Cisco Unified IP Phones 7906G and 7911G User Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 9.0 (SCCP and SIP)
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Your system administrator configures 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.


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Need to handle more calls on your phone line

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

Contact your system administrator or phone support team.

Work with (or work as) an administrative assistant

Consider using a shared line.

See Shared Lines.

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 Shared Lines.

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

Contact your system administrator about these features and see:

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

See your system administrator about the Cisco Extension Mobility service.

See Cisco Extension Mobility.