Star and pound commands for home phone explained

9 calling features you can activate or deactivate using "*" or "#"

Star and Pound Commands enable users to activate or deactivate select calling features from their home phone.

To activate and deactivate star and pound commands:

Call Return


  • Activation command:
    • *69 to hear the last number that called you
    • *66 to call back a busy line
  • De-activation command:
    • *89 to cancel *69
    • *86 to cancel *66

Call Forwarding Busy


  • Activation command: 84#
  • De-activation command: 85#

Call Forwarding No Answer


  • Activation command: *92
  • De-activation command: *93

Call Forwarding Variable


  • Activation command: 72#
  • De-activation command: 73#

Call Screen


  • Activation command: *60
  • De-activation command: *60

Call Trace


  • Activation command: *57

Call Waiting


  • Activation command: Depress the receiver, link or flash button
  • De-activation command: *70

Per-Call Blocking


  • Activation command: *67

Voicemail


  • Activation command: *98

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