It’s really simple to search all the Meeting rooms in your company through the Rooms # page or view individual contacts via the Contacts page. However, in addition, you have the capability to dial out to, as well as receive calls from, video addresses outside of your company network.
Using the app you can call any external video address that uses standards-based SIP/H.323 video protocols. But just to stop any confusion and maintain privacy, this service is intended for contacting people you’re already familiar with, so their full video address is required in order for you to call them. Your external contact should share this with you before trying to contact them.
Making Outgoing Calls
Once you have the complete video address of the person or meeting room you would like to call you should type this into the Search field:
As soon as you’ve typed out the full address, if the contact uses our service but is outside your network, they will be displayed underneath the search field.
A green light next to the contact indicates your in luck and they’re online at the moment!
Simply tap on the contact to take you through to the dialing screen:
- you now have the option to place a video call by tapping the Video icon
- or use audio-only data calling by tapping the Phone icon
Receiving Incoming Calls
To receive calls from other people using a SIP/H.323 video addresses outside of your own network, you should share your video address with them. You are able to receive calls from other SIP/H.323 address both on our service and other providers.
To find your full Personal (if you have one) and Meeting room video addresses you can:
In addition, Skype for Business users outside your company network is able to call into your Meeting room as a guest user. To do this they should use the specially formatted Skype for Business video address found in your Advanced room info to connect their call on to our network in the correct format.