Supporting International Users
Translated and localized versions of the Cisco Unified IP Phones are available in several languages. If you are supporting Cisco Unified IP Phones in a non-English environment, refer to the following sections to ensure that the phones are set up properly for your users:
Adding Language Overlays to Phone Buttons
To support the needs of international users, the button labels on the Cisco Unified IP Phones exhibit icons rather than text to indicate the purposes of the buttons. You can purchase language-specific text overlays to add to a phone. To order these language-specific overlays, go to this website:
Note Phone overlays are available only for languages in which the Cisco Unified IP Phone software has been localized. All languages may not be immediately available, so continue to check the website for updates.
Installing the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Locale Installer
If you are using Cisco Unified IP Phones in a locale other than English (United States), you should install the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Locale Installer on every Cisco Unified Communications Manager server in the cluster. Installing the locale installer ensures that you have the latest translated text, user and network locales, and country-specific phone tones available for the Cisco Unified IP Phones. For more information, refer to Using the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Telephony Locale Installer.