Eastern Michigan University

Personal Address Book

The Personal Address Book allows you to create an address list which populates the Personal Directory on your phone. In Call Manager (CM) you can add, search and edit contacts in your personal address book. Then, through the Directories button on your phone, you can search for individuals and dial their numbers

Note: To access the Personal Directory on your VoIP phone, you will need to create a PIN in Call Manager (CM). Instructions to create a PIN can be accessed from Personal Directory PIN located in the navigation menu on the right.

Add Contacts to Personal Address Book

To add a contact to your personal address book in Call Manager (CM), follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to CM (log in instructions can be accessed from Log in to CM located in the navigation menu on the right).
    Note: If you have more than one phone, you will need to specify on which phone you want to create/manage a personal directory (instructions can also be accessed from Log in to CM located in the navigation menu on the right).
  2. Select Personal Address Book from the User Options menu.Personal Address Book Link
  3. Click the Add New button to add a contact.Add new button
  4. Fill in the Edit Entry fields (do not include commas, periods, dashes, or spaces in the phone numbers and a Nick Name is required).
  5. Click the Save button.
  6. Click the Add New button to continue adding contacts.Add Contact Info

Search and Edit Contacts in Personal Address Book

  1. To list all individuals in your address book, click the Find button and leave the text field blank.
  2. To change the number of individuals listed per page, click the Rows per Page drop-down arrow and select a number.Find person and rows per page
  3. To search for a specific individual, use the drop-down filter menus.
  4. Enter information in the text field according to the filters selected.
  5. Click the Find button.Find Names
  6. To edit contact information, click on the contact's name.Select Contact to Edit
  7. Type the new information in the Edit Entry fields.
  8. Click the Save button. Edit Contact

Dial a Number from the Personal Directory on Your VoIP Phone

Once you have added contacts to your Personal Address Book in Call Manager, you can search and dial the numbers from the Personal Directory on your VoIP phone. To access your Personal Directory and dial a contact, follow the instructions below:

  1. Press the Directories Button on your phone.
  2. Scroll to Personal Directory.
    1. If you are not logged in to your Personal Directory, you will need to enter your my.emich username and the PIN you created in CM. (Instructions to create a PIN can be accessed from  Personal Directory PIN located in the navigation menu on the right.)
    2. Click the Submit button.
      Note: You will remain logged in until you log out of the Personal Directory menu.
  3. Press the Select button.
  4. Scroll to Personal Address Book.
  5. Press the Select button.
  6. Scroll to Nickname.
  7. Use the keypad to enter all (or part) of the nickname you assigned to the contact.
  8. Press the Submit softkey.
  9. Scroll to the contact if there are more than one listed.
  10. Press the Select softkey.
  11. Scroll to the phone number you wish to dial.
  12. Press the Dial softkey.