How to Install Magicjack Plusby magicJack PLUS Use with or without computer Now that you have decided to get rid of your landline phone and give Magic Jack Plus a try, you get the fun task of getting your device set up and ready to make your first call. Do not worry, it is not nearly as difficult as you may imagine, and there are even options which will help you choose the best way to use the device.
With Magic Jack Plus you have two options for getting the device connected.
With the first option you simply plug the device into the USB port on a laptop or PC that is connected to your high speed Internet connection. You then plug your home phone into the jack of the device. If you use this option your computer will need to be on if you wish to make or receive calls. If the computer is off all incoming calls will go to voicemail.
The second option is to connect your Magic Jack is to plug the device into your wall power outlet. First, insert your home phone in the jack of the device. Next plug in an internet connected Ethernet cable into the other jack of your device which will be labeled “internet”. Finally insert your device into the included MagicJack USB power adapter. The power adapter will then be plugged into your wall. You can shut your computer down and still make and receive phone calls. *Note: During the initial registration, you still need to connect your device to a computer like in the first option.
The software for the device will enable you to access the program from the computer it is connected to or from any computer on the network. Once you launch the Magic Jack program you will be prompted to register your device, choose a phone number and make a test call. You get to select the phone number you want from a pool based on the area code you choose. This makes it easy to get a number that you can remember. You can also choose to keep your original phone number that you had with your local phone service provider.
The first time you use your Magic Jack you will want to play with some of the features and make sure that you understand how it all works. The voicemail will need to be set up. You can record your own outgoing message or choose an automated message. You can also select a different message for calls that come through call waiting while you are on the phone
This device is very handy, easy to use and very reliable. As long as your high speed Internet service is working, you have a telephone line! In cases of power outages when your router goes out, you may wish to have a cell phone on hand for emergencies. The cost savings of the Magic Jack over a traditional landline have made it a popular option for several years now. As the device has been improved from the original which had to be plugged into a computer directly to the more convenient Magic Jack Plus option which only needs a router, its popularity has grown. If you have any problems or questions about your device visit the Magic Jack website today!
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