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Mobile app for Cisco 7940 series ip phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Telstar_2112, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Telstar_2112

    Telstar_2112 Member
    Thread Starter

    We use Cisco ip phones in my office and the entire 3 facilities we own are covered by wifi. Anyone know if there is anyway to duplicate my desktop phone onto the Droid, similar to Cisco's IP Communicator program which runs on my Laptop. It would be great to get my calls, answer pages, make pages, and use our 3 digit dialing from my droid.


  2. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    I'm in the exact same boat you are. I have been keeping my eye out for such an app, but have yet to find anything. :(
  3. colnago

    colnago Android Expert

    You need to first check your Call Manager's protocol. Most cases, enterprise clusters are running SCCP, where most softphone/cell apps run using SIP. That said, there probably aren't any "Android" based apps out yet that will work with Call Manager. Best bet is to check with Cisco.
  4. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    My 7940/60 phones are all running SIP. CLICK, for those interesting in converting.
  5. Steel Cobra

    Steel Cobra Newbie

    While there isn't a specific app available today for the Android platform, I've heard that Cisco is now looking at the android platform and will possibly deveploping apps similar to the Mobile Communcator
    Cisco Unified Mobile Communicator - Products & Services - Cisco Systems. Whether or not this happens remains to be seen but with the rate of growth that the Android platform is having, I think it's only a matter of time.

    It is possible to have calls ring your deskphone and cell at the same time, it just depends what version of Call Manager you are running. Depending on how you are doing pages, you could play around with translation pattern within Call Manager to reach your paging system via your cell.
  6. jakraay

    jakraay Lurker

    I have been looking into SipDroid (sipdroid - Project Hosting on SIP/VoIP client for Android) and have got myself authenticated and connected to Call Manager 6.1.x, but having some problems. I can receive and make calls, but the audio is only one way. I can hear the other person, but they can't hear me. I am still messing around with it, but if your technical enough, something you can look into.

    Pretty sure it has to due with audio codecs 911 alaw/ulaw, and I haven't figured out how to get Call Manager to allow both, currently set on 911 ulaw. If you know anything in these regards, would be much appreciated. :)
  7. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    That actually sounds like a VLAN issue to me. Are you using a separate VLAN for voice?

    I'm going to experiment tomorrow at work. Thanks for the link. :)
  8. colnago

    colnago Android Expert

    One-way audio is typically a "routing" issue...on the enterprise level anyway. Half the battle is that he's receiving audio...unless the network is just jacked up.
  9. WayneJohn58

    WayneJohn58 Lurker

    I had no luck getting Sip Droid to register with my CCM R6. I found SipAgent, which has a better interface. Some tips.

    1. Your user/password should be your extension#
    2. Your Domain should be the IP address of your CCM.

    If you do not have a system admin helping you, you will not get this to work.

    I too have had issues with 1 way voice only. I will try to set my CCM to 922aLaw. This is a setting in the Device configuration.
  10. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    I had the same results with Sip Droid. I'll give SipAgent a shot tomorrow at work. Thanks.
  11. WayneJohn58

    WayneJohn58 Lurker

    I tried the 711alaw route with SipAgent. I can hear the call fine, but they cannot hear me.

    I found that SipDroid released a beta the other day and reports were positive that this now works. I loaded it, and yes, you receive both sides of the conversation, but the cisco caller tends to hear a major echo.

    Things to watch:

    The Username/Caller ID is actually the Authorized User, from what I can tell. I also put my server address in both the Server and Domain.
  12. Telstar_2112

    Telstar_2112 Member
    Thread Starter

    Still waiting for Cisco to release the android version of mobile communicator. They have it for the i-phone..c'mon Cisco...how about it?
  13. kunobe

    kunobe Lurker

    I use Linphone which works with Cisco Callmanager with my HTC desire Z
  14. mlwartman

    mlwartman Lurker

    those of you getting this, or any of this sipphone software to work with a cisco callmanager, are you on the same LAN using wifi, or are you connected via vpn tunnel?

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