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Re: Forwarding to cell phones or outside lines
Hi Lauri, the calls can be FORWARDED to a cell phone or the call can be CONFERENCED with a cell phone but can only be TRANSFERED to a phone/voicemail in your office. The information for external fordwarding and conferencing is in the iDCS user guide. Let me know if I can help .....Mike
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There are several methods. Phone company provided call forwarding instantly sends calls to a phone number you set on your main phone line, that you turn on with *72 + the destination # and turn off with *73. Or "Call Forwarding No Answer" that transfers the call after several rings to a pre-determined number, all setup by the phone company on your main line. Or, on the Panasonic systems (there are many), you do the same using several code choices, a bit more complicated. Your installer must set the system to allow the system to send calls to an outside line, and you must have more than one line because the destination number is dialed on a different line than the line that's receiving the call. Your Panasonic "Operating Manual" lists these codes and methods with instructions, you'll find them listed in the table of contents under "Call Forwarding" with step by step pictured instructions.
I am having Nokia asha 311. When dial a number and press call button immediatly get warning that "call forwarding in on for all Incoming calls", and I can not deactivate this forwarding. Can you sugest solution. Tks.
Cordless phones can not 'forward' a call to an outside line.
Forwarding must be controlled by the ATT, Verizon, or landline provider. Please contact your provider to determine if you have call forwarding feature built into your service package.
Then, follow the instructions of your landline phone provider. Here is the instructions for Verizon:
Activating Call Forwarding You can activate Call Forwarding whenever you want your calls to be sent to another phone, including a mobile phone. Once activated, all your calls will be sent to the forwarding number you request. Each time a call is forwarded, you will hear one short reminder tone on your home phone, but you will not be able to answer the call from your home number.
Lift your telephone's receiver and listen for a dial tone.
Press . In some areas you must use Dial 1172 on rotary or pulse-dialing phones.
When you hear the tone, set or change the Call Forwarding number by dialing the telephone number where you want your calls transferred. You will hear the number you entered ring. When the number is answered, Call Forwarding is activated.
If the call is not answered or the line is busy, hang up and call the number again within two minutes. You will hear two short tones telling you that Call Forwarding is activated.
That is not possible on the Partner ACS. The oONLY thing that would be close to what you want is Remote Call Forward.
As long as you have a Partner ACS release 6 or higher,
You need to set the permissions on a phone, then set that phone to forward out to teh external number. Then when calls come in, you transfer to that phone, which will forward to a cell or external number....boom, done!
The Nortel call forwarding (feature 4) is for forwarding the ringing and intercom from one extension to another.ex. if you were going to be working in the conference rm. instead of at your desk,with the forward on to the conference rm. extension, the calls you get at your desk will transfer to the conference rm. phone. Call forwarding through your service provider is done by accessing the telephone line you wish to forward, dial *72 (you should get dialtone reordered)and dial the telephone number to where you want the calls to be forwarded to. the party on where your forwarding the line to has to answer the line for the forward to take place. to remove call forwarding , access the line you have the forward on and dial * 73, you should recieve a stuttered dialtone for confirmation that the service is off
You have to know how to get into programming, and it depends on the type of telephone lines you have... if you have regular analog lines, on a out bound call transfer there is going to be line degragation. Meaning that the outgoing call is not going to be of the best quality.
Secondly, you have to see how many telephone lines you have, if you have 3 analog trunks, with a call forwarding to a cell phone, you will be using up 2 lines... 1 incoming and 1 outgoing to your cell. This leaves 1 trunk for incoming or outgoing callers.
To send a call to another telephone within your system, or to an external telephone. You may not be able to transfer a call on an external line to an external telephone, depending on the capabilities of the lines. 1. Make or answer a call. 2. Press the feature button then press 70. 3. Call the person you want to transfer the call to. 4. Stay on the line if you wish to speak to the person first. 5. Press the Release button to complete the transfer. If an external call is transferred to a busy internal or network extension, or is not answered after a few rings, the call automatically rings you back.