To redirect a ringing call to another extension or to an outside number:
Enter the extension or outside number to which you want to redirect the call. See
If the Off-Hook Voice Announce feature is enabled for your endpoint, when you hear
a single tone you can do one of the following:
To accept the call on the speakerphone without ending your current call:
When you hear a double tone, you may talk handsfree with the caller through the
speakerphone. (The caller on the handset will be able to hear both you and the
party on the speakerphone.)
To block the call from coming through the speaker:
flashes, and the call is placed on hold.
for more information about DND mode.)
With outside calls, you can talk to people who aren't members of your telephone sys-
tem. When you make an outside call, however, you must dial any area codes or long
distance digits that your telephone company requires.
Placing Outside Calls
To place an outside call:
With or without the handset lifted, press
Dial the desired number.
place your call (see
Depending on how your system is programmed, you may be able to use one of the
following methods to select an outgoing line, instead of pressing the
Dial the Outgoing Call feature code (default is 8).
Press an unlit
Dial a Select Line Group feature code (the defaults are 92001-92208 but may dif-
fer depending on the software version).
Dial the Automatic Route Selection (ARS) feature code (the default is 92000 but
may differ depending on the software version).
for more information.
to allow the incoming intercom call to camp on. The
to place your endpoint in DND mode, if desired. (See
If you hear a single beep, you must dial an account code before you can
button, if you have one.
Model 8500 User Guide