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Uninterrupted teamwork in one place
Easy and reliable communication
Productivity made seamless
Unified Communications (UC) at Columbia
Columbia offers a set of features that will allow teams to connect with each other from anywhere in the world. This set of applications by RingCentral lets you make audio/video calls, chat, web conference, create tasks, update your calendar, and share files in real time—all in one place and on any screen. These features enhance productivity through technology and make it easier for Columbia University faculty and staff to communicate with each other.
UC users can leverage up to four RingCentral products:
Check out these 2-minute videos to see what UC can do for you!
The Unified Communication and Collaboration service from RingCentral is available to all Columbia faculty and staff. CUIT is currently rolling replacing NetPhones and Rolm phones with the RingCentral service on a department-by-department basis throughout the university. Department heads can reach out to email@example.com for more information.
Secure Voice is part of the RingCentral deskphones, softphones, conference phones, and mobile applications, and offers improved call reliability and enterprise-grade encryption for voice calls to greatly improve our user's privacy and security.
Follow these steps to log into Glip:
- Close the Glip tab.
- Open another tab and log into your RingCentral Online account.
- Open a new tab for Glip. Click Sign in.
When you are logged into RingCentral Online, you will no longer be asked to re-enter your credentials when you click on Sign In in Glip.
If this does not work, reach out to your network administrator.
Sync your system calendar with Glip to be notified of upcoming tasks.
Click on the bookmark icon on the discussion/conversation. This will save the discussion under the Bookmark section on the left-side navigation panel.
Up to 200 people can participate in a RingCentral Meeting.
A meeting can last up to 24 hours. After this, participants and hosts will have to dial into the meeting again.
Yes, you can start or join a RingCentral meeting from any country.
RingCentral Meetings generates a US dial-in number by default. When joining a RingCentral Meeting from an international location, you may join the conference using an international dial-in number.
You can also select your country's dial-in number from the drop-down options if you decide to join by phone.
Open the Meetings application on the screen that you wish to share.
If you wish to join a RingCentral Meeting but prefer to turn off your video, go to Settings, and deactivate the video option.
For step-by-step directions, check out our UC User Guide Center:
Yes. However, calling in using a phone line would only allow you to hear the audio of the meeting but not see the video.
Your voice messages from the previous phone system will not transfer over to your new RingCentral phone, but you will have 90 days to revisit your old voicemails and take note of any important information. Check out our UC User Guide Center for steps on how to access your old voicemails.
You can transfer calls in two ways:
1) To inform the 3rd party before connecting: Press the Transfer softkey, then dial the number or extension of the third party. When your call is answered, inform them that you are transferring a call, then press the Transfer softkey again to complete the transfer.
2) To transfer directly to 3rd party's line: Press and hold the Transfer softkey, then select Blind and dial the number or extension of the third party. The call will be transferred immediately and you can hang up.
Press the hold button on your deskphone that has the image of a phone with the pause symbol next to it.