Yealink T42

A & J: Line Keys

Use these keys to activate lines and assign various features

B: Hookswitch

Picking up the handset from the handset cradle, the hookswitch bounces and the phone connects to the line, laying the handset down on th handset cradle, the phone disconnects from the line.

C: Hookswitch Tab

Secures the handset in the handset cradle when the IP phon is mounted vertically

D: Soft Keys

Label automatically to identify their context-sensitive features

E: Additional Keys

  • Arrow keys are used to scroll through the display information.
  • OK button confirms action or answers calls.
  • X button cancels actions or rejects calls.

F: Speaker

Provides hands-free (speakerphone) audio output

G: Keypad

Provides the digits, letters, and special characters in context-sensitive applications.

H. LCD Screen

Shows information about calls, messages, soft keys, time, date and other relevant data.

I. Power Indicator LED

Indicates phone power and some feature statuses.

  • Receives an incoming call – fast flashing
  • Receives a voice mail or text message, slow flashing

K. Mute

Toggles and indicates mute feature.

K. Headset

Toggles and indicates the headset mode.

K. Message

Accesses voice mails.

K. Redial

Redials a previously dialed number.

L. Speakerphone

Toggles and indicates the hands-free speakerphone mode.

M. Volume

Adjusts the volume of the handset, headset, speaker and ringer.


Basic Call Features

Placing a Call

Using the Handset:

  1. Pick up the handset.
  2. Enter the number, and then press the Send soft key.

Using the Speakerphone:

  1. With the handset on-hook, press the speakerphone button.
  2. Enter the number, and then press the Send soft key.

Using the Headset:

  1. With the headset connected, press the Headset button to activate the headset mode.
  2. Enter the number, and then press the Send soft key.

Answering a Call

Using the Handset: Pick up the handset.

Using the Speakerphone: Press the speakerphone button.

Using the Headset: Press the Headset button.

Ending a Call

Using the Handset: Hang up the handset or press the End Call soft key.

Using the speakerphone: Press the speakerphone button or the End Call soft key.

Using the headset: Press the End Call soft key.

Redial

Press the Redial button to the enter the placed call list, press the up or down arrow buttons to select the desired entry, and then press the Redial button or the Send soft key.

Call Mute and Unmute

Press the Mute button to mute the microphone during a call. Press the Mute button to un-mute the call.

Call Hold and Resume

To place a call on hold: Press the Hold soft key during an active call.

To resume the call, do one of the following:

  1. If there is only one call on hod, press the Resume soft key.
  2. If there is more than one call on hold, press the up or down arrow buttons to select the desired call, and then press the Resume soft key.

Call Transfer

You can transfer a call in the following ways:

  1. Blind Transfer
    1. Pres the Transfer soft key during an active call.  The call is placed on hold.
    2. Enter the number you want to transfer to.
    3. Press the B Trans soft key.
  2. Semi-Attended Transfer
    1. Press the Transfer soft key during an active call. The call is placed on hold.
    2. Enter the number you to transfer to, and then press the Send soft key.
    3. Press the Transfer soft key when you hear the ring-back tone.
  3. Attended Transfer
    1. Press the Transfer soft key during an active call. The call is place on hold.
    2. Enter the number you want to transfer to, and then press the Send soft key.
    3. Press the Transfer soft key when the second party answers.

Call Forward

To enabled call forward

  1. Press the Menu soft key when the phone is idle, and then select Features > Call Forward.
  2. Select the desired forward type:
    • Always Forward – Incoming calls are forwarded unconditionally.
    • Busy Forward – Incoming calls are forwarded when the phone is busy.
    • No Answered Forward – Incoming calls are forwarded if not answered after a period of time.
  3. Enter the number you want to forward to. For No Answer forward, press the right or left arrow buttons to select the desired ring time to wait before forwarding from the After Ring Time field.
  4. Press the Save soft key to accept the change.

Call Conference

  1. Press the Conf soft key during an active call.  The call is placed on hold.
  2. Enter the number of the second party, and then press the Send soft key.
  3. Press the Conf soft key again when the second party answers.  All parties are now joined in the conference.
  4. Press the End Call soft key to disconnect all parties.

Voice Message

Message waiting indicator on the idle screen indicates that one or more voice messages are waiting at the message center.  The power indiactor LED slowly flashes red.

To access your voicemail box

  1. Press the Message button or the Connect soft key.
  2. Follow the voice prompts to listen to your messages, change PIN or record greeting. 
April 28, 2020