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In this entry we are gonna talk about one of VoIP troubleshoot, when a Number is Unreachable.
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In this entry we are going talk about one of VoIP troubleshooting, when you try to call a number and you can not reach it:
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When you try to call a number and you can not reach this, there some situation that can cause this.
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=='''Unreachable Calls'''==
=='''Unreachable Calls'''==
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I try to reach a number and is Unreachable, ¿What I have to do?
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If you try to reach a number and it is Unreachable, here are some tips that you can do.
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* Confirm if your account has enough balance, you can check this on '''Customer portal -> Finances -> Account balance'''. Only accounts with a balance over $0 are able to send and receive calls.
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* Check if the account or sub account you are using to dial this number is registered at the moment, you can see this going to '''Customer portal -> Main menu -> Portal home -> Registration status'''. If unsure about your registration status you can also dial 4443 (free call) to reach our echo test, if you can reach it then you are registered.
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* Make sure you are not blocking your CallerID. You can check in your [https://www.voip.ms/m/cdr.php CDR] if you see Anonymous for your outbound calls try Dialing *68, to disable CallerID Block, then Hangup and try another call.
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If your account or sub account is not registered, you can check these links, according device or application you are using for dialing out the calls:
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- For '''PBX´s servers''': http://wiki.voip.ms/article/PBXs
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- For '''ATA devices''': http://wiki.voip.ms/article/Devices
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- For '''Softphones''': http://wiki.voip.ms/article/Softphones
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* Make sure that the number is being dialed correctly. Check Dial Mode on '''Customer Portal >> Main Menu >> Account Settings >> General.''' For Local numbers you can dial the 10 digits number or also try to use prefix 1. For international numbers you need to dial using prefixes '''00 or 011 + country code + number''' (This is if you have the default dialing mode, it can be changed between NANPA dialing mode or E164 dialing mode in your account´s restrictions, in the "General" tab).
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* Verify if you are trying to reach a '''valid number''', per example, '''you can try to reach this number from a land line'''.
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* It does not matter if you are trying to reach a USA/CAN or an international number, you should check if the country you are calling is allowed in your destinations, you can see this on '''customer portal ->  main menu >> Account settings >> Account restrictions'''
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* And, if this is an international number, make sure that your International calls are enabled for the main account or sub account being used. For your main account please check '''customer portal -> main menu -> account settings -> Account restrictions'''. For a sub account please go to '''customer portal -> Sub account -> manage sub account -> edit sub account -> international calls'''.
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Important Note: Some destinations are not allowed by default, please check this on '''Customer portal -> Main menu -> Portal home -
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>Allowed''' '''international destination -> click for details'''
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* Try to reach this number using our 2 routes : Value and Premium. For Canadian numbers, you can change this value on '''Customer portal -> Main menu -> Account settings -> Account routing'''. For international numbers, if you are dialing it from your main account, then you can change this value on '''Customer portal -> Main menu -> Account settings -> Account routing''', or if you are dialing it from a sub account, then you can change this value on '''Customer portal -> Sub account -> Manage sub accounts -> Edit sub accounts -> International route.'''
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* Verify if is a '''valid number'''.
 
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* Check if this number is allow in your destination,make sure that your International calls are enable. Please note that some destination are not allowed to certain countries you must activate this. You can check this on your '''Customer Portal >> Main Menu >> Account Settings >> Account Restrictions.'''  
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Important Note: Some numbers can not be reached from Voip.ms system, per example international premium numbers, international toll free 
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numbers which are only reachable from the country they belong. Go to '''Customer Portal >> Rates >> Check Rates Online''', there you can 
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paste the number you are dialing to check the description.
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*Check your Dial Mode if is NANPA or E164, you can do this on your C'''ustomer Portal >> Main Menu >> Account Settings >> General.'''
 
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*Try to reach this number using our Value and Premium Route. You can do this on your''' Customer Portal >> Main Menu >> Account Settings >> Account Routing.'''
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* If you still experiencing issues, please contact Voip.ms technical support staff '''via ticket( sending an email to support@voip.ms ) or via live chat''', specifying in detail the number called, the result (long silence, busy, etc) and on the case of Canada, the route that was used (value/premium). If possible copy-paste the entries of your VoIP.ms Call detail record on the ticket. The more detail received by support, the more quickly they will be able to help.
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*Check in our "Rates" section this number and see what kind of number is. Please note there are some numbers that can't be reach in our network. Go to your '''Customer Portal >> Rates >> Check Rates Online and paste the number in the search field.'''
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*Try reaching  this number using our prefix 033 and 044.
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Latest revision as of 23:14, 15 February 2016

In this entry we are going talk about one of VoIP troubleshooting, when you try to call a number and you can not reach it:

Unreachable Calls

If you try to reach a number and it is Unreachable, here are some tips that you can do.

If your account or sub account is not registered, you can check these links, according device or application you are using for dialing out the calls:

- For PBX´s servers: http://wiki.voip.ms/article/PBXs

- For ATA devices: http://wiki.voip.ms/article/Devices

- For Softphones: http://wiki.voip.ms/article/Softphones





Important Note: Some destinations are not allowed by default, please check this on Customer portal -> Main menu -> Portal home - 
>Allowed international destination -> click for details



Important Note: Some numbers can not be reached from Voip.ms system, per example international premium numbers, international toll free  
numbers which are only reachable from the country they belong. Go to Customer Portal >> Rates >> Check Rates Online, there you can  
paste the number you are dialing to check the description.


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