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Call Waiting lets you know when others are trying to reach you while you’re on a call. When that happens, you’ll hear a discreet alert letting you know someone else is trying to get through. You have the choice to swap the call or to simply call them back when you’re done.
Call Waiting is part of TalkTalk’s Calling Features boost and can be activated from My Account. To do this:
1. Log in to My Account
2. Click Phone & broadband in the menu on the left
3. Select Manage services
4. Tick Calling Features Boost in the Calling features section
5. Click Update
Once activated from My Account, you can switch on Call Waiting using your touch tone phone.
To switch on, simply dial
If you’d like to switch between calls, just press R or Redial button
To check if Call Waiting is active dial
To end your call, simply hang up
To switch off Call Waiting dial at any time.
If you are a Plus TV customer, then the Calling Features boost (which includes Call Waiting) is free. If you’re not a Plus TV customer, then it’ll cost a little. £4.10 will be added to your bill each month.
Follow the steps you used to activate this feature in My Account, only this time remove the tick next to Calling Features Boost and click Update to confirm.