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Making Calls With Voip And The Fixed Line Network; Making An External Call - Siemens Gigaset A580 IP Manual

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Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network

Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network

Making an external call

External calls are calls made via the public telephone network (fixed line network)
or via the Internet (VoIP). You generally decide which connection type you want to
use for a specific call when you dial the number. You have the following options:
Select the connection type with the Talk key c (briefly press/press and hold
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c),
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Select the connection type via the display key, by assigning VoIP or the fixed line
network to your left display key,
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Select a special connection via its line suffix,
Please note
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You can conduct three separate external calls via your base station (using dif-
ferent handsets): two calls via VoIP and one via the fixed line network.
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You can define dialling plans for certain numbers or area codes by determining
the connection and therefore the billing method to be used (cost control
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Dialling with the directory (
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modify or add to these numbers on a call-to-call basis.
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If you use VoIP to make a call to the fixed line network, you may also have to dial
the area code for local calls (depending on the VoIP provider). You can avoid
having to dial your own area code by entering it into the configuration
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Use the talk key to select the type of connection and make the call
By briefly pressing or pressing and holding the talk key c, you can determine the
type of connection for the call you want to make (fixed line network or VoIP).
Precondition: You enter the number without a line suffix (
defined any dialling plans for this number
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A default line is established on your phone (fixed line network or VoIP
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Briefly press the talk key c if you want to make a call via this default line.
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Press and hold the talk key c if you want to make the call via the other con-
nection type.
If you have assigned a number of VoIP numbers to your phone, you can define
which VoIP number (VoIP account) is used for external calls from each specific
handset (handset send number,
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Enter number (without suffix) or IP address and briefly press/press
and hold the talk key.
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