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Dialing from PC

Dialing from PC

Dialing from PC

Is there an application that can be installed on a desktop to initiate a phone call from an IP phone such as the 9608?
Ideally I could tap in my contacts and click on a number and it would initiate the call from the hardware phone.
It is becoming a hassle to use the built-in directory and editing it is taking too much time.
Am I asking too much for IP Office? Or is there something that exists and I was just unaware of ?

Note that I do not want a softphone where I will use a headset- I want to use the actual phone.

RE: Dialing from PC

You will need a TAPI connection.


I'm not insane, my mother had me tested!

RE: Dialing from PC

Do you have One-X Portal? You can use the Call Assistant.

Whilst not "Click to Dial" it is "Highlight and Dial" meaning you have to highlight the number and use a keyboard shortcut to initiate the call.

Alternatively there is Communicator for web but this only works in Chrome browser.


RE: Dialing from PC

Which IP Office release do you have?

Up to R8.1 you could cut and paste a number into Phone Manager or store some contacts.

If you install TAPI you can dial from Outlook or even the Dialer in Windows.

RE: Dialing from PC

I have 9.0. I do not have the One-X portal.
Is TAPI free?
Also, just to confirm - this will be initiating a call from the handset?

RE: Dialing from PC

Tapi is included in the rice of the IP office

it controls the handset & can b used by any TAPI aware application (such as microsoft phone dialer or outlook)

Do things on the cheap & it will cost you dear

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