With the compliments of CompareBusinessProducts, here is a list of common phone 'star' codes. These are the phone instructions that start with an asterisk (*) that perform features like redailing the last number called.These codes are dialled before making a call in order to activate the particular function until the phone is hung up.
It is important to note that the codes do actually differ from system to system, so it is worth checking out the instructions for both your phone system and your phone service provider to see what is changed from the standard and more importantly, what extra options they may offer.
You can download a neat reference card of the most commonly available star codes in PDF format here.
We are going to break them down by function.
There are additional codes used by some systems for call conferencing and for call screening, but these do tend to vary from system to system so the codes are less reliable. Please note that not all of the codes above will work on all systems but when they work they should perform the functions listed.
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