Use the My phone numbers options to enter and
publish, or unpublish, your phone numbers. Your phone numbers are
part of your Presence information and are used by other
Communicator users to contact you. When you publish phone numbers,
you can and should control access to those phone numbers by setting
access levels. By assigning access levels to your contacts, you can
make your mobile or home phone number available to your closest
co-workers, for example, but not available to all users in the
Work Phone Displays the
number of your work phone. If this number is supplied through
Microsoft Active Directory directory service, you will not be able
to edit it and the Work Phone button is disabled.
Your work phone number is available to all Communicator users
within your company. To publish this phone number as part of your
presence profile, select the Publish this phone
number check box next to the number.
Mobile Phone To add or
modify a mobile phone number, click Mobile Phone.
To publish this phone number as part of your presence profile,
select the Publish this phone number check box
next to the number. Your mobile phone number is exposed to all
contacts to whom you have granted Team or Personal Access
Home Phone To add or
modify a home phone number, click Home Phone. To
publish this phone number as part of your presence profile, select
the Publish this phone number check box next to
the number. Your home phone number is exposed to all your contacts
to whom you granted the Personal Access Level.
Other Phone To add or
modify another phone number, click Other Phone.
This phone number might be a number for a temporary office or an
alternate mobile phone number. To publish this phone number as part
of your presence profile, select the Publish this
phone number check box next to the number. This phone number is
exposed to all your contacts to whom you grant the Personal Access
After you publish a phone number, especially a home or mobile
phone number, you should ensure that access levels are set to:
Make the number available to those contacts who you want to
have access to the number.
Make the number unavailable to those contacts who you do not
want to have access to the number.
The following table shows the access levels that a contact must
be granted to have access to the associated phone number. By
default, contacts are assigned the Company access level when you
add them to your Contact List, which means they only have access to
your work phone number.
Work Phone *
Mobile Phone *
Home Phone *
Other Phone *
Note * These
attributes can be supplied to Office Communicator by Microsoft
Active Directory. If supplied by Active Directory, they are visible
to all contacts inside your company and to federated contacts,
regardless of access access levels that you have assigned to
contacts. These attributes are not visible to public IM contacts
outside your company or to non-federated contacts outside your
company. Phone numbers defined in Active Directory are not editable
in the Phones tab.
To assign an access level to a contact
Do one of the following:
In the Contact List, right-click the contact, point to
Change Level of Access, and then select the
access level. For example, if you want a contact to have access to
your mobile phone number, assign the contact to the Team or
Personal Access Level.
In the Communicator window, click the Change the
way you view your contacts button, select Access
Levels, and then drag contacts into the appropriate access
When you receive a Communicator alert that a contact has added
you to his or her Contact List, select the access level in the
This person's level of access drop-down
About Active Directory and why some phone numbers
cannot be modified or unpublished
Phone numbers that are provided to Communicator from Microsoft
Active Directory will appear in the Phones tab as
inactive fields and cannot be edited. In addition, these numbers
cannot be unpublished. Clearing the Publish check
box for numbers provided from Active Directory will not unpublish
Enable integration with your phone
system Select this check box to integrate
Communicator with your desktop telephone. When phone integration is
enabled, you can use Communicator to control your desktop phone.
For example, you can make phone calls by clicking the phone button
in the contact list, or you can accept a call by clicking the phone
notification popup window on your computer screen. Phone
integration is typically set for you by your system administrator.
If you have questions about whether phone integration is available
within your company, contact your system administrator.
Advanced Select Advanced to open the Configure Advanced
Phone Integration dialog box where you can manually configure
the remote call control URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) and phone
URI. This configuration is typically handled by the system