Release Notes for Linkus (Mac Desktop)

Version 1.5.3

Date: July 2, 2024

  • Added support for entering character + in an email address.
  • Fixed the following login issues:
    • The password field was cleared after an auto-login failure due to no network connection.
    • Linkus Desktop Client was set to run at startup on a computer, but the account was failed to log in automatically when the computer woke up from sleep mode.
    • Failed to log in to Linkus Desktop Client with Microsoft Account.

Version 1.4.9

Date: April 22, 2024

Note: To use the following new features, system administrator needs to upgrade PBX to version or later.
  • Added Favorite Contacts feature, which allows you to mark the desired contacts as favorites for quick location and retrieval.

    For more information, see Mark or Remove Favorite Contacts.

  • Added support for logging in to Linkus with Microsoft account and Active Directory Domain account.
    Note: This feature is supported only when system administrator has integrated PBX with Microsoft Azure Active Directory or Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Added support for one-click clearing of all personal call logs (Path: Call Logs > ).
  • Optimized user experience in Linkus calls.

    During an active call, when you try to make a new call, add participants, or transfer the call, a fixed display of the extension list and favorite contacts will be shown on the right panel, enabling quick selection of the desired individuals.

  • Optimized user experience in External Chat: The size limit for file sharing via an SMS messaging channel is increased to a maximum of 100 MB.

Version 1.3.6

Date: February 1, 2024

  • Added support for Polskie (Polish) interface language.

Version 1.3.5

Date: January 17, 2024

Note: To use the following new features, system administrator needs to upgrade PBX to version or later.
  • Added Queue Call Logs feature, which allows call queue agents to check call histories for the call queues that they service, as well as changing the processing status of missed queue calls (Path: Call Logs > Queue Call Logs).
    Note: To achieve this, contact system administrator to grant corresponding permission to your extension.

    For more information, see Check and Manage Queue Call Logs.

  • Optimized user experience in External Chat:
    • Added support for transferring a messaging session to a message queue.

    • Added support for an agent of a message queue to pick up a messaging session from the queue.

  • Added CTI compatibility with Snom IP phones, which allows you to manage phone calls from Linkus Desktop Client while calls are made and received using the Snom IP phone.

    For more information, see CTI Compatible Snom IP Phones and Control a Snom IP Phone by Linkus Desktop Client.

  • Optimized text prompt for Forgot Password: When trying to reset password, you will be prompted to enter Extension Number instead of Username.

Version 1.2.10

Date: October 11, 2023

Note: The following new features require support from PBX server: Version or later.
  • Added support for Chat feature:
    • Internal Chat: Allow you to quickly collaborate with colleagues with personal chat or group chat.

      For more information, see Linkus Internal Chat (Instant Messaging, IM).

    • External Chat: Allow you to centrally receive and respond to customers' queries sent from different messaging channels (such as SMS and social media).

      For more information, see Linkus External Chat.

  • Added support for Hotkeys feature, which allows you to use keyboard shortcuts to quickly send instant messages, answer and control calls, or dial any selected phone number on your computer screen, without using the mouse.

    For more information, see Set up Hotkeys and Select and Dial with Hotkey.

  • Added support for Call Merge feature, which allows you to merge two active calls into an audio conference call, then host and manage it as the conference host.

    For more information, see Merge Calls into an Audio Conference Call.

  • Added support for All Reject Mode for Endpoints feature (Path: Preferences > Features > Call).

    This feature is disabled by default. If enabled, when you reject an incoming call on one of the endpoints (with your extension registered), the call will NOT ring other endpoints.

  • Added support for Čeština (Czech) and Chinese Traditional interface languages.
  • Optimized the compatibility with third-party CRMs / Helpdesks: When receiving inbound calls from CRM / Helpdesk contacts, a pop-up will appear on your web browser to show the contacts' profile.
  • Optimized user experience in Outlook integration: Whether Linkus Deskop Client is in Desktop Client mode or CTI mode, all the integration features (e.g. make calls in Outlook, call popup, call journal, and automatic contact creation) are available to use.

Version 1.1.2

Date: July 4, 2023

  • Added compatibility with the Boss-Secretary feature, which allows you to resume calls transferred from your secretary/boss.

    When your secretary/boss holds a call, a window will automatically pop up on your computer desktop, you can click Resume to resume the call.
    Note: This feature is only available for Boss Extension and Secretary Extension. For more information, contact your system administrator.

  • Added an option Send to for Voicemail, which allows you to decide whether to send notification emails to your mailbox or a custom mailbox when receiving new voicemails.

    For more information, see Customize Your Voicemail Settings.

  • Added support for the following interface languages:
    • German
    • Italian
    • Brazilian Portuguese
    • Dutch
    • Turkish
    • Spanish
    • Thai
    • French
    • Russian

    For more information about changing the display language of Linkus Desktop Client, see Change the Display Language.

  • Added Source filter in Call Logs. For inbound calls from Queues or Ring Groups, you can identify specific queue or ring group from the name and number.

  • Added Time filter for Recordings. You can filter recordings by the desired time range.
  • Optimized user interface to improve user experience.

Version 1.0.19

Date: May 4, 2023

  • First release of Linkus Desktop Client, a desktop application dedicated for Yeastar P-Series PBX System.

    With Linkus Desktop Client, users can access a full suite of telephony features as Linkus Web Client, while enjoying enhanced privacy and security.

    To use Linkus Desktop Client, system administrator needs to upgrade PBX server to or later, and users need to install Linkus Desktop Client on their computers.
    Note: This application is completely different from the one you have been using. As we rebrand Linkus, there are now two versions available, targeted at different users:
    • : Linkus Desktop Client (dedicated for P-Series PBX System)
    • : Linkus Lite (dedicated for S-Series VoIP PBX, Cloud PBX, and K2 IPPBX) - This is the one that you have been using, and has been renamed to distinguish it from the new application. We recommend that you use the new Linkus Desktop Client as the Linkus Lite supports limited features and may have compatibility issues.