This guide has been written to describe how users can install Cisco Jabber on a personal Windows PC/Laptop.
Cisco Jabber is a unified communications application for University and personal Windows and macOS devices. Use of Cisco Jabber will allow staff to send and receive phone calls, conduct IM chats to other Jabber users, and search the UoD staff directory.
Cisco Jabber does not require the use of a VPN connection, it will automatically connect to the University network and replicate the usage of a desk phone, this also includes hunt group and pickup group functionality.
Jabber is best used for users who often work away from their desk or home working.
Installing Jabber onto your Windows Device
To install the Jabber software please follow the below link and on the page, scroll down to the section that is titled 'For Staff Use Only'
Unzip the file then double click the CiscoJabberSetup.msi file. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Please Note: When installing the Jabber onto your personal devices, you will be prompted with a series of certificates, please accept them all to complete the installation of Cisco Jabber. Once this is completed you can follow from step two below to sign in and use the application.