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How to Enable Off-Hook Connection Mode
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How to Enable Off-Hook Connection Mode


To enable Off-hook connection mode. 

Off-hook is a persistent connection from the agent’s device to 8x8 Contact Center. It removes the need to connect the agent’s phone for every call handled.

Applies To

  • 8x8 Contact Center
  • Contact Center Configuration Manager 
  • 8x8 Agent Console


  1. Log into Contact Center Configuration Manager as an administrator.
  2. Click Home.
  3. Navigate to the Profiles tab. 
  4. Click Enable Off-hook Connection Mode.
  5. Log into 8x8 Agent Console
  6. Select Work Offline
  7. Click Menu > Profile
  8. Under Personal click Enable Off-hook Connection Mode
  9. Click Save

Additional Information 

Once enabled a message showing how the feature works will appear. 
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