How do I create O2 Distribution Lists and send messages to them?

How do I create O2 Distribution Lists and send messages to them?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff

Distribution Lists

To create a distribution list from your O2 mobile device:

  • Key 901
  • Key * to enter the main menu
  • Key 6 to enter the Distribution List Menu
  • Key 4 to enter the create a distribution list menu
  • Enter the number of receipients required
  • Key 3 to enter the add a distribution list menu
  • Key 2 to add a mail box number (mobile number)
  • Enter the mailbox number and key * to add

To send a message to a distribution list in the normal way:

  • Key 901
  • Key * to enter the main menu
  • Key 5 to enter the Message Recording Menu
  • Key 2 to record the message you want to distribute
  • Enter the list number
  • Key 0 to start recording
  • Key 0 to end recording
  • Key 2 to deposit the message
  • You will hear confirmation that the message has been deposited

To embed Multiple Lists within One List:

The embedding of a list within a list allows the user to send one message to more than one list or more than 20 users at a time.

The total number of users who can be contained in a list is 99.

Below are the basic instructions for how to embed a list within a list and assumes that the original lists have already been created:

  • Dial 901
  • Key 8 to enter the main menu
  • Key 6 to enter the Distribution List Menu
  • Key 4 to enter the Distribution List Create
  • Choose a list number
  • Key 7 to add a list to this list
  • Choose another (already full) list number
  • Key 8 to save
  • REPEAT the above to enter more lists to this
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