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Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Release Notes for Firmware Release 1.09
For Cisco CallManager Versions 4.1, 4.0, and 3.3
Use these release notes with the firmware release1.09 running on Cisco CallManager Release 3.3, 4.0, and 4.1.
These release notes provide the following information:
Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility Improvements
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Configuration Utility Version 1.09 has the following new capabilities:
•You can create Phone Book entries by using a new form in the 7920 Configuration Utility and exporting the Phone Book entries to the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
•You can enter Speed Dial numbers by using a new form in the 7920 Configuration Utility and exporting the Speed Dial list to the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
For information about using these new forms, see the "Documentation Updates" section.
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Configuration Utility Version 1.09 and Readme file are available for downloading from CCO at:
To download and use the 7920 Configuration Utility, you must have a license. You can order the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Series Configuration Utility (CP-CFGPR-BUN-7920) to be entitled to use this configuration utility for setting up and managing your Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920s.
Note You must be running Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 firmware image 1.09 in order to use the new features in the 7920 Configuration Utility Version 1.09
Using the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) Service Release 1 and Later
This section provides information about using the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) Service Release 1 (SR1) and later. The following topics are included:
Installing the Firmware Image 1.09 with Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) Service Release 1 and Later
Use this procedure to load the version 1.09 firmware image for the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 on Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) SR1 and later. You must install the firmware image on all Cisco CallManager systems that run TFTP service.
Step 1 Download the firmware installation file cmterm-7920-sccp.1-0-9.exe from CCO at the following URL:
Step 2 Double-click the .exe file to install the necessary firmware files in Cisco CallManager.
The version 1.09 firmware image file and load ID file for the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 are copied into the Cisco CallManager TFTPPath directory.
Step 3 Log in to the Cisco CallManager Administration application.
Step 4 From the menu bar, choose System > Device Defaults.
The Device Defaults Configuration window appears.
Step 5 Scroll down the page to Cisco 7920 in the Device Type column. In the Load Information window, ensure that this firmware image file displays:cmterm_7920.4.0-01-09
Note Do not change any of the parameters of the firmware image file.
Step 6 Click the Update button.
Caution If you need to downgrade the firmware, you can downgrade to version 1.08 over the WLAN.
If you need to downgrade firmware to version 1.07 or earlier, you must use the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility to perform the downgrade. When downgrading firmware, the phone configuration entries are lost and the phone resets to factory defaults. You must reconfigure the phone by using the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility or the Network Config menu on the phone.
Using the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with Cisco CallManager Express 3.0 or Later
If you are using the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with Cisco CallManager Express (CME) 3.0 or later, you can download the version 1.09 firmware image file cmterm_7920.4.0-01-09.bin from Cisco.com at the following URL:
Support for the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with Cisco CallManager Express is limited, and specific caveats apply.
•When you are using Cisco CallManager Express Version 3.0, you must assign the Cisco 7960 phone type to the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
•Cisco CME versions 3.1 and 3.2 support the Cisco 7920 phone type.
•To install the version 1.09 firmware with Cisco CallManager Express , you must manually copy the firmware image file cmterm_7920.4.0-01-09.bin to the Cisco CallManager Express TFTP server (router flash).
To configure the firmware for TFTP server download and as the default image for the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920, use the following commands:
load 7920 cmterm_7920.4.0-01-09
For more information about this procedure, refer to the "Setting Up Phones " chapter in the Cisco CallManager Express Administration Guide for your version of Cisco CME at this URL:
•The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 version 1.09 firmware image does not provide support for the following Cisco CallManager Express features:
–Conferencing between lines
Caution If you need to downgrade the firmware, you can downgrade to version 1.08 over the WLAN.
If you need to downgrade firmware to version 1.07 or earlier, you must use the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility to perform the downgrade. The phone is reset to factory defaults and loses the configuration entries.
Support for the Cisco 7920 Phone Type
Cisco CallManager release 3.3(3) SR1 and later includes support for the Cisco 7920 phone type in the Cisco CallManager Administration application. (Previously, there was no phone type for this phone and you had to configure it as a Cisco IP Phone 7960.)
If you upgrade to Cisco CallManager release 3.3(3) SR1 and later, you can choose the Cisco 7920 phone type when adding the wireless phone. However, if you perform the upgrade and have Cisco wireless phones on your network that were previously configured as Cisco IP Phone 7960s, you will need to remove those entries from the Cisco CallManager database and assign the Cisco 7920 phone type to these phones. See the "Re-registering the Phone Using the Cisco 7920 Phone Type" section for details.
Re-registering the Phone Using the Cisco 7920 Phone Type
If you upgrade to Cisco CallManager version 3.3(3) SR1 and later, and have Cisco wireless IP phones on your network that were previously configured as Cisco IP Phone 7960s, use the following steps to reassign these wireless IP phones with the 7920 phone type:
Step 1 Log in to the Cisco CallManager Administration application.
Step 2 From the menu bar, choose System > Cisco CallManager.
The Cisco CallManager Configuration window appears.
Step 3 Choose Device > Phones.
Step 4 Choose the Cisco IP Phone 7960 records that match your Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920s.
Note Make a copy of the configuration before deleting these records.
Step 5 Click Delete to delete the records.
All Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920s will be deleted from the Cisco CallManager database.
Step 6 In the Cisco CallManager Configuration window, choose Device > Add a New Device.
Step 7 The Add a New Device window appears.
Step 8 Select Phone from the Device Type drop-down menu and click Next.
The Add a New Phone window appears.
Step 9 Select the Cisco 7920 phone type from the drop-down menu and click Next.
The Phone Configuration window appears.
Step 10 In the Phone Configuration window, enter information in the following fields:
•Phone button template
Step 11 Click Insert.
The Cisco CallManager Administration application asks if you want to assign a directory number.
Step 12 Enter the required fields.
Support for Special Loud Ring Tones
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 running on Cisco CallManager Release 3.3(3) SR 1 or later provides support for special loud ring tones. The loud ring tones play at 136 dBA after being initially played at 125 dBA for four seconds; these are intended for use in noisy customer environments that require louder ring tones.
Use this procedure to load the loud ring tones on the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
Step 1 Download the loud ring tones zip file and Readme file from Cisco.com at this URL:
Step 2 Extract the ring tone files to your hard disk.
Step 3 To stop the TFTP service, from Cisco CallManager Administration, choose Applications > Serviceability> Tools > Control Center. Right-click Cisco TFTP and click Stop .
Step 4 If not already done, upgrade the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 to the version 1.09 firmware image file cmterm_7920.4.0-01-09 bin. See the "Installing the Firmware Image 1.09 with Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) Service Release 1 and Later" section for additional information.
Step 5 Back up your current ringlist.xml file because the new ringlist.xml file might not include all of your ring tones.
Step 6 Copy the special loud ring tone files (loudxxx.raw) and the associated ringlist.xml file into the C:\program files\Cisco\TFTPPath directory on the Cisco CallManager server.
Note You must copy the ring tone files. If you move the files, they do not inherit the correct permissions and the ring tones will not be accessible.
Step 7 Restart the Cisco TFTP server by choosing Applications > Serviceability> Tools > Control Center. Right-click Cisco TFTP and click Restart
Step 8 Power on the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920. The loud ring tones (loudxxx.raw) should now be available for downloading on the phone.
Step 9 To download and select a loud ring tone as the current ring tone, choose Menu > Phone Settings > Ring Tones > Download Ring Tone. Scroll to and select the desired loud ring tone. A check mark appears by the active ring tone.
Step 10 From the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920, choose Menu > Profiles to adjust the ring volume.
Note Make sure the ring volume is turned up to the maximum setting. Alternatively, you can choose the "Outdoors" profile, which is configured for the maximum volume setting.
For additional information about setting the ring volume on the phone, refer to the "Setting the Ring Volume for a Profile" section of Chapter 6, "Configuring Profiles and Phone Settings," in the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 User Guide.
Using the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 with
Cisco CallManager Versions Prior to Release 3.3(3) Service Release 1
To load and update the firmware image 1.09 with Cisco CallManager versions prior to Release 3.3(3) SR1, use the procedure in the "Installing the Firmware Image 1.09 with Cisco CallManager 3.3(3) Service Release 1 and Later" section.
Earlier versions of Cisco CallManager do not support the Cisco 7920 phone type.
Note You must assign the Cisco IP Phone 7960 phone type to the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 when adding the phone through the Cisco CallManager Administration application.
Regulatory Domains for Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920
Be aware that you can use a Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 only within the region in which it is purchased. The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 will not function properly in another region. The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 is manufactured for and sold in specific regulatory domains. These domains (such as North America, Europe (ETSI), and Japan) have regulations that control the radio frequency (RF) channels that are available for wireless phones.
Supported and Non-Supported Cisco CallManager Versions and Features
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 firmware release 1.0(9) is compatible with the following Cisco CallManager Versions
•Release 3.2 and later (without support for 7920 Phone Type)
•Release 3.3 SR1 and later (with support for 7920 Phone Type)
•Release 4.0(1) and later (limited feature support)
•Release 4.1(2) (limited feature support)
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 does not support the following features that are available on the Cisco CallManager Release 3.3(3) SR1 and later:
•Quality Reporting Tool
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 does not support the following features that are available on the Cisco CallManager Release 4.0(1) and later:
•Conference Barge (cBarge)
•Direct Transfer (DirTrfr)
•Immediate Divert (iDivert)
•Abbreviated Dial (Abbr)
•Malicious Caller ID (MCID)
•Multilevel Precedence and Preemption (MLPP)
•Phone Services: Corporate Directory, Fast Dial, Personal Address Book (PAB)
Cisco CallManager Unit License
A Cisco CallManager unit license for a single Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 may be purchased. The part number for the Cisco CallManager unit license is SW-CCM-UL-7920=.
Supported Access Points
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 supports Cisco Aironet Access Points (APs) that can run Cisco IOS and include the following models: 350, 1100, 1130, 1200, 1300.
Wi-Fi compliant Access Points that are manufactured by third-party vendors can function with the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920, but might not support features such as DTPC, ARP-caching, LEAP, or QBSS.
This section contains updates to the "Using the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility" chapter in the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Administration Guide and contains the following topics:
Configuring the Phone Book
The Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 comes with a local phone book feature. Users add their own Phone Book entries by using the Directory menu on their phone. They can use their Phone Book entries to place calls by pressing the PhBook softkey, locating the name of the entry, and pressing the Call button.
You can use the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility version 1.09 to add, modify, and delete Phone Book entries. In addition, you can create a list of common phone book entries and save them as a comma-separated-values (CSV) file. You can import the CSV file into the Phone Book on the phone or you can save the existing Phone Book entries on a phone into a CSV file.
To work with Phone Book entries, use the following steps:
Step 1 In the Phone Preference window, click the Phone Book tab.
The Phone Book window displays configured phone book entries in the lower section.
Step 2 To add a new entry, enter the appropriate information in the following fields:
•Name (up to 20 characters)—Entries are sorted alphabetically, so decide if you want to enter last name first.
•Office Number (up to 23 digits)— Enter the local extension number, or the complete phone number with access and area codes.
•Home Number (up to 23 digits)— Enter the local or long distance number complete with access and area codes.
•Cell Phone Number (up to 23 digits)— Enter the local or long distance number complete with access and area codes.
•Email Address (up to 48 characters)—Enter the email ID for reference only.
Step 3 Click Add to add the entry to the phone book.
Step 4 To modify an existing entry, scroll to highlight the entry in the lower section. Edit the text that appears in the Edit Phone Book section and click Modify.
Step 5 To delete an existing entry, scroll to highlight the entry in the lower section. Click Delete to remove the entry.
Step 6 Click Load to import a CSV file that contains phone book entries.
Step 7 Click Save to save the existing phone book entries to a CSV file.
Configuring Speed Dial Hot Keys
Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 users can program eight speed-dial numbers that are stored locally on their phone. Users access their speed dial numbers by using the numeric keys (2-9) on the keypad. The number 1 key is reserved for accessing the voice messaging system. Users program their speed dial numbers by choosing Menu > Directory > Phone Book> Speed Dial.
You can use the Cisco 7920 Configuration Utility Version 1.09 to add, modify, and delete speed-dial hot keys for the phone. You can also choose numbers from the Phone Book entries to use for speed-dial hot keys.
Use the following steps to configure or modify speed-dial hot keys.
Step 1 In the Phone Preference window, click the Speed Dial tab.
Step 2 To set up speed-dial for a numeric key, enter the phone number exactly as it is dialed in the Dial Number field next to the Speed Button number. Include all access codes, such as "9," "1," and area codes.
Step 3 To modify an existing number, make changes in the Dial Number field.
Step 4 To use a phone number that is in the Phone Book, click Import from Phone Book.
Scroll to the desired phone number entry and select it.
Known and Resolved Problems
Known problems (bugs) are graded according to severity level. These release notes contain descriptions of:
•All severity level 1 or 2 bugs.
•Significant severity level 3 bugs.
You can search for problems by using the Cisco Software Bug Toolkit.
To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:
•Cisco.com user ID and password
To use the Software Bug Toolkit, follow this procedure:
Step 1 To access the Bug Toolkit, go to http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.
Step 2 Log on with your Cisco.com user ID and password.
Step 3 Click the Launch Bug Toolkit hyperlink.
Step 4 To look for information about a specific problem, enter the bug ID number in the "Enter known bug ID" field and click Search.
Table 1 lists the known problems in the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 firmware release 1.09.
Table 2 lists the problems that were resolved since the last release.
The following Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 documentation has been revised and is available on Cisco.com at URL
•Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Guide—In keeping with other Cisco IP Phone guides, this guide provides task tables that describe how to use features and menu options. This guide is available in English only and ships in the box with the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
•Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Administration Guide—The expanded administration guide includes general information about installing and configuring the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 in the wireless WLAN and the IP telephony network. In addition, the troubleshooting chapter includes extensive troubleshooting scenarios and suggestions.
•Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Design and Deployment Guide—This revised and updated document provides design and deployment considerations and guidelines for implementing wireless Cisco IP Telephony solutions based on the Cisco Architecture for Voice, Video, and Integrated Data (AVVID).
•Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920 Accessory Guide—The revised accessory guide includes many corrections and revisions to information and is included in the box with the Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920.
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