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Cisco IP Phone 7902G/7905G/7912G Release Notes for Firmware Release 3.3(8) for Cisco CallManager 4.0.1 or Later
These release notes are for use with the Cisco IP Phone models 7902G, 7905G, and 7912G running firmware release 3.3(8) with Cisco CallManager Release 4.0(1) and higher.
These release notes include the following sections:
Installing Required Firmware for the Cisco IP Phone
Before using the Cisco IP Phone models 7902G, 7905G, and 7912G with Cisco CallManager release 4.0 or higher, you must install the latest firmware on all Cisco CallManager servers in the cluster. The firmware image names are:
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7902G: CP7902010300SCCP040312A
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7905G: CP7905010300SCCP040312A
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7912G: CP7912010300SCCP040312A
To install the firmware, follow these steps:
Step 1 Go to the following URL:
Step 2 Double-click one of the following hyperlinks and follow the prompts to download the Readme file, which contains installation instructions for the corresponding firmware:
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7902G: cmterm-7902g-sccp.3-3-8-Readme.htm
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7905G: cmterm-7905g-sccp.3-3-8-Readme.htm
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7912G: cmterm-7912g-sccp.3-3-8-Readme.htm
Step 3 Go back to the URL shown in Step 1, double-click one of the following hyperlinks, and follow the prompts to download the firmware:
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7902G: cmterm-7902g-sccp.3-3-8.exe
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7905G: cmterm-7905g-sccp.3-3-8.exe
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7912G: cmterm-7912g-sccp.3-3-8.exe
Step 4 Follow the instructions in the Readme file to install the firmware.
For more information about Cisco IP Phones, refer to the following publications, which are available at this URL:
•Cisco IP Phone Administration Guide for Cisco CallManager 4.0— Cisco IP Phones 7902G, 7905G, and 7912G
•Cisco IP Phone 7902G Phone Guide
•Cisco IP Phone 7905G/7912G Phone Guide
•Customizing Your Cisco IP Phone on the Web
•Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco IP Phone 7900 Series
For more information about Cisco CallManager, refer to the following publications, which are available at this URL:
•Cisco CallManager Administration Guide
•Cisco CallManager Features and Services Guide
•Cisco CallManager System Guide
•Cisco CallManager Serviceability Administration Guide
•Cisco CallManager Serviceability System Guide
•Cisco IP Telephony Troubleshooting Guide for Cisco CallManager
•Bulk Administration Tool User Guide
What's New in this Release
Table 1 provides a brief overview of the new features in this release and lists the Cisco IP Phone models to which the features apply. For more detailed information about new features and functions, refer to the Administration Guide and Phone Guide for your phone, and refer to the Cisco CallManager documentation.
Table 1 New Features in this Release
Feature Cisco IP Phone Models Description
A user can configure up to 99 speed-dial entries on a phone. Speed-dial entries that are not assigned to the speed-dial buttons on the phone are used for abbreviated dialing. When a user starts dialing digits, the AbbrDial softkey appears, and the user can access any speed-dial entry by entering the appropriate index.
Access to the IVR system1
You can control whether a phone has access to the interactive voice response (IVR) system by using the Settings Access field in the Cisco CallManager Administration Phone Configuration page.
Access to the Settings menu1
You can control whether a phone has access to its Settings menu by using the Settings Access field in the Cisco CallManager Administration Phone Configuration page.
Access to web settings1
You can disable access to a phone's Phone Configuration web page and User Options web pages by using the Web Access drop-down list in the Cisco CallManager Administration Phone Configuration page.
Provides Cisco CallManager with the capability of playing predefined tones and announcements to phones, gateways, and other IP telephony devices when specific errors are encountered while attempting to make an MLPP call.
Allows a Cisco IP Phone user to join an in-progress call on a shared line using the cBarge softkey.
Note The Cisco IP Phone model 7905G and 7912G do not support the Barge softkey.
The conference feature has been enhanced as follows:
•A phone with a shared line appearance can initiate independent conference transactions for each line.
•Multiple conference transactions per line appearance (Cisco IP Phone models 7905G and 7912G only).
•When the number of conference participants is two, the conference will be terminated and the two participants will be joined in a direct call.
Configurable call forward display1
Allows you to specify information that appears on a phone when a call is forwarded. This information can include the caller name, caller number, redirected number, and original dialed number.
DHCP header tagging update
The VENDOR_CLASS_ID option in DHCP discovery and request messages has been changed as follows:
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7902G—From
Cisco IP Phone 7902to
Cisco Systems, Inc. IP Phone 7902
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7905G—From
Cisco IP Phone 7905to
Cisco Systems, Inc. IP Phone 7905
•For the Cisco IP Phone 7912G—From
Cisco IP Phone 7912to
Cisco Systems, Inc. IP Phone 7912
Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)
Provides support for DSCP phone configuration.
Connects two established calls (calls that are on hold or in connected state) into one call and drops the feature initiator from the call. Does not initiate a consultation call and does not put the active call on hold.
Drop any party
Allows any participant in a conference to view a list of conference participants, and allows the conference controller to remove any participant from the conference.
Enables a user to log in to his or her directory number from any Cisco IP Phone.
The Extension Mobility feature does not support the following languages:
•Chinese China (Simplified)
•Chinese Hong Kong
•Chinese Taiwan (Traditional)
Immediately diverts a call to a voice messaging system. When a call is diverted, the line becomes available to make or receive new calls.
Allows a Cisco IP Phone user to initiate an ad hoc conference by using the Join softkey.
Join does not create a consultation call and does not put the active call on hold. Join can include more than two calls, which results in a call with more than three parties. Join supports up to 16 participants in a call.
Malicious caller identification (MCID)
Allows you to report a call of a malicious nature by requesting that Cisco CallManager identify and register the source of an incoming call in the network.
Multicast support for XML services
Provides support for XML services that require the multicast commands RTPMRx and RTPMTx.
Multilevel Precedence and Preemption (MLPP)1
Allows properly validated users to place priority calls. If necessary, users can preempt lower-priority phone calls. Also allows the use of the call-forward alternate party (CFAP) feature for forwarding a precedence call.
Note The Cisco IP Phone 7902G supports MLPP Ring/Tone only.
Multiple calls on directory numbers (lines)1
Allows a phone to support from one to six calls on a single line.
The nptcap tool can help you to identify network problems that can degrade the quality of conversations over a phone. If you have an account on CCO, you can download the nptcap.zip file from this URL:
The nptcap.zip file contains the nptcap tool and a Readme file that describes the tool in detail.
Enables or disables the ability of users with phones that share the same line to view call status and barge a call.
Lets you use Cisco CallManager Administration to disable the speaker on a phone.
1 Requires Cisco CallManager Release 4.0(1) SR2 or higher.
Table 2 describes Severity 1, 2, and 3 defects that were resolved in this release.
Table 3 describes Severity 1, 2, and 3 defects in this release.
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