Background 7942G

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Apr 28th, 2010
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Greetings,


What is the correct size for the background  image of the IP Phone 7942G?
I checked on two documents but i found different sizes
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this:   http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/voicesw/ps6788/phones/ps379/ps8536/prod_qas0900aecd80699c20.html
The size is 320 x 222.


and  this:  http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuipph/7962g_7942g/7_0/english/administration/guide/7962cus.html
The size is 320 pixels (width) X 196 pixels


both in 4-bit grayscale


Which  is correct?

I did this XML, but the phone can not find the image  in TFTP:


<CiscoIPPhoneImageList>
<ImageItem  Image = "TFTP: Desktops/320x196x4/TN-LOGO7942_80x49.png"
URL  = "TFTP: Desktops/320x196x4/Itau_LOGO7942_320x194.png" />
<ImageItem  Image = "TFTP: Desktops/320x196x4/TN-LOGO27942_80x49.png"
URL  = "TFTP: Desktops/320x196x4/Itau_LOGO27942_320x194.png" />
</ CiscoIPPhoneImageList>

Correct Answer by William Bell about 7 years 2 months ago

Just a follow up to Allan's post (+5 Mr. Thomas) I put together a "cheat sheet" of sorts for the background image dimensions used by different phones.  I have to update it with information on the gen-4 phones but you may find it helpful.


http://www.netcraftsmen.net/resources/blogs/customizing-phone-background-images-in-cucm-5x6x7x.html



HTH.


Regards,
Bill

Correct Answer by allan.thomas about 7 years 2 months ago

Hi Leonardo,


This is the one that I use:-


http://www.vcsoftwares.com/ImRe.html


Regards

Allan.

Correct Answer by allan.thomas about 7 years 2 months ago

Hi Leonardo,


I typically following the Phone administration guide for the particular device when it comes to resizing images and have never had a problem. If you are unable to see the image to select on the IP Phone then you need to ensure three things:-


1.  The images have been re-sized according to the guide, in this case:


The PNG files for background  images must meet the following requirements for proper display on the  Cisco Unified IP Phone:

  • Full size image—320 pixels  (width) X 196 pixels (height).

  • Thumbnail image—80 pixels  (width) X 49 pixels (height).



2.  The XML List file and Images have been uploaded to the correct directory on each TFTP server in the cluster:-


  •      Desktops/320x196x4/



3.  The TFTP Service on each node in cluster has been restarted.


Regards

Allan.


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allan.thomas Wed, 04/28/2010 - 12:16
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Hi Leonardo,


I typically following the Phone administration guide for the particular device when it comes to resizing images and have never had a problem. If you are unable to see the image to select on the IP Phone then you need to ensure three things:-


1.  The images have been re-sized according to the guide, in this case:


The PNG files for background  images must meet the following requirements for proper display on the  Cisco Unified IP Phone:

  • Full size image—320 pixels  (width) X 196 pixels (height).

  • Thumbnail image—80 pixels  (width) X 49 pixels (height).



2.  The XML List file and Images have been uploaded to the correct directory on each TFTP server in the cluster:-


  •      Desktops/320x196x4/



3.  The TFTP Service on each node in cluster has been restarted.


Regards

Allan.


Hope this helps, pls rate helpful posts.

Leonardo Oliveira Wed, 04/28/2010 - 13:03
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I  followed the Administration Guide of the phone. I changed the background of the 7911 phone with no  problems. The only question I got was about the bit of color, I  am using photoshop but not against the option of 4-bit grayscale. What program did you use?

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William Bell Wed, 04/28/2010 - 18:47
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Just a follow up to Allan's post (+5 Mr. Thomas) I put together a "cheat sheet" of sorts for the background image dimensions used by different phones.  I have to update it with information on the gen-4 phones but you may find it helpful.


http://www.netcraftsmen.net/resources/blogs/customizing-phone-background-images-in-cucm-5x6x7x.html



HTH.


Regards,
Bill

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Hey Bill,


Hope all is well my friend! It's a crazy a** blizzard here today

in Calgary (where is Spring??)


Thanks for linking up you excellent Blog posts. Much appreciated and certainly

a "must read"! +5 as always Bill.


+5 for you as well Allan, it's really great to see you back posting up High quality

answers!


Cheers!

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