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Understanding Additional Configuration Options
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Understanding Additional Configuration Options

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Understanding Additional Configuration Options


Understanding Additional Configuration Options


Your system administrator can configure your phone to use specific button and softkey templates along with special services and features, if appropriate. This table provides an overview of some configuration options that you might want to discuss with your phone system administrator based on your calling needs or work environment.


Note You can locate Phone Guides and other documents listed in this table on the web: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/phones/ps379/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

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Need to handle more calls on your phone line

Ask your system administrator to configure your line to support more calls.

Talk to your system administrator or phone support team.

Work with (or work as) an administrative assistant

Consider using a shared line.

See Using a Shared Line, page 32.

Want to use one extension for several phones

Request a shared line. This allows you to use one extension for your desk phone and lab phone, for example.

See Using a Shared Line, page 32.

Share phones or office space with coworkers

Consider using:

Call Park to store and retrieve calls without using the transfer feature.

Call Pickup to answer calls ringing on another phone.

A shared line to view or join co-workers' calls.

Cisco Extension Mobility to apply your phone number and user profile to a shared Cisco Unified IP Phone.

Ask your system administrator about these features and see:

Advanced Call Handling, page 28.

Using a Shared Line, page 32.

Using Cisco Extension Mobility, page 37.

Want to temporarily apply your phone number and settings to a shared Cisco Unified IP Phone

Ask your system administrator about the Cisco Extension Mobility service.

See Using Cisco Extension Mobility, page 37.