Standardizing your outbound caller ID

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7 Comments

  • Paul Strauss

    How do we set our Caller ID on outbound agent calls to display our company name (and different names for individual brands on Multibrand?)

    Our calls are all showing up as "TOLL FREE CALL"

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  • John Mannewitz

    Same question as 'pstrauss'. How can I set the caller ID to say our business name and not only the number?

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  • Paul Strauss

    @... Do you know if there's any answer to my question about Outbound Caller ID?

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  • Daniel Heard

    We have multiple numbers that are used for outbound calling from differenet departments. Is there a way to assign a number to a specific group so that they don't have to change the number on the ticket each time to their own departments number?

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  • Shannon Pesta
    Zendesk Customer Care
    Hi Daniel! 

    While you can configure automatic routing (either via group routing or IVR set-up), this is for inbound call traffic only. 

    It might be worth noting that when a Talk number is manually selected from within the drop-down options in the call console, outbound calls will default to that number until manually updated again. Hope that helps! 
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  • Andrew Chu

    We want that when our customers receiving our calls, it shows as an Unknown number instead of the number. How do we do that?

    Basically a follow up to Paul Strauss 's question 9 months ago

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  • Dave Dyson
    Zendesk Community Manager
    Hi Andrew, 
     
    There isn't currently a way to set the outgoing Caller ID within Zendesk – for more information, see Hervin's answer in the comments thread here: Can I change the outbound caller number?
     
    I don't believe it's currently on our short-term roadmap, so this post in our product feedback forums will be the best place to upvote and comment to let our product team know that this is important to you: Caller ID on outbound calls
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