"Never miss a call"

  ianeon 06:54 24 Apr 2004

Good morning - Does anyone know of a programme which will indicate "on screen" when someone is trying to contact you(by phone, not fax)- I know you can buy external, plug-in devices to do this task, but I just want a computer programme - Thank you for your time - Ian

  radi8or 07:41 24 Apr 2004


This any good
click here

or do a google on your title, a few others available

Regards Bob

  ianeon 07:48 24 Apr 2004

Radi8or - Thank you for your help - I forgot to mention that I had trawled Google - all that I found only worked in the USA - I couldn't find a programme for use in the UK( with BT or cable numbers )

  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:17 24 Apr 2004

If you have a mobile....On your home phone dial *21* your moby number # and all home calls will be auto diverted to your mobile (the caller will not know that the call is being diverted). As the caller's number will be displayed on the moby screen you can choose to answer the call. To turn off dial #21# on your home phone and you are back to normal. (you may need to activate call divert from BT)


  Audeal 11:34 24 Apr 2004

You could try your Google search again but ending the search title with "-UK". This should give you all the UK sites.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:47 24 Apr 2004
  ianeon 12:04 24 Apr 2004

Thank you - I had trawled Google for UK only & it was just a programme for my computer that I wanted - Thank you for your interest in my problem - Ian

  Graham ® 12:08 24 Apr 2004

I assume you're asking because you're on dial-up.

Be aware that some modems will drop the internet connection when they detect the Call Waiting bleep.

  Daz35 14:38 24 Apr 2004

A few years ago, when I was on dial up, BT had a software program called Internet Call Waiting.
Basically, you download the software from their site (which I haven' got - sorry)and install and then when you get a call a dialogue box come up and it gives you the options to end your session and answer the call, log the number and call later etc. It did work for me, but I'm not sure if it's still around. I seem to remember having to pay a small fee for call re-direct. Sorry if the details are a bit sketchy, but it was a few years ago. I did find this site click here which could be of interest.

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