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Old 12-15-2005, 09:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sorry if this is a super easy question. Is there a way to be on a call and have another call come in and end the first call to take the second?

I have a 7250 w/ Verizon service.
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Call waiting works on your Blackberry just like any other cell phone. Just hit the enter button when the call comes in...this works well on my 7250 with Bell here in Canada.

You may need to activate or enable this feature with your carrier.
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I have call waiting, but it seems like my only choices are :answer call coming in and keep current call on hold or ignore.
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Ahh. So what you'd like to do is conference the other two parties with yourself?

This can't be done via call waiting. My carrier doesn't offer it...not sure about Verizon. Likely you will need to establish a call first, then place that caller on hold (by the enter key), then dial the third party.
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My 7290 on T-MO gives me three options. Answer and place current on hold, Answer and drop current, or Ignore. I never tried the 3 way calling thing.
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Sorry if this is a super easy question. Is there a way to be on a call and have another call come in and end the first call to take the second?

I have a 7250 w/ Verizon service.
No, unfortunately we're screwed when it comes to that ability, I'm afraid. At least I haven't heard of a way to enable this. I'm with you, I hate not being able to drop the current call in exchange for the incoming.
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Ahh. So what you'd like to do is conference the other two parties with yourself?

This can't be done via call waiting. My carrier doesn't offer it...not sure about Verizon. Likely you will need to establish a call first, then place that caller on hold (by the enter key), then dial the third party.
No, what he wants to do is have a call come in, be notified by his caller id feature, and have the option of hanging up the current call and taking the new. Currently the 7250 from VZW only allows you to put the current caller on hold and answer the incoming call, or ignore the incoming call completely. It does not give you the option of disconnecting the current call before taking the new.
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Funny how confusing call waiting can be! LOL
You are correct...that option doesn't exist on the 7250.
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My 7290 on T-MO gives me three options. Answer and place current on hold, Answer and drop current, or Ignore. I never tried the 3 way calling thing.
For three way calling, put the current call on hold and answer the second call. Once you answer the second call, click the track wheel and select "Join". Both calls will be put together.

The most I have done is join 3 calls. I think the limit is 5.
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"Join" is a GSM feature--this is not available on CDMA2000 Blackberries such as the 7250.
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That's why I quoted the person with the T-MO 7290. It should be enabled for them.
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