âAuto-attendantâ is a term youâll often hear associated with phone systems. Theyâre a tremendously useful tool that can be customized to help businesses of all shapes and sizes.Â Weâve written this to explain the function of an auto-attendant, how it can help your business communicate, and how to configure a Tresta auto-attendant in just a few steps. Â
What is an auto attendant?
In the simplest terms, itâs exactly as the name implies: an automated attendant for your phone. Youâve probably dealt with one in the past: Have you ever called your pharmacy and heard âThank you for calling. To ask about a prescription, press 1. To speak to an associate, press 2â? That was an auto-attendant. It answers calls, plays a pre-recorded greeting, and gives the caller options to route their call. The caller presses the corresponding number on their dialpad and their call is routedâthatâs it.READ MORE