RingCentral for Desk User Guide

RingCentral for Desk User Guide
RingCentral for Desk
User Guide
RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Contents
Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
About the RingCentral for Desk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
About this Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
About Desk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Login . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Placing and Receiving Calls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Dialer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Click to Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Outbound Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Incoming Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Introduction
Introduction
Note: This guide assumes that RingCentral for Desk is already installed in your company’s Desk instance by
your company’s Desk administrator.
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Introduction
About RingCentral for Desk
About this Guide
RingCentral for Desk provides seamless integration between the Desk
application and your RingCentral services to enable improved customer
retention, greater agent productivity, and advanced business processes.
This guide is specially designed for Desk users after RingCentral for
Desk is installed and enabled by their company’s administrator. This
guide is not intended for system/network administrators and does not
provide any information on how to set up the application or how to
configure the Desk instance to be able to use this application. This user
guide will show you how to use this application, and provide known
issues/limitations of the application as well as some basic
troubleshooting questions and answers.
It offers these features:
Complete cloud-based app
• Use your browser on any platform (Windows®, Mac®); no software
installation is needed.
• Make or receive calls through the RingCentral phone system, directly
from your account within Desk.
Increase call efficiency
• With simple click-to-dial from within Desk, you can spend more time
servicing clients and less time dialing.
• Save time by eliminating misdials.
Enhance customer interaction
• Incoming callers are instantly matched to existing client records, which
are automatically displayed.
• Tickets are created when a call is accepted by an agent.
Note: RingCentral for Desk is available for Office Premium and Enterprise
customers.
About Desk
Desk is customer service software based in the cloud. It features a
simple interface that will feel familiar to users. To enhance the customer
experience, Desk integrates other cloud based services such as
Salesforce, JIRA, and Google Apps.
Desk includes ticketing, self-service options, and the most-needed
customer support features.
Desk streamlines customer support with time-saving tools such as ticket
views, triggers, and automations. This helps you get straight to what
matters most — better customer service and more meaningful
conversations.
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RingCentral for Desk. | User Guide | Basics / Options
Basics/Options
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Basics / Options
Basics
For optimal user experience, ensure that:
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The browser you are using is a supported version.
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You have set the correct number as your RingCentral Direct Number — you will be making and receiving calls from this number through the
Desk interface. You can find your RingCentral Direct Number by logging into your account. Click Settings >Phones and Numbers > Direct
Numbers.
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Login to your company’s Desk instance through the browser. The URL may look like https://yourcompanyname.desk.com/
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The App will work only while the user is logged in to Desk.com.
Figure 1
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Login
Login
Once you are logged into the Desk NextGen Interface, you will see a Phone Icon on the top right-hand side. (See Figure 2 below.) Make sure your Desk
administrator has configured the phone integration for you.
Figure 2
Login to RingCentral for Desk through Desk.com. Use your RingCentral Direct Number for the user name and your RingCentral password. Select
Remember me to stay logged in to RingCentral App for one week. (See Figure 3 below.)
Figure 3
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Options
Options
There are only two options to set. You can get to these options by clicking on the gear icon in the top
navigation bar.
1. Direct Number: This is the number from which outgoing calls will be made. This field cannot be left blank.
2. Press 1 To Start A Call: When you make an outgoing call, RingCentral will first call you at your RingCentral
Direct Number. Once you answer the call, you will have an option to press “1” before the call is connected
to the other party. If this option is not enabled, then RingCentral will call your number and the dialed number
simultaneously.
Click the “Save” button to save your settings. These settings are cleared when the user logs out of the
application, but will persist if the user logs out from the Desk instance without logging out from the
application and also selected the option “Remember Me” on the login screen while logging in.
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Placing and Receiving Calls
Placing and Receiving Calls
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Placing and Receiving Calls
Placing and Receiving Calls
Dialer
Once you save the settings, you are presented with a dialer screen.
In order to make an out bound call you can use either number button on the dial pad or type a number directly in the
text box.
You can hide the dialer by clicking on the
or the
button.
Figure 6
Click to Dial
You can also use click to dial feature to
make an outbound call. Once you are
logged in successfully to RingCentral for
Desk. All of the phone numbers on your
Desk pages become clickable links.
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Placing and Receiving Calls
Outbound Call
You can also use the click to dial feature to make an outbound call. Once you are logged in successfully
to RingCentral for Desk. All of the phone numbers on your Desk pages become clickable links.
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After you accept the call on your RingCentral device, you are prompted to press one depending on whether
you have selected the check box on your setting screen. After you press 1, the destination phone will ring.
Figure 9
Once the call is disconnected, the status is shown on RingCentral for Desk.
Figure 10
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Placing and Receiving Calls
Incoming Call
When you have an incoming call, RingCentral for Desk will show you an indicator. A matching customer will pop up in a new tab and a new case is also
created for the customer automatically.
Figure 11
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RingCentral for Desk | User Guide | Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Q: I can’t see the RingCentral for Desk when I login to Desk.com. What is the problem? Does it require some special permission?
A: No, RingCentral for Desk does not require any special permissions and it should work for all user profiles. Please ask your Desk Administrator to
ensure that RingCentral for Desk is enabled for the Desk role you are a member of.
Q: Can I use the same RingCentral for Desk across multiple Desk instances?
A: Yes you can. You will need to contact your Desk Administrator to setup and enable RingCentral Desk for each of your instances.
Q: Can I use the same RingCentral for Desk across multiple browsers (Internet Explorer and Firefox, for example)?
A: The same RingCentral for Desk can be used across as many browsers as you want so long as the user is not logged into two or more browsers
simultaneously. This means that the user cannot be logged into Desk on Internet Explorer and Firefox at the same time. Simultaneous logins are not
supported.
Q: I make a call to myself, and the incoming call features are not working.
A: This behavior is expected – calls from your own extension to your own extension will not appear in RingCentral for Desk.
Q: I would like to disable this feature for now.
A: You will have to request that your Desk Administrator remove the Desk user role that you belong to from RingCentral for Desk via settings.
Q: What Operation Systems are supported?
A: The following Operating Systems are supported:
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Windows XP, 7, 8 and above.
Mac OS X Mountain Lion and above.
Q: What browsers are supported?
A: RingCentral for Desk supports the following browsers:
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Internet Explorer 10 or later (Windows)
Firefox 25 or later (Windows, Mac)
Chrome 30 or later (Windows, Mac)
Safari 6.0.5 or later (Mac)
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