Setup Direct Dial Button to Access Cell Gateway

Once your Cell Gateway acount has been setup, you need to program your cell phone. Cell Gateway is something you call to “access your office dialtone”. What that really means is explained elsewhere on this web site. Just go with that for now and complete one of the steps below.

How to setup Android "Direct Dial" for 2.x & 3.x phones

  1. Program 804-726-1592 into your cell phone as a contact called “Cell Gateway"
  2. Press an open area of your cell phone home screen to pop up the
    window called "Add to Home
    screen".
  3. Choose  shortcuts and select a "Direct Dial" shortcut.
  4. Choose the "Cell Gateway" contact and a "Direct Dial" button will be on your screen.
  5. Set Show Dial Pad for "custom" number" 804-726-1592.

How to setup Android "Direct Dial" for 4.x phones

  1. Program 804-726-1592 into your cell phone as a contact called “Cell Gateway"
  2. Find the "Direct Dial" widget and place it on your phone desktop.
    The widget opens your contacts.
  3. Choose  "Cell Gateway" contact.
  4. A "Direct Dial" button for the contact "Cell Gateway"
    will now be on your screen.
  5. Set Show Dial Pad for "custom" number" 804-726-1592.

How to setup iPhones Favorites / Siri dialing (preferred method)

The iPhone OS does not allow for one touch buttons. Apple expects you to use Siri voice dialing or contact “Favorites”.

  1. Program 804-726-1592 into your cell phone as a contact called “Cell Gateway"
  2. Make this contact a favorite.
  3. Use favorites dialing or Siri voice command to make the calls.

How to setup an iPhones "One Touch Button”

Install an app using 804-726-1592 as the number. Two suggestions are…

  • Speed Dial – Free
  • One Touch Dial

How to setup Flip phones or Blackberry to use a “speed dial” key

  1. Program 804-726-1592 into your cell phone as a contact called “Cell Gateway”
  2. Give this contact a one-touch speed dial. We suggest you make it the “2” or “R” key.
  3. Press your one-touch speed dial key for a full second to connect to Cell Gateway dial tone.
    See a video of how this looks.

The above process saves one key press over normal cell phone use!

Cell Gateway Use Normal Cell Phone Use
[Direct Dial] + dial phone number [Phone Keypad] + dial + [SEND].

 

Further dialing automation

The above methods require you to call your contact manually after hearing Cell Gateway dial tone. Ask about our software for Android and Blackberry that allow you to first dial phone numbers from text and email hyperlinks or from a contact before
accessing Cell Gateway.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

* If you do not have a Cell Gateway account already setup, you will hear our "bad beep" and it will hang-up.