How to Setup Manual Voicemail Drop
If you have AMD off, agents will be able to manually drop a voicemail from the transfer conference screen.
Ensure that you have previously uploaded your audio file into the Audio Store before proceeding with the following steps. To upload a file in the Audio Store, click here
: How to Upload Audio Files
Login to your manager portal using your Admin credentials.
Click on Campaigns
and then Campaigns Main
in the left menu.
Select the Campaign that you would like to setup the voicemail drop and click the Modify
button for that campaign.
Scroll down and go to the AMD, Voicemail, and IVR
section to view the Answering Machine Message
Click the blue audio chooser
link and select the desired audio file.
Your agent can either wait for the beep to drop the message or drop the message once the prompt is heard. One advantage to waiting for the beep is that your agent can personalize the voicemail message by stating “Hello (name of lead)” before the voicemail message is dropped. Also, there is a higher chance that the receiving end will receive the message if your agent waits for the beep since the system doesn’t have to detect silence. However, if you’d like your agent to drop the voicemail once he or she hears the beginning of the answering machine greeting, enter a wait for silence
Enter the milliseconds
you want the system to detect silence followed by a comma then the amount of times
you want the system to detect the silence you entered in milliseconds in the WaitForSilence
Options field. For example, if you enter 2000,3 the system will wait up to two seconds three times (total of 6 seconds) before dropping the voicemail. The system will drop the voicemail message after ensuring the amount of silence entered has been detected. In other words, the system knows the lead’s voicemail greeting is over and it is safe to drop the voicemail message because a certain amount of silence has been detected.
Some typical wait for silence options (but not limited to) are:
Note: This feature is not 100% accurate.
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