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    Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    I am an insurance agent of Birla Sunlife life insurance. Company has given me an official mobile number for official use. I have a doubt, canít I make calls for my personal use? Or if I do so, what action company may take against me? Please give me the complete details for the above mentioned.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Yes, you can make use of that phone for personal calls in case of emergency. The important thing is the if the company realized that the bills is very much then the expected one, then they take out the complete list of all the calls made and that creates a big problem for you. You have to pay for the personal calls you made. If you didn't do so, then that amount will be automatically deducted from your salary and then you will be paid. Moreover, the company loose interest in you and there are very few chances of promotion in the company. So, I suggest you that its better to use your own phone for personal calls instead of company phone.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    HELLO DEAR,
    Yes but only emergency and not more call company phones beacause
    you choose your future this ccompany so you do work honestly and you
    dont misuse company phone.If company reaslised more bills they check
    all call list and you banned other calls and you realise very guilty feel
    and company dedected automatically your salary so you dont misuse.
    better option use only persnal phone i mean own phone.
    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    hi friend,

    as you mentioned that you are an agent of birla sunlife insurance company you can make use of the companies mobile for personal use but make sure that do not exceed

    the amount that the company has given to make use for the purpose.

    Mostly you can make use of it in case of emergency.

    But as being an agent in insurance company you can also demand the company that you want to make use of the company's mobile for your personal use as you haven't

    got another mobile to make use.

    Its just the option i am telling you as all the agents would get a personal mobile to make use for their own calls.

    Thanking you.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    hello,
    1)They have given you an official mobile number use that number for office use only.
    2)Use your own personnel phone for personnel call.
    3)In case of emergency you can use official phone for personnel call.
    4)Work with honesty don't misuse the office phone.
    Thank u..

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    STRICTLY NO


    >>>>>YOU CAN USE THAT ONLY FOR THE COMPANY WELFARE

    >>>>>IN CASE OF EMERGENCY YOU CAN USE BUT NOT ALWAYS

    >>>>>IF YOU MAINTAIN THIS QUALITY PERFECTLY,,YOUR PERSONALITY WILL INCREASE AUTOMATICALLY

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    So far my knowledgfe goes official phone supplied to employee for emergency purposes so that you are to receive all incoming call as amadatory basis becauese for urgent need employer,boss, customer can contact you and when they need.now as per your need you can do official call beside peronal call as limited wise company phone or official phone is not provided you for gossipings w,jith your near and dears hour after hour freely than purpose of official phone will prove as worthy less.well now a days dual sim phone is available many cases as need basis one sim is maintained for oficial purpose exclusive and do maintain another for personal purpose.

    Thank you,

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    !! HI !!



    !! Nope !!


    !_! You should not use official phone for personal calls since it is violating the company norms !_!

    !_!
    In sometimes the company may come up to check the phone bill that was given to you and if they found that you used this for other than official then they can take action against you !_!

    !_!
    You can do it if you had any emergency !_!

    !_!
    But this should not continue for every time !_!

    !_!
    You should not give your official number to any personally known persons !_!




    !! Thank you !!

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi guest, No can not use the official phone for your personal purpose. The phone is given to you only to do office work. During performance evaluation of each individual employee, if they found from your call details that you are using office phone for personal work, you may lose the beneifts for which you were shortlisted by the company. Only in emergency cases, you can use the official phone for personal work, otherwise it is not advisable to do that. Use your personal phone for personal calls. Thanx : )

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear Friend,

    You should think that you are an important employee of Birla Sun Life.

    You have been provided mobile for office use not for your personal use.

    So you can not use it for your personal purposes.

    Only in imergency,you can use it for your personal purpose and that too very rarely.

    If you use it for personal purposes,The discipilinary action may be taken against you apart from the amout of your personal calls recovering.

    At last you may loose your job with the bad remarks and in that case you may not get job in future even in other organisations.

    So better avoid this practice and have one set of mobile for your personal use.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hello friend,

    Yes, you can make personal calls with your official number but only when it is very important, if you keep on using it for personal purpose then it will surely create a problem for you one day in the nearly future.
    The company has given you the mobile for official purpose only and they expect that you are loyal for them, therefore they will not check your call details but if your bill exceeds the limit then they can ask for the call detail which can create a big problem for you, in this way you can lose your reputation in the company and once the reputation is lost then its hard to gain it back.
    Remember it will take years to built the faith and no seconds to lose it , so be very careful.
    The company can take several actions upon like the case of fraud.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    HELLO SIR......

    my knowledgfe goes official phone supplied to employee for emergency purposes so that you are to receive all incoming call as amadatory basis becauese for urgent need employer,boss, customer can contact you and when they need.now as per your need you can do official call beside peronal call as limited wise company phone or official phone is not provided you for gossipings w,jith your near and dears hour after hour freely than purpose of official phone will prove as worthy less.well now a days dual sim phone is available many cases as need basis one sim is maintained for oficial purpose exclusive and do maintain another for personal purpose.you are an agent of birla sunlife insurance company you can make use of the companies mobile for personal use but make sure that do not exceed the amount that the company has given to make use for the purpose.Mostly you can make use of it in case of emergency.But as being an agent in insurance company you can also demand the company that you want to make use of the company's mobile for your personal use as you haven't got another mobile to make use.

    ALL THE BEST.....

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hai friends

    your working in a birla life insurance it belongs to the idea and other some aditya birla comes under this company

    you can not make the official phone as your personal phone

    you can use it ,if you want to make any important calls to any one

    until that you can not use the official phone as personal phone

    some times may check you profile details and also some times the company check's the call list

    having important calls only ,you can use it

    so avoid the official phone as a personal phone

    hope this information helps you

    good luck

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    HI,

    Yes, you can use for personal use also.

    But if you exceed the amount sanctioned for you, then the rest amount you have to pay.

    Otherwise, it will be deducted from your salary.

    But i think you should use your personal mobile for personal use.

    you can make use of the companies mobile for personal use but make sure that do not exceed the amount that the company .


    Hope this is helpful!!!!
    Good Luck!!!

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Yes, you'll create use of that phone for private calls just in case of emergency. The vital issue is that the if the corporate realized that the bills is extremely abundant then the expected one, then they take away the entire list of all the calls created which creates a giant downside for you. You have got to purchase the non-public calls you created. If you did not do thus, then that quantity is mechanically subtracted from your wage then you may be paid. Moreover, the corporate loose interest in you and there are only a few probabilities of promotion within the company. So, I counsel you that itís higher to use your own phone for private calls rather than company phone.

    As you mentioned that you simply are associate agent of Birla sun life assurance Company you'll create use of the businesses mobile for private use however ensure that don't exceed
    The number that the corporate has given to form use for the aim.
    Largely you'll create use of it just in case of emergency.
    however as being associate agent in no depository financial institution you'll additionally demand the corporate that you simply wish to form use of the companyís mobile for your personal use as you havenít
    Got another mobile to form use.
    Itís simply the choice i'm telling you as all the agents would get a private mobile to form use for his or her own calls.

    So far my data goes official phone provided to worker for emergency functions in order that you're to receive all incoming decision as bettering basis as a result of for pressing would like leader, boss, client will contact you and once they would like. currently as per your would like you'll do official decision beside personal decision as restricted wise company phone or official phone isn't provided you for conversation along with your close to and dears hour when hour freely than purpose of official phone can prove as worthy less. well currently a days twin sim phone is out there several cases as would like basis one sim is maintained for official purpose exclusive and do maintain another for private purpose.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi. I think You should refrain from making personal calls from your official mobile as it may lead to some action taken against you if your company officials find out. Just make emergency calls if necessary . ALways keep your personal mobile with you so that you dont have to use your official mobile.

    If your company officials find out they may take your facilty away and this will also create a bad impression. This may lessen the chances of your promotion.

    Best of luck. Thanks

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi Friend,
    For some companies they set the calls will go to only office extensions.In that case you can't call to public phones like mobiles.
    Some organizations may allow you to call upto certain number of calls.If you exceeded that limit you will be charged for that extra calls.
    So contact your network guys and ask them.So that you can use company phone for personal use.

    All the best !!

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear friend ,

    if the company give you the phone for company use the you are not authorized to use it for personal.

    Many company give phone for personal use and have a limit then it is ok.

    But you don't use your official phone for personal use.

    You can use it only in emergency.

    My opinion is that use your own mobile for personal use.

    Thank you........

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    DEAR FRIEND ,

    As you are a insurance agent of Birla Sunlife life insurance your company will give you the phone for insurance related work .

    don't use it for personal use , only use for official use.

    you can use the company phone only in emergency only.

    For your personal use , use your own phone.

    if company finds that you can use your phone for personal use they can deduct the charges from your salary also.

    Thank you............

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    The personal calls in case of emergency. The important thing is the if the company realized that the bills is very much then the expected one, then they take out the complete list of all the calls made and that creates a big problem for you. You have to pay for the personal calls you made are a insurance agent of Birla Sunlife life insurance your company will give you the phone for insurance related work .The company officials find out. Just make emergency calls if necessary . ALways keep your personal mobile with you so that you dont have to use your official mobile if company finds that you can use your phone for personal use they can deduct the charges from your salary also.

    Thank you............

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear, asker think smartly about this if your personal calls are more than the purpose for it was issued then surely company will take some action your personal call should be of emergency only like one to two calls daily but it should not be for the longer period. If you found misusing then the company will take out phone call list if the bills are more than the expected then they will told you to pay that bill. If you deny to give the bill then they will cut from your salary without informing you. Good luck

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hello

    Well you can but only in case of emergency. Other than that you cannot use it for personal gain.

    If they find it out you might loose your job or they will insult you for this. Why loose our respect for some money.

    Do not do this at any cost other than when its absolutely necessary

    The best thing for you will be to work hard and use the phone for the purpose it has been given for.

    Thank you

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear friend,

    If you use your official phone for personal calls this would be treated as an unethical action as it is against the professional ethics.

    So, I would suggest you not to use your official phone for personal calls , however you can use it for emergency , you can also use it for personal purpose if the company have allotted a fixed bill to be paid as cash for your official phone.

    See trust is more important than anything, so avoid using official stuffs for personal use and be a trust worthy member of your organization.

    All the best.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?



    Dear Friend

    Yes you can use the company phone for making personal calls only if you have some emergency or your phone is not working..

    You should not use the official resources for making a personal benefit..


    Its a sign of bad employee so be a good employee and work in the progress of the company..

    You are allotted a fixed amount of mobile bill so if they are not finished in the mean time then just use them any way..

    SO be a trustable employee..

    Thank you..



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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hello dear,

    There is no permission for using official phone as a personal phone. But in can of any emergency, you can use it for your personal use.

    But using more the official phone in your personal use violating the rule of the company. Therefore, you may have to give fine or anything else.

    So, try not to use you official phone for your personal use.

    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi, You can make only emergency call by Official phone. if you will use to make call for all personal works. then it is against the rule. company can take an action against you.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?
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    Hi friend,

    Hope you are in good health!

    Generally what happens is that the company will tell the Maximum Limit for the Mobile Usage Bill.
    So you can use your official phone for making occasional personal calls when it is needed badly!
    You need to take care that you make totals calls in such a way that your Bill doesn't exceed the Line as given by the company.
    So use it judiciously!


    Best of Luck!


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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear..

    Your official phone is for office purpose only you should not call to anybody with that phone in case if you do not have any work. In some case like in emergency it is permissible but do not make it a habit because first of all it is not at all a good practice and secondly if you get caught by somebody then you have to face the insult from him or her. So its better to use your personal phone for personal conversation and official phone for official conversation and make a clear potrait of yourself in front of others.

    Some of the company also maintain a record of their calls and in that case you have to pay for the calls that you have made from official phone and salary for that will be deducted.

    Hope you understood

    Cheers...!!!

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    No can not use the official phone for your personal purpose. The phone is given to you only to do office work. During performance evaluation of each individual employee, if they found from your call details that you are using office phone for personal work, you may lose the benifits for which you were shortlisted by the company. Only in emergency cases, you can use the official phone for personal work, otherwise it is not advisable to do that. Use your personal phone for personal calls..

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Sorry friend,

    You should not use the office phone for personal use.

    ---> This office phone is allotted for office use only.
    ---> If you use the office phone for personal use.When you caught they will charge the money for entire phone calls which you have done for office use only.
    ---> If you make the personal calls it is loss for your company only.
    ---> Only you can call at emergencies time only.For this you should take the permission from head.
    ---> It would be better for you if you will not use the office phone for personal purpose.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi,

    As you mentioned that you have been provided a mobile from the company for office purpose to make calls to clients then of course undoubtedly you have to use it for office work only. But sometimes(once in a while) if you have an emergency or any need you can use it for personal use but make sure that the quota(amount given by company) can not get exceeded.

    If you will make all your personal calls from it only unnecessary then might be you will get a warning letter for the same or they will ask you to leave the company. So don't make it habit and avoid to make a calls from it.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi..I dont think it is advisable that you should use the official mobile of the company for your personal use..This is surely against the company rules and if they found out about this you will surely be punished and also it will create a bad impression of you on them..

    So you should only use the company mobile for your personal use if its an emergency and is utmost necessary..You can even be demoted and asked to pay fine..

    Take your decision wisely..Best of luck..Thanks

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Dear Guest,

    * NO !! don't use offic phone for your personnel calls.

    * Office phone is provide to you for official purpose and using it for personal work is wring and against work policy.

    * You can use your official phone in case of urgent call and none else. Remember don't use this defence that you are making an urgent call that's why you used for personel cause.

    * It is your honesty and trust which will rise your position in your job as well as in the eyes of your seniors, this work may damage your image in the office.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    No , you should not misuse your company phone unless there is an urgency .
    It is meant for official use only .If you will make all your personal calls from it only unnecessary then might be you will get a warning letter for the same or they will ask you to leave the company. So don't make it habit and avoid to make a calls from it.
    So in-order to avoid any kind of threat , stop misusing your office phone .

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    It is better to use your own phone for personel cases. It is just because the company may check out the complete list of phone calls at times, if something happened unintentionally. Then, it will create problems to you, when they know you had used there phone for prsonel use

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hi aspirant

    Dont do such things and keep your personal and professional life separate..Buy yourself a new phone if you dont have one and use that for your personal calls..Only in case like you forgot your phone or something like that then only use your office mobile..It will be certainly bad for you if your company comes to know that you are using your office phone for making personal cals especially if you make a lot of them and your bill is of a large amount..You can be even tgerminated or asked for compensation..But the biggest part is you will lose your reputation and hence your professional growth will be difficult..

    So it will be wise for your job's safety and for your professional growth that you dont do such things which will harm your future prospects..Once in a while its ok but not more than that..Good luck friend

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Yes you can use your official telephone for personal calls but only for emergence situations..Every company has given you this service to communicate with company employees but for rare condition you can use it for personal purpose..

    It is the right of company to ask you about the bills of telephone at any time so be ready to face it.The best thing is to avoid company telephone for private calling because it could be quite harmful for you

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    Hello friend,
    It is not advisable to use company phone for your personal use because they keep track of phone records to locate how many outgoing calls to personal numbers and they may take strict action against you.
    but there is no restriction on incoming calls and if phone is not allowed you can forward your call from your mobile to your company phone and attain there.
    you can use company phone when it is necessary and that should be in limit 5-10 minutes maximum.

    Thank You.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    hi friend,

    its not a matter you belong to which company in any case.yes some cases company will provide us the mobile phone for official use.

    in the company phone given to you they will record everything during the bill.

    if the amount they got is very high and they think if you use it for personal purpose there may be a chance of getting a bad impression.also its not good for us using it for the personal calls because office phone anyone have the right to see whats going on.

    sometimes in case of urgency it does not matter.so don't use much for personal calls.

    all the best
    regards srilekha

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    When you get the Mobile from the Company for the official usage, they also set a maximum limit for the bill that the company will pay each month.
    Phone is given to make calls to customers and all the official calls.
    I would suggest that you should not use the Company Phone for official use.
    Use your personal phone for making the personal calls.
    Also do not give the company phone numbers to your friends, family members also.

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    Re: Can I use my official phone for personal calls also?

    If you do so, it does not seem professionalism.

    Incase it is emergency, you can make personal calls.

    But, unless and until it is necessary and very much important, don't use mobile phone for personal purpose.

    Do justice to the salary what you are receiving from the company.

    Do justice to the confidence that was put by company on you.

    If at all, they track your call records, everything comes to picture.

    You should not be in a position to be blamed by the organization.

    Proceed accordingly.

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