Phones



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  • Desk Phone Quick Start Guide Beginning Spring 2018 our offices will have new phones!A quick start guide can be found here
    Posted Feb 2, 2018, 11:59 AM by Spring Andrews
  • Classroom Phone Quick Start Guide Beginning Spring 2018 our classrooms will have new wall phones!A quick start guide can be found here.
    Posted Jan 28, 2018, 4:05 PM by Spring Andrews
  • Adding a headset to your Cisco IP Phone
    Posted Nov 6, 2014, 9:17 AM by tibarroc@cabrillo.edu
  • How to access voicemail remotely To check your voicemail from a non-Cabrillo phone, simply dial 477-3701 followed by your extension and pin.
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 12:43 PM by Unknown user
  • Phones and Safety Note: All Cabrillo phones have an emergency paging feature where in the event of an emergency, the sheriff will broadcast an announcement that will come through the speaker of all ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:51 AM by Unknown user
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Desk Phone Quick Start Guide

posted Feb 2, 2018, 11:59 AM by Spring Andrews   [ updated Feb 2, 2018, 11:59 AM ]

Beginning Spring 2018 our offices will have new phones!

A quick start guide can be found here

Classroom Phone Quick Start Guide

posted Jan 28, 2018, 4:05 PM by Spring Andrews   [ updated Jan 28, 2018, 4:05 PM ]

Beginning Spring 2018 our classrooms will have new wall phones!

A quick start guide can be found here.

Adding a headset to your Cisco IP Phone

posted Nov 6, 2014, 9:17 AM by tibarroc@cabrillo.edu


How to access voicemail remotely

posted Jul 8, 2014, 12:43 PM by Unknown user

To check your voicemail from a non-Cabrillo phone, simply dial 477-3701 followed by your extension and pin.

Phones and Safety

posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:51 AM by Unknown user

Note: All Cabrillo phones have an emergency paging feature where in the event of an emergency, the sheriff will broadcast an announcement that will come through the speaker of all phones.   Cabrillo phones have a sophisticated 911 system so any 911 call will tell emergency responders exactly which building you are calling from. There are emergency phones located outside of many campus buildings. These phones can call on-campus extensions and 911. They will continue to have dial tone in a power outage lasting more than one hour.

IP Phone and Headset Purchasing

posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:48 AM by Unknown user

How to Block Telemarketers On Your Office And Home Telephones

posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:46 AM by Unknown user

Many of us at Cabrillo get unwanted telemarketing calls.  You can add your office lines as well as you home telephone lines to the National Do Not Call List.  I can't do it for you because we have thousands of phone numbers, and you can only register 3 at a time with this list.  

It is safe to go to this website and enter the phone numbers you would like to stop receiving solicitations on.

https://www.donotcall.gov/register/reg.aspx

Blocking Junk Fax Telemarketers

posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:45 AM by Unknown user

How to Block Fax Calls

The FCC rules prohibit unsolicited fax advertisements (under most circumstances). In general, to stop unwanted fax advertisements, you must make an “opt-out” request which must:

  • identify the fax number or numbers to which it relates; and
  • be sent to the telephone number, fax number, Web site address, or e-mail address identified on the fax advertisement.

If you change your mind about receiving fax advertisements, you can subsequently grant express permission to receive faxes from a particular sender, orally or in writing.

This won't necessarily stop the faxes - especially if they are scammers deliberately violating the law, but it does give you the right to sue them.  So, if that didn't work, what's next?

Try to Identify the Sender

  1. Try a Google search of any of the phone numbers on the fax, such as the sending number (if it is present), the respond-to number or removal-me number.
  2. Check whether the FCC has already received complaints about the fax
    Click here to visit Telecommunications Consumers Division - Unsolicited Faxes and search for the title of the fax in the search box on that page.
  3. See if this Junk Fax website has identified the fax:
    click here to search the Junk Fax Index
  4. Trap  the call - After you receive a junk fax, immediately dial *57. Note the date and time on the fax. You can call the police to report harassing phone calls or call the phone company to do the same and require them to start monitoring your line for more calls. Once the phone company tells you the number,  you have to find the owner of the number.  See this website for more information.
  5. Call the Remove-me number and match the response against the table below.
    JunkFax.org ss doing an excellent job of helping to identify junk faxers.  See this page for their current source information of the examples in the table below.

Remove-me number

If the removal Recording starts with something like this ...

Broadcaster

800-305-6892

"thank you for calling the fax removal hotline. Enter the 10 digit telephone you wished to have removed. Press the # key when finished."Protus.MP3

Protus IP Solutions

888 217 8253

"You have reached the fax number removal line. Starting with the area code, please dial your 10 digit fax number"

Protus IP Solutions

866-834-1757

"Please enter the 10 digit fax number you wish to have removed from our list followed by the # sign"

Concord Technologies

877-360-0715 

"Please listen carefully and select from one of the following..."

To be identified

800-405-5537 

"Hello. If we have sent you a fax in error, please press 1 to remove your number..."

CF Services, LLC*

888-531-0963

"To be removed from our list, please enter your 3 digit area code and 7 digit fax number. Please do not enter a 1 before the area code."

Ellipsis, Inc.

877-212-5608

"to be removed from our list, please enter your 3 digit area code and 7 digit fax number. please do not enter a 1 before the area code."

To be identified


800-480-4610
 

at least 3 variations: "welcome to the fax removal system. To remove your fax number, please enter your 10 digit fax number including the area code." alternates with "you have reached the fax removal number. if you no longer wish to receive our faxes, ...." and "welcome to the toll free fax number removal service. to have your fax number removed, ..."
(note: they dial numbers from the fax.com database)
Headers are modified each time to make them look different and they use multiple removal recordings, changing the voices frequently.
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Troubleshoot fax machines

posted Jan 3, 2011, 1:27 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 13, 2012, 11:39 AM by Unknown user ]

About troubleshooting your fax machines


IT will provide dial tone and calling permission for your fax machine. But there are many different models on campus. Your office staff needs to be familiar with the manual for your fax machine and do some troubleshooting. Remember your fax machine is physically connected to a specific wall jack. It wont work on any jack. You cannot move it without assistance from the IT department.

Did this fax machine work fine and just started acting up recently? What changed? Was it moved?

Is the problem with sending or recieving? For recieving, call the four digit number of your fax machine and see if it answers and if you hear the fax tone.

Does your fax machine have an auto answer button? If it does, its easy for it to become unselected and then it wont pick up faxes. That can also change with the settings in your machine's configuration.  Read the manual to learn about the available settings.

For sending, do you usually dial 9+ the phone number? If your trouble is with dialing only 4 digits, try 9 + the full 7 digits phone number. If your trouble is with faxing long distance, contact the help desk to find out if you have long distance permissions set.

Is your fax machine covered under a warranty?  

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