Common login issues with Voice Manager or softphone
This article lists the most common scenarios that prevent you from logging into Business Connect Voice Manager, as well the Softphone, and how to fix them. These scenarios include the following:
Using a wrong number is one of the most common issues that would prevent you from logging in to Voice Manager. To resolve this, make sure to use the correct Business Connect telephone number when logging in. Start with the area code plus the 7- digit telephone number. The same login information should be used to login to the Softphone.
Logging in as an administrator
When logging in as an administrator, enter your area code plus the 7-digit telephone number on the Enter your direct or fax number field. When logging in as an extension, enter your area code plus the 7-digit telephone number and then your extension number on the Enter your main company number + extension fields. The same login information should be used to login to the Softphone.
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Password not working with Voice Manager
NOTE: This section assumes that you are using the same login credentials for Voice Manager and Softphone, and that your login credentials do not work.
This is generally due to recent security updates that have been rolled out on both the user interface of Voice Manager and your Softphone. All new customer sign-ups will be required to create an alphanumeric password and PIN.
NOTE: For instructions on resetting the password, click here. If you are logged in as the administrator of your account and you need to reset the password for an extension, click here.
After the rollout of the Alphanumeric password, you now have two (2) passwords for their account:
Alphanumeric Password – Voice Manager, Mobile App and Softphone
NOTE: Your new alphanumeric password needs to have least one (1) letter, number, special character, and 8-32 characters long.
PIN – Phone access (VM, Virtual Calling Card, etc.)
NOTE: You can also create a PIN to use as accesss to your account from a phone. It should be 6-10numbers. PIN can be reset over the phone using the Phone IVR. Only the PIN can be reset no option to reset the alphanumeric password through the Phone IVR.
Softphone login issues
As soon as you're able to log in to Voice Manager, you'll need to sync the Softphone with the account by updating the login information. For instructions, click here. You must use the latest version of the mobile app and Softphone for the alphanumeric password to work.
NOTE: In case you get the error "Unable to connect" while logging in, click here for troubleshooting instructions.
To learn more about what's new in your Softphone, click here.
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