Call Return: Great for Busy People

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What is Call Return?

Call Return: Great for Busy People

Call return is a very popular feature that allows you to automatically dial the phone number of the last person who called you. On most phones, this information is retrieved by dialing *69.

This is a great feature if you are always running from somewhere to grab a call that you just missed. It also comes in handy if you were expecting a call that you missed and just don't want to take the time to look up the number.

It doesn't work on calls that are marked private, but does work with long distance calls. Be aware that you will be charged a long distance rate for the returned call. If the line is busy when you try to use call return, the service will continue calling it for you for 30 minutes and will notify you with a distinctive ring when the call goes through.

For most phone services, if you want to cancel call return, simply enter *89.

Call return is typically included with most features packages, but can be purchased separately from some carriers.

   

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