User Guide for the Cisco Unity Phone Interface (Release 5.x with IBM Lotus Domino)
Changing Your Personal Settings
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Changing Your Personal Settings

Table Of Contents

Changing Your Personal Settings

Changing Your Phone Password

Changing Your Recorded Name

Changing Your Directory Listing Status

Changing Your Alternate Contact Number


Changing Your Personal Settings


Changing Your Phone Password

Changing Your Recorded Name

Changing Your Directory Listing Status

Changing Your Alternate Contact Number

Changing Your Phone Password

Your Cisco Unity phone password protects the privacy of your messages and secures your Cisco Unity account from unauthorized access. You can change your phone password at any time.

Follow the security guidelines provided by your Cisco Unity administrator when you change your phone password. Consider that longer and nontrivial passwords are more secure. A nontrivial password means that:

The password is not the same as previous passwords.

The digits are not all the same (for example, 9999), nor are they repeated (for example, 99911).

The digits are not consecutive in either ascending or descending order (for example, 1234 or 4321).

The password is not the same as your extension, nor does it spell your name.

To Change Your Phone Password


Step 1 Call and log on to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 From the Main menu, choose the options Setup Options > Personal Settings > Change Password.

Step 3 Follow the prompts to enter and confirm the new password.


Changing Your Recorded Name

Your recorded name plays with messages that you leave for other subscribers and identifies you in directory assistance. It also plays with any of your greetings that use system default recordings instead of your own recordings.

To Change Your Recorded Name


Step 1 Call and log on to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 From the Main menu, choose the options Setup Options > Personal Settings > Change Recorded Name.

Step 3 Follow the prompts to record your name or a short message.



Tip Other Cisco Unity subscribers do not hear your alternate greeting when they send messages to you by phone. Consider replacing your recorded name with a recording that lets more people know when you are out of the office. See About Your Personal Greetings, page 13 to learn more about alternate greetings and notices.


Changing Your Directory Listing Status

You can choose whether to be listed in the directory. When you are listed in the directory, callers who do not know your extension can reach you by searching for your name.


Note You must have a recorded name to be listed in the directory.


To Change Your Directory Listing Status


Step 1 Call and log on to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 From the Main menu, choose the options Setup Options > Personal Settings > Change Directory Listing.

Step 3 Follow the prompts to change your listing status.


Changing Your Alternate Contact Number

As a convenience to you and your callers, you can use an alternate contact number to which callers are transferred by pressing a key as they listen to your greeting. An alternate contact number can be the extension for an operator or for another subscriber (such as a supervisor or coworker), or any other number where you or another person can be reached.

Your Cisco Unity administrator can tell you the key that callers press to make the transfer. When you specify an alternate contact number, you may want to update your greetings to include the information (for example: "I am away from my desk right now. Leave a message at the tone, or press 4 to transfer to another sales representative.").

To specify an alternate contact number, use digits 0 through 9. Begin with any access code needed to make an external call (for example, 9). For long-distance numbers, also include 1 and the area code.

To Specify an Alternate Contact Number


Step 1 Call and log on to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 From the Main menu, choose the options Setup Options > Personal Settings > Change Alternate Contact Number.

Step 3 Follow the prompts to specify, change, or remove your alternate contact number.