3 configuring x-lite, Setting up accounts, Populating your contact list – CounterPath X-Lite 4.6 for Windows User Guide User Manual

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2.3 Configuring X-Lite

Setting up Accounts

After obtaining SIP account information from your VoIP service provider, you can set up X-Lite accounts.

Set up the SIP Account


When the softphone appears, click the Go to Account Settings link. The SIP Account window appears.


In the Account tab, complete the User Details area with the information obtained from your VoIP service


Complete the remaining tabs as specified by your service provider or to suit your setup. Settings that you
may need to change immediately include:

Account tab, Domain Proxy area.

Topology tab, if your computer is on a network and/or behind a firewall.

For more information, see page 57.


Click OK; the account is created and registered (enabled).

Populating your Contact List

Typically, you will want to create contacts in order to easily make phone calls and send IMs.. You can:

Add addresses to the Contact list one by one. See page 26.

During a call that you place or receive, you can add the other party to your contact list. See “Handling an
Established Call” on page 13

For general information on contacts, see page 25.