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Office@Hand: Generating a RingMe Button or Link for your Website or Email Signature
Article #3319

How do I use RingMe to drive traffic to my business via web?

RingMe gives your customers the ability to call you by clicking a button on your website or email signature. This feature is designed to help drive traffic from your website or email to your telephone sales team and thus increase lead opportunities. Whether you are using a local or a toll-free number, you can provide your visitors a way to call you – at no cost to them – with a simple click of the mouse.

Click on links below to learn more.

Accessing the RingMe Section
Configuring a RingMe Button
Configuring a RingMe Hyperlink
Adding a RingMe Button to your Outlook Email Signature

Accessing the RingMe Section

  1. Log in to the Office@Hand Online account.
  2. Administrators should switch to My Extension after logging in to the Online account.
    Users can proceed to Step 3.

    Administrators should switch to My Extension after logging in to the Online account.

  3. Administrators and Users can click the Tools tab, then click RingMe.

    Administrators and Users can click the Tools tab, then click RingMe.

    The RingMe Configuration page lets you create a RingMe Button or a RingMe Hyperlink. Click your preference below for the instructions.

    Configure a RingMe Button
    Configure a RingMe Hyperlink 

    The RingMe Configuration page lets you create a RingMe Button or a RingMe Hyperlink.

Configuring a RingMe Button

  1. Select where the call should be routed — to the Auto-Receptionist or to a specific extension.

    Select where the call should be routed — to the Auto-Receptionist or to a specific extension.

  2. The option “Button” is the default RingMe Style.

    The option "Button" is the default RingMe Style.

    To switch from Hyperlink to Button, click the drop-down box below RingMe Style, then select Button.

  3. Check your preferred Security option/s.
    Use SSL mode SSL is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. Enable this setting to ensure that all data passed between the web server and browsers will remain private and integral.
    Require caller to enter Enable this setting to require the caller to type a code from an image. This can help prevent SPAM calls security image to your company. confirmation code.

    Check your preferred Security option/s.

  4. Click Change Button Style to customize the appearance of the RingMe button.

    Click Change Button Style to customize the appearance of the RingMe button.

  5. Select the background and button colors.
    Click Save.

     Select the background and button colors.

  6. Click the RingMe button to preview and test it.

    Click the RingMe button to preview and test it.

    A preview window appears. Close the window after testing.

    A preview window appears. Close the window after testing.

  7. Select a code to generate, then click Copy Code.
    Note: URL (Hyperlink) only is recommended for email signatures.

    Select a code to generate, then click Copy Code.

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  1. Select where the call should be routed — to the Auto-Receptionist or to a specific extension.

    Select where the call should be routed — to the Auto-Receptionist or to a specific extension.

  2. Click the drop-down box below RingMe Style, then select Hyperlink.

    Click the drop-down box below RingMe Style, then select Hyperlink.

  3. Check your preferred Security option/s.
    Use SSL mode SSL is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. Enable this setting to ensure that all data passed between the web server and browsers will remain private and integral.
    Require caller to enter Enable this setting to require the caller to type a code from an image. This can help prevent SPAM calls security image to your company. confirmation code.

    Check your preferred Security option/s.

  4. Click the RingMe link to preview and test it.

    Click the RingMe link to preview and test it.

    A preview window appears. Close the window after testing.

    A preview window appears. Close the window after testing.

  5. Select a code to generate, then click Copy Code.

     Select a code to generate, then click Copy Code.

    Note: URL (Hyperlink) only is recommended for email signatures.
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Adding a RingMe Button to your Outlook Email Signature

RingMe allows customers to call you by clicking a button on your website or email signature. Two things are needed to be configured in order to set this up properly. The code needs to be retrieved from the Online account, then it needs to be embedded in your email signature in Outlook.

Click on links below to learn more.

Retrieving the RingMe Code
Embedding the RingMe Code to your Email Signature

Retrieving the RingMe Code

  1. Log in to your Office@Hand Online account.
  2. Administrators should switch to My Extension after logging in to the Online account.
    Users can proceed to Step 3.

    Administrators should switch to My Extension after logging in to the Online account.

  3. Administrators and Users can click the Tools tab, then click RingMe.

    Administrators and Users can click the Tools tab, then click RingMe.

  4. Follow Steps 1 to 6 under the Configure a RingMe Button section.
    Note: Do not close the preview window.
    Continue with the step below.
  5. Right-click on the RingMe button, then click Save image as… to save the button’s image.
    IMPORTANT: Take Note of the location where the button was saved.

    Right-click on the RingMe button, then click Save image as... to save the button's image.

  6. Copy the URL from the preview window’s address bar.

    Copy the URL from the preview window's address bar.

    Proceed to the next section.

Embedding the RingMe Code to your Outlook Email Signature

Note: Microsoft Outlook 2013 is used as an example.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook on your computer.
  2. Click the File menu.

    Click the File menu.

  3. Click Options.

    Click Options.

  4. Click the Mail tab, then click Signatures.

     Click the Mail tab, then click Signatures.

  5. Click New.

    Click New.

  6. Enter a name for your signature, then click OK.

    Enter a name for your signature, then click OK.

  7. Click the Image button, then locate the RingMe button image that was saved earlier. Open the file.

    Click the Image button, then locate the RingMe button image that was saved earlier. Open the file.

  8. Click the Hyperlink button.

    Click the Hyperlink button.

  9. Paste the URL that was copied from the Preview window to the Address box. Click OK.

    Paste the URL that was copied from the Preview window to the Address box. Click OK.

  10. Click Save, then click OK.

    Click Save, then click OK.

  11. Click OK. 

    Click OK. 

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