Preferred Call Forwarding

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Preferred Call Forwarding enables you to have your most important calls follow you. You select and program the calling phone numbers you want forwarded and the destination number to which they are to be forwarded. When this feature is turned “on,” calls from numbers in your forward list will be routed to your “forward-to” number.* All others will ring at your phone as usual.**

**Will not work with calls originating from an area or long distance carrier where this feature is not provided or with 800, 888

HOW TO USE PREFERRED CALL FORWARDING

  1. 1. Press *63 (on a rotary phone, dial 1163). Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. A pre-recorded voice will then tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored in your forward list.
  2. 2. Follow the voice instructions and press 3 to turn the feature ON (if it is currently off); or turn the feature OFF (it is currently on).


TO ADD THE LAST CALLER TO YOUR FORWARD LIST

Press #01# (on a rotary phone, dial 1201).

TO ENTER YOUR “FORWARD-TO” NUMBER

The first time you turn on the service you’ll be asked to enter the number you would like your special calls forwarded to. From then on, the system will remind you of the current “forward-to” number.

  1. 1. If the current number is correct, press 1
  2. 2. If you wish to change the current “forward-to” number, press 0 and then follow the voice instructions.

TO ADD A PHONE NUMBER TO YOUR LIST

Press # (on a rotary phone, dial 12). Follow the voice instructions. You can store up to 31 numbers on your forward list.

TO REMOVE A PHONE NUMBER FROM YOUR LIST

Press * (on a rotary phone, dial 11). Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of the numbers from your list.

TO HEAR THE PHONE NUMBERS ON YOUR LIST

Press 1. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.

TO HEAR INSTRUCTIONS AGAIN

Press 0

NOTES:

  • You may press 1,0, #, or (on a rotary phone, dial 1, 0, 12 or 11) at any time rather than waiting for the voice instructions.
  • The list you create here is separate from other lists you may be using for Priority Ringing, Selective Call Rejection, Selective Call Acceptance and similar services.
  • This service can work with Call Forwarding (all calls). Numbers on your preferred Call Forwarding number.* All other calls will be routed to your regular Call Forwarding number.*
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