How to Forward Your University Phone to Another Phone Number

Introduction

Our university phone system will allow you to transfer your campus telephone to another phone number either on or off campus. This article will assist you in completing this process.

Estimated time to complete

5 minutes

Steps

Turn On Forwarding Of Your University Phone To Another Number

Skype for Business Windows Client:

  1. If not already open, open the Skype for Business client on your computer
  2. Click the Options button, this button looks like a gear and is located above the search box
  3. Select Call Forwarding in the navigation bar
  4. Select the radio button beside Forward my calls to:
  5. Open the drop-down box to the right of the selection in the previous step
  6. Select New Number or Contact and enter the phone number that you would like to forward calls to
    • The number should be entered exactly as you would dial it if you were calling it from your campus phone
  7. Select the phone number in the bottom box
  8. Press OK
  9. Press OK

Skype for Business MacOS Client:

  1. If not already open, open the Skype for Business client on your computer
  2. Open the Skype for Business menu
  3. Select Preferences
  4. Select the Calls tab
  5. Click the checkbox beside Turn on call forwarding
  6. Click the button beside Forward my calls to:
  7. Open the drop-down box to the right of the selection in the previous step
  8. Select Custom Contact or Phone Number... and enter the phone number that you would like to forward calls to
    • The number should be entered exactly as you would dial it if you were calling it from your campus phone
  9. Select the phone number in the bottom box
  10. Press Select
  11. Close the Preferences window

Skype for Business Desk Phone:

  1. Using the soft buttons along the bottom of the display, press More
  2. Press Forward
  3. Select Forward to a Contact by using the arrow keys and the Select button
  4. Enter the phone number that you would like to forward calls to
    • The number should be entered exactly as you would dial it if you were calling it from your campus phone
  5. Press the More button
  6. Press OK

Turn Off Forwarding Of Your University Phone To Another Number

Skype for Business Windows Client:

  1. If not already open, open the Skype for Business client on your computer
  2. Click the Options button, this button looks like a gear and is located above the search box
  3. Select Call Forwarding in the navigation bar
  4. Select the radio button beside Turn off call forwarding
  5. Press OK

Skype for Business MacOS Client:

  1. If not already open, open the Skype for Business client on your computer
  2. Open the Skype for Business menu
  3. Select Preferences
  4. Select the Calls tab
  5. Un-click the checkbox beside Turn on call forwarding
  6. Close the Preferences window

Skype for Business Desk Phone:

  1. Using the soft buttons along the bottom of the display, press More
  2. Press Forward
  3. Select Disable Call Forwarding by using the arrow keys and the Select button

Conclusion

After following the steps above you will have set up your university phone to another phone number.

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Article ID: 100962
Created
Thu 3/12/20 1:28 PM
Modified
Fri 8/20/21 3:04 PM