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Oct 25, 2021 12:48

iOS Collaboration Mobile App Guide - English

Wildix Collaboration Mobile application provides access to Wildix Unified Communications from your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

iOS Version: 5.1.34122

To check the current version, go to iOS changelog: https://www.wildix.com/changelog-of-wildix-collaboration-mobile-for-ios/

WMS Version: 3.86

Updated: November 2017

Permalink: https://confluence.wildix.com/x/ToDt

Before using the app

Requirements

To use this application, you must be a user of a Wildix system and have fast internet connection that doesn’t block VoIP traffic.

Ports to open: https://manuals.wildix.com/ports-used-by-wildix-services/

Use of App outside the office network: the first time you make a login from the local network, the PBX sends the settings of the public network to the application (the same for connection from the public IP). The app tries to connect using the first IP and if it fails, it moves to the second one, thus ensuring the connection both when you are in or outside the office network.

Requirements iOS

- WMS version 3.84.35087 or higher
- iOS version 9.0 or higher
- Minimum iPhone 4S

Push notifications

Thanks to push notification, the app no longer needs to run all the time. Once you receive a call / a text, the app “wakes up” in the background, even in case the app was closed.

Note: since iOS device disconnects from SIP, it disappears from the list of active devices in Wildix Collaboration interface, once you wake it up or receive a push, it appears again.


To deactivate access to Presence and SIP server and to stop receiving notifications, you can set the status to Offline or log out from the app. Read the chapters Status
and Log out for more info.

Note: you can also receive push notifications to your Apple watch. Go to iPhone Watch -> Notifications -> Collaboration and enable receiving notifications.


Read about push notification: https://blog.wildix.com/what-is-push-notification-for-mobile-apps/

Sync of enterprise phonebooks

  • Go to iPhone Settings -> Accounts & Passwords

  • Select Add Account

  • Select Other

  • Select Add CardDAV Account

  • Enter the Server name (PBX domain name or IP), User name, Password and Description
    Now all your PBX contacts appear in your iPhone phonebook

  • Go to iPhone Phone -> Contacts and select the groups that you wish to be displayed in the phonebook of your iPhone


Login

  • Domain: PBX IP or domain name

Note: you can enter the PBX name, wildixin.com domain is added automatically.

  • User name: Extension / User name / Email address

  • Password: WEB password of a user for access to Collaboration


Menu description


1 - Call history

2 - Contacts

3 - Dialpad

4 - Chat

5 - Settings

User status

  • Tap Dialpad
  • Tap status icon / user picture
  • Select user status: DND / Away / Offline / Online
  • Enter your status message (optional)


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Note: for DND / Away it is possible to set up expiry time, after which your status passes to online.

Note: offline status is available only for mobile apps and it allows you to disconnect from Presence and VoIP servers; you will not receive push notifications at all.

Call

Place a call from Dialpad

  • Tap Dialpad
  • Select the mode to place a call:
    • VoIP: place a call via the PBX (recommended in case you have fast and reliable Internet connection)

    • Callback: you receive a callback from the PBX via Mobile network (make sure your mobile number is indicated in Settings -> Personal)

    • Direct Call: place a call via Mobile network

  • Enter the number
  • Tap the green Handset button


From Enterprise Contacts


Note: by default the local contacts from your device’s phonebook appear in this menu; to access the enterprise phonebooks, set up the sync of contacts, as described in the chapter Sync of enterprise phonebooks.

  • Tap the contact you wish to call
  • Tap the number you wish to call

Note: call is made using the mode selected in Dialpad menu (VoIP / Callback / Direct Call).

From History

  • Go to History
  • Tap on a user
  • A call is placed automatically

From your device’s contacts

  • Tap a contact in your iOS contacts
  • Tap and hold the Call button
  • Select Collaboration



From Browser (Support of URI for call generation)

Thanks to URI support it is possible to generate a call from the browser by clicking on a link containing a phone number. It allows you to start calls from various web pages.

Supported link:

  • <a href=”sip:[phone_number]”>

where [phone_number] parameter can also start with “+”


To generate a call from the browser:

  • Tap on a telephone number containing the supported link
  • Select Collaboration from the drop-down list

Answer a call

Note: on iOS mobile calls and VoIP calls have the same priority, you VoIP call is not interrupted in case you receive an incoming mobile call.

  • Tap the green Handset button to answer
  • Tap the red Handset button to decline


Call management

During a call you can navigate your device, open the App and tap Dialpad to come back to the active call.



1 - Video

2 - Hold

3 - Transfer

4 - New call

5 - Mute

6 - Speakerphone

7 - Conference (in case there is more than one active call)

8 - DTMF

9 - Hang up

Transfer

Blind transfer:

(transfer without notification)

  • Tap Transfer button during a call
  • Tap Contact to select a number from the phonebook or Number to manually enter the number
  • Select a contact and tap the number / enter the number and tap the green Handset button

Attended transfer:

(transfer with notification)

  • Tap New call button during a call
  • Make a new call (select a contact from Contacts or dial the number manually)
  • Wait till the other party answers (the previous call is now on hold)
  • Tap Transfer button and select the call on hold to complete the transfer


Video tutorial:


Chat

All the colleagues added to your roster appear in Chat menu.

  • Tap Chat
  • Use the search field to find a user
  • Tap a user and enter your message
  • Tap Paperclip icon to send the message



Start a chat session from History

You can also start a chat session with a user from History tab.

  • Go to History
  • Select a user you would like to chat with and tap the double Arrowhead icon to view user contact details
  • Tap Send message

Send a File / an Image / a Post-It

Send a file / an image:

  • Start a chat with a user
  • Tap +
  • Select the source:
    • Photo & Video Library

    • Downloads

Send a Post-It

  • Start a chat with a user
  • Write your message
  • Tap +
  • Select the option Send as Post-It

History

Note: call history and missed calls notifications are synced over the PBX among all the devices registered to your account (except for W-AIR handsets).


Tap History to access the log of calls. Incoming, outgoing and missed calls (highlighted in red) are displayed in All tab. To view only missed calls, tap Missed tab.

Tap the double Arrowhead icon to view user contact details and a call log.



Note: in case the call log is empty, make sure that:

  • backend for CDR is enabled in WMS Settings -> PBX -> CDR

  • ACL group of your user does not have restriction “Cannot use” -> “History”

Note: calls via Collaboration application are also displayed in the device’s call history (Phone -> Recents).

Settings

  • Account: login window
  • Personal: contact details
    • E-mail

    • mobile number

  • Features by call class (Internal, External, Blacklist, Whitelist)
    • Activate class: available for External / Blacklist / Whitelist (activates the class)

    • Call reject: if enabled, you do not receive incoming calls

    • Busy call forward: check the box and enter the number or VOICEMAIL, to enable call forwarding when busy on the phone

    • Unavailable call forward: check the box and enter the number or VOICEMAIL, to enable call forwarding in case of no answer

    • Force call forward: check the box and enter the number or VOICEMAIL, to enable the forwarding of all the incoming calls

    • Call waiting: enable to be able to receive more than one call at a time

    • Mobility with timeout: if enabled, you receive incoming calls to your mobile number after the specified timeout; mobile number must be configured in Collaboration Mobile app Settings -> Personal

  • About: Info about App version and developer

Log out

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap the Log out icon

Note: after you log out, you will no longer receive calls and texts.

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