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VoIP Phones - Generic Client

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Normally a SIP phone will ask for a server, username and password. These are usually called different things on different phones, but generally all you need to know the server address (, use your phone number as the username and then use the password that has been set on the Control Pages for that number.

  • We may have more specific configuration help if your phone is listed on the VoIP Phones page.
Generic VoIP Client Settings
Setting Value
Registrar/server Address:
Proxy: Leave blank
port 5060
Account Name/Username/Auth Name Your Number, e.g. +441234567890
Password Your SIP Password
CODEC PCM A-Law (G.711a)

If you have to enter something that looks like an email address, or has sip: at the front it probably needs your number, an @, and then your server, e.g.

Firewall & Security

  • You will also want to set up firewall rules, as per the VoIP Firewall page.
  • Also see the VoIP Security page for information about securing your VoIP service.