How to use Call Screen on my Bell Home phone

Call Screen, part of the Call Privacy package, lets you redirect calls from up to 12 phone numbers to a recording that tells callers you aren't taking calls at this time. Your phone doesn't ring, and the screened caller is unable to leave a message.

To enjoy the convenience of Call Screen, add Call Privacy to your monthly calling features:

Action Instructions
How to turn Call Screen on and off.

Once your list is established, you can turn it on or off.

  1. Dial *60 (1160 on a rotary phone). A voice message will let you know whether your list is on or off.
  2. Press 3 to turn your list on or off. Remember: The list must be turned on to stop unwanted callers.
How to add a caller to your list.
  1. Dial *60 (1160 on a rotary phone).
  2. Respond to the voice prompts by pressing #0, #1 (12, 01 on a rotary phone).
How to remove a caller from your list.
  1. Dial *60 (1160 on a rotary phone).
  2. Press 1 to hear the list of unwanted callers (11 on a rotary phone).
  3. Press 7 to remove a number from the list.

Note : Call Screening may not be possible for:

  • Unknown numbers
  • Some mobile phone numbers
  • Some toll free numbers
  • Calls from other local or long distance service providers
  • Overseas phone numbers