Change dialing properties for a location

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

You can use this procedure to change the dialing rules associated with a location, including:

  • How an outside line is accessed

  • How a long-distance call is dialed

  • How an international call is dialed

  • How calls between the area code associated with the current dialing location and another area code are dialed

  • Whether to use a calling card to place the call through an alternative carrier

Any user account can be used to complete this procedure.

To change dialing properties for a location

  1. Click Start, click in the Search text box, and then type TELEPHON.CPL and press ENTER. The Phone and Modem dialog box opens.

  2. In the Phone and Modem dialog box, on the Dialing Rules tab, click the location to modify, and then click Edit.

  3. Click a tab to make changes to:

Additional considerations

  • You can also access the Phone and Modem Options dialog box from the Properties page of any of your dial-up connections. On the General tab, select the Use dialing rules check box, and then click Dialing Rules.

See Also


Change How Windows Dials Phone Numbers
Configure Network Connections