•Note: This guide assumes that auto hold is enabled (the default). The system administrator can disable auto hold for the system, in which case calls are automatically disconnected rather than held.
If you are currently not on a call, you can answer the alerting call in the following ways:
1.Select the method which you want to use to talk to the caller:
•To answer the call using the handset, lift the handset.
•To answer the call handsfree, press the SPEAKER key.
•To answer the call on a headset, press the HEADSET key.
•Just pressing the call appearance key will answer the call either on the speaker or headset depending on the phone's audio path setting.
2.Once you have answered the call, you can switch between different talk modes:
•To switch to using the handset, lift the handset.
•To switch to handsfree, press the SPEAKER key. If you were using the handset you can now safely replace it.
•To switch to headset mode, press the HEADSET key. If you were using the handset you can now safely replace it.
•If you have answered the call on the speaker or headset, pressing the SPEAKER or HEADSET key again before you select another mode will end the call.
•Just pressing the call appearance key or any other appearance button will put the current call on hold.
If you are already on a call, answering a new call automatically put that existing call on hold unless your first press Drop.
1.To answer the waiting call, press the appearance key indicating the new call. The new call is answered and your existing call is automatically put on hold.