Entering Information Using the Dial Pad

You can use the dial pad keys on VVX business IP phones to edit or update field information.

The following table describes how to enter different types of data on your phone using the dial pad.

Table 1. Using the Dial Pad Keys to Enter Information

Task

Action

Enter numbers or characters in uppercase, lowercase, or title case mode

Select Encoding or Mode, and select ABC, abc, or Abc.

Enter only numbers

Select Encoding or Mode, and select 123.

Enter text in another language

Select Encoding, and select one of the language options.

Enter a character

Press a dial pad key repeatedly to view the character options and stop when the character you want to enter is displayed in the field. Wait one second, and enter the next character.

Enter a number

Select Encoding or Mode, and select 123, or press a dial pad key repeatedly to enter the number that displays on that key.

Enter a special character

Select Encoding, and select Abc, ABC, or abc. Press either the 1, 0, asterisk, *, or pound # key one or more times to enter one of the following special characters:
  • 1 key: ! | ‘ ^ \ @ : 1
  • * key: * - & % + ; ( )
  • 0 key: / , _ $ ~ = ? 0
  • # key: # > < { } [ ] “ ‘

You cannot access special characters when you are in numerical (123) mode.

Enter a space

Select Encoding, and select one of the alphabetic Abc, ABC, or abc. Press the 0 key.

You cannot enter a space when you are in numerical (123) mode.

Delete one or more characters

Use the arrow keys to position the cursor to the right of the character, or drag your finger across the characters until the cursor is positioned to the right of the character(s) you want to delete. Press the Delete key or press the << soft key.