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VoIP - Transferring Calls

How to transfer calls using AudioCodes 420HD IP Phone


Two types of call transfers

  • Consultative – Connect second party to a third party after the third party answers and agrees to take call

  • Blind – Connect second party to third party before third party answers

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Consultative Transfer

TipBefore you begin the transfer process let the caller know there may be a 6-10 second silence during call transfer and not to hang-up.  This will occur during the campus conversion to VoIP because of the dual systems that are be used.  This delay will end once the campus is converted.                                                                                   

  1. In call press TRANSFER button – Once you hear the dial tone the TRANSFER field appear on the display,  a number can be entered.  Note: The caller (2nd Party) will be put on hold and will hear waiting music

Tranfer Button

    2.  Type in the telephone number using the keypad and press the Dial softkey when it appears in the display

TipAfter number is typed in, pause and the number will be automatically dialed


Tranfer

  TipRefer to Using Directory During Call Transfer section below:

    3.  Once user has agreed to take call press the transfer button again

         OR the softkey under the double bar icon and then select transfer

Double Bar Symbol     Transfer

   4.   Call forwarding will begin (Will take between 5 to 10 seconds).  Note: At this time music will stop for caller that has been on hold.  Scrolling of the caller information on the display will stop during the hand-off

   5.   Wait until your display goes back to home view (example below) where it show you are available to receive calls again, then you can hang-up handset.

Home

There is a slight delay when caller is transferred to the third party because of dual systems.  Pause for 2-3 seconds before greeting.


Blind Transfer

  1. Press the BXfer softkey under the LCD display
  2. Enter in phone number and then press Trans. softkey
  3. As phone rings it will display
  4. When connected you will be disconnected from call

Using Directory during transfer

  1. In call press TRANSFER button – Once a dial tone is heard the TRANSFER field will open on the display where a number can be entered.  Note: The caller (2nd party) will be put on hold and will be hearing waiting  music.
  2. Instead of typing in number,  press the softkey under the book icon for call directories

Directory

3. Choose the Corporate or Personal Directory by using the navigational control button to move selection up or down.  Once selected press the ok  or the select softkey

DirectoriesNavigation control

    4.  Find the contact you are looking from the list.  Once selected press Dial softkey or ok when highlighted to dial the 3rd party.  Refer to VoIP - Call Directory for more detailed instruction on navigation and use of personal or corporate call directory.

Tranfer

   Note:  The caller (2nd party) that is being transferred will be put on hold at this time.  They will  hearing waiting music during this part of the transfer.

Tranfer

   5.   Go to step 3 above for detailed directions on completing the call transfer. Continue without detailed instruction below

   6.   Press transfer button

   7.  Wait for display to go back to base screen. There will be no number of calls listed

   8.  Hang-up receiver


Phone Manual Directions:

Call transfer can also be found in the advanced section of the phone manuals; section 7.5 for 420 model and section 6.5 for the 440 model

AudioCodes 420HD IP Phone Manual

AudioCodes 440HD IP Phone Manual


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Keywords:Transfer calls   Doc ID:60957
Owner:Don L.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-02-18 10:33 CSTUpdated:2016-11-02 14:34 CST
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