Placing a Call and Other Basic Phone Tasks
Follow these instructions to set up your speed dial buttons.
Before You Begin
Log in to the User Options web page. For information on the User Options web
page and how to access it, see the
section on page
From the User Options web page, click Add/Update your Speed Dials.
The Add/Update Your Speed Dials page appears. You will see a section for setting
speed dials on your phone. If you have one or more Expansion Modules, you will
see another section for setting speed dials for each of your Expansion Modules.
In an available Speed Dial box, enter a phone number or extension that you want
to associate to one of your speed dial buttons.
In each corresponding Display Text box, enter a text label that you want displayed
on your phone's LCD screen. You can enter a maximum of 30 characters for phone
base text and 14 characters for Expansion Module text.
Click Update to activate new speed dial buttons and to display the corresponding
text on your phone's LCD screen. Your LCD screen(s) and lighted buttons will
When you are finished, click Return to the Menu or Log Off at the bottom of the
Be sure to enter the number exactly as you would if you were to call that
number. For example, include an access code such as 9 or the area code,
If your phone uses Cisco CallManager Extension Mobility, you will need
to log out and back in to the extension mobility service on your phone
before the changes take effect.
"Logging In to the User Options Web Pages"
Cisco IP Phone 7960 and 7940 Series User Guide
Using Speed Dial