Overview

Front is a business application that helps you and your teammates manage shared inboxes with ease. It instantly routes messages to the right person without complicated threads and allows everyone on your team to collaborate on email, SMS, live chat, and more. Front provides a simple and straightforward way to manage work communication so your team can deliver a better customer experience and get more done together.

The Dialpad Front Integration puts the Dialpad platform at your fingertips and allows you to make and receive calls right from your Front inbox. With the ability to call with just one click, you can get back to customers faster and make the most of every conversation.

Key Features:

Native Calling

  • Initiate and receive calls directly inside Front and save time from switching between apps
  • Access call controls like recording, mute, hold and transfer from native CTI
  • Access recent and frequent contact list
  • Adjust inbound or outbound caller ID

Call Logging

  • Automatically log calls placed or received within Front back to the platform

Coach from Anywhere

  • Pop up real-time assist cards for frequently asked questions that include canned response as well as the option to include a hyperlink

How to setup

Enable the Integration

  • From Front, navigate to Settings > Integrations.
  • Find Dialpad in the list and select the toggle to enable the in-app Dialer, then select Save
  • Open the Dialpad plugin through your integrations panel to make or receive calls and send or receive SMS texts through your Dialpad number; you can also view call and text history with a specific Dialpad contact

Like other integrations, you need to be a Front Admin in order to set up the integration.

Note:

If you are on the Pro or Enterprise plan and would like to enable the integration with Call Logging in Front, you will need to be a Company Admin in Dialpad as well to get an API key.

Use the Dialpad CTI in Front

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Once your Front Admin has enabled the integration, you should see Dialpad in your integrations panel to the left. Click on the Dialpad logo to login to your account and start making calls directly from Front.

The Dialpad widget also houses general app settings that users will be familiar with using the desktop app. Those include:

  • Profile settings
  • Caller ID toggle
  • DND toggle
  • If applied, Custom Off Duty Status' for Call Center
  • Call screen/search

Make a Call

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From Front, navigate to Dialpad (integrations panel) > Place A Call and enter a name or number.

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You can also search for a contact first and then select the Phone icon in your conversation thread view.

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When you receive a call, you will need to click into the Dialpad CTI to answer.

Send a Message

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From Front, navigate to Dialpad (integrations panel) > Search icon to enter a name or number. You'll then select the Phone icon to start dialing.

Set Yourself to Do Not Disturb (DND)

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From Front, navigate to Dialpad (integrations panel) > Your Profile > Do Not Disturb. Select Disable to run off Do Not Disturb.

Additional info

Switching between different applications at work can slow you down, and every minute matters when it comes to resolving a customer issue or following up with a lead. Connecting Dialpad and Front streamlines your communication with your leads and customers and makes it easy for you to respond across all the ways they want to reach out: email, SMS, live chat, or over the phone. With the Dialpad Front integration, you can

    • Create calls directly from Front and save time from switching between apps
    • Create a recent and frequent contact list in Front so you can access the information you need quickly
    • Adjust ID and make changes in Front as the integration will automatically sync between the two platforms
    • Clear your inbox faster and delight your customers with quick turnaround
    • Instantly connect with customers, build stronger relationships, and deliver a better customer experience with sales and support over the phone
    Dialpad Front Integration