How to Call Forward an office phone extension to an outside line on a Nortel Networks office phone system
Note: Requires a high level of Nortel voicemail software and it ties up 2 lines for the duration of the call.
Instructions: Press Call Forward (or Feature 4), dial external code such as 9, dial external number
To Cancel Call Forward, see CANCEL on the phone’s display, or press Feature # 4
In most cases, a telephone technician needs to program this feature.
4a) Voicemail Message Notification
Allows a voice mailbox to call an external phone number, to alert a user that they have a voicemail message.
Log into your mailbox, press Admin (or 8), Press 6
-Admin (or 1) to setup your phone number
-Select (or 2) to turn on or off Message Notification
When you receive the call press 1 to check the messages
In most cases, a telephone technician needs to program this feature
Note: both options above leave you open to Toll Fraud
You MUST use a 6 to 8-digit password that is complex
Do not use passwords such as 1111, 1234 or 0000
Additionally, you may want to record a temporary greeting in your General Delivery Mailbox or on your Voicemail Auto Attendant greeting.