Assigning Your Extension to the Phone Getting Started 1
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With the appropriate permissions (set by your ShoreTel administrator), you can log in to any ShoreTel
IP phone in the ShoreTel system to assign your extension to that phone. See Changing a Phone’s
Extension Assignment on page 22 for more information.
Assigning Your Extension to the Phone
If your phone displays “Available” or “Anonymous,” use this procedure to assign your extension to your
1. Press the Assign soft key.
2. Enter the extension number that your ShoreTel administrator provided, and then press the Next
3. Enter one of the following passwords:
If your ShoreTel administrator provided a password, enter it and press the OK soft key.
If your ShoreTel administrator did not provide a password, enter the default password of 1234
and press the OK soft key.
4. If prompted, enter a new password, and then press the Next soft key.
5. Enter the new password again, and then press the OK soft key.
Your phone displays your name and extension.
Logging in to the Voicemail System
If you are a new user in the ShoreTel system, you need to log in to the voicemail system to record your
name and personal greeting. For details, see Logging in to Voicemail from Your Phone on page 55.
Unassigning Your Extension from the Phone
If you share a phone with others (for example, if you’re a mobile worker who shares an office) or if you
are using a phone temporarily for some other reason, you should unassign your extension when you
are finished using the phone. You can do this through the Unassign soft key, if your phone displays it,
or you can use the Options menu.
To unassign your extension if your phone displays the Unassign soft key:
1. Press the Unassign soft key.
Ask your system administrator for the minimum password length.