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What are the phone number settings?

Below is a list of all the phone number settings and their descriptions.

General

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Identity
Setting Description
Name The name used to identify the number in the admin portal. This does not affect caller ID etc.
Number — View Only A sequence of digits used to dial your phone system.
Caller ID — View Only The name portion of the caller ID.
Block Caller ID — Optional Displays the caller ID as private, restricted, or anonymous for all outbound calls—including calls routed to external numbers. This setting can be overridden on a per-call basis by dialing *82 before the outbound number.
Type — View Only The type of number (toll-free, inbound-only, two-way).
Billing Group — Optional Sorts billable numbers (and devices) by billing group on your monthly invoice for internal accounting and reporting purposes.
Privacy Options
Description
Permanently deletes all SMS messages for the number.
Behavior
Description
Routes callers to an extension or to another phone number on the system.
Hold Music
Description
Controls which playlist callers hear while on hold.

Recording

Before you can enable call recording, your remote storage must be setup.

Setting Description
Record Incoming Calls — Optional Enables recording of all incoming calls to this number. Recordings will be saved to your remote storage.
Record Outgoing Calls — Optional Enables recording of all outgoing calls from this number. Recordings will be saved to your remote storage.
Note:
  • If you enable call recording system-wide and on an individual line, ring group, or phone number; only one copy of call will be recorded.
  • If you enable call recording system-wide or on a phone number, as well as on an individual call queue; multiple copies of the call will be recorded. The queue will generate a recording that excludes the hold music, where the other recordings will include the hold music.
  • If you enable call recording system-wide or on a phone number, as well as on an individual conference bridge; multiple copies of the call will be recorded. The bridge will generate a recording that starts when the first participant enters and ends when the last participant exits, where the other recordings will be from the perspective of each participant.

SMS

SMS Administration
Description

This feature is in public beta.

Controls which user(s) are allowed to send SMS messages from the number (not supported on international numbers). Limit these permissions to only a one user per number.
Note: It can take ≈20 minutes before SMS is fully functional.