What are Custom Phone Labels? What is a Company Line ID?Many Businesses take full advantage of the custom department labels that are visible from the call presence screen at login.ringbyname.com, but what about when you're on the road, or away from your desk? Ringbyname has added "Company Line ID" for administrators to add a unique label that appears next to caller, the label is based on the business phone number your client is calling. If you own multiple businesses or need different labels for different business numbers, this is the free feature for you!
How do I add Custom Phone Labels to my business numbers?In order to set up or update existing Company Line IDs or Custom Labels, please follow these steps:
- Login to your RingByName account at https://login.ringbyname.com
- Click on your name in the top right corner and click on your name, then click on "System administration" from the drop down menu. If it does not appear, then you do not have administrator permissions to your system.
- Click on "RingByName Setup" from the navigation bar at the top of the screen.
- Click on the "Phone Numbers" icon located on the left side of the screen.
- Locate and click on one of the locate your Company numbers from the list of your company numbers.
- Find the phone number settings at the top showing "Company Line ID". Whatever value you place here, will appear as a label by the customer's name when they call you. Be sure to enable the feature by clicking on the box 'Show Company Line ID as part of Caller ID information." and be sure to click "Save" at the bottom of the page. Each Company number can have its own unique Company Line ID, for custom labeling!
Are there any rules for this feature?
The only rules that apply to this feature is that it can only forward this label to mobile softphones, desktop softphones, and Desktop phones like Ringbyname's softphone and deskphone solutions, Yealinks, Polycoms, and similar VOIP phones, or 3rd party softphones like Zoiper and Linphone. This feature cannot forward labels to cellphones or landlines without using a softphone.