All Abount Making Phone Calls

Making a call with your phone does not require a leading 9. You can dial on-hook or off-hook.

To dial on-hook

  1. Dial the phone number.
  2. Pick up the handset, headset, or speaker.

To dial off-hook

  1. Pick up the handset, headset, or speaker.
  2. Dial the phone number.

Calls to the US and Canada are all dialed using 10 or 11 digits. Local calls can be dialed using 7 digits.

Making International Calls

To dial an international call

  1. Dial the international call code 011.
  2. Dial the country code.
  3. Dial the local number.

International calling is commonly disallowed to prevent toll fraud.

Extension Dialing

Extensions on your system can be dialed using their 3-to-4 digit extension or by pressing the button on your phone corresponding to the desired extension.