Physical Layout


 

Name

Description

1

Cisco IP phone model type

Shows the Cisco IP phone model number.

2

LCD screen

Displays information such as line/call status, phone number, and soft key tabs.

3

Opens a new line, speed-dials a phone number, or ends a call. The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7940G has two lines, and the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7960G has six lines.

4

Footstand adjustment

Allows you to adjust the angle of the phone base.

5

Directories button

Provides access to phone directories.

6

Question "?" button

Not in use.

7

Settings button

Provides access to phone settings such as display contrast and ring type.

8

Speaker button

Toggles the speaker on and off.

9

Mute button

Toggles mute on and off.

10

Headset button

Toggles the headset on and off.

11

Volume button

Increases or decreases handset, headset, ringer, or speakerphone volume.

12

Services button

Provides access to phone services.

13

Messages button

Provides access to a message system.

14

Navigation button

Scrolls through text and selects features that are displayed on the LCD screen.

15

Keypad

Functions like a traditional telephone keypad.

16

Soft keys buttons

Engages the functions displayed on the corresponding LCD tabs.

17

Handset with indicator light

Functions like a traditional handset and provides message waiting indicator light and message-waiting (stutter) tone.