Cisco Provisioning -Set Up Procedure (TFTP Models)

CISCO 7960 / 7940


NOTE: Callture is no longer supporting TFTP Provisioned phones. However, if for some reason this is being done- please follow these instructions.


Before anything, Kamran must put the files in place for this phone on our server- let him know first before anything further can be done. You can find instructions for making this file here (


TFTP server Address is:

After entering the TFTP the phone should get the configuration from the server.


To enter the TFTP Server, follow these instructions:


  1. Factory reset the phone

Unplug the power cable from the phone, and then plug in the cable again.

The phone begins its power up cycle.

Immediately press and hold # and while the Headset, Mute, and Speaker buttons begin to flash in sequence, release #.

Press 123456789*0# within 60 seconds after the Headset, Mute, and Speaker buttons begin to flash.

If you enter this key sequence correctly, the phone displays this prompt:

Keep network cfg? 1 = yes 2 = no press 2


  1. Menu --> Unlock Config (option 9)

Default password is cisco

  1. Go to Menu --> Network Configuration (option 3) -->

  Go to 32. Alternate TFTP Option 33) : yes --> save if phone show no “yes” option then go back to step 2 phone might reboot at this point after phone is reboot you may have to repeat step 2 to unlock configuration setup goto 7. TFTP Server  and enter as TFTP server .




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