View our current line-up of Push to Talk phones available at VerizonWireless.com.
For Push to Talk on basic phones, you can connect directly with other Verizon Wireless Push to Talk subscribers while you are in the National Enhanced Services Rate and Coverage Area.
For Push to Talk on BlackBerry® devices you can connect directly with other Verizon Wireless Push to Talk subscribers while you are in the National Enhanced Services Rate and Coverage Area and the Extended National Enhanced Services Rate and Coverage Area. International roaming capabilities are also available in some CDMA countries, however the Push to Talk experience may not be ideal. Additional fees may apply with Push to Talk roaming Internationally.
For details, please visit our Coverage Locator.
While you are using your Push to Talk service, you will not be interrupted if another person tries to call you. Incoming regular voice calls will go directly to your voice mail. You will not notice a change during your Push to Talk call.
No, your regular voice call will not be interrupted when you receive a Push to Talk alert. The person sending you the Push to Talk alert will receive a notice indicating that you were unavailable.
Push to Talk service includes unlimited one-to-one and group Push to Talk calls for a low monthly access fee.
For BlackBerry® subscribers additional fees may apply with Push to Talk roaming internationally. You may not have optimal performance while roaming internationally. To avoid these charges and performance issues you may disable Push to Talk when travelling abroad.
To make a Push to Talk (PTT) call to someone who is not on your Push to Talk contact list, enter the person's 10-digit mobile number (the 3-digit area code and the 7-digit mobile number), and press and hold the "PTT" button. If you add a 1 before the area code, or only dial the 7-digits (forgetting the area code), the call will not complete.
No, you do not need a special Push to Talk phone number; you only need one Verizon Wireless mobile telephone number for both voice calls and Push to Talk calls.
To disable your Push to Talk temporarily, simply disable the Push to Talk mode on your phone. Others will see you as unavailable during this time. Remember to enable the Push to Talk mode to start receiving Push to Talk calls.
The left convenience key will default to the PTT button when the Push To Talk application is downloaded to your device. This key must be set as the PTT button in order for Push to Talk to work on your device.
You can manage your individual and group contact lists on your Push to Talk device or on the Verizon Wireless Push to Talk Contact Management website.
My Business Account and Verizon Enterprise Center Users
For details on how to set up Push to Talk contact lists and groups using the Enterprise Contact Management website, please refer to the Push to Talk User Guide (PDF*).
*To view the PDF, you may need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
You may establish up to 500 different individual contacts.
You may establish up to 100 different group contacts.
You may include up to 50 individuals in each group.
Contact name changes performed online may take up to 24 hours to appear on your handset.
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