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Bell Aliant Unified Communications: PC Phone

Managing your preferences

1. Click More.

2. Click Preferences.

3. The preferences window is displayed.

4. The User section holds your username and location information.

5. The Network section holds any proxy and domain information.

6. The Audio Devices section lets you set which devices to use as the microphone and speakers. You can also choose to select a USB headset adapter if applicable.

7. The Video section lets you set your available bandwidth for video conferencing.

8. The Voicemail section allows you customize how the Bell Aliant PC Phone behaves when contacting your voicemail server.

9. The Instant Messaging section lets you set various messaging settings.

  • Select Minimize new IM window to taskbar to have new instant messages appear as pop-up notifications above the task bar.

10. The Calls section lets you enable or disable dialling prefixes when making a call. Call preferences also allows you to specify call session window pop-up behaviour.

  • The Bell Aliant UC service supports 10-digit dialling. You can save your contacts using full 10-digit numbers, local or long distance, without needing to dial prefixes.
  • Select Minimize new call window to task bar to have new calls appear as pop-up notifications above the task bar.

11. The Miscellaneous section lets you customize how Bell Aliant PC Phone behaves when you click Ignore and when you double-click an entry.

12. The User Interface section lets you control settings such as themes and windows behaviour.

13. The MS Office section lets you enable the Outlook plug-in to call contacts from your Outlook application.

14. The Function Keys section lets you create shortcuts by assigning functions to the keys that apppear on the dial pad below the Call button.