Changing the Call Screening Transfer Method
The Call Screening feature is available only if it is enabled for your mailbox
(ask your system administrator).
Depending on the transfer method you select, transferred calls from voice mail may
be unannounced (as usual), or one of the following may occur:
• "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)."
• "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 (see
To change your transfer method (if allowed):
Access your mailbox as described on
then select the desired transfer method, as follows:
to select the Personal Options Menu.
for More Options. (If using version 5.0 or earlier software, skip this
. The system tells you what your current transfer method is. You can
to select unannounced transfers.
to select screened transfers.
to select announce only transfers.
to return to the Personal Options Menu without making changes.
Model 8500 Phone User Guide