Creating and Using Speed Dial

You can create speed dials for the people or places that you call frequently.

Operating System: Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Applies to: Faculty and Staff; Student employees who have access to a campus telephone

Last Updated: October 24, 2019

Setting Speed Dials

Valid characters are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, * and #.  

Using the Self Care Portal

  1. Log into Self-Care Portal.
  2. Enter your UBITName as the username.
  3. Enter your password. 
  4. Select the desired line from the left-hand pane.
  5. Click the Phone Settings tab.
  6. Enter a number and a label, such as Home, for a speed dial number on your phone.
  7. Click Save.

Using Your 8800 Series Desk Set

Speed dial numbers set via your desk set may be replaced with future updates or changes to the VOIP system.

  • Press and hold unused line key button.
  • You will be presented with a screen where you can key in speed dials.

Dialing Speed Dials

Using Speed Dial Button

  • Press the Speed Dial button for the desired phone number.

Using Soft Key

  • Without picking up the handset, press the abbreviated dialing number (e.g. 1) from the phone keypad for the Speed Dial.
  • Press the AbbrDial soft key

Transferring calls to an abbreviated or speed dial is not a supported UB feature.

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.