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Cisco 79XX - Function Settings


The purpose of this article is to provide instructions on how to use the Settings Function Button of a Cisco 79XX phone.


The Settings button allows you to customize your screen, ring tone, and volume settings. It also provides information about your phone's model. There are also some advanced and/or technical settings listed for your phone that clients should not modify without the direction of authorized support personnel.


User Preference Steps:

The User Preferences option can be used to update the following:

  • Screen contrast
  • Ring tone
  • Ring volume
  • Call volume on a per-call basis
  • Call volume for all calls
  • Muting a call

Rings: Allows you to change your default ringtone or the ringtone on a per-line basis. From the Rings menu, select default or a configured line on your phone. Select the option by either highlighting it and pressing the Select soft key, or press the corresponding number on the keypad.


You will be provided with a list of different ring options. Highlight a ringer with the up or down arrows on the scroll button, or you can press the corresponding number on the keypad. Press the Play soft key to listen to the ringer. When you’ve decided on a ringer, press the Select soft key.


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