This guide is intended to be used as a handy reference for Traditional Landline Calling Features. Some features are not available in all areas.

Note: Unless you have the feature included in your phone plan, there may be a charge by your telephone company for the use of these features. To find out the cost, or to get the feature included, please contact your telephone company's business office. (this number can usually be found in the front of your telephone directory or you can ask your operator).
Telephone Feature Guide
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Anonymous Call Rejection
Call Blocking
Caller ID Blocking
Per Line Blocking
Call Forwarding
Selective Call Forwarding
No Answer Call Forwarding
Busy Call ForwardingU-Verse Safe Call Forwarding
Call Return
Priority Distinctive Ring
Call Trace
Call Waiting
Cancel Call Waiting
Repeat Dial
Speed Dial 8
Speed Dial 30
Voicemail Access
3-way Calling
AT&T Privacy Manager®
U-Verse Do Not Disturb
U-Verse Call Screaning
U-Verse Locate Me
Verizon Call Gate
Intercom Ring
Ring Count (# of rings)
Resources & Documents
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Ring Count
This feature allowa you to change the number of rings on your phone.

To Change the number of rings dial:

*47 (or 1147 on a rotary phone)
Then dial the number of rings (or number of seconds, depending on the CO equipment in your area).
--see the chart--

Verizon Customers, see here. Ring Count Chart

Helpful Hints:

1. Depending on your central office equipment, you will either need to enter the number of rings, or the number of seconds (it will be one or the other). Use the chart above as a guide.
2. Verizon Customers, Verizon uses a different usage code and ring count numbers. Please see the link above.