Over time, traditional business phone systems have been gradually ushered out while VoIP based systems have replaced them. These days, it’s not uncommon for a business to use VoIP for their primary means of communication. However, there are still people who haven’t made the switch yet, partly because they don’t understand enough about VoIP yet.
One of the main reasons people are hesitant to make the switch is because they’re unsure of whether their primary cell phones can be used with their Business VoIP service. Luckily, the answer is a resounding, “yes,” and we’ll explain further momentarily.
Mobile VoIP: Using Your Cell Phone with VoIP Technology
At this point, your cell phone is probably the only device you use for communications. Maybe you use it for both personal and business reasons, and you actually have a hard time visualizing what life would be like without it. As a result, the idea of making the switch to a VoIP setup can be intimidating.
Luckily, the process of integrating a cell phone with your business VoIP line is super easy and seamless. This most often involves call forwarding technology that pushes phone calls received on your business line straight to your cell phone. This feature is often referred to as “Never Miss a Call” and it actually comes with lots of other beneficial perks as well.
When you take a routed call using your cell phone, you can transfer the call back over to your VoIP line with a push of a button. Likewise, you can also set the call to ring only 2-3 times on your cell phone and then continue ringing on your VoIP line. This way, the odds of missing a call are practically nonexistent.
Benefits of Integrating Your Cell Phone
There are a number of reasons business owners, employees, and individuals opt to use their cell phones in conjunction with their business or home VoIP lines. Extensions can be forwarded automatically to mobile phones, and the mobile phones in question can essentially be extensions of your VoIP setup. Additionally, using the VoIP interface from a mobile phone is extremely easy, and calls can be transferred from the mobile phone back to extensions on the VoIP system instantly and seamlessly.
Using a cell phone with VoIP is so easy that it is often encouraged. If your cell phone is what’s holding you back from making the switch, rest assured nothing will change and you will still be able to use it, albeit with new, added functionality! For more information about VOIP and how it can benefit you, contact us today!