7900 Series Phone


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Below is a labeled display of your 7900 Series Cisco I.P. phone's interface followed by a corresponding description of each label.

A quick reference guide of the features you can activate from your phone is available for download by clicking on the 7900 Cisco I.P. Phone Quick Reference Guide link in the 'Documentation' box on the right.

An image of the 7900 Series phone

  1. Voice Message Light Strip - A red LED light on the handset indicates a new voice message.
  2. Time and Date - The current time and date is displayed.
  3. Softkey Buttons - Each activates a softkey option (displayed on your LCD screen), such as, redialing a call, placing a new call, forwarding a call, activating the Do Not Disturb feature. The softkeys available are specific to the situation.
  4. Unit Phone Number - The number assigned to the phone is displayed.
  5. Phone Line Buttons - Each corresponds with a phone line, Speed Dial, and call feature. Pressing a button for a phone line displays the active calls for that line. If you have multiple lines, you may have an All Calls button that displays a consolidated list of all calls from all lines (oldest at the top). It is recommended that you keep your phone in the All Calls view. A Phone Line button is lit green when active.
  6. Angle Adjustment knob - The foot-stand is adjustable from flat to 60 degrees to provide optimum display viewing and comfortable use of all buttons and keys.
  7. LCD Display Button - Indicates when the phone is in power-saving sleep/inactivity mode (button is lit), and can be used to awaken the display.
  8. Messages Button - Provides direct access to new and saved voice messages, setup message feature, configure greeting and setup personal options.
  9. Directories Button - Ready access to missed, received or placed calls. Incoming calls are identified and categorized on the display, allowing users to quickly and effectively return calls using direct dial-back capability. Also provides access to the Personal Directory or Corporate Directory (EMU Directory).
  10. Settings Button - Allows user to adjust display brightness, select background images (if available), and select ringer sounds through the User Preference menu.
  11. Services Button - Provides access to RSS Feeds and Weather Forecast.
  12. Volume Control Button - Controls the handset, headset, and speakerphone volume (off-hook) and the ringer volume (on-hook).
  13. Speaker Button - Selects the speaker as the default audio path and initiates a new call, picks up an incoming call, or ends a call. The Speaker button is lit green when active.
  14. Mute Button - Mute button toggles microphone on/off. The Mute button is lit green when active.
  15. Headset Button - Selects the headset as the default audio path and initiates a new call, picks up an incoming call, or ends a call. A headset icon in the phone screen header line indicates that the headset is the default audio path. The audio path does not change until a new default audio path is selected (for example, by picking up the handset). The Headset button is lit green when active.
  16. Help (?) Button - Online Help gives users information about the phone keys, buttons, and features.
  17. Navigation Pad and Select Button - The Navigation Pad (up, down, left, right) provides a means to scroll through menus and highlight items displayed on the LCD screen. After scrolling to an item, press the Select button to open a menu, play a ringer sound, or access other features as described on the screen.

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