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The ring setting features allows you to customize a SPA8000. It gives you the option to change the tones used for call waiting, hold reminders, call back, and the default ring. This article explains how to configure the ring settings on the SPA8000.
Step 1. Log in to the web configuration utility and choose Admin Login > Advanced > Voice > L1-L8. The Line page opens:
Note: The same configuration can be made in the Advanced settings or Basic settings.
Step 2. Scroll down to the Ring Settings area.
Step 3. Choose the default ring that the user would like to assign from the Default Ring drop-down list. The default ring is used when a call is received. Each of the options 1 through 8 gives a different tone for the call.
Step 4. Choose the hold reminder ring that the user would like to use from the Hold Reminder Ring drop-down list. The hold reminder ring is used to indicate that a person is still on hold. The available options are 1 through 8.
Step 5. Enter the duration of the ring splash when a call is forwarded (0 to 10 seconds) in the Cfwd Ring Splash Len field. The default setting is 0 seconds.
Step 6. Enter the duration of ring splash when new messages arrive before the Voice Message-Waiting Indicator (VMWI) signal is applied (0 to 10 seconds) in the VMWI Ring Splash Len field. The default setting is 0 seconds.
Step 7. Choose if the user would like the phone to ring when a new voice message arrives from the Ring On No New VM drop-down list.
Step 8. Choose the tone that the user would like to use for a waiting call from the Default CWT drop-down list.
Step 9. Choose the tone that the user would like to use for a back call from the Call Back Ring drop-down list.
Step 10. Enter the duration of the ring splash when a call is blocked (0 to 10 seconds) in the Cblk Ring Splash Len field. The default setting is 0 seconds.
Step 11. Choose the policy that the user would like to assign to the voice message box from the VMWI Ring Policy drop-down list. There are three possible values:
New VM Available — Gives the user an alert (Ring) when there are voice mails that have not been read.
New VM becomes Available — Gives the user an alert (Ring) when the voice mailbox changes from no messages to any messages.
New VM Arrives — Gives the user an alert (Ring) when a new voice mail arrives.
Step 12. Click Submit All Changes to save your configuration.