Caller ID: Caller identification is a subscriber service available from most local
telephone companies for a fee. When you subscribe to caller identification, you
can see the name and telephone number of the caller before answering the
telephone if you and the caller are both in areas offering caller ID service with
Caller ID with call waiting: This is a single, combined subscriber service which
may be available from your local telephone company. If you subscribe to
this service, you can use your 993 telephone to see the name and telephone
number of the caller even while on another call (as long as the caller is in
an area with caller ID service and both telephone companies use compatible
COVM: Central office voice mail is a subscriber voice message service which
may be available from the local telephone company. This service may be called
by another name in your area (e.g., Call answering or voice mail).
Home area code: This is the area code for your telephone number. Most
users simply dial the seven digits of a telephone number to make a call within
their own area code and 11 digits outside of their area code. If this applies
to you, enter your own area code into the unit as the home area code. After
programming, if there is a call from within your home area code, the screen
will display the seven digits of the telephone number.
You may, however, live in a region where for calls within your own area code,
you must dial 10 digits (that is, the area code and telephone number). If this
applies to you, enter 000 for the home area code and enter your area code as
a local area code. After programming, if there is a call from within your area
code, the screen displays the 10 digits of the telephone number. Be sure to
follow the directions under Program home and local area codes on page 26
during feature setup.
Local area code: Most users dial 11 digits to make calls outside their own
area codes. If this applies to you, you do not need to program any local area
However, if you dial only 10 digits to make calls to some areas outside your
own area code (without dialing 1), then program these local area codes
into the telephone. Up to four local area codes can be programmed. After
programming, if there is a call from one of these local area codes, the screen
displays the 10 digits of the telephone number. See Program home and local
area codes on page 26 for instructions.
Navigation buttons: These are the buttons used when setting up your 993
telephone and for scrolling through feature options (ENTER, , , , ).
Primary Line: This is the line on your telephone designated to be selected
automatically when you lift the handset, press SPEAKER, or press HEADSET.