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Dial-IQ: Administrative Settings

Accessing Dial-IQ Administrative Settings

On the Preferences sub-menu, select Client Settings. 

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Once in the Client Settings screen, select the Call Settings: Client tab.

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What Types of Changes Can I Make?

The Call Settings: Client tab is where you control the settings for Dial-IQ.  Most of the settings in this tab relate to optimizing Dial-IQ for your business. 

Some of the things you can manage from this tab include:

  • Select the contact numbers to display and the order in which they appear
  • Set how your company’s caller ID will appear to others
  • How early or late you will allow the system to contact leads based on their contact number’s time zone
  • Determine call recording options

 

How to Save Changes

When making changes to settings, use the Apply, Submit, and Cancel buttons for the following functions:

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Apply saves your changes without leaving the Client Settings page.

Submit saves your changes and returns you to the Dashboard.

Cancel deletes any changes you have initiated without saving and returns you to the Dashboard.

 

 

Dialer Account Settings

These settings are used to manage the basics of how the Dial-IQ system operates, such as the Caller ID and how information is displayed to your users.

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Company Caller ID: The number entered in this field will appear as the Caller ID for all calls placed by users.  Usually, this should be a company main line or toll free number.  If the field is left blank, each user’s individual Dial-IQ number will appear on Caller ID.  If some or all of a company’s users are using mobile phones with the Dialer, it is highly recommended that a company phone number be entered in this field.

Lead Phone Numbers: This setting allows you to select which phone number fields to display for each lead.  Use the Add and Remove buttons to move the contact number types to and from the Included Phone Numbers field.  Use the Up and Down buttons on the Included Phone Numbers list to set the default, hierarchical display order of these contact numbers.

Dial-IQ Lead Identifier: This field allows users to see information about a lead within Dial-IQ in addition to the default details displayed in the dialer’s Lead Bar (the lead’s name, phone number and ID number).  For example, information about a lead’s status and campaign could be shown. 

This information can be changed using pre-determined Field Tags.  For a list of Field Tags, click the View Field Tags link to the right of the Dial-IQ Lead Identifier field.

Dial-IQ Get Lead: This option is currently not enabled in Dial-IQ v2.

 

Scheduled Dial Settings

Scheduled Dial Settings can be used to tailor how the Dial-IQ system will manage scheduled calls when connecting with your users.

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Whisper Info Message: Use this field to provide a standard message to users when they have a scheduled callback.  The user will receive the message prior to the call connecting.

When crafting your message, you can use the available Field Tags provided in the View Field Tags link.

Example: “You are scheduled to call [Lead.Name} at {Scheduled.Time}.  Press 1 to call [Lead.Name].”

Make Retry Attempts to users:  When the Scheduled Dial system is in use and the system is unable to connect with the user who is scheduled to take the call, these settings limit the number of times the system will attempt to connect the call with the user.

 

Shotgun Connect Settings

These settings allow you to fine-tune options for Shotgun Connect, such as how many users to attempt to connect with during a Shotgun Connect event or what message to display to the user.

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Whisper Info Message: Use this field to provide a standard message to users when they receive a Shotgun Connect call.  The user will receive the message prior to the call connecting to the lead.

When crafting your message, you can use the available Field Tags provided in the View Field Tags link.

Example: “You are scheduled to connect with [Lead.Name} at {Scheduled.Time}.  Press 1 to connect to Lead.”

Max Number of Phone Lines to be Called: Use this setting to determine whether Shotgun Connect will ring all qualified users or a specific number of qualified users. 

Max Number of Shotgun Attempts to user: This setting controls how many times the Shotgun Connect system will attempt to connect to a specific user before it stops. 

For example, if this setting is set to three attempts and the user ignores three Shotgun Connect calls, the system will no longer send Shotgun Connect calls to that user.

 

Timezone Protect Settings

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Time Zone Protect Settings can be used to limit how soon and how late calls to a lead can be made based on the time zone associated with that Lead.  How time zones are determined for a lead is managed through the Lead & Campaign Settings.

 

Transfer/Conference Settings

Only Warm Transfers can be enabled or disabled by administrators in Dial-IQ v2.  More information on each of these settings is included below:

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Warm Transfers: The ability to transfer a call without putting the lead on hold, creating a three-way call among User A, User B, and the Lead until User A drops off.

Warm Transfers with Distribution:  Always enabled in Dial-IQ v2 and above when Warm Transfers are enabled.

Conferencing: Not supported currently in Dial-IQ v2.

External Number Transfers / Conferencing: External Number Transfers are always enabled in Dial-IQ v2.  External Number Conferencing is not supported currently in Dial-IQ v2.

 

Cascading Distribution Settings

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This setting sets a master time limit on Cascading Distribution’s attempts to distribute a call to a user, regardless of whether there are still users who have not yet been contacted by a distribution program or whether additional distribution programs have yet to be run.

 

Call Recording Options

 

Functions for managing Call Recording Options are located under the Settings: Client tab on the Client Settings page.

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Once you have accessed this tab, the controls for Call Recording Options are located at the bottom of the page, under Other Settings.

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File Storage Settings: Use this link to determine the amount space for call data you wish to allocate for your company.

Recording Calls: Allows an administrator the ability to turn call recording capabilities on or off for all managers and users. 

NOTE: Once this setting is checked, administrators and managers will still need to enable call recording and visibility of records within the Dial-IQ panel. 

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