Similar to our popular mobile app, Hero connect softphone is also available on Microsoft Windows. It is a great option for anyone who needs to stay connected to the office from wherever they go. Our Hero softphone family is free to use and have been pre-configured with all the pieces needed to start making calls. All you need to do is enter your number and password.
Older Versions of Windows
If you are running a recent version of Microsoft Windows such as Windows 10 then you should be good to go, otherwise if you are running an older version of Windows such as Windows 7 or Windows 8 then you may need to first download the Visual C++ update from Microsoft. Please click the link below to download and install this update before proceeding with the installation of the Hero Softphone.
Install Hero Connect softphone.
- Download Hero Connect for Windows by clicking on this link
- Once downloaded, extract file and Install the application.
- You may receive a warning about the App not being recognised by Windows. Click on More Info and then click 'Run anyway' to proceed with the installation
- You may then see another warning about the app being from an unknown publisher. Again, click on 'Yes' to install the application
- If your firewall application such as Windows Defender asks for permission to communicate on your PC and network then please 'Allow' this.
How to use the Application
- Enter your phone number and password once the application starts up. Do NOT use your account number or email address to login.
- You need to use a phone or extension number (e.g. 092420000) as your Extension number.
- The password will be the same as that you entered when you signed up unless you changed this against the phone number you are logging in with.
- To Make/Receive calls, Use the dial pad like your normal phone.
- Add people to your audio conference.
- Enable/Disable recording of your call. (Recordings from application will save on your local device)
- Change Audio/Video settings as per your requirements.