Whenever voice mail asks you to enter a mailbox number, you can use the mailbox
and extension number directories. You can also use these directories to leave a voice
message with another user. The system finds the closest matching directory name
based on your entry.
The mailbox and extension number directories can be used any time voice mail asks
you to enter a mailbox number. To enter the name, use your dialpad buttons. The sys-
tem then plays the closest matching directory name that corresponds to the entry.
To perform a directory search using your dialpad buttons:
Press a single digit on your telephone dialpad for each letter or character entered. For
example, dialpad button
"JONES," you would press
for punctuation marks.
To use the directory to leave a voice mail message:
Dial the system voice mail extension number.
Enter the desired name, as described above, and press
Do one of the following:
indicates ABC, button
for Directory Services.
to accept the name.
to hear the previous name in the directory.
to hear additional information for the selected name (if allowed).
to hear the next name in the directory.
and spell a new name to search for a different name.
to switch the first/last name sort order.
indicates DEF, etc. To enter
for "Z", and
. The selected name is
Model 8500 Phone User Guide