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Incoming Calls Ring to a Different Extension or Number
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Incoming Calls Ring to a Different Extension or Number

Incoming calls will ring to a different extension or number if a call forwarding rule has been set on the extension. Learn how to resolve the issue here.

Symptom

Incoming calls ring to a different extension or to an external number. The target extension does not receive any calls.

Applies To

  • All Deskphones

Resolution

Remove the call forward set on the extension either through Configuration Manager or Account Manager, or remove the forward set on the physical phone.

Cause

A call forwarding rule has been set on the extension, either on the physical phone or through the Account Manager or Configuration Manager.