Skip to main content
How do I prepare my Virtual Office phone system for a holiday in Virtual Office Configuration Manager?
8x8 Support

How do I prepare my Virtual Office phone system for a holiday in Virtual Office Configuration Manager?

Note: To prepare your Virtual Office phone system for a holiday in Account Manager, the legacy version of Virtual Office Configuration Manager, click here.

Objective

To prepare your Virtual Office phone system for a holiday.

Will your business be closed or have reduced hours of operation during a holiday? Virtual Office Configuration Manager easily allows you to prepare with temporary options to configure your voicemailcall forwarding, and Auto Attendant options while you are away.

Applies To

  • Configuration Manager
  • Extensions
  • Voicemail
  • Call Forwarding
  • Auto Attendant
  • Holiday Setup

Procedure

Click below for detailed instructions on how to:

  • Configure your extension voicemail and Ring Group voicemail
    • Determine how you will receive voicemail notifications for your extension, and set up a Ring Group voicemail greeting for the holiday.
  • Configure your call forwarding.
    • If you would like to direct calls to an alternate number during holidays, you can simply create and activate forwarding rules to automatically perform this handling.
  • Configure your Auto Attendant(s).
    • Your Auto Attendant is a powerful tool that offers an array of options for call handling in situations such as holidays or reduced hours of operation, including time-based greetings and routing.