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What are the parts of my Cisco 7912 telephone?

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Article SummaryThis article explains the features and operations of the Cisco 7912 telephone.
This article is intended for both students and staff at all campuses.
Attached is the Cisco 7912 Manual.

The following is a diagram of the Cisco 7912 telephone accompanied by a table explaining its 10 main features.
Cisco 7912 phone with highlighted features
1LCD Screen Displays features such as the time, date, your phone number, caller ID, call status, and softkey tabs
2CISCO IP Phone Series TypeIndicates the Cisco IP Phone Series to which your phone belongs
3SoftkeysEnable you to engage any of the functions displayed on the corresponding LCD screen tabs. Softkeys point to feature options displayed along the bottom of your LCD screen. Softkey functions change depending on the status of your phone (for example, if the phone is active or idle).
4Navigation buttonEnables you to scroll through text and select features displayed on the LCD screen. Also provides access to speed dial numbers when there are no text or features to scroll through. 
5Menu buttonDisplays a menu of services, which include access to voice mail, directories, and settings.
6Hold buttonPlaces the active call on hold, resumes a call on hold, and switches between an active call and an incoming call or an active call and a call on hold.
7Dial padWorks exactly like the dial pad on a traditional telephone.
8Volume buttonIncreases or decreases volume for the handset and speaker. Also controls the ringer volume (if on-hook).
9HandsetFunctions like a traditional handset. The light strip at the top of the handset blinks when the phone rings and remains lit to indicate a new voice mail message (depending on your message system).
10FootstandAllows the phone to stand at a convenient angle on a desk or table.



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