After adding users to Zoom Phone, you can change phone users' settings.
- There are also account-level settings that can be applied to all phone users in the account, and policy settings that enable or disable certain phone features.
- Use a template to bulk apply certain settings.
This article covers:
- Pro, Business, or Education account
- Account owner or admin privileges
- Zoom Phone license
Accessing a phone user's settings
- Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
- In the navigation menu, click Phone System Management then Users & Rooms.
- Click the name of the phone user you want adjust settings for.
Customizing phone user settings
You can customize the following settings:
- Site (only visible if you have multiple sites): Displays the site that the phone user belongs to. Select another site using the drop-down menu to move the user to another site.
- Package: Click Assign to assign an outbound calling package. Click × next to an assigned package to remove it.
- Extension Number: Click Edit to change the extension number assigned to the phone user.
- Some extension numbers are reserved and cannot be used.
- Extension numbers can be 3 to 6 digits. If you require longer extension numbers, contact Zoom.
- If you have multiple sites and enabled site codes, the sum of the extension number and site code must be less than or equal to the maximum extension length.
- If you try to change the extension to one that's already in use, the error message will show the display name associated with the extension.
- Number(s): Click Assign to assign direct phone numbers to the phone user. This setting is only visible if you assign a package.
- Emergency Address: Displays the emergency address provided to first responders when dialing an emergency number. Click Manage to change the phone user's emergency address or add personal locations.
Note: Click the Policy tab to control if phone users can change their emergency address.
- Personal Emergency Address: Click Manage to view or add personal emergency addresses part of the nomadic emergency services feature.
- Outbound Caller ID (only visible if the phone user has a calling package): Select the default caller ID number when using the Zoom desktop client or mobile app to make a call. The user can change their caller ID number before making a call.
- Select Hide Caller ID to hide the phone user's caller ID by default.
- Review the features and limitations of the outbound caller ID number.
- This setting doesn't apply to desk phones. Change line key settings to set the default outbound caller ID for desk phones.
- You can use a policy setting to prevent the phone user from changing their outbound caller ID.
- Country (only visible if you assign a package): Select the country code used for outbound dialing.
- Area Code (only visible if you assign a package): Click Set or Edit to change the default area code for outbound calling. When the phone user dials a number without an area code, Zoom Phone will use this area code.
- Time Zone: The time zone that the phone user set in their profile.
Policy settings allow you to enable or disable certain Zoom Phone features.
View the call history for the selected user.
User Settings tab
Note: Settings marked with an asterisk (*) are only visible if they apply to the phone user. For example, you will only see Desk Phone(s) if the phone user has assigned desk phones.
Note: Make sure the phone user set the correct time zone in their profile.
After setting custom hours, you can customize how inbound calls are routed during these hours.
- Business Hours: Click Edit to change the times when the user can answer calls. You can set business hours to span past 11:30 PM. This could be used if you work night shifts. You can also set business hours in increments of 10 mins by manually entering a time; for example, 11:10 PM.
- Closed Hours: If you customized business hours, you can also set closed hours.
- Holiday Hours: Click Manage to designate certain days are holidays.
- Call Queues: Displays a list of call queues the user belongs to.
- Receive Call Queue Calls: Enable or disable call notifications for inbound calls routed from call queues.
- Monitoring: If you granted privileges for the phone user to monitor calls, click View to see phone users, call queues, or shared line groups they can monitor.
- Monitored: If other phone users can monitor this user, click View to see phone users with this privilege.
- Shared Line Groups: Displays the shared line group the phone user is a member of. They can only belong to one shared line group.
Delegation & Assistant
Assign another phone user to make and receive calls on the current user's behalf.
- Keys & Positions: Change line key settings.
- Desk Phone(s): Displays phones or devices provisioned for the user. Learn more about adding and provisioning user phones.
- PIN Code: Click Show or Edit to enter the phone user's PIN. The PIN is used for checking voicemail, hot desking, and screen lock on a desk phone. You can also set a minimum required length for voicemail PINs.
Voicemail & Call Recording
- Voicemail: Share the phone user's voicemail inbox or control access to their own voicemails. Phone users can only access shared voicemail inboxes in the Zoom web portal. Click × to revoke access from a phone user you added.
- Automatic Call Recording: Share the phone user's automatic recordings. You can also change the level of access the phone user has to their own automatic recordings.
- Ad Hoc Call Recording: Share the phone user's ad hoc recordings (call recording started using in-call controls). You can also change the level of access the phone user has to their own ad hoc recordings.
- Blocked List: Manage the blocked list for the phone user.
- Hold Music: The hold music plays for the other party when a phone user places the call on hold. Select audio from the drop-down menu or click Audio Library to select, record, or upload custom audio. Select Disable to not play any hold music.
- Audio Prompt Language: Use the drop-down menu to select the default language for automated audio prompts. These prompts play for inbound callers to give them additional instructions. For example, if the caller is routed to your voicemail, your voicemail greeting will play followed by the automated prompt: "Please record your message after the tone. Press any key or stop talking to end the recording".
- User Status: Displays the status of the user's Zoom Phone license. If you disable the user, they will still appear in Users & Rooms but can't make or receive calls. User information like call history and voicemail messages will be retained in case you decide to reactivate their account.