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Telephone Services
Teaching Learning Center Room 128 
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (208) 885-5800 
Fax: (208) 885-7539 

Forwarding a Message

This Option is not available on a "Private" message. Messages can ONLY be forwarded to another UI voice mailbox. They cannot be forwarded to cell phone numbers.

After you have listened to a message, you may forward a copy of the message to another local mailbox.
  1. After you have heard the message, press 5
  2. Enter the recipient’s phone number or a group list number 
    • Dial the 10 digit phone number that you want to forward to, then press #(you may forward the message to more than one mailbox)
  3. An announcement will indicate who will receive the message.
  4. You may add additional recipient’s numbers to forward to at this time.
  5. To record your message press # now
  6. Please record a brief introduction to this message (minimum 5 seconds), Press any key when finished.


VM – Forwarding
To Forward your Telephone to Voice Mail:


  1. Dial *58, then 5-0086 #, you will receive a confirmation tone(This places 5-0086 in memory as the number to forward to)
  2. Then dial, *50, you will receive a confirmation tone
  3. This activates the forward to the number that is in memory

           Callers will go directly to Voice Mail when they dial your Telephone number.

To De-activate the Forward

  1. Dial #40, you will receive a confirmation tone

        Once you have de-activated the forward 5-0086 will still remain in memory unless you overlay it with a different telephone number.    
        Next time you want to forward to Voice Mail you only dial *50 to activate the Forward.