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The Cisco SPA525G 5-line IP Phone with Color Display is a full-featured VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone that provide voice communication over an IP network. It provides traditional features, such as call forwarding, redialing, speed dialing, transferring calls, conference calling, and accessing voice mail. Calls can be made or received with a handset, headset or speaker.
Your Cisco IP Phone provides a web interface for the phone user that allows you to configure some features of your phone by using a web browser.
This article will guide you through the steps for basic configuration to make it work with VoIP.ms
Get the IP address of your phone
a. Press Setup.
b. Select to Status > Network Status.
c. Scroll to view IP Address. This is the IP address of your phone.
You should now have a number which is similar to 192.168.xxx.xxx
Logging in to the Phone Web User Interface
- On your PC, open a Web browser window. Your PC must be on the same subnetwork as the phone.
- Enter the IP address in the browser address bar.
You will now see this screen:
- Click on the "Admin Login" button near the top right side of the screen, then click on the "Ext 1" tab.
Configure with your VoIP.ms account
Find the following fields on the "Ext" tab and configure accordingly.
Nat Keep Alive: Yes
Nat Mapping/Traversal: Yes
Proxy: atlanta.voip.ms (one of the multiple VoIP.ms servers, you can choose the one closer to your location.)
Register Expires: 300
Display Name: John Smith (Replace with your name or company name)
User ID: 100000 (Replace with your 6 digits Main SIP account UserID or Sub Account user name, e.g. 123456 or 123456_sub)
Password: ******** (SIP Account Password)
Use DNS SRV: NO
DNS SRV Auto Prefix: NO
*If a second extension is needed, click on "Ext 2" and repeat Step 3. Please make sure to increment the SIP port by one. For example, Ext 1 SIP port: 5060;
Ext 2 SIP port: 5061. Make sure you also click on Phone Tab to route the Extensions to the proper lines.
Configure your dial plan
This step can be considered optional however this is a dial plan that is optimized to work with VoIP.ms service.
Find the dial plan section of your line and enter the following string:
If done properly, after completing all these steps your phone will now be ready to place and receive calls!
- You can check the most commonly used Star Codes from Cisco/Linksys Star Codes
In the event where you need the guide directly from Cisco, you may find the admin manual guide below:
Admin Manual : Download PDF