Changing the Call Screening Transfer Method
The Call Screening feature is available only if it is enabled for your mailbox.
Contact your voice mail administrator to see if this feature is enabled for your mailbox.
Depending on the transfer method you select, calls that are transferred from your
mailbox may be one of the following:
Unannounced Calls: Calls are sent directly to your extension.
Announce-Only Calls: Before voice mail transfers a call to you, a prompt asks
the caller to record his or her name. When you answer, you hear "You have a call
from (caller's name)." Then the call is sent to your extension.
Screened Calls: Before voice mail transfers a call to you, a prompt asks the
caller to record his or her name. When you answer, you hear "You have a call
from (caller's name)." You can choose whether or not to accept the call.
To change your transfer method (if enabled):
Access your mailbox as described on
Say "Personal" or press
Say "More" or press
Say "Transfer" or press
method is. You can then select the desired transfer method, as follows:
• Say "Unannounced" or press
• Say "Screened" or press
• Say "Announce" or press
• Say "Cancel" or press
Model 8500 User Guide
for instructions about using the call screening feature.
to select the Personal Options Menu.
for More Options.
. The system tells you what your current transfer
to select unannounced transfers.
to select screened transfers.
to select announce-only transfers.
to return to the Personal Options Menu without