Record personal voice messages

8x8 Contact Center 8x8 Agent ConsoleClosed8x8 Contact Center's browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) used by Agents to manage customer interactions. allows you to record up to ten voice messages and play them during an inbound or outbound call. When you place an outbound call and reach voicemail, you can choose to play your pre-recorded voice message, such as a campaign message, and hang up. The application plays the voice recording and terminates the call. If you have direct agent access, you can record a personal voicemail greeting to be played to callers.

Note: To record a message from your phone, your phone number must be entered in your profile.

To record a voice message:

  1. From the Control Panel, select Menu > My Recording. 8x8 AgentClosedAgents use the Agent Console to view and manage customer interactions. Virtual Contact Center supports Regular agents and Supervisor agents. Console displays the Voice Pre-Recordings panel.
  2. Click New Recording.
  3. Enter the following information:
    • Name: to identify the voice message in the Name entry area.
    • Description: to state the purpose of the message in the Description entry area.
    • Text: to write the script of the message.
  4. Select Enabled to play this message during a call.
  5. Click Record a Message.
    A dialog box appears indicating the following steps to record a voice message:

    1. Click Call Your Phone. Your phone rings. When you answer the call, you are prompted to record your message after the beep.
    2. Click Record and say your message.
    3. Click Stop Recording to end the recording. The recorded message is played to you. If you are not satisfied with the recording, you can re-record the message by clicking Record or by pressing 1 on your phone key pad.
    4. Hang up the phone and click Close to close the pop-up dialog box.
  6. Click Save.
    A list of voice recordings appears.

    Note: You can play your message and record it again by clicking Re-record a Message in the edit mode.