iPhone: Using Call Waiting
You can make or receive another call while you’re already on the phone. If you receive a second call, iPhone beeps and shows the caller’s information and a list of options.
Put a caller on hold and make a second call
Tap Add Call and make a second call.
Respond to an incoming callDo one of the following:
- To ignore the call and send it to voicemail, tap Ignore.
- To hold the first call and answer the new call, tap Hold Call + Answer.
- To end the first call and answer the new one, tap End Call + Answer.
|Switch back to the first call and put the second call on hold||Tap the first call at the top of the screen, or tap Swap.|
|Merge the two calls, so all three of you can talk||Tap Merge Calls.|
Activate or deactivate call waiting
From the Home screen choose Settings > Phone > Call Waiting, then turn Call Waiting on or off. If you turn call waiting off and someone calls you when you're already on the phone, the call goes to voicemail.