How come I can't delete one of the idles screens?
Before deleting one idle screen on GXP2200, please make sure all the widgets on this idle screen are already removed.
How come the apps downloaded from non-GS Market displays in portrait mode?
For non-GS Market apps that are not developed for GXP2200, there is no guarantee that it will perfectly fit GXP2200 screen display mode, size and resolution. To force the GXP2200 to display the apps in landscape mode, please enable landscape mode under Menu->Settings->Display->Landscape Screen.
How do I access my voicemail using GXP21xx/14xx/110x?
If someone leaves a message in your voicemail box, the message waiting indicator (LED on the top right corner of the phone) will blink in red. There are two methods to access the voicemail. (1) Dial the voicemail access code (supported by the PBX server) to access. (2) In the web GUI->Account page, enter the voicemail access code in "Voice Mail UserID". Then users could press the Message key on the phone to access voicemail (For GXP140x, voicemail softkey will appear on new incoming voicemail). Note: Users may need to set "Enable Call Features" to "No" in the web GUI->Account page for some PBX servers to access the voicemail. When you access the voicemail box, the system will prompt you for the authentication password and IVR options. Follow the prompt to listen, save or delete the voicemail.
How do I access the voicemail box using the GXV3140?
If someone leaves a message in your message box, a notification message will appear on the GXV3140 LCD screen with the amount of new messages. Press the “OK” button to access the voicemail box. There are two methods to access the voicemail box: (1)Press the voicemail button on the GXV3140 (2) Dial ”*26” using the IPVideotalk account, When you access the voicemail box, the system will prompt you for the authentication password. If you have not changed the password, please enter the extension number and press the button to submit. If you have entered the wrong number, please wait for the error message prompt and re-enter the password again. If the password is correct, you are able to access the voicemail box and follow the prompt to listen to or delete voice mail.
How do I access the Web Configuration pages (for HT486/496/488)?
Please disconnect all connections to the HT486/HT496/HT488 and follow the instructions below:: Connect the analog touch-tone phone to the HT.: Connect power supply.: Connect the Ethernet cable between the INTERNET Source (ex. Router, Modem) and the WAN port on the HT.: Connect another Ethernet cable between your PC and the LAN port on the HT: Wait for 30 seconds till your PC gets an IP ADDRESS (192.168.2.2): Now, open Internet Explorer and type in 192.168.2.1, you should see Grandstream Login Screen pop up.: Enter 'admin' as the password: Go to Advanced Settings page and switch "Enable WAN port HTTP access" to YES, hit 'Update' and then 'Reboot'.: Disconnect your PC from the LAN port and connect it to any other port on your Router within the same LAN Segment: 10. Type in the actual IP ADDRESS of the HT (You can look this up by pressing *** on the phone, and then 02) on Internet browser, access the Web Configuration page as you did earlier and configure the device by filling in the information given by your Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP).
How do I add a new contact in the phone book?
You can add a new contact in the phonebook by selecting [MENU]→[Phone Book]→[Options] →[New]. This screen lets you edit the contact name, number, group and picture. Please note that the corresponding Account must be selected for Extension, Phone, Mobile and Fax column. If the wrong account is selected, the contact name and picture will not be displayed when the contact calls you or when you call the contact.
How do I add more files to the playlist?
While in Media Player, select [Options]→[Open] →[Open File]/ [Open Folder]/ [Open Playlist] to open the file or folder. You can open files stored on the phone or an external device (such as USB flash drive or SD card). Note: There is limited memory on the phone; therefore the media files on the external device will not be saved on it. After the device is removed, you will not be able to play these files. However, the file link may still be in the media player and will be cleared when you restart the phone.
How do I adjust the focus on my GXV3601/3601_LL/3601HD/3651FHD?
Grandstream GXV3601/GXV3601_LL/GXV3601_HD/GXV3651FHD cameras are shipped with lens and camera body dissembled. The user must install and tune the focus of the lens themselves Click here
How do I adjust the ring volume and the voice volume for the GXV3140?
There are 9 levels to the GXV3140 volume. The user can adjust the ring volume and call volume according to the environment or personal preference. The GXV3140 is able to adjust the volume quickly using the methods described below. (1) Ring volume: Press the up/down navigation keys to adjust the ring volume when the phone is idle. You will see that the volume level icon will be displayed on the LCD. (2) Voice volume: The voice volume must be adjusted during the call or during dialing. Press the up/down navigation keys to adjust this and you will see the call volume icon displayed on the LCD. The three audio channels (handset, headset and speaker) supported by the GXV3140 are independent of each other. Adjusting the volume for the handset channel will not affect the headset channel. Please note that the voice volume adjusted is specific to the voice volume heard and not the voice volume sent over to the other party.
How do I answer an incoming call?
When an incoming call comes in, the phone will ring and the caller ID will be displayed on the call screen. At this moment, you have the following methods to answer the call: (1) Pick up the handset and establish the call directly. (2) Press the speaker button and use the speaker to answer the call (3) Press the “Accept” softkey to use the speaker channel for the audio. (4) When the headset is connected to the phone, the “Headset” softkey can be used to answer the call. Calls will use the headset as the audio output channel.
How do I call a remote party using the IP address?
The GXV3140 supports direct IP call. The two parties are able to call each other directly without registering to any SIP server, you would only need to know the IP address of the other party. The steps to use Direct IP call are as follows: (1) Through the LCD, select [MENU] -> [Office Tools]->[Direct IP Call] (2) Enter the IP address for the remote party. For “.”, please press the * button. For “:”, please press the # button. (3) After entering the IP address, press the “Send” softkey. The default button for “Send” softkey is F3..
How do I change the displayed language?
The displayed language can be selected through the LCD menu, by selecting [MENU]→[Personalize]→[Language] and choose the language to display. Currently, the GXV3140 comes with 11 languages; you can also download other languages. The default display language is configured according to your location. In the web interface, the display language can also be selected. Currently, only English and Chinese are supported.
How do I check the network connection on the GXV3140?
Connect the network cable to the Network Port on the back of the phone and connect the other end to the Internet. If the network is functional, a small blue icon will be displayed on the upper right-hand corner of the LCD screen. If the icon is orange , it means that the phone failed to connect to the network. The phone may fail to connect to the network if the network cable is not connected properly. If this is the case, please try reconnecting or replacing the network cable. It is recommended to use the network cable in the GXV3140 package, as it is fully compatible with the phone.
How do I configure "eventlist BLF" on the GXP Series?
You will need to configure a "eventlist BLF" URI on your server side if the server supports it. (i.e.: BLF1006@myserver.com) On the GXP, under account page, fill in the ""eventlist BLF URI" field with the URI without the domain. (i.e.: BLF1006). Under Basic Settings->Multi Purpose Key x, please select "eventlist BLF" for the Key Mode, choose Account, monitored Name and Number.
How do I configure "eventlist BLF"?
You will need to configure a "eventlist BLF" URI on your server side if the server supports it. (i.e.: BLF1006@myserver.com) 1. On GXP phone Web GUI -> Account X -> SIP Settings -> Advanced Features, fill in the "eventlist BLF URI" field with the URI without the domain. (i.e.: BLF1006). 2. On Web GUI Settings-> Programmable Keys-> Line Keys X or Multi Purpose Key X, select "eventlist BLF" for the Key Mode and specify Account, Description and Value.
How do I configure a Public or Static IP address using the phone menu?
This is a very crucial configuration. Generally we recommend configuring via DHCP since it’s the easiest method of configuration. But nevertheless that is the reason configuring Public/Static IP on Grandstream Products is as easy as it gets. Press the MENU button and go through options 1 to 5 carefully. For each option make the necessary change, for ex. option 1 should be dhcp off, option 2 should be the static IP address, option 3 is the subnet mask, 4 is the gateway/router IP address and lastly and most importantly 5 is the DNS Server IP address. All these IP addresses need to be entered in 12 digit format i.e. 192168001029 for 192.168.1.29. Absolutely! Here is a simple example of performing 3 way conferencing on BT phones: A, B and C need to talk in a conference call. A will be performing the 3-way conference call using his new BudgeTone Phone. 1. A calls B 2. A presses CONFERENCE and gets a new dialtone while B is on Hold 3. A calls C 4. A presses CONFERENCE again to initiate the Conference Call 5. A, B and C are in conference!
How do I configure call forwarding? Could there be a possibility of conflict between the 3 accounts?
The Call forwarding configuration is specific to the individual account, there is no conflict between the 3 accounts. You can configure Call Forwarding by selecting [Menu]—[Call Features]—[Call Forwarding] and configure the appropriate accounts in this setting. (4) For call forward unconditionally, enter the extension number to forward to in “All To”. (5) For call forward on busy, enter the extension number to forward to in “Busy To”. (6) For call forward on no answer, enter the extension number to forward to in “No Answer To”. If you wish to change the timeout period, select “Timeout(s)” and enter the preferred value in seconds. (7) Save the settings. After configuring, the GXV3140 “Call forward” icon will appear on the LCD. For example, if call forwarding is configured on account 2. If you have configured all three types of call forwarding on the same account, the active one will be the one with the highest priority (forward unconditionally). If call forward unconditionally is not configured, the other two types of forwarding will still work independently.
How do I configure my GXP2000 for Daylight Savings?
The "Automatic Daylight Saving Time Rule" shall have the following syntax: start-time;end-time;saving Both start-time and end-time have the same syntax: month,day,weekday,hour,minute month: 1,2,3,..,12 (for Jan, Feb, .., Dec) day: [+|-]1,2,3,..,31 weekday: 1, 2, 3, .., 7 (for Mon, Tue, .., Sun), or 0 which means the daylight saving rule is not based on week days but based on the day of the month. hour: hour (0-23), minute: minute (0-59) If "weekday" is 0, it means the date to start or end daylight saving is at exactly the given date. In that case, the "day" value must not be negative. If "weekday" is not zero and "day" is positive, then the daylight saving starts on the first "day"th iteration of the weekday (1st Sunday, 3rd Tuesday etc). If "weekday" is not zero and "day" is negative, then the daylight saving starts on the last "day"th iteration of the weekday (last Sunday, 3rd last Tuesday etc). The ‘savings time’ is in the unit of minutes. The saving time may also be preceded by a negative (-) sign if subtraction is desired instead of addition. The default value for "Automatic Daylight Saving Time Rule" shall be set to "03,02,7,02,00;11,1,7,02,00;60" which is the rule for US.
How do I configure my GXV3175 to support video during IP calls?
By default the GXV3175 has "User Random Port" enabled. Make sure that this is disabled. This option can be found in the web UI under Advaned Settings-->General Settings. With just this parameter disabled the GXV3175 will support IP calls. If you wish to also support video in IP calls, the user will have to go to Account 1 --> Network Settings, then set "NAT Traversal" to NO. Click Save and Reboot the phone. This steps need to be performed on both GXV3175s in order to work.
How do I configure my HT503 to call me when my Grandstream IP camera's alarm is triggered?
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How do I configure the camera?
The camera can be configured on the phone by selecting [MENU]→[Settings]→[Camera]. You can configure the color mode, white balance, flicker control and lens correction on this screen. For color mode configuration, both color mode and monochrome mode are supported. For White Balance, you can configure it to Auto or Fixed. It is recommended to set the White Balance to “Auto” so that the GXV3140 will adjust dynamically to the environment changes. For Flicker Control, you can configure it to Auto, 60hz or 50hz. If you are unsure of the setting, it is recommended to use Auto mode. The Lens Correction configuration determines whether or not the GXV3140 will adjust the lens automatically with changes in the distance of the object.
How do I configure the desktop background?
You can personalize the desktop background by selecting [MENU]→[Personalize]→[Screen Saver] →[Desktop Background]. You can choose from Pattern 1, Pattern 2 or Pattern 3 or selecting a picture. If you select a picture file from an external device, if the device is removed, the desktop background cannot be displayed. In this case, please remember to copy the file to the phone memory first before configuring the desktop background.
How do I configure the GXV3140 to display holidays on the calendar?
The holiday displayed on the LCD is determined by your location. If you need to configure the phone to show holidays from other countries, please select [MENU]→[Office Tools]→[Calendar] →[Options] →[Settings]. You can select holidays to display for up to three countries. Currently, there are seven countries/locations available for selection.
How do I configure the LCD settings on the GXV3140?
On the phone, select [MENU] →[Settings]→[Display] to configure the LCD backlight brightness, LCD contrast, LCD Chroma Saturation and TV out. If you want to adjust the LCD backlight brightness, please move the cursor to this option and press the left and right buttons to select the preferred brightness and save. If you want to adjust the LCD contrast, please move the cursor to this option and press the left and right buttons to select the preferred contrast and save. If you want to adjust the LCD chroma saturation, please move the cursor to this option and press the left and right buttons to select the preferred saturation and save.
How do I configure the RSS news?
By default, the RSS news feed will update automatically. It will refresh the page every 15 seconds and update the news content every 10 minutes. You are able to subscribe to the following categories: Top Stories, World, Internal, Business, Sci/Tech, Popular, Sports and Entertainment. The RSS configuration can be configured by selecting [MENU] →[Office Tools]→[RSS News].
How do I configure the screensaver?
The screensaver can be configured on the phone by selecting [MENU]→[Personalize]→[Screen Saver] and configuring the picture folder used for the screensaver slideshow. You can choose to use the default folder or you can select one from an external device. If an external picture folder is used, the screensaver cannot be displayed when the device is removed. The Interval configured in this setting controls the time between each consecutive picture in the picture slideshow screensaver. The default Interval time is 10 seconds. The “Time out” configured in this setting determines the idle time needed to trigger the screensaver. The default “Time out” time is 5 minutes and can be modified from 0~1440. If the “Time out” time is set to 0, the screensaver is disabled.
How do I configure the settings for weather update?
The phone will display weather updates according to your location. You can also configure the phone to display weather updates from other locations. Select [MENU]→[Office Tools]→[Weather Update] and enter the city code in City(Zip Code). Every city has its corresponding international city code; the phone will provide the local weather update based on this code. The “Refresh interval” parameter allows you to set the time duration to refresh and the “Units” to the display unit preferred. Note: For cities outside of the United States, please locate the corresponding international city code on Yahoo Weather (http://weather.yahoo.com/). Search for the city where you are located, and use the 8 digit city code (located in the web browser address bar as part of the web URL) to configure the phone.
How do I configure the softkeys (F1-F4) for my personal needs?
You can customize the functionality of the softkeys on the idle screen and call screen by selecting [MENU]→[Personalize]→[Softkey]. The 10 softkey functions defined for the idle screen includes: Menu, Switch Screen, More News, Headset, Enable DND, Call History, Phone Book, Volume Up, Volume Down and Camera Off. The 11 softkey functions defined for the call screen includes: Mute, Camera Off, Hold, End, Transfer, Conference, Enable DND, Reject, Volume Up, Volume Down, Start Video, Headset and Snapshot.
How do I configure voice-mail on the BudgeTone?
There is a field called Voice Mail User ID on the ‘Advanced Settings’ page. You need to configure this field with your voice mail account number ex.8500. Now, if you need to access Voice Mail simply press the Message Button on the device and it will connect to the Voice Mail Inbox. In case of a new voice mail left in your inbox, the LED will start to blink RED.
How do I connect a PTZ device to work with my GXV3504?
After connecting the PTZ controller to the GXV3504(See User Manual for RS485 connection setup) and configuriring the correct PTZ protocol, you can then set the address code. Most PTZ devices have ON/OFF switches that allow address code configuration. To allow the PTZ control of the GXV3504, it must match the address code of the GXV3504. For example, the address code of the GXV3054 is 1-2-3-4. The user will also set the PTZ address code to 1-2-3-4 using the ON/OFF switches. (Please refer to the PTZ user manual to see how to setup the ON/OFF switch to match address codes.)