If your telephone system uses Enterprise Messaging (EM), your mailbox may have
the Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) feature enabled. When ASR is enabled for
your mailbox, you have the option of issuing a spoken command or pressing a dialpad
If your environment prevents you from using ASR, you can temporarily disable it by
accessing option number eight on the main subscriber menu. This option disables
ASR for that particular call only.
Option number eight is used as a toggle, and you can re-enable ASR by pressing the
number eight again on the main subscriber menu only. Also, if you press a dialpad
button at the main subscriber menu to access mailbox functions, ASR is automatically
turned off and will remain off for the rest of the call.
For ASR guidelines, see
If your mailbox has E-Mail Reader enabled, you have an advanced mailbox.
To temporarily disable ASR:
Access your mailbox as described on
Say "Disable" or press
To enable ASR after disabling it, press
to enable ASR.
Model 8600 User Guide (ITP Mode)
for information and instructions about using E-Mail Reader features.
to disable ASR for the call.
until you are back at the main menu.