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Office@Hand: Active Call Controls for the Desktop App
Article #8183

What are active call controls on the Office@Hand for desktop app?

Active Call Controls are soft keys that would allow you to use various features on your Office@Hand desktop app. Active call controls include Hold, Record, Add a person to the call, Park, Flip, Transfer, Mute, Keypad and End Call.

Active Call Controls

Active Call Controls

Icon Description
  The Mute button allows you to mute or unmute your mic’s volume.
  The Keypad button opens the keypad for you to key in numbers when needed.
  The Audio button allows you to customize your sound settings while on a call.  For more information, go to
Customizing your Sound settings on the Office@Hand Desktop App
  The Hold button puts the other party on hold.
  The Record button activates the On demand Call Recording feature on your extension.  For more information, go to Office@Hand: [ADMIN] Enabling the Call Recording feature on your account
  The Add button lets you add up to 6 multi-way conference call participants to your active call.

Note: Once the multi-way Conference reached the maximum number of participants, you will no longer see the option to add more.

  The Transfer button allows you to transfer a call to another number or extension.
 Park button

The Park Location button allows you to park the call on a set park location where any User in your account can pick up.

Go to the Sending a Call to a Park Location section for more information.

 Flip button

The Call Flip feature allows you to transfer your call to another forwarding number in your extension.

For more information, go to Using the Call Flip Feature.

  The End Call button ends an active call.

Sending a Call to a Park Location

You may send a call to a Park Location so any User can pick it up by dialing the extension where the call is parked. You have 2 Park Location options:

Public Park Location

When you choose to send a call to a Public Park Location, the extension where the call is announced is shown in the pop-up window, and is announced through your Office@Hand desktop app. The Call Park location will be shown and announced repeatedly until you click Ok.

Private Park Location

A Private Call Pall Park Location is an extension on your account where assigned Users can send and retrieve parked calls. Only the Users assigned to a Park Location Group will be able to send and receive calls from it. Administrators can assign and remove a User from a Park Location Group.

Note: In order for you to have the option to select the Park Location extension when using the Call Park feature, you must first add the Park Location’s extension to the HUD list. If there is no Park Location extension in your HUD list, clicking on Call Park will always send your call to the Public Park Location. For more information, go to Office@Hand: Park Locations for the Desktop App

Promote to Conference

When you add people directly to the call on the Office@Hand Desktop App, it’s called local conference. These calls are reported as one-on-one calls in the call log and is limited to seven (7) participants. With the Promotion to Conference bridge feature, Users will be able to increase the number of conference participants when necessary.

See Office@Hand: Promoting Local Conference on the Office@Hand Desktop App to learn more.

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