Cisco Unified IP Phone 6945
Buttons and Hardware
Handset light strip
Indicates an incoming call (flashing red) or new voice message (steady red).
Shows information about your phone such as directory number, active call and line status, softkey options, speed dials, placed calls, and phone menu listings.
Programmable feature buttons
Depending on how your system administrator sets up the phone, programmable feature buttons (on each side of the phone screen) provide access to:
• Phone lines and intercom lines
• Speed-dial numbers (speed-dial buttons, including the Line Status speed-dial features)
• Web-based services (for example, a Personal Address Book button)
• Call features (for example, a Privacy button) Buttons illuminate to indicate status:
• Green, steady—Active call or two-way intercom call
• Green, flashing—Held call
• Amber, steady—Privacy in use, one-way intercom call, DND
active, or logged into Hunt Group
• Amber, flashing—Incoming call or reverting call
• Red, steady—Remote line in use (shared line or Line Status)
• Red, flashing—Remote line on hold
Depending on how your system administrator sets up the phone, enable softkey options displayed on your phone screen.
Transfers a call.
Creates a conference call.
Places an active call on hold.
Navigation bar and Select button
The Navigation bar allows you to scroll through menus and highlight items. When phone is on-hook, displays phone numbers from your Placed Call listing (up arrow) or your speed dials (down arrow).
The Select button (in the middle of the Navigation bar) allows you to select a highlighted item.
Toggles the headset on or off. When the headset is on, the button is lit.
Toggles the speakerphone on or off. When the speakerphone is on, the button is lit.
Allows you to dial phone numbers, enter letters, and select menu items (by entering the item number).
Toggles the microphone on or off. When the microphone is muted, the button is lit.
Controls the handset, headset, and speakerphone volume (off-hook)
and the ringer volume (on-hook).
Auto-dials your voice messaging system (varies by system).
Opens/closes the Applications menu. Use it to access call history, user preferences, phone settings, and phone model information.
Opens/closes the Directories menu. Use it to access personal and corporate directories.
Displays date, time, and directory number.
Line text label with icon
Displays text label and icon for phone or intercom line, speed-dial numbers, or services, depending on your configuration.
Primary line details and other phone information
Displays line label and call details for the primary line, and other phone information such as placed calls, speed dials, and phone menu listings.
Secondary line details and other phone information
Displays line label and call details for the secondary line, and other phone information such as placed calls, speed dials, and phone menu listings.
Display softkeys for available features or actions.