Asterisk Call Forwarding and Feature Codes

To activate:
Dial * 72   

1. Listen for voice prompt.
2. Dial the desired telephone number you wish your calls forward to followed by #.
3. Listen for confirmation.
Call Forwarding is established.

To deactivate:
1. Press *73.
2. Listen for confirmation.

The following list of features is the most common set of default codes found on Asterisk and used by answering service clients.  Because all feature codes may be customized it is recommended that you check with your PBX administrator to verify the correct codes for your system.


Handset Feature Code
Blacklist a number
Remove a number from the blacklist
Blacklist the last caller
Call Forward No Answer/Unavailable Activate
Call Forward No Answer/Unavailable Deactivate
Call Forward All Activate (Activate Answering Service)
Call Forward All Deactivate (Deactivate Answering Service)
Call Forward All Prompting Deactivate
Call Forward Toggle
Call Forward Busy Activate
Call Forward Busy Deactivate
Call Forward Busy Prompting Deactivate
Call Waiting - Activate
Call Waiting - Deactivate
Perform dictation
Email completed dictation
DND Toggle
DND Activate
DND Deactivate
Findme Follow Toggle
User Intercom Allow
User Intercom Disallow
My Voicemail
Dial Voicemail


Call Forwarding instructions by provider :

AT&T – call forwarding instructions
Qwest - call forwarding instructions
Verizon – call forwarding instructions
Vonage - Call Forwarding Instructions
Skype - call forwarding instructions