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

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.

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.