Using a Snom 760

Making Calls
Transferring Calls
What the Display Means
Function Keys
What The LED Indicators Mean
Add Contacts to Directory
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Making Calls

Using the Handset

  • Pick up the handset, enter the phone number, and press (image tick button) OR
  • Enter the phone number and pick up the handset

Using the Speakerphone

  • Enter the phone number and press the speaker key

Transferring Calls

Blind Transfer

While the caller is on the line, press the context-sensitive function key labelled Xfer.

Dial the number you wish to transfer the call to and press the tick button.

Attended Transfer

Place the call on hold by pressing the context-sensitive function key labelled Hold.

Dial the number you wish to transfer the call to and press the tick button. When the other person answers and wishes to accept the call press the context-sensitive function key labelled Xfer and then press the tick button.


What the Display Means

(image page 25)

Info bar: Date and time.

Context area: Configured identities.

Status bar: Any of numerous messages concerning the current status of the phone will replace the date in this bar, for example missed calls, the availability of a firmware update, a reboot being required, etc. If there is more than one current status message at any one time, the one with the highest priority will be shown.


Function Keys

(image http://downloads.snom.net/documentation/UM_76x_en.pdf page 19 image) or
(image http://downloads.snom.net/documentation/UM_76x_en.pdf page 60 image but need to get rid of ‘P5’)

On the Snom 760 there are four context-sensitive functions keys underneath the phone’s display and twelve function keys next to the alphanumeric keypad.

As all Snom handsets are automatically provisioned, each handset will be initially configured with the Vorboss default.

The four context-sensitive functions keys underneath the phone’s display have been configured as follows:

  1. P1 Dir - use this key to add, edit and delete numbers into your personal directory
  2. P2 Redial - this key will show you the last 100 numbers dialled. Simply use the circular navigation key to scroll up and down and press the tick button to confirm the number you want to redial
  3. P3 Empty - this key is left unconfigured for future use
  4. P4 Info - this key is used to display the current status of the handset and VoIP platform

The twelve function keys above the alphanumeric keypad shown in page 58 image have been configured as follows:

  1. P1 Empty
  2. P2 Empty
  3. P3 Settings - use this key to access the handset Settings. From here you can update your Preferences, Call Features and Maintenance settings
  4. P4 Target when Forwarding - use this function to forward calls to another number
  5. P5 DND - pressing this key will enable the DO NOT DISTURB function which will display DND active! on the screen. Enabling this function will block all incoming calls
  6. P6 - P12 - these keys are left unconfigured for future use. If you have queries about a particular feature that you’re looking for, please raise a support case.

A green LED on the key will be activated when a key event occurs.

The five function keys adjacent to the alphanumeric keypad shown in page 60 image are configured out-of-box as follows:

  1. DND - pressing this key will enable the DO NOT DISTURB function which will display DND active! on the screen. Enabling this function will block all incoming calls
  2. Directory - use this key to add, edit and delete numbers into your personal directory
  3. Menu - use this key to access the handset Settings. From here you can update your Preferences, Call Features and Maintenance settings
  4. Transfer - use this function key to place your call on hold and to transfer the call
  5. Hold - use this function key to place your call on hold

Add Contacts to Directory

Press the context-sensitive function key labelled Dir.

To add a new item press the tick key and enter the number, followed by the tick key again.

Assign a nickname using the alphanumeric keypad and press the first context-sensitive functions key to switch between ABC, abc and 123 modes.

Press the tick key to complete the process and save the contact to your directory.


What The LED Indicators Mean

Call Indicator

(image of cropped out corner LED - page 19)

The bright-red LED situated at upper right corner of the phone indicates incoming, ongoing,
held, and missed calls. They will be:

  • Blinking rapidly when a call is coming in
  • Glowing steadily when dialling, when in a call, and when a call is on hold
  • Blinking slowly when there was a missed call:
    • Press if you wish to turn the LEDs off without viewing the call history
    • To view the details of the missed call press on the navigation key to show the Call History screen and simultaneously turn off the LED

Function Key LEDs

A green LED on the key will be activated when a key event occurs.

For example, when placing a call on hold using the context-sensitive function key under the display (image of hold on the screen), the first and top function key next to the alphanumeric keypad will flash green.

Message LED

(image of function key labelled message)

(image of Message label)
The key labelled Message will glow red when there is a new message in your mailbox.


For more information on how to use a Snom 760 you can download the user manual.