Making and receiving calls is the basic purpose of any phone. With your Model 8500
Phone, you can make/receive intercom and outside calls and make emergency calls.
Your extension number allows other people to place intercom calls to you, without
dialing any extra codes. And, because every phone in your phone system is assigned
an extension number, you can call other people in your system quickly and easily.
Ask your system administrator for a list of extensions.
Placing Intercom Calls
To place an intercom call:
Lift the handset and dial an extension number.
If your call goes through handsfree to a phone's speaker, speak after your party
If you hear continuous ringing, wait for the call to be answered.
The phone system allows you to place a non-handsfree call that will override hands-
free mode on the extension you are calling. If you use the Ring Intercom Always fea-
ture to always send non-handsfree calls, the called party must pick up the handset to
answer the call.
To place a non-handsfree call that will ring at the other phone until answered:
before dialing the extension number.
To program your phone to always send non-handsfree calls using the Ring Inter-
com Always feature:
With the handset in the cradle, dial
Model 8500 Phone User Guide