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14.4. Converting Cisco 7961/41 IP Phone from DHCP to Static IP

Converting your Cisco 7941/61 from a DHCP (Dynamically Assigned IP Address) to a Static IP Address

  1. Press the Settings Button on your Phone
  2. Using the blue scroll button, press the down arrow until Option #2, "Network Configuration" or press the number 2 on your dial pad, and press the "Select" Softkey.
  3. Using the blue scroll button, press the down arrow until Option #22, "DHCP Enabled" or press the 22 on your dial pad.
  4. Press * * # on your dial pad. This will unlock the phone so you can edit the settings of the phone. To verify that you have successfully unlocked the phone, look at the top right corner of the screen and see a pad lock that is "unlocked".
  5. Once you have unlocked the phone a "NO" softkey will appear. Press the NO Softkey.
  6. Scroll down to Option #24, "Alternate TFTP" and verify that it says YES. If it does not say YES, press the YES Softkey.
  7. Scroll up to Option #8, "TFTP Server 1" or press 8 on your dial pad.
  8. Press the EDIT softkey and enter in 207*34*32*100
  9. Press the Validate softkey.
  10. Scroll up to Option #6, "IP Address" or press 6 on your dial pad.
  11. Press the EDIT softkey and enter in your static IP address, using the * key for the period (.)
  12. Press the Validate softkey.
  13. Scroll down to Option #7, "Subnet Mask" or press 7 on your dial pad.
  14. Press the EDIT softkey and enter in your Subnet Mask, using the * key for the period (.)
  15. Press the Validate softkey.
  16. Scroll down to Option #10, "Default Router " or press 10 on your dial pad.
  17. Press the EDIT softkey and enter in your Default Router or Gateway IP Address, using the * key for the period (.)
  18. Press the Validate softkey.
  19. Press the Save softkey.
  20. Press the Cancel softkey.
  21. Press the Save softkey
  22. At the bottom of the screen you should see "All changes Saved"

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