Telephone Features

Unlike most telephone companies, Armstrong does not charge you an extra fee for calling features. Here is a brief guide to using these features:

Feature Description Usage
Anonymous Call Rejection Incoming calls from blocked telephone numbers receive a message that you do not accept calls from blocked numbers Dial *77 to activate, *87 to deactivate
Call Blocking Callers included on this list are blocked but hear a message that you are not currently accepting calls Manage this feature online
Call Forwarding Send your incoming calls to another telephone number Dial *72, after tone dial number to forward calls to; to cancel *73
Call Waiting Allows you to receive a second call while talking on the telephone Press receiver or flash button to toggle between calls
Caller ID Displays the name and number of incoming callers when available Must have a compatible telephone or caller ID unit
Caller ID on TV Displays the name and number of incoming callers when available on TV Requires compatible set-top box
Caller ID Blocking Blocks your telephone number on a per call basis Dial *67 then your number; to unblock dial *82 then your number
Do Not Disturb Incoming calls receive a message that you are not currently accepting calls Dial *78 to activate, *79 to deactivate
Return Call Automatically redial the last incoming call, when available Dial *69 to activate, *89 to cancel
Repeat Call Automatically redials a busy telephone number Dial *66 to activate, *86 to cancel
Selective Call Forwarding Send select incoming calls to another telephone number Manage this feature online
Schedule Call Forwarding Automatically forward incoming calls to another telephone number based on your schedule Manage this feature online
Speed Calling Dial your favorite numbers by entering a number 2-8 and then # Manage this feature online
Three Way Calling Allows you to host a mini-conference call Press receiver to place first call on hold, dial the third person’s number, press the receiver button to add the first person to the call
900/976 Call Blocking Calls to these telephone numbers are blocked Block may not be removed
Call Trace Logs a telephone number to provide to authorities by subpoena Dial *57 after receiving a threatening or harassing call
Directory Assistance Block Blocks outbound calls to directory assistance Manage this feature online
International Toll Restriction Blocks outbound calls to International telephone numbers Manage this feature online

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