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14.7. Placing calls on your Cisco 7960/40 Series IP Phone

Making an External Call

Several options exist for you to make an external call from your telephone. You may use any of the following options: the handset (traditional), the speakerphone, or the keypad (direct dialing).


…using the Handset

  1. Lift the handset.
  2. Press 9 (or the digit that is required to access an outside line).  An outside line is automatically selected.
  3. Dial the desired number, including “1” and the area code, if required.
…using the Speakerphone

  1. Press the SPEAKER button.
  2. Press 9 (or the digit that is required to access an outside line).  An outside line is automatically selected.
  3. Dial the desired number, including “1” and the area code, if required.
…using the Keypad

  1. Press 9 (or the digit that is required to access an outside line)
  2. Dial the desired number, including “1” and the area code, if required.
  3. Press the Dial Soft Key, Pick up the Handset, or Press the Speaker button to initiat the call.

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