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Calling Features

Quiet Time is a service that allows customers to block incoming calls during specific times while still allowing important calls to get through.  

To turn on this service, dial (513) 565-5555, you will be asked to verify your home phone number and to set up a 4-digit pin.  

To turn on Quiet Time after initial activation dial *961 from the phone and to deactivate dial *962.

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How do I use Call Waiting?
How do I set up Distinctive Ring?

Anywhere Call Forwarding remotely forwards calls to any phone. To activate and deactivate, call 513-421-7869. Enter your 10-digit phone number and password (temporary password is the last 4 digits of your order number), and follow prompts.

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How do I set up Distinctive Ring?
How do I activate Quiet Time?

A Call Block lets you program up to 6 telephone numbers that you want to block from calling you. Block unwanted calls from phone numbers you select.

To activate: *60.

To deactivate: *60.

See Also
How do I activate Quiet Time?
How do I set up Three Way Calling?

Anonymous Call Rejection block all incoming calls marked as Private or Anonymous.

To activate: *77.

To deactivate: *87.

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How do I set up Call Block?
How do I use Call Return?

Distinctive ring allows customers to differentiate incoming calls by using separate telephone numbers and ringing patterns without the expense of additional telephone lines.  

To activate call 513-721-0231 and enter your home phone number and then your temporary password, which is 1111.

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How do I set up One Reach?
How do I set up Repeat Dial?

The One Reach feature allows your home number to ring directly to another line or number.

To activate calls 513-39REACH (7-3224) and you will be walked through prompts to activate the service.

See Also
How do I set up Anywhere Call Forwarding?
How do I use Call Waiting?

Priority Call allows you to select up to six telephone numbers from which incoming calls will cause the phone to ring in a special way.

To activate: *61.

See Also
How do I set up Call Block?
How do I set up Call Forwarding?

Repeat Dial will automatically redial a number for up to 30 minutes until the call gets through.

To activate: *66.  

To deactivate: *86.

See Also
How do I set up Anonymous Call Rejection?
How do I set up Call Block?

Reveal stops calls marked unidentified by Caller ID before they reach you and asks callers to input their phone number.  

To activate: dial *87 to assure that your Anonymous Call Rejection service is turned off. Then dial *99  to activate Reveal. 

See Also
How do I set up Call Forwarding?
How do I use Call Waiting?

Three Way Calling allows you to talk to two different parties at the same time.

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How do I set up Reveal?
How do I activate Quiet Time?

Call Return dials the last number that called your line.

To activate: *69.

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How do I set up Anywhere Call Forwarding?
How do I set up Call Block?

Call waiting allows you to put a caller on hold to answer an incoming call. Press the receiver to put the first call on hold and take the second call. To activate (one-time only): *70.  To hear who is calling, Cincinnati Bell offers Talking Call Waiting, know who is calling before switching over to the new call.

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How do I use Call Return?
How do I set up Three Way Calling?

Forward all incoming calls to the local or long-distance number of choice, designating a new number each time you forward your calls.

To activate: *72, listen for dial tone, dial desired forwarded number and listen for 2 short beeps.

To deactivate: *73.

See Also
How do I use Call Return?
How do I set up Three Way Calling?