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iPhone Zoom Phone app not ringing

paulzag-cato
Listener

We have a single Admin team call queue that answers our only Auto Receptionist. They each work 2 or 3 days per week and enable/disable answering queue calls among themselves. Sometimes only 1 team member is on the queue, sometimes 2. If they are only logged in on their iPhone app the app doesn't always ring on their device.

 

AR Greeting > Call Queue (sequential)  4 rings > CQ Voice mail.

 

I now tell them to log in to both their laptop Zoom app AND their phones. This doesn't happen when they're logged in on their laptops as well.

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paulzag-cato
Listener

The fix in our case was sorted via Support

 

uncheck the option - Skip offline devices in the call queue profile

skip.png

 This fixed it!

 

If issue persist the next step would be to officially delete the app as the root cause is likely due to a local cache issue on the device. This can be done by going to Settings > General > iPhone Storage > Zoom > Delete App. After this is complete download the Zoom application and login via the preferred or required sign-in type.

 

Updated to help others in the Community.

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IP-Man
Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

@paulzag-cato 

You need to ensure that users call handling select the Zoom application to be toggled on to ensure mobile app gets the calls.

 

You can do that by going to the user's profile>user setting>call handling.

 

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Cheers!

Yes Zoom Applications is already toggled on.

FORE-Craig
Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

Hi Paulzag,

 

I would set the Call Distribution on the Call Queue to 'Simultaneous', this way all of the members of the team logged in at that time will have their iPhone and/or desktop apps ring. By doing that, they shouldn't need to log into the Zoom app on their laptops, if they don't want to. The 'Sequential' option does not ring all at the same time. 

 

I hope that helps!

 

Craig

Thanks Craig, the hassle is they are all remote, so when a phone rings simultaneously and then stops, they spend 5 minutes trying to work out if someone else answered the phone call or if it went to voicemail.

FORE-Craig
Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

I understand! Do you think that by virtue of being logged in on their laptops, it sees their presence whereas with the iPhones, there is a lag because of the speed of the mobile phone system?

Craig

I was wondering if there was a lag with the iphone wireless broadband. There shouldn't be, but maybe?

 

Alternatively constant enabling and disabling queue answering may be disconnecting the iPhone app from the zoom servers?

 

Still trying to work out why iPhone app isn't ringing for them all the time. In at least 1 user's case it is an old iPhone 6.

FORE-Craig
Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

It's a curious issue. With the iPhone 6 the highest version of iOS possible is iOS 12. That could present some issues. Do they log out of the app completely on iPhone, or do they just toggle themselves out of the queue?

Craig

It may be a 6S, but they've been toggling in and out of the queue. I've asked them to log out and back in after a weekend.

paulzag-cato
Listener

The fix in our case was sorted via Support

 

uncheck the option - Skip offline devices in the call queue profile

skip.png

 This fixed it!

 

If issue persist the next step would be to officially delete the app as the root cause is likely due to a local cache issue on the device. This can be done by going to Settings > General > iPhone Storage > Zoom > Delete App. After this is complete download the Zoom application and login via the preferred or required sign-in type.

 

Updated to help others in the Community.

FORE-Craig
Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

Excellent!

 

I hadn't seen that option since we use 'simultaneous'. Reading the tool-tip on the option reveals the "call to mobile phone with screen locked will be skipped".  I'm happy that the mystery is solved.!

Craig

We are set to Simultaneous so that solution isn't for us. And we find that I am constantly having to tell people to uninstall and reinstall the app on their phone. Does the Cache get corrupted THAT often?

Parkertunio1
Observer

There could be several reasons why the Zoom Phone app on your iPhone is not ringing. Some potential issues include:

  • Notifications: Make sure that notifications for the Zoom Phone app are enabled on your iPhone. Go to the iPhone's settings, select "Notifications," and ensure that the Zoom Phone app is set to allow notifications.

  • Volume: Make sure that the ringer volume on your iPhone is turned up.

  • In-call settings: Check the in-call settings of the Zoom Phone app, ensure that your phone is not on silent mode or "Do not Disturb" mode.

  • Background App Refresh: Make sure that the Background App Refresh is enabled for the Zoom Phone app, this allows the app to receive calls even when it is not open.

  • Internet connection: Make sure that your iPhone is connected to the internet and that the connection is stable.

  • App updates: Make sure that the Zoom Phone app is up-to-date.

  • Account settings: Ensure that your Zoom Phone account is set up correctly and that your phone number is associated with the account.

  • Contact Zoom support: If you are still unable to receive calls after trying the above steps, contact Zoom support for further assistance.

Please let me know if you need more information or help.