Release 2023.5 of Home Assistant introduced the new Voice over IP integration that enables talking to the HA voice assistant using a regular (analog) phone. The instructions currently only apply to the Grandstream HT801 and HT802 analog phone adapters. After some trial and error, I managed to call Home Assistant from a SIP phone registered on my FreePBX VoIP server. Continue reading for more details on how to configure this in FreePBX.Continue reading Call Home Assistant from FreePBX
Category Archives: VoIP
Restart unregistered VoIP phone via PoE
Have you tried turning it off and on again? Sad but true, it really helps sometimes. In my particular case I have this Gigaset Maxwell 10 VoIP phone that sometimes loses its SIP registration on my FreePBX server. Manually rebooting the phone remediates the problem, but let’s automate that…Continue reading Restart unregistered VoIP phone via PoE
Configuring the Cisco SPA112 2-Port Phone Adapter for 3starsnet VoIP
The Cisco SPA112 is an Analogue Telephone Adapter, you can configure this device to enable internet telephony (VoIP) for up to two analogue telephones.
After plugging in the power, ethernet cable and analogue telephone, you can check the DHCP status of your internet (Wi-Fi) router for the IP-address of the SPA112. I actually used the Network Discovery Android app to discover the device on my home network.
Now we have found the IP-address, let’s configure this puppy… Continue reading Configuring the Cisco SPA112 2-Port Phone Adapter for 3starsnet VoIP