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Phone Support


What is Distinctive Ring?

Who: KS, MN, ND and SD phone customers

Do you want to know who’s calling – just by a special ring tone? Distinctive ringing lets you know – with just a ring!

  1. Select the numbers that you’d like to have a custom ring.
  2. Dial *61 to activate. The recording will inform you how many numbers you currently have stored in your distinctive ring list.
  3. Dial 3, and follow the voice instructions.
  4. Program numbers for your distinctive ring list.
    • To add the last caller to your list, press 01#.
    • To add a number, press #.
    • To remove a number, press *.
    • To hear a list of phone numbers on your list, dial 1.

To deactivate distinctive ringing, dial *81, and follow the voice instructions.

  1. To set up or turn distinctive ring on or off for the most recent phone number that called you, pick up your phone after your call has ended, and dial *61.
  2. Follow the recorded instructions.

Menu Options:

  • To turn this service on/off, dial 3. To turn on this service, you must add an entry to your list. To add an entry, please press the # key.
  • To add an entry, press the # key
    • Dial the number to be added, then press the # key again. To add the last calling party, dial 01 and then press the # key again.
    • The number you have added is XXX.XXX.XXXX
    • Your distinctive ringing call waiting service is now on.
  • To remove one or more entries, press the * key.
    • Dial the number to be removed then press the * key again. To remove all entries, dial 08 and then press the * key again. To remove just the private entries, dial 09 then press the *key again. To hear these instructions repeated, dial 0.
  • To hear the entries on your list, dial 1. After hearing an entry, you may dial 07 to delete it and continue hearing your list.
  • To hear these instructions repeated, dial 0.