Speed Calling

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Allows you to use an abbreviated 1 or 2-digit code to dial a phone number, instead of dialing the whole number.

 

To program a 1-digit code (between 2 and 9):

  1. Pick up the receiver and wait for a dial tone.
  2. Dial *74.
  3. Listen for three (3) "beeps" followed by a dial tone.
  4. Enter a code between 2 and 9.
  5. Enter the phone number you wish to program -- remember to add 1 first for a long-distance call, as well as the area code (for all calls).
  6. Listen for two (2) "beeps". Hang up. The telephone number and its associated code are now programmed.

To program a 2-digit code (between 20 and 49):

  1. Pick up the receiver and wait for a dial tone.
  2. Dial *75.
  3. Listen for three (3) "beeps" followed by a dial tone.
  4. Enter a code between 20 and 49.
  5. Enter the phone number you wish to program -- remember to add 1 first for a long-distance call, as well as the area code (for all calls).
  6. Listen for two (2) "beeps". Hang up. The phone number and its associated code are now programmed.

To remove a Speed Calling code (by Internet only):
To remove a telephone number and its associated 2-digit code, you must use theCall Feature Manager web-tool:

  1. Go online to: http://telephony.northerntel.ca
  2. Input your phone number and password, and then click on the "Contacts" tab.
  3. Click on the "Speed Calling" sub-tab.
  4. In your list of Speed Calling codes, click on the one you wish to remove, then click on the "trash" icon on the right.

How to use Speed Calling: 

To use Speed Calling to dial a programmed number:

  1. Pick up the receiver.
  2. Dial the 2-digit code, followed by the pound sign (#).
  3. The phone number will dial itself.


Activation by Internet

  1. Access the Call Feature Manager web-tool at: http://telephony.northerntel.ca
  2. Go to the "Contacts" tab.
  3. Open the "Speed Calling" sub-tab.

Refer to the Online Help for a more detailed explanation.

 

Certain conditions apply, including a minimum 12-month commitment at time of subscription. Offer valid for residential customers only, where technology permits. The customer must have a Touch-tone phone. Rotary phones are not compatible. An Internet connection is required to access the Call Feature Management website. Display features require a phone equipped with a display window. Certain features are activated and deactivated by phone.