Handle Voicemail

For agents assigned to voicemail queues, the Phone tab enables you to process voicemail interactions as a subset of phone interactions. Unlike phone interactions, voicemail interactions cannot be transferred or forwarded.

To receive or send voicemails using the 8x8 Contact Center app, you must:

The data lookup for searching the CRM is via a phone number.

Voicemail Flow

In Voicemail flow, the screen pop and call log events are similar to phone interactions. When a voicemail is offered, the Phone tab blinks red. If the voicemail is from an existing customer, the record pops allowing you to preview the customer details.

  1. Click to accept the voicemail call.

    Note: The Reject interaction button is disabled if your contact center administrator has not granted the permission. This prevents agents from rejecting the interactions they are offered.

  2. After listening to the voicemail message, hang up your agent telephone, or in the Phone tab of the Control Panel, click End Call.
  3. At the termination of the voicemail, a call log is automatically generated and pops in a new browser tab. The call log typically includes information on the transaction ID, call initiation time, call termination time, call duration, and more.
  4. After listening to the voicemail message, hang up your agent telephone, or in the Phone tab of the Control Panel, click End Call.
  5. If applicable, click End Post Processing, or wait for the call to terminate.