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Using the Desktop Virtual Landline App

on Thursday, 18 June 2020. Posted in Using Our App, Tips

The main function of the app is to give you the flexibility of making calls whenever you want and from any device you wish. The desktop app works through Google Chrome and has a handy ‘click to dial’ extension-making calls quick and easy. It is available with our UK Unlimited, Global Standard, and 0800 Freephone packages and completely free of charge to install with easy setup but for any queries contact your Customer Services Team.

Downloading/set up

The app transforms your device into a transportable VoIP handset with a laptop so you can make and receive calls from your virtual number whenever you need it. Using the PC or MAC extension eliminates the need to buy additional hardware such as a VoIP phone and will save you money in the long run. To do so, you will need to make sure you have Google Chrome installed on your desktop device for the app to work. If you want to use the ‘click to dial’ feature you will also need the Virtual Landline chrome extension, found here.

 

Once you have the app and extension downloaded your pc is ready to start using the Virtual Landline app! Copy and paste the link below:

 http://virtuallandline.cloudsoftphone.com/

This is the Virtual landline desktop app so bookmark or favorite it for future use.

This is the site that will load, enter your online portal details, and start making calls …

While using the app it is important you have a strong and reliable wi-fi connection, if not the call quality might suffer.

 

Navigating

Once logged in you should receive a pop up bar asking if you would like notifications of instant messages and incoming calls, this may be a handy feature if you are occasionally away from you PC and need alerting.

Your app home screen should look like this:

The simple layout makes it clear and easy to navigate. Contacts, VoIP keypad, call history, call recordings, and the Virtual Landline website can all be accessed from the navigation bar on the left with a small section for recent activity. The search bar at the top makes it quick and easy to find your contacts and makes conducting your business calls even simpler.

 

Benefits of using the desktop app

  • The Virtual Landline desktop app turns your PC/laptop into a phone at no additional hardware cost to your business.
  • Any calls answered on the app to your virtual phone number are free to receive.
  • You will have access to the Customer Services Team to answer any queries.
  • If the app does not work on your device let us know within 7 days, we can investigate the issue and if we can’t rectify it we can cancel your account with a full refund.
  • Outbound calls can be made on your devices through the apps. Please check the fine print for call costs for your package. 
  • The desktop app is compatible with Mac and Windows
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