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Traditional Landline Star Codes and Calling Features

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How to use Star Codes

***Some features may not be available in all areas or with some types of service. Some features require a monthly subscription to the service or may incur a usage fee.



Turn On

Turn Off

Anonymous Call Rejection

Prevents anonymous calls from callers who block delivery of their Caller ID information (name and/or phone number)

 Dial *77

 Dial *87

Call Block

Prevents calls from select phone numbers and gives callers a recorded message that lets them know you're not accepting calls currently

 Dial *60

 Dial *80

Call Forwarding

Forwards your incoming calls to another number

 Dial *72 or 72#

Dial *73 or 73# 

Call Return

Redials the most recent number that called you

 Dial *69

 Dial *89

Call Trace

Traces the number of the last incoming call received, when the call warrants legal action

 Dial *57


Call Waiting

Allows you to take another call without disconnecting the one you're on by putting the first call on hold while you answer the second


 Dial *70

Caller ID Block

Prevents your name and number from being displayed on the Caller ID of the person you're calling

Dial *67


Repeat Dialing

Calls a busy number and alerts you when the line is free

Dial *66

Dial *86

Speed Calling 8

Allows you to assign a one-digit code for up to 8 frequently called numbers so that they can be dialed quickly

Dial 74#



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6.7K Messages

7 years ago

Have a need for a certain star code to use with your traditional landline home phone? See table above to reference star codes and how to use them.





1 Message

6 years ago

How do I unblock a cell phone number from my land line phone?

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2.7K Messages

6 years ago

Hi @Maddielily,


Great question.To remove a number, press *, dial the 10-digit number you wish to remove, and press * to confirm.


You will find additional land-line resources here


ChrisZ, AT&T Community Specialist 



1 Message

4 years ago

My AT&T make landline has suddenly stopped showing a caller's name & number and labels all calls unknown caller, Private Number. How do I get the caller name & number to show when phone call incoming?



19K Messages

4 years ago

If u-verse try resetting the modem

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