Many wired push-button phones, there are special switches, designated as the "Pulse-Tone". If you are connected to the modern electronic exchanges that support tone dialing mode, keep the switch in position "Tone". If tone mode is necessary only for calls to reference and similar services, to use the switch inconvenient it will be to wear out, moreover, some devices react to changes of its position only after the tube is placed and removed again.
In wireless phones, especially the DECT standard, the same switching is done via the menu. But the use of this method with calls to answering services also uncomfortable.
For this reason, if your PBX does not support tone mode, temporarily switch it is better to carry out so. When you call the help Desk in a pulsed mode, click the asterisk. After that, all further keystrokes will cause transmission of tones. After you hang up, the machine again automatically switches into pulse mode.
For calls from cell phones to transmit tone signals to perform any switching is required. Even if you do not hear them, in fact they are still transmitted to the subscriber. If it turns out that the response to keystrokes is missing, find it in the phones menu the item allows you to enable the transfer of DTMF signals, and activate it.
Sometimes there is a need to transmit tone signals with such wired phones, in which the mode is not provided at all. By the way, such a device may be keypad, just old enough. Then switch your cell phone into this mode to make the touch tones when you press a key was heard directly from its dynamics (if such a mode the device). Bring the speaker to the handset microphone wired apparatus. Typing on the keyboard cell phone the appropriate numbers, then press the snooze button to avoid the call. There are also special devices for acoustic transmission of a DTMF signal beeper.
Advice 2: How to enable tone mode
Modes dial the number that there are only two – pulse and tone dialing. All landline phones in Russia is the default pulse mode. Tone may be required if you need to choose any answer by using numerals, for example, when calling the call center. Then an automated voice will ask you first switch your phone to tone mode.
You will need
- instruction to a telephone
First, identify the mode that you already use. Make it simple – if dialing the number that you hear the clicks (number of clicks equal to the number corresponding to the dialed number), the mode pulse. Tone mode is characterized by different pitch tones that can be heard when pressing the buttons with figures.
It is important that you support your phone mode tone dialing. Old rotary phones can only work in pulsed mode. It can also happen that the telephone station is connected to your room, old and analog, so it operates only in pulsed mode. This means that you will not be able to change the tone. But in most cases, modern phones can work in the tone and pulse modes.
Almost all telephone sets (about 90%) switch to the tone mode is very simple – you just press the button star (*). Usually the remaining 10% the majority of the devices has a button on the keyboard TONE or a TONE that changes the dialing modes.
If your phone is from a small number of those devices in which the setting is exceptional and unusual, you will have to find the manual to it and read how to transfer your phone in tone mode. But such models are extremely rare.
Dialing the number from your cell phone, remember that cellular communication is used only to tone dialling mode so that the transfer does not need.
If you have to dial the number where you want the transition in tone mode, and you have a phone that for this action you need to perform a complex sequence of button presses that you can make the whole combination into memory. Then, to change the regime, you only need to dial from the phone's memory, and it is much easier than to remember a sequence or to always keep on hand the instruction.
Advice 3: How to dial in tone mode
There are two types of dialing of the telephone: tone and pulse. Pulse dialing was used in landline phones with rotary dial. In modern devices use tone dialing.
Most often the default in the phone settings pulse mode. It can be distinguished from tonal characteristic cod. In tone mode dial tone is heard individually. But if you use auto you need to press different combinations of numbers, which is impossible in this mode. In order to briefly activate a tone dialing mode, press "*", then the desired key. But the next time you call tone mode will be disabled.
To translate pulse dialing of digits in tone, you need to read the instructions specific phone. In phones Siemens Gigaset tone mode is enabled when using the following combination: press the call key, then call the function by typing "10". Click on the + 1 button (tone mode).
The phone VoxteL, to use tone mode, press the button "programming", then the key combination "*-2-2". After the beep, press the "*" and the button "programming". Also, the DECT phones on the basis there is a button to switch the pulse mode to tone.
Modern phones Panasonic tone mode is enabled on the database side. Just move the slider to "TONE" (tone mode dialing digits). In older models, go to phone menu, select "Programming challenges" and select the "Tone mode set keys. Note that there are exceptions in the phone settings. If you do not find the item, read the instructions.