We want to make sure that you know about the major updates made available in Webex Calling APIs.
For information on all new features and functionalty of Webex Calling, please visit this page on the Webex Help Center.
January 25, 2024
Provisioning API: Ability to Add and Manage Virtual Lines
Added the ability to add and manage Virtual Lines, their devices, numbers, and directory searches. Also added the ability to configure a subset of Virtual Line calling settings, including Caller ID, Call Forwarding, Call Waiting, Incoming Permission, Outgoing Calling Permissions, and Call Intercept.
October 23, 2023
Device API: Ability to search for a device by MAC address
Ability to list a device by querying on its MAC address.
August 31, 2023
Provisioning API: Ability to list and add Webex Calling Devices and Workspaces
Ability to list and add Webex Calling Workspaces and Devices, Device Call Settings with Third-party device activation. Additionally, ability to view/add/change/remove phone number, extension, and locationId to a Workspace.
Provisioning API: Device Line Key Template
Adding support for Devices Configuration API to manage Line Key Templates, in the Webex for Developers Platform.
July 31, 2023
API Provisioning: Enhancement to Custom Contact Group List
Webex Calling now allows adding location features like Hunt Group to the custom contact group list via API. The list is visible in the Receptionist Client.
July 27, 2023
API to select Preferred Device for call handling
With the increase in use of Webex clients and hybrid work environments, it’s desirable for end users to choose their preferred device to handle API-based call handling. This feature provides a capability to let the administrator or end user select the device to use for auto answer and Remote Control forced answer.
July 7, 2023
API Provisioning: Announcement Repository
Adding support for administrators to create an organization-level pool of announcements and media. For details, see Announcement Repository.
May 17, 2023
Provisioning API: Device Activation
Adding support for Device activation. This API allows administrators to add or remove Webex Calling Devices to Webex Calling users and places.
April 11, 2023
Support for Webex Calling API
You can now access the Webex Calling APIs using Service Apps. To start using the Service Apps, see Using Webex Service Apps.
Provisioning API: Create DECT Devices
Adding support for the creation of DECT Networks, base stations, and handsets
Features In Development
Provisioning API: Device Configuration Enhancements
Adding support for device details, compression settings, retrieval of IP address, and rebuilding phones, in the Devices API toolset.
Provisioning API: Manage DECT Devices
Adding support for the management of DECT Networks, base stations, and handsets
Provisioning API: Virtual Lines
Adding support for creation and management of Virtual Lines. APIs will be delivered in phases.