3CX Phone System v8 Beta Available!

We are happy to announce the first beta of version 8! Here are the features we have been working on:

All versions

  • New Phones management page lists all connected IP phones and allows you to re provision or reboot all or several phones remotely.
  • Phones management page allows you to easily launch a phone’s admin interface
  • Ability to edit provisioning files for phones
  • Ability to provision FXS gateways
  • Ability to forward a voice mail to another user
  • Ability to trigger a call back to the person who left a voice mail message
  • Setup wizard now allows easy setup of VoIP provider
  • Added support for Beronet Gateway cards
  • SecureRTP – ability to encrypt voice if phone supports it.
  • Improved performance of system.

Small Business, Pro and Enterprise editions

  • 3CX Assistant includes integrated text chat – message other extension users
  • Improved MyPhone interface with Missed Calls, Outbound and Inbound calls
  • Ability to black list callers
  • New easy to use Call Forwarding Interface
  • Company and Personal phonebook
  • Faster click 2 dial with direct IP phone and 3CXPhone integration
  • Ability to run the 3CX Assistant from a remote location via the tunnel
  • Ability to proxy the MyPhone interface from a remote location via the tunnel
  • Ability to trigger recording a call from 3CX Assistant
  • Call Barge – in
  • Call Redirection to a mobile / external number that allows forwarding to company voice mail if no answer or call is rejected
  • Two additional Queue strategies: Ring All and Prioritized hunt
  • Full CRM integration with Microsoft Outlook & Salesforce.com
  • Network wide automatic updating of 3CX Assistant
  • New 3CXPhone (not available in beta) integration with 3CX Assistant
  • Improved paging performance & multi cast support
  • Improved call reporter

Known issues

  • If the fax service looses connection to the database, the service will stop. The service then needs to be started manually. This should generally not happen.
  • Outbound caller id on the line will show main number, not the extension Outbound caller ID
  • Call Barge in works for all users, i.e. there are no rights implemented yet
  • Caller id for calls over a bridge is not shown correctly in the call assistant
  • The VoIP Phone – Assistant integrated is not yet included

The full change log can be found here.  The administrator manual can be found here, and the extension user manual here.

https://www.3cx.com/manual/3CXPhoneSystemManual8.pdf – NOT AVAILABLE
https://www.3cx.com/manual/3CXExtensionmanual8.pdf – NOT AVAILABLE