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Enable off-Hook Connection Mode

With off-hook connection mode agents can instantly and seamlessly connect to customers and improve their productivity. Off-hook is a persistent connection from the agent’s device to Virtual Contact Center. It removes the need to connect the agent’s workplace phone for every call handled. Agents set up their voice connection before they start working on calls and remain connected throughout their working day. It allows them to respond to incoming and outbound phone calls with a simple click on the user interface.

In the previous behavior, after agents log in to Virtual Contact Center and make themselves available, they have to accept the interaction for every call that comes through the queue. If they miss the ringing phone, they will no longer be available to take the interaction.

To enable off-hook connection mode for the tenant, log in to Configuration Manager as an administrator and click Enable Off-hook Connection Mode in Home > Profile. Once it is enabled by administrators, agents can select Enable Off-hook Connection it in their Agent Console's user profile. For details, see our content in Agent Console Guide.

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Enable off-Hook Connection Mode

To enable off-hook connection mode in Configuration Manager:

  1. Log in to Configuration Manager.
  2. Go to Home > Profile.
  3. Select Enable Off-hook Connection Mode. Off-hook connection is now available for all agents in that tenant.
  4. Click Save.

    For agents to be able to use off-hook connection mode, they need to select Enable Off-hook Connection it in their Agent Console's user profile. For details, see our content in Agent Console Guide.

 


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