Distinctive Ringing / Call Waiting

Last Updated: March 26, 2024


Announces important callers with a special ring. 


How to use:

  1. Pick up your handset and listen for the dial tone.
  2. Press *61.
  3. Listen for an announcement telling you whether the feature is currently on or off. The recorded voice will then tell you how many (if any) numbers are currently stored on your list.
  4. Follow the voice instructions and dial 3 to turn the feature ON (if it is currently off), or turn the feature OFF (if it is currently on).
    To add the last caller to your VIP list:
  5. Press #01#.​
    To hear the phone numbers on your list:
  6. Dial 1.
  7. After the list is read, voice instructions will follow.
    To add a number to your list:
  8. Press #.
  9. Follow the voice instructions you’ll hear. You can store up to 31 phone numbers on your VIP list.
    To remove a number from your list:
  10. Press *.
  11. Follow the voice instructions to remove any or all of those numbers.
    ​To hear instructions again:
  12. Dial 0.
    When someone calls:
  13. If the call is from someone on your VIP list, you’ll hear a special ring. All other calls will have a normal ringing pattern.

  14. If you have Call Waiting and get a call from a number on your list while you’re on another call, you’ll hear a special Call Waiting tone. All other calls are signaled by a normal tone.



  • You may press 1, 0, # or * at any time rather than waiting for the voice instructions.
  • The list you create here is separate from any other lists you may be using for Selective Call Acceptance, Selective Call Forwarding, and similar services


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