Allows you to take a second call while placing the first call on hold. Return to the first call after your second call has ended. No more busy signals.

To answer Call Waiting:

  • Press the "switchhook" when you hear the tone.

  • Another reminder tone will be heard 10 seconds later if the waiting call remains unanswered.

  • Press the "switchhook" again to return to the first call.

To deactivate Call Waiting:

  • Press 70# to cancel call-by-call.

  • Listen for the confirmation tone and place your call.


The “switchhook” is the round, flat, or square button you push to hang up the phone.