Blocking messages

You can temporarily prevent your callers from leaving messages in your mailbox.  As a courtesy to your callers, you should record a temporary greeting that provides details of your absence and tells callers what to do.

  1. While logged in to your mailbox, press 8 0 for Mailbox Options, then 7 for Block Messages.
  2. Turn the message blocking on or off:
    • To turn it on all the time, press 1
    • To turn it off, press 2
    • To block your messages only when a temporary greeting is in effect, press 3
  3. Decide how to handle callers:
    • To allow callers to speak to the custom operator you assigned, press 1
    • To have callers disconnected after your greeting, press 2