• 1.  ACCESSING YOUR PHONE MAILBOX

    All of your voice messages will reside in your personal "mailbox", which is passcode protected. Your System Administrator will assign you a temporary passcode to use the first time you access your mailbox (“1234”). How you log into your mailbox will depend on whether you’re calling from inside or outside your Taconic Hills.

    Inside Taconic Hills CSD 

    From your own extension

    Dial extension 2899 or press your voicemail key.

    Enter your passcode when prompted.

    From another extension

    Dial extension 2899 or press your voicemail key.

    Press the * key

    Enter your mailbox number followed by the * key.

    Enter your passcode when prompted.

    Outside Taconic Hills CSD

    From an outside line to the automated receptionist

    Dial 518-325-2899.

    Enter your mailbox number followed by the * key.

    Enter your passcode when prompted.

     

     

    2.  Accessing User Options and User Tutorial

    After entering your voice mail, Press 8 to access user options from the main menu. You can press at any time to go through the user tutorial again

    From the user options menu, you can change:

    Greetings - press 4

    Press 5 to lesson to greeting

    press 7 to record your greeting

    Name  -  press 6   Rerecord your name

    Passcode  -  press 7   Change your passcode

     

    Please note during school hours the phone will ring for calls inside of school.  Outside calls will go directly to voicemail when outside caller dials 518-325-2800 with our extension (Example: 518-325-2800-2557).

     

     

    3.  How to place a call outside the school (need an account code)

    • Dial *5
    • Enter your 4-digit Authorization Code, hear dial tone
    • Dial 6, hear dial tone, and dial the number

     

     

    4.  How to use the PHONEBOOK feature

    •   Press PHONE BOOK (first button on left of display)
    •   Enter name by using number pad (like texting)
    •   Press LOOKUP (second button on left)
    •   Press NEXT to navigate to the entry you want to call.
    •   Press CALL to dial number
    •   Lift the handset (optional)

     

    5.  Volume Control

    all three settings need to have handset picked up and hung up to lock setting

    To adjust the ringer volume control:

              When the phone is ringing, press (UP) or (DOWN)

    To adjust handset volume:

               When the handset is in use, press (UP) or (DOWN)

    Speaker Volume Control

               When on a handsfree call, press (UP) or (DOWN)