Jump to main navigationJump to page content
  1. Home Internet
  2. Home TV
  3. Home Phone
  5. Home Security
  6. Home Packages
  7. My Account
  8. Why BusinessPro?
  9. Service Areas
  1. Contact Us
  2. New Service Request

What is selective call ring (*61) and how do I use it?

Selective call ring (*61) allows you to specify up to 12 phone numbers that will ring as two short rings instead of one long ring. This allows you to easily identify those phone numbers.

To activate or deactivate this feature, dial *61. You will then hear an ON/OFF announcement. To toggle the ON/OFF feature, dial 3.

To add a number to your list:

  1. Dial *61 then the # sign
  2. Once you hear the tone enter the selected phone number including area code
  3. Press the # button and hang up

To add the number of your last incoming call:

  1. Dial *61
  2. Dial #01#
  3. Hang up the phone

To remove or hear the phone number on your list, dial *61 and listen to the instructions.