Anonymous Call Rejection

Refuse calls from those who have blocked their numbers.

How It Works:
When you've turned this service "on" any callers who have blocked their number from your Caller ID display will hear an announcement that you do not accept anonymous calls - and they should remove Blocking and call back. All other calls will ring through as usual.

To "turn on the service"
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *77. (On a rotary phone, dial 1177.)
3. Listen for an announcement. Hang up.

To "turn off" the service:
1. Press *87. (On a rotary phone, dial 1187.)
2. Listen for an announcement. Hang up.
Note: You will not be notified when or how many calls were rejected.

×
Auto Redial/Callback

Get through to busy numbers as soon as they're free.

How it works:
You can save time dialing busy numbers over and over. Your phone rings you as soon as the line is free, and automatically connects you.

To "turn on the service"
1. When you hear a busy signal, press and release the "switchhook." Listen for a special tone.
2. If you've already hung up, lift the handset and listen for a normal dial tone.
3. Press *66. (On a rotary phone, dial 1166.)
4. If the line is still busy, hang up. Your phone will check the number for up to 30 minutes.
5. A special callback ring alerts you if the line becomes free. (Some phones ring normally).
6. Lift the handset to automatically place the call.

To cancel your Callback request:
1. Depress the "switchhook" and release. Listen for a special dial tone.
2. If you've already hung up, lift the handset and listen for a normal dial tone.
3. Press *86. (On a rotary phone, dial 1186.)
4. Listen for the confirmation tone or announcement. Hang up.

Notes:
• To start the 30-minute clock, repeat steps 1-4 under "How to use".
• Automatic Callback can check as many as 30 busy lines at once for you. To know which call is being completed, you must subscribe to Calling Number service.
• Does not work on 800 numbers, 900 numbers, numbers outside the specified service area, or on lines where Call Forward and some other call services have been activated.
• The "switchhook" is the button the handset pushes down when you hang up the phone. Some telephones have a Link or Flash key you can press instead.

×
Call Acceptance List

Decide which calls you'll take.

How it works:
You can program your phone to accept only those calls from a special list of people. When your service is "turned on," your phone will accept only calls from those in your Selective Call Acceptance list. All others will hear an announcement that you're not accepting calls at this time.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *64 (On a rotary phone, dial 1164).
3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. The recorded voice will then tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored in your acceptance list.
4. Follow the voice instructions and dial 3 to turn the feature ON. (if it is currently off), or turn the feature OFF (if it is currently on).

To add the last caller to your acceptance list:
1. Press #01#. (On a rotary phone, dial 1201.)

To hear the phone numbers on your list:
1. Dial 1.
2. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.

To add a number to your list:
1. Press #. (On a rotary phone, dial 12.)
2. Follow the voice instructions you'll hear. You can store up to 32 phone numbers on your list.

To remove a number from your list:
1. Press *. (On a rotary phone, dial 11.)
2. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers.

To hear instructions again 1. Dial 0.

Notes:
• You may press 1, 0, #, or * at any time rather than waiting for instructions.
• The list you create here is separate from any other lists you may be using for Distinctive Ringing/Call Waiting, Selective Call Forwarding, Selective Call Rejection and similar services. ×

Call Forward

Let your calls follow you to another number.

How it works:
You can program your calls to ring at another number. Each time a call is forwarded, your phone will make one short ring. It can still be used to make outgoing calls.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *72. (On a rotary phone, dial 1172.)
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the number where you want your calls forwarded.
5. When the phone is answered, your Call Forward is in effect.

If the line is busy, or there's no answer:
6. Hang up.
7. Within two minutes, repeat steps 1 - 4 above. You'll hear a confirmation tone, to let you know your Call Forward is now working.


To "turn off" the service:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *73. (On a rotary phone, dial 1173.)


To change the "forward to" number:
1. Turn off Call Forward.
2. Repeat steps 1 - 5 above to turn on Call Forward, entering the new "forward to" number.


Note:
• Dial the number exactly as if you are calling directly. For a local number, dial the 7-digit phone number. For a long distance number, dial "1" plus the area code. Or if you have speed calling, you may dial one of your codes instead.
×

Selective Call Forwarding

Decide which callers should follow you to another number.

How It Works:
You can program your phone to forward only those calls from a special list of numbers to another number - such as your car phone. When your service is turned "on," calls from numbers in your forward list will be re-routed to your "forward-to" number. All others will ring at your phone as usual.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *63. (On a rotary phone, dial 1163.)
3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. The recorded voice will tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored in your forward list.
4. Follow the voice instructions and press 3 to turn the feature ON (if it is currently off), or turn the feature OFF (if it is currently on).


To add the last caller to your forward list:
1. # 01#

To enter your "forward-to" number:
1. The first time you turn on the service, you'll be asked to enter the number you'd like your special calls forwarded to. From then on, the system will simply remind you of the current "forward-to" number.
2. If the current number is correct, dial 1.
3. If you wish to change the current "forward-to" number, dial 0 and then follow the voice instructions.


To hear the phone numbers on your list:
1. Dial 1.
2. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.

To add a number to your list:
1. Press #. (On a rotary phone, dial 12)
2. Follow the voice instructions you'll hear. You can store up to 32 phone numbers on your forward list.

To remove a number from your list:
1. Press * (On a rotary phone, dial 11.)
2. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers from your forward list.

To hear instructions again:
1. Dial 0.

Notes:
• You may press 1, 0, #, or * at any time rather than waiting for the voice instructions.
• The list you create here is separate from any other lists you may be using for Distinctive Ringing/Call Waiting, Selective Call Acceptance, Selective Call Rejection and similar services.
• This service can work with Call Forward (all calls). Numbers on your preferred list will follow you to your Selective Call Forward number. All other calls will be routed to your regular Call Forward number.
×
×
Call Forward Remote Access

From any location, turn on, turn off, or change your forward number.

How It Works:
You can use a touch-tone telephone at another location to change your Call Forward on your home or business phone.

To access your telephone's Call Forward service remotely:
1. Lift the handset of any touch-tone phone and listen for the dial tone.
2. Dial the Call Forward access number provided by your telephone company.
3. After the line rings, listen for the special dial tone.
4. Dial your seven-digit home or business telephone number that has Call Forwarding and your Personal Identification Number (PIN).
5. Dial your Personal Identification Number (PIN).
6. Listen for the special dial tone. You are now ready to change your call forwarding by dialing the appropriate Call Forwarding Code.

• Call Forward *72 (Active) *73 (Deactive)
• Call Forward Busy *90 (Active) *91 (Deactive)
• Call Forward No Answer *92 (Active) *93 (Deactive)

Proceed with one of the three Call Forward functions:
Call Forward, Call Forward Busy, or Call Forward No Answer.
×
×
Call Forward Busy

When your line is busy, your callers can reach someone else.

How It Works:
Whenever you're on the phone, you can be sure your callers can talk with someone else or can leave a message for you. Easily turn it on or off, or change the forwarding number - anytime.

To "turn on the service"
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone. 2. Press *90. (On a rotary phone, dial 1190.)
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the number where you want your calls forwarded.
5. When the phone is answered, your Call Forward Busy is in effect.


If the line is busy, or there's no answer:
1. Hang up.
2. Within two minutes, repeat steps 1 - 4 above. You'll hear a confirmation tone to let you know your Call Forward Busy is now working.


To "turn off" the service:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *91. (On a rotary phone, dial 1191)
3. Listen for the confirmation tone and then hang up. Your Call Forward Busy is now "off."


To change the "forward-to" number:
1. Turn off Call Forward Busy (see directions above).
2. Repeat steps 1 - 5 above to turn on Call Forward Busy, entering the new "forward-to" number.


Note:
• Dial the number exactly as if you are calling directly. For a local number, dial the 7-digit phone number. For a long distance number, dial "1" plus the area code. Or if you have speed calling, you may dial one of your codes instead.
• If you subscribe to Call Waiting, Call Waiting must be deactivated for Call Forward Busy to work.
×
Call Forward No Answer

Whenever you can't answer, forward your calls to someone who can.

It Works:
If you can't get to the phone, you can be sure that your calls won't go unanswered. You can easily change the forwarding number - even choosing how many times your phone should ring!

To "turn on the service"
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *92. (On a rotary phone, dial 1192)
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the number of rings (from 2 to 9) to be allowed before the call is forwarded. Then, dial the number where you want your calls forwarded.
5. When the phone is answered, your Call Forward No Answer is in effect.


If the line is busy, or there's no answer:
1. Hang up.
2. Within two minutes, repeat steps 1 - 4 above. You'll hear a confirmation tone to let you know your Call Forward No Answer is now working.


To "turn off" the service:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *93. (On a rotary phone dial 1193).
3. Listen for the confirmation tone, then hang up. Your call Forward No Answer is now "off".


To change the "forward-to" number:
1. Turn off Call Forward No Answer (directions above).
2. Repeat steps above to turn on Call Forward No Answer, entering the new "forward-to" number.


Note:
• Dial the number exactly as if you are calling directly. For a local number, dial the 7-digit phone number. For a long distance number, dial "1" plus the area code. Or if you have speed calling, you may dial one of your codes instead. ×
Calling Name and Number (Caller ID)

See who's calling before you answer the phone.

How It Works:
When you receive a call, the name and number of the person calling you is shown on your Caller ID display screen.

How to use:
1. When you receive a call, wait until your telephone completes the first ringing signal.
2. The telephone number calling you - and the name associated with that number in telephone company records - will automatically appear on your display screen.
3. If you choose to answer the call, the name and number will remain on the screen until you or the caller hangs up.


Notes:
• Subscription to Calling Name and Number service requires the lease or purchase of a display telephone or an add-on display unit.
• If the letter "P" or "Private" appears on your display after the first ring, the caller may have blocked the display of their name and number by pressing *67 (or dialing 1167 on a rotary phone) before placing the call. You can choose whether or not to answer the call.
• If "unknown name," "unknown number," or "0" appears, the caller is in an area that does not support Calling Number services.

×
Calling Number (Caller ID)

See the number calling before you answer the phone.

How It Works:
When you receive a call, the number of the person calling you is shown on your Caller ID display screen.

"How to use:
1. When you receive a call, wait until your telephone completes the first ringing signal.
2. The telephone number of the person calling you will automatically appear on your display screen.
3. If you choose to answer the call, the name and number will remain on the screen until you or the caller hangs up.


Notes:
• Subscription to Calling Number service requires the lease or purchase of a display telephone or an add-on display unit.
• If the letter "P" or "Private" appears on your display after the first ring, the caller may have blocked the display of their name and number by pressing *67 (or dialing 1167 on a rotary phone) before placing the call. You can choose whether or not to answer the call.
• If "unknown number," or "0" appears, the caller is in an area that does not support Calling Number services.

×
Call Rejection List

Don't let unwanted calls disturb you.

How It Works:
You can program your phone to reject calls from any number you place in the rejection list. When your service is turned "on," any callers in this list will hear an announcement that you're not accepting calls at this time. All other calls will ring through as usual.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *60. (On a rotary phone, dial 1160)
3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. The recorded voice will then tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored in your rejection list.
4. Follow the voice instructions and dial 3 to turn the feature ON (if it is currently off), or turn the feature OFF (if it is currently on).


To add the last caller to your rejection list:
1. Press #01#. (On a rotary phone, dial 1201).

To hear the phone numbers you list:
1. Dial 1.
2. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.


To add a number to your list:
1. Press #. (On a rotary phone, dial 12.)
2. Follow the voice instructions you'll hear. You can store up to 32 phone numbers in your rejection list.


To remove a number from your list
1. Press *. (On a rotary phone, dial 11.)
2. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers from your rejection list.


To hear the instructions again
1. Dial 0.

Notes:
• You will not be notified when or how many calls have been rejected.
• You may press 1, 0, #, or * at any time rather than wait for the voice instructions
• The list you create here is separate from any other lists you may be using for Distinctive Ringing/Call Waiting, Selective Call Acceptance, Selective Call Forwarding, and similar services.


×
Call Trace (Customer Originated Trace)

Identify harassing callers through the phone company.

How It Works:
When you receive a harassing call, you can dial a simple code to trace the source of that call at the telephone company.

How to use:
1. When you get a nuisance call, press and quickly release the "switchhook". Listen for a special dial tone.
2. If you've already hung up, just lift the handset again and listen for a normal dial tone.
3. Press *57. (On a rotary phone, dial 1157.)
4. Listen for a recorded announcement. You will hear "This is your call tracing service. To trace the last call received, dial "1".
• If you dial "1", a recorded announcement will tell you that the last incoming call has been traced. • If the incoming call originated from a location that is not served by the network you will hear a recorded announcement indicating the last incoming call could not be traced.
5. Hang up.
6. If the recorded announcement indicated that the last incoming call was traced, it is your responsibility to contact the proper law enforcement agency about the incident involving the call. The telephone company will then provide the traced number to the law enforcement agency upon their request. Cooperative Telephone Company will not give this information to you.
If you have any questions concerning Customer Originated Trace, please contact us.


Notes:
• The "switchhook" is the button the handset pushes down when you hang up the phone. Some telephones have a Link,Tap or Flash key you can press instead.
• Customer Originated Trace must be used immediately after you hang up on the call you want traced. If you get another call, or hear a Call Waiting tone first, you will trace the wrong call. ×
Call Waiting

You'll know when another caller is trying to reach you.

How It Works:
You can use your telephone without missing other calls. A special tone alerts you to a waiting call; the person calling you hears normal ringing.

How to use:
1. When you're on the phone, a special tone tells you a second call is waiting. 2. Simply press and quickly release the "switchhook" on your telephone. Your first caller is automatically placed on hold, while you're connected with the second caller.

If you choose not to answer the incoming call:
1. You'll hear a special tone to remind you of the waiting call.

To alternate callers:
1. Simply press and quickly release the "switchhook". While you talk with one caller, the other will automatically be placed on hold. Each conversation remains private.

To end either call:
1. Hang up.
2. Your phone will ring.
3. When you answer you'll be connected with the remaining caller.


To "turn off" Call Waiting before making a call:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *70. (On a rotary phone, dial 1170.)
3. Listen for the confirmation tone.
4. Dial the telephone number you wish to call. Now, your call will not be interrupted by the Call Waiting tone. Other callers will hear a busy signal.
5. After you hang up, Call Waiting automatically turns on again.


To "turn off" Call Waiting during a call:
1. Press and release the "switchhook."
2. Press *70. (On a rotary phone, dial 1170.)
3. Listen for the confirmation tone. You'll automatically be reconnected to your call.
4. After you hang up, Call Waiting automatically "turns on" again.


Notes:
• You must have Three-Way Calling to "turn off" Call Waiting during a call.
• The "switchhook" is the button the handset pushes down when you hang up the phone. Some telephones have a Link or Flash key you can press instead.
×
Distinctive Ringing/Call Waiting

You'll know when someone special is calling.

How It Works:
When you make a list of special callers, your phone uses a special ring to announce calls from any of those numbers. If you also have Call Waiting, you'll hear a special Call Waiting tone.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *61 (On a rotary phone, dial 1161).
3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. The recorded voice will then tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored in your list.
4. Follow the voice instructions and dial 3 to turn the feature ON (if it is currently off), or turn the feature OFF (if it is currently on).


To add the last caller to your list:
1. Press #01#. (On a rotary phone, dial 1201.)

To hear the phone numbers on your list
1. Dial 1.
2. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.


To add a number to your list
1. Press #. (On a rotary phone, dial 12.)
2. Follow the voice instructions you'll hear. You can store up to 32 phone numbers on your VIP list.


To remove a number from your list
1. Press *. (On a rotary phone dial 11.)
2. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers.


To hear instructions again
1. Dial 0.

Notes:
• You may press 1, 0, #, or * at any time rather than waiting for the voice instructions.
• The list you create here is separate from any other lists you may be using for Selective Call Acceptance, Selective Call Forwarding and similar services.
• When adding a number to your list, that number must be idle.
×
Incoming Call Return

Easily dial your last caller - even if you didn't answer.

How It Works:
If you couldn't get to the phone in time, you can still find out who called. Return the call by dialing a simple code.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for a normal dial tone.
2. If you were already on the phone and ignored a call-waiting tone, press and quickly release the "switchhook".
3. Press *69 (On a rotary dial phone, dial 1169). After you dial *69, a recorded voice will give you the phone number of the call you missed and ask you if you want to use the Automatic Recall feature. Just follow the voice instructions.


If the line is busy...
4. Hang up. Your phone will keep trying the line for up to 30 minutes.
5. A special callback ring alerts you if the line becomes free. (Some phones ring normally).
6. Lift the handset to automatically place the call.


To cancel your Automatic Recall request:
1. Press *89. (On a rotary phone, dial 1189.)

Notes:
• The "switchhook" is the button the handset pushes down when you hang up the phone. Some telephones have a Link or Flash key you can press instead.
• Does not work on 800 numbers, 900 numbers, outside the specified service area, or lines where Call Forward and some other call services have been activated.

×
Per Call Blocking

Block your name and number from being displayed to others.

How It Works:
By dialing a code before you place a call, you can prevent your phone number from appearing on the Caller ID display of the person receiving your call.

How to use:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *67 (On a rotary phone, dial 1167).
3. You will receive another dial tone.
4. Dial the number you're calling as usual.
5. The person you've called will not be able to see your number displayed on their telephone display screen. Instead, a "P" or "Private" will be displayed.


Notes:
• You must dial *67 before each call you place. Otherwise your phone number will be released to the person receiving your call.
×
Speed Calling - Short

Quickly dial eight of your most frequently-called numbers.

How It Works:
You can enter up to eight telephone numbers - local or long distance - into your Speed Calling list. Then, you can reach those people by dialing just 1 digit.

To program your Speed Calling list:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *74. (On a rotary phone, dial 1174).
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial a one-digit speed code (Choose any number, 2 through 9).
5. Dial the telephone number you wish to assign to that speed code. (For long distance calls, be sure to include "1" plus the area code).
6. Press the # key. (On a rotary phone, wait four seconds after dialing).
7. Listen for the confirmation tone.


To call someone on your Speed Calling list:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. + Dial the one-digit speed code, then press the #key (On a rotary phone, wait four seconds after dialing).


To change your Speed Calling list
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *74. (On a rotary phone, dial 1174.)
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the one-digit speed code you wish to change.
5. Listen for the cancellation tone, then the dial tone. Follow steps 4 - 7 above to program your Speed Calling list.

×
Speed Calling - Long

Quickly dial 30 of your most frequently-called numbers.

How It Works:
You can enter up to thirty telephone numbers - local or long distance - into your Speed Calling list. Then, you can reach those people by dialing just 1 digit.

To "turn on the service"
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *75. (On a rotary phone, dial 1175).
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial a two-digit speed code (Choose any number, 20 through 49).
5. Dial the telephone number you wish to assign to that speed code. (For long distance calls, be sure to include "1" plus the area code).
6. Press the # key. (On a rotary phone, wait four seconds after dialing).
7. Listen for the confirmation tone.


To call someone on your Speed Calling list:
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Dial the two-digit speed code, then press the #key (On a rotary phone, wait four seconds after dialing).


To change your Speed Calling list
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press *74. (On a rotary phone, dial 1174.)
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the two-digit speed code you wish to change.
5. Listen for the cancellation tone, then the dial tone. Follow steps 4 - 7 above to program your Speed Calling list.

×
Teen Service

Allows two telephone numbers to be assigned to the same line.

How It Works:
This feature allows two telephone numbers to be assigned to the same line. Each telephone number is assigned a unique ringing pattern so the called party can determine the nature of the call. Only one call may be active on the line at a given time.
×
Three-Way Calling

Talk with two people in different places, at the same time.

How It Works:
When you're talking with someone, you can add a third person to the call. It's easy to coordinate family schedules or hold a telephone conference with business colleagues.

How to use:
1. Press and quickly release the "switchhook" to place the first person on hold.
2. Listen for a dial tone.
3. Dial the third person's phone number. (If you have speed calling, you may dial one of your codes instead.)
4. When the third person answers, you can talk privately before making it a three-way conversation.
5. To make the three-way connection, press and quickly release the "switchhook." You can now talk with both people at the same time.


To cancel the three-way connection:
1. If the third person did not answer or you wish to disconnect them, just press and quickly release the "switchhook." You'll be reconnected to the person holding.
2. Or, if either of the two people hang up, you can continue talking with the remaining person.


To end the call completely:
1. Simply hang up.

Note:
• The "switchhook" is the button the handset pushes down when you hang up the phone. Some telephones have a Link or Flash key you can press instead. ×