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Play a file.


Plays back given filenames (do not put extension of wav/alaw etc). The playback command answer the channel if no options are specified. If the file is non-existant it will fail

This application sets the following channel variable upon completion:

  • PLAYBACKSTATUS - The status of the playback attempt as a text string.
    • FAILED
      See Also: Background (application) – for playing sound files that are interruptible

WaitExten (application) – wait for digits from caller, optionally play music on hold


  • filenames
    • filename
    • filename2
  • options - Comma separated list of options
    • skip - Do not play if not answered
    • noanswer - Playback without answering, otherwise the channel will be answered before the sound is played.

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