Call someone

Communicator Mobile can make telephone calls using your mobile phone service provider’s network.

To call someone who is in your Contact List

  1. In the Contact List, click the name of the contact with whom you want to start a voice conversation, and then click Actions.

  2. Click the phone number that you want to call, and then do one of the following:

    • To edit the number before dialing (for example, by adding a prefix or a country code to the phone number), click Call, edit the number, and then click OK.

      Note: You can only edit a number before dialing if your mobile device is running Windows Mobile 5.0 build 14847 (AKU 2), or later.

    • To dial a number as displayed, press the Send (green) button on your mobile device.

To call someone who is not in your Contact List

  • Click Menu > Find/Add Someone.

  • Click Find by display name, and then click one of the listed search options.

  • Enter the first name, last name, e-mail address, or display name of the person for whom you are searching, and then click Find.

  • In Search Results, click the name of the person that you want to contact, and then click Select.

  • Click the phone number that you want to call, and then do one of the following:

    • To edit the number before dialing (for example, by adding a prefix or a country code to the phone number), click Call, edit the number, and then click OK.

      Note: You can only edit a number before dialing if your mobile device is running Windows Mobile 5.0 build 14847 (AKU 2), or later.

    • To dial a number as displayed, press the Send (green) button on your mobile device.

To call someone during an IM conversation

During an IM conversation, you can call the other participant’s phone number if there is only one other participant in the conversation besides yourself. In the Conversation window, do one of the following:

  • To edit the number before dialing (for example, by adding a prefix or a country code to the phone number), click Menu > Actions. In the Contact Card, click the phone number that you want to call, click Call, edit the number, and then click OK.

  • To dial the number without editing it, click Menu > Call, and then click the phone number that you want to call.

    Note: You can only edit a number before dialing if your mobile device is running Windows Mobile 5.0 build 14847 (AKU 2), or later.


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