, 69, 70–74
Make a call 6, 43–44
100
M
MAIN MENU 20, 29, 42
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Menu item 20
Page call 71, 74
Menu operation 20, 52
Paging only 31
Message waiting light 79
Pause 57, 62
Microfilters 4
Minute 30
Phone system 3-6, 9, 13, 46, 67, 71,
73, 76, 90, 93-94
Month 30
Power adapter 2, 15-19, 87
Multi-phone system 6
Power cord 15, 18, 91
Mute 50, 54
M 50, 72
MUTE light 50, 72
Power failure 11, 15, 18, 91
POWER jack 15–16
Prime line 6, 8, 21, 31–32, 43
Private line 95–96
Navigation buttons 6, 20, 60
Private Name 78
NEW CALL light 79
Private Number 78
Non-system phone 46, 88
PRV 8, 39, 95
O
Pulse 7, 29, 50
One touch 11, 21, 23, 40, 57–58,
91
R
One touch (EXT) buttons 7
Redial 11, 47–48, 54, 56, 91
One touch location 56, 84
Redial memory 47–48
One touch locations 44, 55, 96
Reminder beep 49, 89
One touch number 59
Remove all? 66, 81
One touch preference 7, 23, 55,
59, 69–70
Removed! 66, 81
Outgoing calls 85
Outgoing or transfer calls 31
Outside line 51, 68, 74
Index
Privacy 28, 89
N
Rapid scroll 8, 22, 34
Reset all 9, 21
Reset! 37, 40
Return to the conversation 50
Ring delay 97
P
Ring pattern 7, 26
Page 28, 68, 72–73, 96
See also Centrex console phone
Ring setting 27
Page all 68
Ringer on/off 7, 21
Ringer 25, 47, 85, 88
101
Index
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Ringer type 7, 21, 26
Telephone wiring 3, 90, 94
Ringer volume 47, 88
Temporary tone 50, 57
Room monitor 28, 74
Temporary tone signals 63
S
Three-party call 51
Screen backlight 35
Three-way calling 50
Screen display 8, 11, 20, 22–42, 46,
52–53, 57-58, 60–61, 65–66,
69–70, 72–74, 76, 81–84
Time 30
Screen displays POWERFAIL 91
Scroll button 22
Tone signals do not activate a
remote device 90
Scroll rate 8, 21, 34
Tone 28–29, 57
Single-phone page 67, 72
Touch tone 7, 50, 57
Speaker 68, 74
Transfer 52–54
K 6, 8, 43, 45, 48, 71, 73
t 52, 53
SPEAKER light 43
Speakerphone 1, 3, 8, 33, 43–45,
47–50, 53–54, 59, 66–67, 70–72,
74, 82
Timer 45
t 50
Transfer ring 53
Two-line adapter 19
U
Unknown Name 78
Splitter 4–5, 91
Unknown Number 78
Stored! 56
Unused lines 31
Switch lines 49
Switchhook 16, 50, 63
System phone 6, 46, 52, 74, 96
System phones 1, 4, 6, 46, 67, 73,
88
System-wide page 67, 73
T
Telephone does not ring 88
Telephone lines 1, 3, 93–95
Telephone system 1, 3, 11, 24, 67
102
V
Voice mail 27, 36, 79
Voice mail service 27, 79, 92
VOLUME + 48
VOLUME - 48
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