You expect a modern phone application to transfer calls, and Fastcall will not let you down. With Fastcall you can transfer your outbound or inbound calls and we give you many options. With a warm call transfer, you stay on the call to give an introduction. Calls can be transferred to Fastcall users, Salesforce users, groups or a set phone number. You can transfer your call and drop off, or invite another caller to an in-progress call as a participant. Release the call for a transfer; stay on the line for a 3-way conference.
A warm introduction is when a call is transferred to the second user with a greeting “hello I have a call for you.” A cold transfer just sends the call and hangs up.
FASTCALL CALL TRANSFER IN THE WIDGET
There are four options when transferring a call.
- Fastcall Users: lists all available Fastcall users and transfers your call to the defined inbound call route for that user; just as the user would receive an inbound call. A transferred call can be sent to a Fastcall user with simulring or overflow, for example. The receiving user must have an inbound route setup.
- Non-Fastcall users: these are all other Salesforce users. Fastcall will present the phones listed in the Salesforce user record. These users cannot answer on the Fastcall softphone.
- Groups: will transfer the call to a Fastcall group as defined in the IVR setup. For example, transfer to support.
- Phone: Transfer to a fixed phone as is set in call transfer settings. For example, transfer to your receptionist, or a call center.
FASTCALL CALL TRANSFER ADMIN SETTINGS
You add call transfer phones for total convenience. These could be a call center or phones in the office that receives transferred calls.
REPORTING FOR TRANSFERRED CALLS
Let’s transfer the topic to reporting. By default, Fastcall will create a native Salesforce Task for each call. Fastcall also gives four custom objects in our package: calls, connections, connection attempts, and voicemail. While a standard call has one connection, a transferred call can have multiple connections. For inbound calls routing through the IVR and transferred using our ACD, there can be many attempts. Our data model and custom objects will report this. User1 can answer and log a call then transfer to User2. This second call (if answered in Fastcall) can also be logged with a different call result, notes, etc.
IMPORTANT: Call transfer is an upgrde.