Transferring Call

Warm and Blind Transfers

maaiiconnect provides you with another feature to boost your customer support, engagement and collaboration.
With the call transfer feature, you can directly transfer calls to another staff, a group of agents associated with the Tag or Virtual Number or a phone number using the Dial pad.

You can transfer an ongoing call enquiry to another staff agent when the customer needs additional assistance with their concerns.

You can transfer an ongoing staff call to other staff when they need help with their work-related matter.

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Two types of Call Transfer

Warm Transfer

A warm transfer let you have a dialogue with another staff agent before transferring the customer's call. Provide the necessary details about the customer's enquiry to another staff agent for the customer does not need to repeat their concern.

Blind Transfer

A blind transfer directly transfers the call to another staff agent you selected. Immediately your call will be disconnected, and the customer's call routes to the assigned staff agent.

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When you initiate a warm or blind transfer, customer or staff are on hold until the other staff accepts the call.

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How to do a Warm Transfer

To initiate a warm transfer:

  • From the call screen, click the "Transfer" icon and select Warm Transfer
  • A pop-up window will display with options of Staff or Dial pad.

Staff

  • If transferring to a staff agent: search and select the staff member's name on the list.
  • A call initiated to the selected staff agent while the customer line is on hold.
  • When the other staff agent picks up, you can then introduce the customer to the staff agent to continue the enquiry,
  • Click Transfer, and your call disconnects.
  • The staff agent will continue the call with the customer.
  • A message "The call has been transferred to {staff/contact name}" appears in the window. At this point, the related enquiry is also assigned to the other staff agent.

Dial pad

  • If transferring to a phone number, select the country code, type the phone number and click the call icon.
  • A call initiated to the dialled phone while the customer line is on hold.
  • When the other staff agent picks up through the dialled phone number, you can then introduce the customer to the staff agent to continue the enquiry,
  • Click Transfer, and your call disconnects.
  • The staff agent will continue the call with the customer through the dialled phone number.

Warm Transfer

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How to do a Blind Transfer

To initiate a blind transfer:

  • From the call screen, click the "Transfer" icon and select Blind Transfer
  • A pop-up window will display with options of Staff, Tag, Number or Dial pad.

Staff

  • If transferring to a staff agent: search and select the staff member's name on the list.
  • A call initiated to the selected staff agent while the customer line is on hold.
  • When the other staff agent picks up, the call continues with the customer.

Tag

  • If transferring to a Tag: search and select the Tag name on the list.
  • A call initiated to the staff agents associated with the Tag while the customer line is on hold.
  • When one of the staff agents picks up, the call continues with the customer.

Number

  • If transferring to a Virtual Number: search and select the Virtual Number on the list.
  • A call initiated to the staff agents associated with the Virtual Number while the customer line is on hold.
  • When one of the staff agents picks up, the call continues with the customer.

Dial pad

  • If transferring to a phone number, select the country code, type the phone number and click the call icon.
  • A call initiated to the dialled phone while the customer line is on hold.
  • When the other staff agent picks up, the call continues with the customer.
  • A message "The call has been transferred to you" appears in the window of the staff agent. At this point, the related enquiry is also assigned to the staff agent.

Blind Transfer

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A message "The call has been transferred to {Staff Name}" appears. At this point, the related enquiry is also assigned to the other staff agent.

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An ongoing video call, when transferred, will automatically switch to an audio call.

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For Blind Transfer, when the staff agent did not answer, the call ends after 30 seconds.

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There is no limit of call transfer for the customer call enquiry.
You can transfer one time for the staff-staff and engagements call.

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When you transfer, call charges may apply to both incoming call and outgoing call.

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Call Log with Call Transfer

Every time you or anyone else makes or receives a call transfer on maaiiconnect, call transfer is logged into the room.

  • To view the call transfer log, click on the Call Log beside a call history on your chatroom panel.

  • A pop-up window will display the call transfer log details.
    The Call Log has the following details:

    • Summary - contains the date, start time, total call duration and status
    • Initial Call Information - contains the caller, called party and start time and call duration
    • Call Transfer Information - contains transferror (who transferred the call), the transferred party (received the transferred call), transferred target (the party being transferred), start time and call duration

Call Log of a Call Transfer

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Call Detail Report with Call Transfer

The call detail report will be updated to include the call transfers made.

Refer to the Call Report section of this guide.

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Enquiry Detail Report with Call Transfer

The call Enquiry report will be updated to include the call transfers made.

Refer to the Enquiry Report section of this guide.

Updated 13 days ago


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