Caller ID — with Name and Number Delivery, or just Number Delivery
Caller ID options
If you want to:
Use Caller ID
Wait for one full ring of your incoming call – then check your
Caller ID unit for name and phone number.
• If your Caller ID unit displays messages or symbols you don’t understand, check the owner’s
manual provided with your equipment.
• If your caller is using a privacy feature, the name and number may not be displayed.
• BellSouth public or semi-public telephones will display the words “pay phone,” but business-owned
pay phones may display the name of the business.
• If a telephone number is new and not yet in the BellSouth database, the display shows the number
but not the name.
• If you have Call Waiting, Caller ID doesn’t display information for any calls that come through
when you’re on the phone, unless you also subscribe to Enhanced Caller ID.
• Caller ID works only for direct-dialed calls between phone lines that have the service capability
and between central offices that can transmit Caller ID information.
• The name displayed is based on the listing in the BellSouth database.
Know which customer or vendor is calling before picking
up the phone
• Answer the calls you want, ignore the ones you don’t wish to answer
• Logs all of your incoming calls
• Added peace of mind knowing you’re not getting interrupted during
Note: Caller ID — Number Delivery gives you all of the above features with the exception of
viewing the caller’s name.
Caller ID — Name and Number Delivery with Anonymous Call Rejection (ACR)
If you want to:
Avoid calls from people
Turn on Anonymous Call Rejection (ACR) by pressing .1
ACR stays on until you turn it off. Callers hear a message telling them
to hang up, unblock delivery of their phone number and call again.
(Note: ACR only works for “private” or blocked callers, not those who
are unknown or unavailable.)
Turn off ACR
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