Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3 Free Download - A Guide to Install and Use the Softphone Application
Cisco IP Communicator is a software that allows you to make and receive phone calls from your computer using your Cisco Unified Communications Manager account. It is a convenient and cost-effective solution for remote workers, travelers, or anyone who needs a supplemental telephone when they are away from their desk phone. In this article, we will show you how to download, install, and use Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3, the latest version of the application.
How to Download Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3
To download Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3, you need to have a valid Cisco account and a license for the software. You can obtain a license from your system administrator or purchase one from Cisco. Once you have a license, you can follow these steps to download the software:
Go to the [Cisco Software Download] page and log in with your Cisco account credentials.
Select Cisco IP Communicator from the product list and click Download Software.
Choose 8.6(6) from the release list and click Download next to the file name CiscoIPCommunicatorSetup.exe.
Save the file to your computer and wait for the download to complete.
How to Install Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3
After you have downloaded the file, you can install Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3 on your computer by following these steps:
Double-click on the file CiscoIPCommunicatorSetup.exe to launch the installation wizard.
Click Next on the welcome screen and accept the license agreement.
Choose a destination folder for the installation and click Next.
Click Install to begin the installation process.
Wait for the installation to finish and click Finish.
How to Use Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3
Once you have installed Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3, you can use it to make and receive phone calls from your computer. You will need to configure some settings before you can use it, such as your network connection, audio devices, and phone number. You can follow these steps to use Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3:
Launch Cisco IP Communicator from your desktop or start menu.
The first time you run the application, you will see the Cisco IP Communicator Wizard that will guide you through the configuration process. Click Next to start the wizard.
Select your network connection type (Ethernet or wireless) and click Next.
Select your audio devices (headset, handset, or speakerphone) and click Next.
Run the Audio Tuning Wizard to adjust the volume and quality of your audio devices. Click Next after each step until you finish the wizard.
Enter your phone number (or extension) and password (if required) that you received from your system administrator or Cisco account manager. Click Next.
Click Finish to complete the configuration process.
You will see the main interface of Cisco IP Communicator, which looks like a physical phone with buttons and a display screen. You can use it to make and receive calls just like a regular phone.
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded, installed, and used Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3 on your computer. You can now enjoy high-quality voice communications anytime, anywhere, with anyone who has a Cisco Unified Communications Manager account.
If you need more information or assistance with Cisco IP Communicator 8.6.3, you can visit the [Cisco IP Communicator 8.6] page on the Cisco website or read the [Installing Cisco IP Communicator Softphone] guide on the ITS Documentation website.