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How to Use Speed Dial

Learn how you can program the speed-dial feature on unused buttons on your digital phone. Each button can accept up to 20 digits, so you can include authorization codes and calling card numbers.

Note: The information on this page is generally applicable to most phone models at UCSD. You may need to check specific information about your phone and the features available to you.

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1. Start the sequence to program or reprogram a button for speed dial.

  • Leave the handset down.
  • Press Program.
  • Press the button you want to program.

2. Enter the phone numbers you want to program for speed dial.

  • For on-campus numbers, enter the last 5 digits of the number.
  • For off-campus local numbers, enter 8, then the area code, followed by the 7-digit phone number.
  • For long-distance numbers, enter 8, then the area code, followed by the 7-digit phone number.

Note: If you make a mistake, you can restart this step by pressing Clear, C, or E.

3. End the programming sequence.

  • Press the button that you just programmed.
  • Press Program.

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