How do I forward call on my blackberry?
Open BlackBerry Call Forwarding Options
To access your BlackBerry call forwarding options screen, click the green Send key and then open the menu options by clicking the BlackBerry Menu key. Scroll down and select Options.
You'll then be presented with a list of your BlackBerry's Phone Options, which include Call Forwarding. Click on this option and wait a few seconds for the call forwarding screen to populate.
Enter a New BlackBerry Call Forwarding Phone Number
Before you can forward incoming calls via BlackBerry, you first need to enter the number you want calls to be forwarded to.
On the main Call Forwarding options screen, click your BlackBerry Menu key and choose New Number. A dialogue box will then appear asking for the number to which your calls will be forwarded. Type in the 10 digits and click the trackball to save the number.
If you mistyped the new call forwarding number and you need to correct it you can click the BlackBerry Menu key on the main call forwarding screen, choose Edit Number, scroll to the number you wish to modify, click the trackball again and choose Edit from the available options. From there, you can make your desired corrections. To save the changes, simply click the trackball one more time. You'll then be returned to the Edit Forwarding Numbers screen. You can reach the main Call Forwarding option screen by clicking the BlackBerry Escape key once.
Enable BlackBerry Call Forwarding, Tweak Settings
On the main BlackBerry Call Forwarding screen, you have two options for call forwarding: 1) Forward All CallsForward Unanswered Calls. Below the latter option, you have three more choices: A) If Busy; B) If No Reply; and C) If Not Reachable.
By default, your device is set to Forward Unanswered Calls to your carrier's voice mail box in all instances.
BlackBerry Forward Unanswered Call Options
Forwarding every call that comes in to your device is simple; you just fill in the circle next to Forward All Calls and then specify the number to which you wish to direct calls from the corresponding drop-down menu. To save any changes you make, click the BlackBerry Escape key and confirm the changes when prompted.
Forwarding calls in specific situations is a bit different, but it's no more difficult. The first thing you want to do is ensure that the circle next to Forward Unanswered Calls is filled in. (Again, this circle will be filled by default unless you modified your settings.)
To forward only the calls that come in while you're already on the line, click on the If Busy option to open the drop-down menu and then choose the number to which you want to forward your BlackBerry calls. If that's the only call forwarding option you wish to modify, click the BlackBerry Escape key and confirm the change when prompted.
If you want to forward calls that come in while you're, say, in another room and away from the phone, change the number associated with the If No Reply option and save your changes.
If you want to receive calls when your BlackBerry is turned off or you're otherwise unreachable, modify the number settings next to the If Not Reachable option and again save your changes.
When BlackBerry call forwarding is enabled, you'll see a small icon, which looks very much like the missed call icon, appear on your BlackBerry home screen.
Finally, if you wish to return to your device's default settings, simply fill in the circle next to the Forward Unanswered Calls option and set the number for all three options (If Busy, If No Reply and If Not Reachable) to your wireless carrier's voice mail digits.
May 11, 2009 |