2 placing a call, Placing a call – CounterPath X-Lite 4.6 for Mac User Guide User Manual

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3.2 Placing a Call

Place the call as described in the table below. The outgoing call opens in its own call panel, below any other
existing call panels. You will hear a ringing tone while X-Lite attempts to make a connection.

See the next page for an example.


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Dialpad or computer

1. Enter the number or address in the call entry field using the dialpad

or the computer keyboard.

If entering a softphone address, you can enter the entire address
(6045551212@domainA.com) or just the number (6045551212).

As you type, a suggestion for completing the entry may appear.
Choose the suggestion or keep typing.

2. Click the Call button or press Enter.

Control-click a contact or
previous call

Contacts or History tab

Control-click an entry from the Contacts or History tab and choose Call
or Video Call.

(If the tab contains lots of entries, first search or filter the list.)

Double-click a contact

Contacts tab

Contacts have a “double-click” action (page 41) that either makes an
audio phone call or starts an IM.

Single-click a contact

Contacts tab

Hover over the right side of the contact to reveal the click-to-call
button. Click to place a call using the primary phone number for this


Redial button

• When the call entry field is empty, click the Call button.

• Or click the arrow in the call entry field and select a recent call.

An audio call is placed.



1. If the dialpad is not visible, click the Phone tab at the bottom.

2. Click the numbers on the dialpad to enter the phone number.

3. Click the Call button or press Enter.

From an instant message

Messages window

Click the menu at the top of the Messages window and choose Call.