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iOS Phone & Tablet

Download the iOS App

The most recent version of the iOS app available is 5.3.2001. Click the button to download the app from the App Store for your iPhone or iPad.

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How to make a call

  • Use the dial pad to enter the phone number.
  • Choose a contact from your contact list and select their phone number.

How to answer a call

If the Softphone app is in the foreground, tap Answer to answer the call.

If the app is in the background, tap answer when the alert pops up. Make sure that your alert style for the app is set to Alert by going to Settings > Notifications > Midco Softphone.

If your phone is locked, unlocking your device will answer the call. You can also set your preferences to allow you to answer the call without unlocking the device. Go to your preferences and make sure you have enabled Allow Answer on Lockscreen.

How to use the Network Quality Indicator

The Network Quality Indicator on the call panel will display the current network conditions during your call.

  • Green = good quality
  • Yellow/orange = fair quality
  • Red = poor quality
  • Gray = unknown

Wi-Fi Networks

If the indicator shows a “Poor” status and you’re on Wi-Fi, this indicates there is network congestion or a poor quality Wi-Fi signal. Try moving closer to your Wi-Fi access point.

Mobile Networks

If you’re on a mobile network and the indicator shows “Poor,” this indicates you may be:

  • Between cellular towers
  • Experiencing adverse weather conditions
  • Nearing the maximum range of the closest tower

If possible, move closer to the tower.

How to access my voicemail

iOS Phone

Incoming calls will go to voicemail if the app isn’t running or you already have two calls established. A voicemail indicator on the navigation bar will tell you if you have any voicemails.

  1. Select the phone icon in the navigation at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Tap the voicemail icon.

The voicemail number should appear in the entry field. Make your call.

iOS Tablet

Incoming calls will go to voicemail if the app isn’t running or you already have two calls established. A voicemail indicator on the navigation bar will tell you if you have any voicemails.

  1. Tap the voicemail icon.
  2. Select Call Voicemail to listen to your messages.

How to make a second call

  1. Place the current call on hold and tap Add Call.
  2. Dial the number of the second person or select a contact and tap Call.
  3. When the call connects, talk to the second person.

To switch back to your first call on iOS phone, tap Swap Call.

To switch back to your first call on iOS tablet, tap the call popup for the first person.

How to transfer a call

  1. Tap Transfer, and the current call is put on hold and minimized.
  2. Enter the phone number you want to transfer the call to and tap Xfer, or tap Contacts to select a contact and tap Transfer.
  3. You may then tap End Call. The call will end on your side but continue to transfer. Otherwise, the call will end for you once the transfer succeeds.

How to make a conference call

When you have two calls established, you can merge the calls into a three-way conference call. Simply tap Merge from the call screen.

Tapping End Call ends the conference and hangs up both calls. You can also split the conference back into two calls by tapping Split.

How to send an instant message

You can send an instant message to contacts within your organization who also have Midco Business Softphone. In order to be considered a buddy, the number for that contact needs to be a softphone number.

  1. Tap IM in the navigation.
  2. Tap an existing conversation, or select the new message icon in the top right corner.
  3. Select the contact you want to send a message.
  4. Type your message and hit the Send button.

How to transfer a call between devices

Midco Softphone's Call Grabber feature lets you transition a call between devices with the Softphone application.

To transfer a call, dial *25 from the device you'd like to transfer the call to, and start speaking. 

If this feature isn't functioning, contact Midco Support. 

Using headsets or earbuds with the app

Any wired earbuds that conform to the device's specifications (for audio and microphone) should work with the app.

Any device that has bluetooth and is fully compatible with iOS should work with the app.

Here is a list of supported headsets. Other headsets may also work, but the ones listed have been thoroughly tested.

How to use your cellular data network for calls

When Midco Softphone is set up, it defaults to only use a Wi-Fi network to function. To enable the use of your cellular data network for calls:

  • Log in to your softphone
  • Go to Settings
  • Under the Mobile Data Network section, enable Use When Available

The average call uses between 0.5 MB and 1 MB per minute of conversation. However, the amount of data your calls consume depend on a number of technical factors, so your actual usage may differ.

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