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Ellavemia
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎08-09-2010
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Disabling call waiting when someone calls me

I know you can dial *70 before making an outgoing call to disable call waiting, but is there any way to turn it off after someone calls me? I'm pretty sure this isn't possible but I'd like total certainty.

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JayInAlg
Posts: 11,807
Registered: ‎03-02-2007

Re: Disabling call waiting when someone calls me

You will have to test it, as I now have my call waiting disabled, but if I remember right this is what to do.

 

While you are on call, ask the person to hold, and flash the switch-hook or if you phone has one, press the flash button. you will get a new dial tone,  dial *70, you will get the confirmation dial tone, then flash the switch-hook to return to your original call.

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Ellavemia
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎08-09-2010

Re: Disabling call waiting when someone calls me

Thank you so much for the response. While not a perfect solution, it works. Thanks again!

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zladytoo
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-13-2013

Re: Disabling call waiting when someone calls me

FINALLY! With Shelley's help, we no longer have call waiting and didn't lose any other features. Thank you, Shelley!