Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G Phone Guide and Quick Reference for Cisco Unified CM 8.0 (SCCP and SIP)
Changing Phone Settings
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Changing Phone Settings

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Changing Phone Settings

Customizing Rings and Message Indicators

Customizing the Phone Screen


Changing Phone Settings


You can personalize your Cisco Unified IP Phone by adjusting the ring tone, background image, and other settings.

Customizing Rings and Message Indicators

You can customize how your phone indicates an incoming call and a new voice message. You can also adjust the ringer volume for your phone.

If you want to...
Then...

Change the ring tone

1. Press and select Settings > User Preferences > Rings.

2. Select a ring tone and press Play to hear a sample.

3. Press Save to set the ring tone, or press Cancel.

Change the ring pattern (flash-only, ring once, beep-only, etc.)

Log in to your Cisco Unified CM User Options web pages. (See the Accessing Your User Options Web Pages, page 54.)

1. Log in to your User Options web pages. (See Accessing Your User Options Web Pages, page 54.)

2. Access your call ring pattern settings. (See Controlling User Settings on the Web, page 60.)

Note Before you can access this setting, your system administrator might need to enable it for you.

Adjust the volume level for the phone ringer

Press the Volume button while the handset is in the cradle. The new ringer volume is saved automatically.

Note Check with your system administrator to see if a minimum ringer-volume setting was configured.

Change the way that the voice message light on your handset works

1. Log in to your User Options web pages. (See the Accessing Your User Options Web Pages, page 54.)

2. Choose Change the Message Waiting Lamp policy...

3. Access your message indicator settings. (See Controlling User Settings on the Web, page 60.)

Note Typically, the default system policy is to indicate a new voice message by displaying a steady light on the handset light strip.


Customizing the Phone Screen

You can adjust the characteristics of the phone screen.

If you want to...
Then...

Change the background image

1. Press and choose Settings > User Preferences > Background Images.

2. Scroll through available images and press Select to choose an image.

3. Press Preview to see a larger view of the background image.

4. Press Exit to return to the selection menu.

5. Press Save to accept the new image, or press Cancel.

Change the language on the phone screen

1. Log in to your User Options web pages. (See Accessing Your User Options Web Pages, page 54.)

2. Access your user settings. (See Controlling User Settings on the Web, page 60.)

Change the line text label

1. Log in to your User Options web pages. (See Accessing Your User Options Web Pages, page 54.)

2. Access your line text label settings. (See Controlling User Settings on the Web, page 60.)