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USER GUIDE
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Polycom® VVX® 300 and 310 Business Media Phones
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Contents
About This Guide ...................................................................................................... 6
Conventions Used in this Guide ..................................................................................................... 6
Terms and Writing Conventions ....................................................................................................... 6
Information Elements ....................................................................................................................... 7
Typographic Conventions ................................................................................................................ 8
What’s in This Guide? ...................................................................................................................... 8
Getting Help and Support Resources............................................................................................. 9
Getting Started ........................................................................................................ 10
Viewing Your Phone Keys and Hardware .................................................................................... 10
Understanding Phone Views ......................................................................................................... 11
Home View ..................................................................................................................................... 12
Lines View ...................................................................................................................................... 13
Calls View ...................................................................................................................................... 14
Understanding Phone Icons .......................................................................................................... 14
Navigating Your Phone’s Interface ............................................................................................... 15
Entering and Updating Data Fields ............................................................................................... 16
Using the Dialpad Keys .................................................................................................................. 17
Registering Your Phone ................................................................................................................. 18
Configuring Your Phone Using the Web Configuration Utility .................................................. 18
Using Basic Features ............................................................................................. 20
Managing Call Activity ................................................................................................................... 20
Answering Incoming Calls ............................................................................................................. 21
Answering Additional Calls ............................................................................................................ 22
Answering Calls on Shared Lines .................................................................................................. 22
Answering Calls Automatically ....................................................................................................... 22
Managing Multiple Calls ................................................................................................................. 23
Placing Calls ................................................................................................................................... 24
Calling from the Dialer.................................................................................................................... 25
Placing Calls from Favorites, Recent Calls, and Directories ......................................................... 26
Redialing Numbers......................................................................................................................... 26
Ending Calls .................................................................................................................................... 27
Using Headsets ............................................................................................................................... 27
Enabling Headset Memory Mode................................................................................................... 28
Responding to Incoming Calls ...................................................................................................... 28
Ignoring Incoming Calls.................................................................................................................. 28
Rejecting Incoming Calls................................................................................................................ 28
Forwarding Incoming Calls ............................................................................................................ 29
Managing Active Calls.................................................................................................................... 29
Holding Calls .................................................................................................................................. 29
Transferring Calls ........................................................................................................................... 30
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Managing Conference Calls .......................................................................................................... 30
Initiating Conference Calls ............................................................................................................. 31
Holding and Resuming Conference Calls ...................................................................................... 31
Ending Conference Calls ............................................................................................................... 32
Splitting Conference Calls .............................................................................................................. 32
Managing Conference Call Participants......................................................................................... 32
Changing the Way Calls are Answered ........................................................................................ 33
Forwarding Calls ............................................................................................................................ 33
Rejecting Calls from a Contact ...................................................................................................... 34
Diverting Calls from a Contact ....................................................................................................... 35
Using Do Not Disturb ..................................................................................................................... 35
Using Do Not Disturb with Multiple Lines ....................................................................................... 36
Listening to Voicemails.................................................................................................................. 37
Viewing Recent Calls...................................................................................................................... 37
Managing Your Contact Directory ................................................................................................ 39
Managing a Corporate Directory ................................................................................................... 41
Controlling Audio and Volume ...................................................................................................... 42
Updating the Incoming Call Ringtone ............................................................................................ 43
Updating a Contact’s Ringtone ...................................................................................................... 43
Changing the Volume..................................................................................................................... 43
Muting the Microphone................................................................................................................... 43
Changing the Audible Ring Setting ................................................................................................ 44
Managing Favorites ........................................................................................................................ 44
Managing Shared Lines ................................................................................................................. 46
Using Advanced Features ...................................................................................... 47
Using Buddy Lists .......................................................................................................................... 47
Updating Your Status ..................................................................................................................... 48
Managing a Buddy List................................................................................................................... 49
Blocking Contacts .......................................................................................................................... 50
Monitoring Buddies ........................................................................................................................ 50
Integrating with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 ............................................................................... 51
Using the Browser .......................................................................................................................... 51
Navigating the Main Browser ......................................................................................................... 52
Entering Information in the Main Browser ...................................................................................... 53
Broadcasting Messages Using Push-to-Talk and Group Paging .............................................. 53
Push-to-Talk Mode ......................................................................................................................... 54
Using Group Paging Mode ............................................................................................................. 57
Using the Calendar ......................................................................................................................... 60
Opening and Closing the Calendar ................................................................................................ 62
Navigating Month View .................................................................................................................. 62
Navigating Day View ...................................................................................................................... 63
Navigating Meeting View ............................................................................................................... 63
Managing Meeting Reminders ....................................................................................................... 64
Joining Meetings from the Calendar .............................................................................................. 65
Using a Mouse and Keyboard with Your Phone .......................................................................... 65
Using a Mouse and Keyboard with Your Phone ............................................................................ 66
Logging into Your Phone ............................................................................................................... 69
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Logging In and Out of a Phone ...................................................................................................... 70
Placing Calls in the Logged-Out State ........................................................................................... 70
Changing Your Password .............................................................................................................. 71
Locking Your Phone ....................................................................................................................... 71
Understanding Your User Password.............................................................................................. 72
Locking and Unlocking Your Phone ............................................................................................... 72
Placing and Answering from a Locked Phone ............................................................................... 73
Accessing Features with Your Login Credentials ....................................................................... 73
Customizing the Phone’s Display ......................................................................... 75
Changing the Language on Your Phone ...................................................................................... 75
Changing the Display Contrast ..................................................................................................... 75
Changing the Time and Date Display ........................................................................................... 75
Changing the Backlight.................................................................................................................. 76
Changing the Background Picture ............................................................................................... 77
Changing the Background Picture ................................................................................................. 78
Using a Personal Photo as a Background Picture ......................................................................... 78
Displaying Screen Savers .............................................................................................................. 79
Choosing a Screen Saver .............................................................................................................. 79
Troubleshooting ...................................................................................................... 80
Understanding Phone Warnings ................................................................................................... 80
Restarting the Phone...................................................................................................................... 80
Updating Phone Configuration ..................................................................................................... 81
Testing Phone Hardware................................................................................................................ 81
Getting Help............................................................................................................. 82
Related Documents ........................................................................................................................ 82
The Polycom Community............................................................................................................... 83
Copyright, Safety, and Regulatory Notices .......................................................... 84
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About This Guide
This guide uses a number of conventions that help you to understand information and perform tasks.
Conventions Used in this Guide
This user guide contains terms, graphical elements, and typographic conventions. You need to familiarize
yourself with these terms, elements, and conventions to successfully perform tasks.
Terms and Writing Conventions
 The Phone/your phone These terms refer to either the VVX 300 or VVX 310 phone. Unless
specifically noted in this guide, both phones operate in the same way, and the information in this
guide applies to both phones. Throughout this guide, VVX 300 is used to represent both the VVX
300 and VVX 310 phones.
 Press This term indicates pressing a key on the keypad, a line key, an arrow key, a hard key—
such as Hold or Microphone Mute—or pressing and holding a soft key.
 Select Submenu > Submenu > Submenu This convention describes how to access submenus.
Each submenu name is in bold and separated by a greater than (>) symbol. If the instructions
indicate to select Basic > Preferences > Language, select the Basic submenu, then the
Preferences submenu, and then the Language submenu.
 Highlight This term indicates selecting an item on the screen so that its appearance brightens.
Soft keys apply to highlighted items.
 Select This term indicates selecting an item on the screen by using the arrow keys—up, down,
left, and right—to highlight an item. Pressing the central Select key opens another screen for the
selected option.
 Views Your phone has four views: Home, Calls, Active Call, and Lines, which is the default view
on VVX phones. A view is a specific screen on the phone’s interface that provides unique
information and enables you to perform specific tasks.
 Dialpad The dialpad is the area of the keypad you use to enter numbers and characters. The
dialpad consists of the number and symbol keys, which includes the asterisk (*) and pound (#)
keys.
 Key This term applies to any button on the phone’s console. Phone keys include the dialpad keys
and the following keys:
,
,
,
,
,
,
, and
.
 Option An option is one of a series of items you can select for a phone setting, such as Enabled
and Disabled.
 Held call Any call, including a conference call, that is on hold.
 Active call A call, including a conference call, you’re currently in.
 Setting The name of a field where you can define information or choose an option.
 Field The area of the screen next to a setting in which you can enter information or select an
option.
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 Icon A picture on the screen. The following types of icons are available on VVX phones:
 An icon that you can select to access a function, feature, setting, or application. For example,
when you’re in Home view, you can select the New Call icon (
) to place a call.
 An icon that provides phone information or status only. Selecting this type of icon doesn’t
access another function. For example, your phone displays an icon that indicates when you
have a voicemail message.
 Soft key The context-sensitive keys that display along the bottom of the screen and update
depending on the task you’re performing. To see additional options, if available, press the More
soft key, as shown below. The More soft key is always on the far-right side of the soft key area, as
shown next.
 Soft key area The area along the bottom of the screen that displays context-sensitive soft keys,
as shown above.
 Status bar The status bar is the top-most part of the screen, as shown next. It displays the time
and date or other messages for your phone.
Information Elements
This guide includes the following icons to alert you to important information.
Icons Used in this Guide
Name
Icon
Description
Note
The Note icon highlights information of interest or important information needed
to be successful in accomplishing a procedure or to understand a concept.
Administrator Tip
The Administrator Tip icon highlights techniques, shortcuts, or productivity
related tips.
Caution
The Caution icon highlights information you need to know to avoid a hazard that
could potentially impact device performance, application functionality, or
successful feature configuration.
Warning
The Warning icon highlights an action you must perform (or avoid) to prevent
issues that can cause you to lose information or your configuration setup,
and/or affect phone or network performance.
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Web Info
The Web Info icon highlights supplementary information available online such
as documents or downloads on support.polycom.com or other locations.
Timesaver
The Timesaver icon highlights a faster or alternative method for accomplishing
a method or operation.
Power Tip
The Power Tip icon highlights faster, alternative procedures for advanced
administrators already familiar with the techniques being discussed.
Troubleshooting
The Troubleshooting icon highlights information that helps you solve a relevant
problem or to refer you to other relevant troubleshooting resources.
Settings
The Settings icon highlights settings you need to choose for a specific behavior,
to enable a specific feature, or to access customization options.
Typographic Conventions
This guide uses the following typographic conventions to distinguish types of in-text information.
Typographic Conventions
Convention
Description
Bold
Highlights interface items such as menus, soft keys, file names, and directories.
Also used to represent menu selections and text entry to the phone.
Italics
Used to emphasize text, to show example values or inputs, and to show titles of
reference documents available from the Polycom Support web site and other
reference sites.
Blue Text
Used for cross references to other sections within this document and for hyperlinks
to external sites and documents.
Courier
Used for code fragments and parameter names.
What’s in This Guide?
This guide is organized into six chapters. The first two chapters introduce the phone and explain how to
use the phone’s basic features. The following three chapters describe advanced features, and how to
customize your phone to suit your needs. The final two chapters show you where to get help and outline
known issues and workarounds. The guide also includes safety information.
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Getting Started This chapter contains general information you need to know before you start using
your Polycom phone. This chapter describes phone’s hardware and phone views and how to navigate
menus and enter data.
Using Basic Features This chapter describes all the basic features that your phone offers, such as
how to add contacts and favorites, or transfer or forward calls.
Using Advanced Features This chapter describes the advanced, optional features, available for your
phone, which includes recording calls, locking your phone, monitoring buddies, and accessing a Browser.
Customizing Your Phone This chapter describes the ways you can customize your phone, including
setting up a screen saver or changing the backlight, choosing a background picture, or setting the time
and date format.
Administrative Tasks This chapter describes tasks that your administrator can ask you to perform on
your phone, which can include investigating phone issues, restarting the phone, updating the phone’s
configuration, and testing the phone’s hardware.
Getting Help This chapter provides you with links to Polycom or partner documents and web sites. You
can also find links to the Polycom Community, which provides a number of discussion forums you can
use to share ideas with your colleagues.
Copyright, Safety, and Regulatory Notices This End-User License Agreement outlines important
safety and compliance information for your phone.
Getting Help and Support Resources
This user guide includes a Getting Help section where you can find links to Polycom product and support
sites and partner sites. You can also find information about The Polycom Community, which provides
access to discussion forums you can use to discuss hardware, software, and partner solution topics with
your colleagues. To register with the Polycom Community, you must create a Polycom online account.
The Polycom Community includes access to Polycom support personnel, as well as user-generated
hardware, software, and partner solutions topics. You can view top blog posts and participate in threads
on any number of recent topics.
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Getting Started
This user guide helps you navigate and use your Polycom® VVX® 300 or VVX 310 phone. It provides an
overview of your phone, and walks you through tasks so you can successfully use your phone to perform
basic and advanced phone functions.
This chapter provides you with details you need to know about your VVX 300 or 310 phone’s features,
components, and user interface before you begin using your phone. This chapter also shows you how to
configure your phone remotely using the Polycom Web Configuration Utility.
Note: Accessing Features and Options
As you read this guide, keep in mind that your system administrator configures and chooses
features available on your phone. As a result, some features are not enabled on your phone. The
examples and figures in this guide do not always reflect what displays on your phone screen.
Viewing Your Phone Keys and Hardware
Use the following figure to understand your Polycom phone’s hardware features. For more information
about attaching phone hardware, including how to connect your phone to the network, see the Quick Start
Guide for your phone available your phones web page on Polycom Business Media Phones.
Figure 1: Understanding VVX 300 and 310 Hardware Features
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Use the following table to understand the hardware features on your VVX 300 and 310 phone.
Table 1: VVX 300 and 310 Hardware Features
Feature
Description
Speaker
Provides ringer and hands-free (speakerphone) audio output.
Dialpad
Enables you to enter numbers, letters, and special characters. You can also use
the dialpad keys to select menu items that have index numbers.
Security slot
Enables you to connect the back of your phone to a laptop cable lock so you can
secure it to a desktop. For more information about locking your phone to a
desktop, see Security Slots on Polycom Phones (Technical Bulletin 64654).
Message Waiting Indicator
Flashes red to indicate new messages.
Home key
Enables you to press
view, press
from any screen to display Home view. From Home
to display other phone views.
Screen
Shows a 2.2-inch diagonal screen with a backlight.
Navigation keys/Select key
Scrolls through information or options displayed on the phone’s screen. Selects
a field of displayed data.
Headset key
Enables you to place and receive calls through a headset. The key glows green
when an analog headset is activated.
Speakerphone key
Enables you to place and receive calls using the speakerphone. The key glows
green when activated.
Mute key
Mutes your audio during calls and conferences. The key glows red when audio
is muted.
Volume keys
Adjusts the volume of the handset, headset, speaker, and phone’s ringer.
Microphone
Transmits sound from your phone to other phones.
Understanding Phone Views
Your phone has three main views: Home, Calls, and Lines view, which is the default view. Home view
displays your messages, settings, and information. Lines view is your phone’s default phone view and
displays your phone lines, your favorites, and conditional soft keys. In Calls view, you can see all your
active and held calls.
To change views:
» For Home view, press
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Troubleshooting: I Can’t Access Different Phone Views
The views you can access depend on the number of calls your phone has, and whether your phone
has an active call. If your phone is idle, you can access Home and Lines view by pressing
. If
your phone has only one active call, you can access the Home and Lines view by pressing
. If
your phone has multiple calls, or one held call, you can access Home, Lines, and Calls view by
pressing
.
At the top of each view is a status bar, which shows the date and time and important phone messages, as
shown next.
Figure 2: Viewing the Status Bar
Home View
You can display Home view by pressing
. At the bottom of Home view is a Page Indicator that shows
how many pages of icons Home view displays, as shown next.
Figure 3: Viewing the Page Indicator
To view more menu options in Home view:
» Press the down or up arrow key to navigate the pages in Home view.
To select a menu option:
» Press the right or left arrow key to choose a menu option, and press Select.
The following icons display in Home view on your phone:
 New Call Displays the Dialer so you can place a call.
 Messages Provides you with access your voicemail.
 Directories Enables you to access your Contact Directory, Favorites, Recent Calls list, Corporate
Directory and Buddy Status List.
 Forward
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 DND Enables Do Not Disturb for your phone. When DND is enabled, your phone doesn’t ring and
incoming calls go to voicemail.
 Settings
phone.
Provides you with access to phone features and settings you can use to customize your
The following are additional icons available on your phone:
 Applications Provides you with access to a menu of custom applications. See your administrator
for information about any applications available for your phone.
 Calendar Show a calendar with your meeting details. You can also join meetings from your
phone using the calendaring feature.
Lines View
Lines view is your phone’s default phone view and displays your phone lines, your favorites, and
conditional soft keys, as shown next.
Figure 4: Viewing Lines View
In Lines view, you can press a line key to access the Dialer and view the number of active or held calls on
your phone, as shown below. If your phone line has an active call, the call color is medium gray. If your
phone line has one or more held calls, the call color is light gray. The number of total calls on your phone
line is shown above the calls. To select a call, use the up and down arrow keys.
Figure 5: Viewing Active and Held Calls in Lines View
Troubleshooting: Why Can’t I Access the Idle Browser?
You can’t access the Idle Browser during phone calls. To access the Main Browser, select
Applications from Home view. For information about the Browser, see Using the Browser.
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Calls View
You can access Calls view if your phone has an active and held call in progress, or you have one call on
hold. In Call view, you can use the up and down arrow keys to see all your active and held calls. If your
phone has more than on line, your calls display under the associated line, as shown next.
The following colors indicate the call statuses on your phone:
 Medium gray Active call
 Dark gray Incoming call
 Light gray Held call
You can use the up and down arrow keys to highlight a call. When you select a call, available soft keys
display for the call.
Figure 6: Viewing Calls View
Understanding Phone Icons
The VVX 300 and 310 has a number of icons that display on your phone screen. The following table
displays the icons and indicators used on the VVX 300 and 310 phone screen.
Table 2: Icons Used on the VVX 300 and 310
Icon
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Icon
Description
Registered line
Phone warning
Unregistered line
Login credentials invalid
Placing a call
Shared line
Active call using Polycom HD
Voice
Shared line with a held call
Held call
Call forwarding is enabled
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Incoming call
New messages
Active conference
Presence status (Available)
Placed call
Presence status (Busy or In a Call)
Received call
Presence status (Away)
Missed call
Presence status (Do Not Disturb)
Favorite
Presence status (Offline)
Do Not Disturb enabled
Presence status (No information)
Navigating Your Phone’s Interface
Your phone has a number of keys and soft keys you can use to navigate menus and phone views on your
phone. The following table shows you how to use keys and soft keys to perform tasks and navigate your
phone.
Table 3: Navigating Your VVX 300 and 310 Phones
Task
Action
Return to Home view from any
screen
Press
Return to the previous screen
Press Back, as shown next. You can also press the left arrow key to return
to the previous screen.
Switch phone views
Press
to switch between Home view and Lines view or between Home
view, Lines view, and Calls view during an active call.
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Task
Action
Place a call
Press Dial or use the right arrow key from a call list.
Highlight calls in Calls view
Use the up and down arrow keys to select a call. The available soft keys,
such as Hold or Resume, display for the highlighted call.
Select a menu item or option
Use the up and down arrow keys to highlight a menu item or option, and
press Select.
If the menu is numbered, press the corresponding dialpad key for a menu
option. For example, press 4 to enter the Backlight Timeout menu, as
shown above.
You can also use * to page up and # to page down for the additional menu
options.
Close an option box without
selecting an item or option
Press the left arrow key or the Back soft key.
Select a soft key, menu item, or
option
Use the up and down arrow keys to highlight the menu item or option and
press the appropriate soft key.
You can also press the corresponding number on the dialpad to select the
item in a numbered list.
Select a soft key not displayed on
screen
Press the More soft key, if displayed in the far-right of the soft key area, to
view additional soft keys, as shown next.
Entering and Updating Data Fields
You can enter information into text fields on your phone using the dialpad keys on the phone’s console.
You have two options on your phone for entering information: Mode and Encoding.
 Mode
Enables you to enter numerical and text characters in title case, lowercase, or uppercase.
 Encoding Enables you to enter alphanumeric and special characters, including numbers, text,
and characters in special languages.
The following table lists the available Mode and Encoding options on your phone.
Table 4: Mode and Encoding Options on VVX Phones
Available Text Options in Mode
Available Text Options in Encoding
Abc
Abc
ABC
ABC
abc
abc
123
123
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Available Text Options in Encoding
ASCII
Latin (to enter accented characters)
Katakana (for Japanese characters)
Unicode (to store characters as double bytes)
Cyrillic (for Russian characters)
Using the Dialpad Keys
You can use the dialpad keys on your phone console to enter field information. The following table shows
you how to enter information in text fields using the dialpad and text options on your phone.
Table 5: Entering Information on the VVX Phones
Task
Action
Enter numbers or text in
uppercase, lowercase, or title case
Select Encoding or Mode, and select one of the alphabetic options: Abc,
ABC, or abc.
Enter only numbers
Select Encoding or Mode, and select the numeric (123) option.
Enter text in a special language
Select Encoding, and select one of the language options.
Enter a character
Press a dialpad key repeatedly to view the character options and stop to
select a character. When the character you want to enter displays in the
field, wait one second before pressing the dialpad to enter the next
character.
Enter a number
Press a dialpad key to enter the number that displays on that key.
Enter a special character
Select Encoding, and select one of the alphabetic (Abc, ABC, or abc)
options. Then, press the 1, *, 0, or # key repeatedly to enter one of the
following special characters:

1 key: ! | ‘ ^ \ @ : 1

* key: . * - & % + ; ( )

0 key: / , _ $ ~ = ? 0

# key: # > < { } [ ] “ ‘
Note: You can’t access special characters when you’re in numerical (123)
mode.
Enter a space
Select Encoding, and select one of the alphabetic (Abc, ABC, or abc)
options. Then, press the 0 key.
Note: You can’t enter a space when you’re in numerical (123) mode.
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Task
Action
Delete one or more characters
Use the left and right arrow keys until the cursor is positioned to the right of
the characters you want to delete, and press
.
Registering Your Phone
Your system administrator configures your phone with the necessary parameters so that the phone is
registered and ready to set up before you receive your phone.
If your phone is not part of a large phone deployment, your phone is registered after you set up your
phone. Make sure that you or your system administrator registers the phone before you set up and begin
using your phone.
Web Info: How to Register Your Phone
For detailed information about registering your phone after installation, see Registering Standalone
Polycom Phones (Quick Tip 44011).
Configuring Your Phone Using the Web
Configuration Utility
This section explains how to update your phone’s settings using the phone’s menu commands. You can
also update these settings remotely with the Polycom Web Configuration Utility.
The Web Configuration Utility enables you to view and configure your phone’s software features from a
computer using any compatible web browser. The utility provides a browser-friendly view of the settings
you can configure on your phone. Using the utility, you can perform many of the same updates from your
computer that you can perform using your phone’s menu system.
Web Info: Using the Web Configuration Utility
For detailed information on accessing, navigating, and using the utility, see the Polycom Web
Configuration Utility User Guide.
Before you begin using the Web Configuration Utility, you need to know the IP address of your phone and
the user password to log in to the utility.
To find your phone’s IP address:
» From Home view, Select Settings > Status > Platform > Phone, and use the arrow keys to
navigate to your phone’s IP address.
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To access the Web Configuration Utility for your phone:
1 Launch a web browser from a computer on the same network as your phone.
2 In the address bar of your web browser, enter the IP address of your phone and press Enter. For
example, if your phone’s IP address is 123.22.3.4, enter this information in the address bar.
3 From the Web Configuration Utility login screen, select User, enter the user password, and click
Submit. The default user password for Polycom phones is 123.
The Web Configuration Utility Home screen displays.
After you log into the Web Configuration Utility, you can begin setting up different features on your phone
under Preferences.
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Using Basic Features
Now that you are familiar with your phone’s user interface, you are ready to perform basic phone tasks
that you can do on a daily basis. This chapter explains how to handle multiple calls at one time, how to
manipulate incoming and active calls, and how to access directories and lists so you can perform tasks
quickly and efficiently.
This chapter includes information about the following tasks:
 Calling, answering, holding, and ending calls
 Ignoring, rejecting, forwarding, and transferring calls
 Setting up conference calls
 Enabling Do Not Disturb
 Listening to voicemail
 Managing Directories, Recent Calls, and Favorites
 Customizing ringtones
 Controlling phone volume
 Using headsets
 Managing shared lines
Managing Call Activity
Your system administrator can set up your phone to have up to six lines with unique extension numbers,
or the same extension number as other lines on your network. Your phone can manage a maximum of 24
active, incoming, and held calls at a time on all registered lines. However, you can only have one active
call in progress with numerous other incoming calls or calls on hold.
You can place and answer calls using the following:
 The handset
 The speakerphone
 A headset
To alternate between the handset, headset, and speakerphone:
» During a call, pick up the handset, press
, or press
.
For example, if you’re using the handset, you can switch to headset mode by pressing
switch to speakerphone mode by pressing
When you’re in speakerphone mode,
an analog headset is connected.
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Troubleshooting: Why Doesn’t the Speakerphone Work?
If your speakerphone doesn’t work, your system administrator disabled the speakerphone option.
You must use the handset or a headset to answer and place calls. If your system administrator has
disabled the speakerphone on your phone, Handsfree mode disabled displays on the screen after
you press
.
Power Tip: Setting Your Headset As The Default Mode for All Calls
If you frequently use a headset, you can set your phone to automatically answer calls using the
headset. To enable the headset as the default mode for calls, see Enabling Headset Memory Mode.
Answering Incoming Calls
All incoming calls display in an Incoming Call window, as shown next.
Figure 7: Viewing the Incoming Call Window
You can answer incoming calls by:
 Picking up the handset.
 Pressing Answer. The call is answered using the speakerphone.
 Pressing
. The
is green when in use.
 Pressing
. The
is green when in use.
 Pressing the line key of the incoming call. The line key of the incoming call blinks green and the call
is answered using the speakerphone.
If you’re already in handset, speakerphone, or headset mode, press Answer, and the phone
automatically uses the mode you’re currently using.
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If you don’t answer an incoming call within 10 seconds, the Incoming Call window disappears, and the
incoming call is displayed in Calls view, as shown next.
Figure 8: Viewing Incoming Calls in Calls View
You can answer incoming calls in Calls view by picking up the handset, pressing
, pressing
, or
pressing the line key of the incoming call. From Calls view, you can also press Answer to use the
speakerphone.
Note: Answering Calls When Your Phone is Locked
You can answer incoming calls on a locked phone by entering your password. For information about
answering calls from a locked phone, see Calling and Answering from a Locked Phone.
Answering Additional Calls
If you are on an active call and you receive an incoming call on the same or a different line, a call waiting
tone beeps, and the Incoming Call window displays.
To answer an incoming call:
» Press Answer.
The active call you are currently on is held.
If you don’t answer the incoming call within 10 seconds, the Incoming Call window disappears, and Calls
view displays, as shown above.
Answering Calls on Shared Lines
If you share a line with another phone, you and another person can answer, hold, and resume calls on
the same line. If you answer the call and hold it, anyone who shares your line can resume the held call.
For more information about shared lines, see Managing Shared Lines.
Answering Calls Automatically
You can enable auto answer on your phone to answer calls automatically so that you don’t have to pick
up the handset or press a key to answer calls. When you enable auto answer, your phone automatically
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answers incoming calls using the speakerphone. Ask your system administrator about enabling auto
answer and setting how many times your phone rings before the call is answered.
If Auto Answer is enabled and you receive an incoming call while you’re in an active call, the incoming
call is automatically answered when you end or hold the current call.
Your phone’s default setting mutes the microphone for all auto-answered calls so that the party calling
you can’t hear you until you are ready to talk. The mute button,
muted. You can press
, glows red when the microphone is
to unmute the microphone when you are ready to talk.
To enable your phone to automatically answer incoming calls:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Auto Answer.
2 From the Auto Answer screen, do one or both of the following:
 To enable your phone to automatically answer SIP calls, select Auto Answer SIP Calls, and
select Yes. The default setting is No.
 To mute the microphone for all auto-answered calls so the incoming caller can’t hear you, select
Microphone Mute, and select Yes. The default setting is Yes.
3 Press Save.
After you have enabled auto answer, your phone answers all incoming calls after the set amount of
default rings using the speakerphone.
Managing Multiple Calls
You can manage multiple calls from the Calls and Lines views. Calls view displays all the calls for each
phone line, as shown below. All the active and held calls for a line display under the associated phone
line. Use the arrow keys to navigate between your lines and the calls on each line.
Figure 9: Managing Calls in Calls View
To switch to Lines view from Calls view:
» Press More > Lines, or press
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Lines view shows you each line on your phone and how many calls each line has, as shown below. In this
example, line 2326 has one active call, and line 2327 has one held call.
Figure 10: Viewing Calls in Lines View
If you press a line key that has a call on hold, that call is resumed and the active call is held.
To highlight a call, use the up and down keys to select the call. You can press one of the soft keys to
hold, resume, end, or transfer the highlighted call, or set up a conference with the highlighted call.
Placing Calls
You can place a call using the handset, speakerphone, headset, or by pressing the line key of the phone
number you want to call. You can either dial the number first, and choose a method—by picking up the
handset, pressing
, pressing
, or pressing the line key of the phone number you want to call—or
choose a method first, and dial the number.
You can place calls in these ways:
 Manually, from the Dialer
 Automatically, by tapping a favorite in Lines view
 Automatically, from your Favorites list, Recent Calls list, or Contact Directory
Note: Calling from a Locked Phone
If your phone is locked, see Calling and Answering from a Locked Phone for information about
placing calls when your phone is locked.
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Calling from the Dialer
The Dialer displays a list of previously placed calls. Select one of the entries to automatically enter the
number into the Dialer field, or, enter a number. As you enter numbers, the Dialer displays a list of similar
numbers, as shown next. Use the up and down arrow keys to select a match.
Figure 11: Placing a Call Using the Dialer
To display the Dialer, do one of the following:
 From Home view, select New Call.
 From Lines or Calls view, press New Call. The New Call soft key doesn’t display when you have an
active call.
 If your phone is idle, start entering a phone number.
 Pick up the handset, or press
or
. This method only works if you don’t have an active call.
 In Lines view, press a line key that has no calls.
Power Tip: Choosing URLs or Numbers Mode from the Dialer
To enter a URL in the Dialer, tap URL. To exit URL mode and enter numbers, tap Number.
Note: No New Call Icon when Maximum Calls Reached
The New Call soft key is not displayed when the maximum number of calls is reached. The
maximum number of calls is 24 calls.
When you access the Dialer, an active call is held.
To call from the Dialer, use one of the following methods:
 Enter the number and pick up the handset, press a line key, press
, or press
.
 If you’re already in handset, speakerphone, or headset mode, enter the number and press Dial.
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Note: Handling Automatically Placed Calls
Your administrator sets up your phone to automatically place the call after you enter a certain
number of digits. If your phone doesn’t automatically place the call, press Send.
Placing Calls from Favorites, Recent Calls, and Directories
In addition to the Dialer, you can place calls from the Recent Calls list, Favorites list, and your Directory.
You can also call a favorite from Home or Lines view.
To call from the Recent Calls list:
1 Access your Recent Calls list by doing one of the following:
 From Home view, select Directories, and select Recent Calls.
 From Lines view, press the right arrow key for the Placed Calls list, the down arrow key for the
Missed Calls list, or the left arrow key for the Received Calls list.
2 From the Recent Calls list, select the person you want to call and press Dial.
To call from your Favorites list:
1 From Home view, select Directories or press the up arrow key and select Favorites.
2 From your Favorites list, select the favorite you want to call, and press Dial.
To call from your Directory:
1 From Home view, select Directories, and select Contact Directory.
2 From your Directory, select the contact you want to call.
3 Place the call by doing one of the following:
 From the contact’s information screen, press Info, select the contact, and press Dial.
 Use the up and down arrow key to select the contact, and press Dial.
Redialing Numbers
To dial the last number you called, press the right arrow key for the Placed Calls list. The first number in
the list is the last call you placed.
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To redial a number:
» From the Placed Calls list, as shown next, press Dial.
Use the up and down arrow key to select other previously placed calls.
Ending Calls
You can end an active call in the following ways:
 Place the handset on the cradle.
 From Lines or Calls view, press End Call.
 In Calls view, highlight the call before you press End Call.
To end a held call:
» From Calls view, select the held call, and press Resume > End Call.
Using Headsets
You can connect an analog headset to your phone. If an analog headset is connected and in use,
glows green.
If you use a headset, you can set up your phone so that all calls use your headset (see Enabling Headset
Memory Mode). If you use a headset that supports electronic hookswitch (EHS), you can press the
hookswitch button to place, answer, and end calls. In addition, you can mute calls and control the volume
from your headset.
For information about how to connect a headset to your phone, see the Quick Start Guide for your phone,
which is available on the Polycom Business Media Phones web page.
For information about your headset’s features and how to sync your headset with your phone, see your
headset’s documentation.
For a list of supported headsets, see the Headset Compatibility List (Technical Bulletin 37477). For detailed
information about how to use electronic hookswitch, see Using an Electronic Hookswitch (Technical Bulletin
35150). All of these documents are available on the Polycom Profiled UC Software Features and Polycom
Engineering Advisories and Technical Notifications support pages.
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Enabling Headset Memory Mode
This feature is useful for full-time headset users. You can set up your phone so that all incoming and
outgoing calls use your headset. You can switch to handset or speakerphone mode at any time.
To use Headset Memory Mode, you must enable and activate Headset Memory Mode. When Headset
Memory Mode is activated,
flashes green for analog headsets or blue for USB or Bluetooth headsets.
To enable Headset Memory Mode:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Headset > Headset Memory.
2 From the Headset Memory Mode screen, select Enabled.
3 Press
.
To activate Headset Memory Mode:
» Press
twice.
The Headset key flashes to indicate that the phone is in Headset Memory Mode.
Now, whenever you answer a call, the call connects to your headset automatically.
If you switch to the speakerphone or the handset, you deactivate Headset Memory Mode. Calls no longer
automatically go to your headset, unless you reactivate Headset Memory Mode. To have calls go to your
headset again, activate Headset Memory Mode by pressing
twice.
Responding to Incoming Calls
When your phone rings, you can respond to incoming calls in one of the following ways:
 Ignore or silence the call before answering it.
 Reject the call so it goes directly to voicemail.
 Forward the call to another person.
Ignoring Incoming Calls
You can briefly ignore or silence a call to stop your phone from ringing. Even though the call shows as
ignored, your phone still displays the incoming call notification so you can answer the call.
To ignore or silence a call:
» From the Incoming Call window, press Ignore for individual lines or Silence for shared lines.
Your phone stops ringing, and the Incoming Call window is replaced with Home or Calls view.
Rejecting Incoming Calls
You can reject a call to stop your phone from ringing and send the call directly to your voicemail. Calls
you reject display in your Recent Calls list. You cannot reject calls on shared lines.
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To reject an incoming call:
» From the Incoming Call window, press Reject. You can also reject an incoming call from Lines and
Calls view.
The call goes directly to voicemail.
Forwarding Incoming Calls
You can forward incoming calls to another person without answering the call.
To forward an incoming call to another person:
1 While your phone rings, press Forward.
2 From the Call Forwarding screen, enter the forwarding number and press Forward.
Power Tip: Other Ways to Forward Calls
You can also set up your phone to forward all incoming calls to another person (see Forwarding All
Calls), or forward all calls from a certain contact to another person (see Diverting Calls from a
Contact).
Managing Active Calls
When you’re in a call, you can do the following:
 Hold the call.
 Transfer the call to another person.
 Set up a conference call with the person you’re talking to and another person.
Holding Calls
You can place any active call on hold. A held call displays in Calls and Lines view, as shown next.
Figure 12: Viewing Held Calls in Calls and Lines View
To hold a call:
» From Lines or Calls view, press Hold. If you’re in Calls view, highlight the call, and press Hold.
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To resume a held call:
 Do one of the following:
 From Lines view, press Resume. If more than one held call is on the line, the last call that you
held is resumed. If you have multiple lines and you press Resume, the last call that you held on
either line is resumed.
 From Calls view, use the up and down arrow keys to highlight the call, and press Resume.
Transferring Calls
When you transfer a call to another person, you have the option to talk to the person before the transfer
completes.
If your phone supports a blind transfer, you can automatically transfer a call without talking to the other
person. The call is automatically transferred after you dial the number you’re transferring the call to.
To transfer a call:
1 From Lines or Calls view, press Transfer. The active call is held.
2 From the Dialer, place a call to the person you want to transfer the call to.
3 When you hear the ring-back sound, press Transfer to complete the transfer. Or, if you want to talk
with the person before the transfer completes, connect and talk with the person, and press
Transfer. To cancel the transfer before the call connects, press Cancel.
To perform a blind transfer:
1 From Lines or Calls view, press Transfer. The active call is held.
2 From the Dialer, press Blind, and place a call to the person you want to transfer the call to. If you
don’t see Blind, press More > Blind.
The call automatically transfers to the person you specified.
Timesaver: Completing a Transfer
If you’re using a handset, complete a transfer by replacing the handset on the cradle.
Managing Conference Calls
You can initiate a conference call with two other people. Depending on your phone system, you can add
more than two people to a conference call. Ask your system administrator about the maximum number of
conference call participants.
You can hold and resume conference calls. You also have the option to split a conference call by ending
the conference and placing the people you were talking with on hold.
During a conference call, you have access to the conference management feature. This feature enables
you to manage each person in the conference call so that you can mute, hold, and remove participants.
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Your system administrator enables this feature on your phone. For more information, see Managing
Conference Call Participants.
Initiating Conference Calls
You can initiate a conference by calling two people and using the Confrnc soft key or by joining two
existing calls using the Join soft key.
To initiate a conference call:
1 Call the first participant.
2 From Lines or Calls view, press More > Confrnc. The active call is held.
3 Using the Dialer, call the second participant.
4 When the second participant answers, press More > Confrnc or press Join to add everyone in a
conference call. The Active: Conference screen displays, as shown next.
Holding and Resuming Conference Calls
When you place a conference call on hold, you place all the participants in the call on hold. No one in a
held conference call can hear other participants. To place only one person in the conference call on hold,
see Managing Conference Call Participants.
To place a conference call on hold:
» From Lines or Calls view, press Hold. If you’re in Calls view, be sure to highlight the conference
before pressing Hold.
The other people in the conference are held. The following example shows a held conference in
Calls view.
To resume a held conference call:
» From Lines or Calls view, press Resume.
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Ending Conference Calls
To end a conference, press End Call. By default, when you press End Call, the other people remain
connected unless your Systems Administrator sets your phone to end all connections when you end a
conference call.
To end a conference call:
» From Lines or Calls view, press End Call.
Splitting Conference Calls
You can split an active or held conference call. When you split a conference, you end the conference and
place the call participants on hold.
To split a conference call:
» From Lines or Calls view, press Split.
Managing Conference Call Participants
When you initiate a conference call, you can manage call participants in a variety of ways:
 Mute a participant.
 Hold a participant.
 Remove a participant from the conference.
 List information about a participant, such as the participant’s name, number, and call details
including whether the call is muted, held, or video enabled.
To manage a person in a conference call:
1 Set up an active conference call.
2 From Active Call, Lines, or Calls view, press Manage. If you’re in Calls view, be sure to highlight the
conference before pressing Manage. The following figure shows the screen that display when you
manage a conference.
3 Use the up and down arrow keys to highlight the person you want to manage.
4 Do one of the following:
 Press Far Mute to mute the person. The muted person can hear everyone, but no one can hear
the muted person.
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 Press Hold to hold the person. The held person can’t hear anyone, and no one can hear the
held person.
 Press Remove to remove the person from the conference, end the conference call, and create
an active call between you and any participants still in the call.
 Press Info to view information about the person and his or her call status. When you press Info,
a popup displays listing the person’s information, as shown in the following figure. You can
navigate through the popup using the up and down arrow keys.
 Press Back to exit the conference management function.
Changing the Way Calls are Answered
You can change the way you answer calls by doing one of the following:
 Forwarding all calls to another person
 Rejecting calls from a contact
 Diverting calls from a contact to another person
 Temporarily refusing all calls by enabling Do Not Disturb
Forwarding Calls
You can set up your phone to forward all calls to another number, even if the Do Not Disturb feature is
enabled on your phone. Call forwarding is not available on shared lines.
Power Tip: Forwarding Calls on a Call-by-Call Basis
You can choose to forward a call as your phone rings. For more information about forwarding calls
on a call-by-call basis, see Forwarding Incoming Calls.
Note: Call Forwarding and Microsoft® Lync® Server 2010
If your phone is configured to work with Microsoft Lync Server 2010, your call forwarding options are
different than those described below. For more information about forwarding calls with Microsoft
Lync, see Using Polycom Phones in a Microsoft Lync 2010 Environment Quick User Guide.
To forward all calls to another person:
» Do one of the following:
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 From Home view, select Forward.
 From Home view, select Settings and select Features > Forward.
 If your phone is idle, press the Forward soft key from Lines view.
 If your phone is set up with multiple lines, select the line to apply forwarding to.
 From the Forwarding Type Select screen, select the forwarding type you want:

Always

No Answer To forward all unanswered incoming calls

Busy To forward calls that arrive when you’re already in a call
To forward all incoming calls
 Enter the forwarding number, and select Enable. If you selected the No Answer option, you
can enter the number of rings before your phone forwards the call. Polycom recommends that
you enter a value of 2.
The forwarding number you chose displays in the status bar, as shown next. In this example, the line is
forwarded to 2340.
Figure 13: Displaying the Call Forward Number in the Status Bar
If a phone line is idle, Lines view displays the forwarding icon,
next.
, next to the phone line, as shown
Figure 14: Viewing the Call Forwarding Icon in Lines View
To disable call forwarding:
1 From Home view, select Forward.
2 If your phone is set up with multiple lines, select the line to disable forwarding for.
3 From the Forwarding Type Select screen, select the forwarding type to disable, and select Disable.
Rejecting Calls from a Contact
You can send incoming calls from a particular contact to your voicemail system.
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Note: Rejecting Calls and Shared Lines
You can’t reject calls on shared lines. You can only silence calls on shared lines. For more
information about shared lines, see Managing Shared Lines.
To send incoming calls from a contact to your voicemail system:
1 From Home view, select Directories > Contact Directory.
2 From your directory, use the up and down arrow keys to select the contact whose calls you want to
reject, and press Info.
3 From the contact’s information screen, press Edit.
4 From the Edit Contact screen, use the up and down arrow keys to select Auto Reject > Enabled >
Save.
Diverting Calls from a Contact
The Divert option enables you to transfer all incoming calls from a particular contact to another person.
To divert incoming calls from a contact to another person:
1 From Home view, select Directories > Contact Directory.
2 From your directory, use the up and down arrow keys to select the contact whose calls you want to
send to another person.
3 From the contact’s information screen, press Edit.
4 From the Edit Contact screen, do the following:
 Use the up and down arrow keys to select Divert Contact, and enter the number of the person
you want the call to go to.
 Select Auto Divert, and select Enabled.
 Press Save.
Using Do Not Disturb
Enabling Do Not Disturb (DND) stops your phone from ringing and sends all incoming calls directly to
voicemail. All calls you receive while DND is enabled are logged to your Recent Calls list.
When you enable Do Not Disturb, the following happens:
 The Do Not Disturb icon displays in the status bar, as shown next.
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as shown next. If you have new messages or forwarding enabled, the messages or forwarding icon
displays instead.
 The DND icon in Home view changes from white to black when Do Not Disturbed is enabled, as
shown next.
Troubleshooting: Why Doesn’t the DND Icon Display?
If you’ve set your presence status to Do Not Disturb, as well as enabled DND for your phone, the
message My Status: Do Not Disturb displays instead of the date display, and the DND icon doesn’t
display in the status bar.
To enable or disable Do Not Disturb:
» From Home view, select DND. Or, if your phone is idle, press DND.
Using Do Not Disturb with Multiple Lines
By default, the Do Not Disturb feature applies to all lines on your phone. However, your system
administrator can configure your phone to enable the feature on a per-line basis. Enabling Do Not Disturb
on shared lines disables ringing only. You can still see a visual notification of an incoming call and have
the option to answer the call in Do Not Disturb.
To enable or disable Do Not Disturb for one line:
1 From Home view, select DND.
2 Select a line.
3 From the Do Not Disturb screen, select Enable or Disable.
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Power Tip: Automatically Enabling or Disabling Do Not Disturb for All Lines
To automatically enable Do Not Disturb for all lines, press Set All. To automatically disable the
feature for all lines, press Clear All.
Listening to Voicemails
Your phone indicates when you have new voicemail messages in the following ways:
 A message in the status bar, as shown next. The message indicates the total number of new
messages you have.
 A flashing Message Waiting Indicator, located at the top-right of your phone.
 An audible alert, if your phone is on-hook.
Note: Temporarily Removing Message Indicators
To temporarily remove the message counter, press
, select Message Center, and press clear.
You can also select Messages from Home view, and select Message Center > Clear. The
message indicators doesn’t display again until after a period of time, which is set by your
administrator.
To listen to voicemail messages:
1 Press
and select Message Center, or from Home view, select Messages > Message Center.
If your phone has multiple lines, the Line Select screen displays.
2 Use the up and down arrow keys to select the line that has new messages.
3 From the Messages screen, press Connect and follow the prompts.
Viewing Recent Calls
Your phone maintains a Recent Calls list—a list of missed, received, and placed calls. Each list can hold
up to 100 entries. From the recent calls list, you can do any of the following:

Select an entry and place a call.

Sort, order, and filter calls.

Remove certain calls from the list.

Select a call record to view call details or manage the entry.

Save an entry to the Contact Directory.
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To view your Recent Calls list:
» From Home view, select Directories > Recent Calls.
The Recent Call list displays, as shown next.
The following icons display next to entries to indicate the call type:

Indicates a placed call

Indicates a received call

Indicates a missed call
The following soft keys display at the bottom of the Recent Calls screen:
 Dial
Use to call a contact.
 Info
Use to view detailed call information.
 Type
Choose to display only missed, received, or placed calls
 More Choose to display additional soft keys. Press More to view the additional soft keys.
 Save
Use to save a recent caller to the Contact Directory.
 Clear Use to delete all entries from the call list.
 Sort Use to sort entries by name or call time in ascending or descending order.
You can view and edit the details of previous calls in the Recent Calls list or call a recent call.
To view the details of a previous call:
» From your Recent Calls list, use the up and down arrow keys to highlight a call, and press the right
arrow key to view the details of the call.
The call entry details display, as shown next.
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You can do the following in the call entry details window:
 Press Dial to call the contact.
You can also press the right arrow key on your phone to automatically call the contact.
 Press Back to return to the Recent Calls list.
 Press Edit to change the phone number of the contact before you dial the number.
 Press Delete to remove the entry from the call list.
Managing Your Contact Directory
You can store a large number of contacts in your phone’s local Contact Directory, as shown below.
Contact your system administrator for the maximum number of contacts you can store in the Contact
Directory.
Figure 15: Viewing Contacts in the Contact Directory
From your local Contact Directory, you can do the following:
 View contact information.
 Search for contacts.
 Dial contacts.
 Add contacts.
 Update contact information.
 Delete contacts.
Note: Accessing a Corporate Directory
A Corporate Directory is available on your phone, if configured by your system administrator. If you
have access to a Corporate Directory, you can dial people in the Corporate Directory, as well as
save them to your local Contact Directory. For more information, see Managing a Corporate
Directory.
To view your Contact Directory:
» From Home view, select Directories > Contact Directory.
The Contact Directory displays.
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In the Contact Directory, you can use the arrow keys to navigate to view a contact’s information, or you
can enter in search criteria to find your desired contact.
To view contact information:
» In the Contact Directory, use the up and down arrow keys to select the contact, and press Info.
The contact’s information screen with the contact’s name and phone number displays, as shown
next. Additional information, such as a job title, label, or email address, also displays, if available.
To search for a contact:
1 From your Contact Directory, press Search.
2 Enter your search criteria and press Search.
A list of search results displays. Press Back to return to your Contact Directory.
To dial a contact from the Contact Directory:
1 Select the contact you want to call, and press Info.
2 From the contact’s information screen, press Dial, as shown next.
To add a contact:
1 From Home view, select Directories > Contact Directory > Add.
2 From the Add Contact screen, enter your contact’s information and press Save.
You can enter the following information when adding contacts:
 First and Last Name
Your contact’s phone number.
 Contact
 Job Title
 Email
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 Favorite Index
An index number that displays in your Favorites list. For more information
about favorites, see Managing Favorites.
 Label
A label or title for your contact.
 Ring Type
An assigned ringtone for calls from your contact.
 Divert Contact
 Auto Reject
 Auto Divert
The phone number you want to forward calls from the added contact to.
Enables sending calls from the added contact to voicemail.
Enables sending calls to the assigned Divert Contact.
 Watch Buddy
Enables monitoring for the added contact. For more information about
monitoring status, see Using Buddy Lists.
 Block Buddy
Enables the setting for blocking the added contact from monitoring your status.
For more information about monitoring status, see Using Buddy Lists.
Note: Directory Fields are Administrator-Set
If your phone does not display all the above mentioned contact fields, see your system
administrator. The only required field in the Contact Directory is the Contact field, which includes the
contact’s phone number.
Timesaver: Saving Recent Callers and Corporate Directory Contacts to Your Contact
Directory
To save a recent caller to your Contact Directory, see Viewing Recent Calls.
If a Corporate Directory is available on your phone, you can add contacts from the Corporate
Directory to your Contact Directory. For information about how to update your Contact Directory, see
Managing a Corporate Directory.
To update a contact’s information:
1 From the Contact Directory, select the contact you want to update, and press Info > Edit.
2 Update the contact’s information, and press Save.
To delete a contact:
1 From your Contact Directory, select the contact you want to delete, and press Info > Delete.
A confirmation message displays confirming that you want to delete the contact.
2 Press Yes or No.
Managing a Corporate Directory
The Corporate Directory is set up and populated with contacts by your system administrator. The
Corporate Directory is non-editable, and your administrator determines which contacts you can see.
From the Corporate Directory, you can do the following:
 Search for contacts.
 Dial contacts.
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 Add contacts to your local Contact Directory.
To view the Corporate Directory:
» From Home view, select Directories > Corporate Directory.
By default, a blank search screen displays. To view entries, enter a search to find a contact.
You can set your Corporate Directory to save your search results to view each time you search the
Corporate Directory.
To save Corporate Directory search results:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Corporate Directory > View
Persistency.
2 From the View Persistency screen, select Enabled.
Each time you view the Corporate Directory, your last search results automatically displays.
To search the Corporate Directory:
» From the Corporate Directory, perform a quick search or an advanced search:
 To perform a quick search, enter the contact’s first or last name, and press Submit.
 To perform an advanced search, press AdvFind, enter your search criteria, and press Submit.
The screen displays a list of contacts starting with the most successful matches.
To view information for the contact:
» Press View.
To erase your search criteria and enter a new criteria:
» Press
until you have cleared your previous search entry.
To dial a Corporate Directory contact:
1 From the Corporate Directory, search for the contact you want to dial.
2 From the search results, select the contact, and press Dial.
To add a contact to your local Contact Directory:
1 From the Corporate Directory, search for the contact you want to add to your Contact Directory.
2 From the search results, select the contact, and press View > Save.
Only the first name, last name, and phone number are saved. Go to the Contact Directory to add
additional contact information or edit the saved entry.
Controlling Audio and Volume
You can change ringtones, phone volume, and audio on your phone by doing the following:
 Updating the incoming call ringtone
 Updating a contact’s ringtone
 Changing the speaker or ringer volume
 Muting the microphone
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 Changing the Audible Ring setting
Updating the Incoming Call Ringtone
You can personalize your phone’s ringtone and pick unique ringtones for the different lines on your
phone. The default ringtone for Polycom phones is Low Trill.
To select an incoming call ringtone for your phone or a line:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Ring Type.
2 Select the line you want to apply a new ringtone to.
3 From the Ring Type screen, select a ringtone.
To hear the ringtone before you set it:
» Select a ringtone and press Play.
Updating a Contact’s Ringtone
You can select unique ring tones for contacts in your Contact Directory to quickly identify individual callers
when your phone rings.
To select a ringtone for a contact:
1 From the Contact Directory, select a contact, and press Info > Edit > Ring Type.
2 Select the ringtone you want, and press Save.
Changing the Volume
You can change the volume for your phone’s ringer and the incoming audio during a call.
To change the volume of your ringtone or during a call:
» Press the Volume keys,
, to lower or raise the speaker volume.
Muting the Microphone
You can mute the microphone to silence audio from your side of a call. Microphone Mute applies to all
modes: handset, headset, and speakerphone. You can still hear all other parties in a call when you mute
your microphone.
To mute the microphone:
» During a call, press
.
The Mute key glows red, and the other parties can’t hear audio from your side of the call. To
disable Mute, press
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Changing the Audible Ring Setting
You can choose where you hear the audible ringer on your phone. You can set the audible ringer to play
from the handset, headset, or speaker. For example, you can set your phone to ring on your headset,
instead of the speaker. By default, the audible ringer plays from the speaker.
To choose where the audible ringer plays:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Audible Ringer.
2 From the Audible Ringer screen, select where you want to hear the ringer:
 To hear the ringer only from the phone’s loudspeaker, select Speaker.
 To hear the ringer only from the handset, select Handset.
 To hear the ringer only from the headset, select Headset.
 To hear the ringer only from the device you’re currently using, select Active.
Managing Favorites
Favorites are contacts in your Contact Directory that you have marked as a favorite. To make a contact a
favorite, you need to assign a contact a favorite index number.
To assign a contact as a favorite:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Contact Directory.
2 Select a contact and select More > Add.
A screen asking Add to Favorites with an index of [number] displays.
3 Select Yes to add the contact with the chosen index number or select Edit Index to choose a
favorite index number for your contact, and press Save.
A star displays next to the contact’s name in the Contact Directory.
Contacts that have a favorite index number display
, as shown next.
Figure 16: Viewing A Favorite in the Contact Directory
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All your Favorites display in your Favorites list. However, only three favorites display in Lines and Home
view for VVX 300 and 310 phones.
The following figure shows a sample Favorites list.
Figure 17: Viewing the Favorites List
The following figure shows your favorites in Lines view. Favorites display beside the phone lines.
Figure 18: Viewing Favorites in Home View
Favorites display consecutively according to their index number. The contact with the lowest number
displays first. To reorder your favorites, change your contact’s index number in the Contact Directory.
To see your Favorites:
» Press
, select Directories > Favorites.
To call a Favorite:
» From your Favorites list or from Lines view, select the favorite you want to call. The call is
automatically placed.
To reorder your Favorites:
1 From your Contact Directory, select the contact and press Edit.
2 From the Edit Contact screen, select Favorite Index, and enter a new favorite index number.
3 Press Save.
To remove a Favorite from the list:
1 From your Contact Directory, select the contact and press Edit.
2 From the Edit Contact screen, select Favorite Index, and delete the contact’s favorite index
number.
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3 Press Save.
Managing Shared Lines
If your phone shares a line with another phone, all phones ring for an incoming call to one of the shared
line. The call can be answered on any of the phones of the shared line. You can transfer, hold, or set up a
conference with active and held calls on shared lines.
If you have an incoming call on a shared line, you can silence your ringer by pressing Silence. The
incoming call stops ringing on your phone, but the call’s visual notification continues to display on your
phone and you can still answer the call.
The following table shows the icons and status indicators that display for shared lines in Lines view,
depending on whether the line is idle, for an active or held call.
Table 6: Viewing Shared Line Icons in Lines View
Shared Line Status
Icon and Status Indicator
Status Indicator
Idle
No indicator
Active call
HD voice icon
Held call
Hold icon
Note: Unsupported Features on Shared Lines
Call Forwarding is not available on shared lines. Enabling Do Not Disturb on shared lines disables
ringing only. You can still see a visual notification of the call and have the option to answer the call.
If you are running Polycom UC Software version 5.0.0, missed calls on shared lines are displayed in the
Missed Calls log in Recent Calls on all the phones of the shared line. However, received incoming calls
that were answered on one of the shared line phones are not logged in the Recent Calls log on any of the
phones. Ask your system administrator about configuring the phones to display all calls on shared lines in
Recent Calls on all of the phones of the shared lines.
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Using Advanced Features
This chapter describes the advanced features available on your Polycom phone. Advanced features
available for Polycom VVX 300 and 310 phones include joining Microsoft® Outlook® meetings on your
phone, using your computer’s keyboard and mouse to control calls, viewing web content, and viewing
other phone users’ presence statuses on your phone. Ask your system administrator about which
advanced features are available for your phone.
This chapter shows you how to:
 Manage buddies
 Integrate with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
 View the browser
 Broadcast messages using Push-to-Talk and group paging
 Use the Calendar feature
 Use the Polycom Desktop Connector with your phone
 Log into other phones
 Lock your phone
 Access features with your login credentials
Using Buddy Lists
A buddy list is a list of users and devices whose status, or presence, you can monitor from your phone.
You can view when your contacts update their presence setting, such as Be right back, Out to lunch, or
Busy, and in real time from your Buddy list. You can also view your buddies’ statuses from Lines view and
Home view.
This section shows you how to do the following:
 Update your presence status.
 Set up and manage a buddy list.
 Block people from monitoring your status.
 Monitor your buddies from your phone.
Note: Contacts and Microsoft Lync Server 2010
If your phone is configured to work with Microsoft Lync Server 2010, the way you manage buddies
or Lync Contacts differs. For information about the differences when registered with Lync Server,
see Integrating with Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
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Updating Your Status
You can update your status on your phone to allow people to monitor your status from their phones.
When you update your status on your phone, your new status is visible to others.
You can update your status to one of the following:
 Online
 Busy
 Be right back
 Away
 On the phone
 Out to lunch
 Do not disturb
Your phone also automatically updates your status information when you’re in a call, enabled Do Not
Disturb on your phone, or your phone is offline. For example, if you enable the Do Not Disturb feature on
your phone, your availability automatically updates to Do Not Disturb.
When you enable Do Not Disturb on your phone, your presence status automatically changes to Do Not
Disturb. When you disable Do Not Disturb on your phone, your presence status automatically changes to
Online or On the Phone.
When you update your presence status to Do Not Disturb, incoming calls go to voicemail, and My Status:
Do Not Disturb displays in the status bar. Updating your status to Do Not Disturb does not enable Do Not
Disturb on your phone, and the Do Not Disturb icon does not display next to your phone lines.
When you change your presence status from Online to another status on your phone, the new status
displays in the status bar instead of the date, as shown next.
Figure 19: Viewing the Presence Status in the Status Bar
To update your presence setting:
1 From Lines view, press More > MyStat. You can also select Settings from Home view, and select
Features > Presence > My Status.
2 From the My Status screen, select the status you want.
Your new status displays in the status bar on your phone and is visible to others.
You can also enable your phone to automatically change your status to Away when your phone becomes
idle.
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To enable your status to automatically change:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Presence > Idle Timeout.
2 From the Idle Timeout screen, enable an office hours or off hours timeout period, and enter the
number of minutes your phone can be idle before your status changes to Away.
Your phone is now set to change your status to away after the designated amount of time. Pressing any
key on your phone returns your status to Online.
You can also view a list of the people you are watching and see their statuses from the Lines view on
your phone.
Managing a Buddy List
If you want to monitor other people’s status from your phone, you need to add contacts to your Buddy list.
You can add people to your Buddy list from your Contact Directory. You must make sure you add
contacts to the Contact Directory to add them as buddies and monitor their status.
To add a contact to monitor on your Buddy list:
1 From your Contact Directory, select a contact.
2 From the contact’s information screen, press Edit.
3 From the Edit Contact screen, navigate to Watch Buddy, and select enable or disable.
When enabled, the contact is added to your Buddy list so you can monitor the contact’s status.
When disabled, the contact is removed from your Buddy list, and you aren’t able to monitor the
contact’s status.
4 Press Save.
Power Tip: Dialing Buddies
You can quickly dial a buddy from your Buddy list. In Lines View, select More > Buddies, select a
buddy, and press Dial.
To view the status of your buddies:
» From Lines view, press the More soft key, and press Buddies, as shown next.
The list of buddies displays.
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Blocking Contacts
Any of your contacts can add you to their buddy list and monitor your status. You can prevent certain
contacts from monitoring your status by blocking the contact in your Contact Directory.
To block a contact from viewing your status:
1 From your Home view, select Directories > Contact Directory and select a contact.
2 From the contact’s information screen, press Edit.
3 From the Edit Contact screen, press Block Buddy > Enable > Save.
When enabled, the blocked contact cannot monitor your status and displays in your Blocked List.
You can view a list of contacts that can monitor your status or you have blocked.
To view a list of contacts that can monitor your status or you have blocked:
» From Home view, select Settings > Features > Presence
 To view contacts that can monitor your status, select Watcher List.
 To view contacts that are blocked from monitoring your status, select Blocked List.
Timesaver: How to Quickly Unblock a Contact
You can unblock a contact from you Blocked List. From Home view, select Settings > Features >
Presence > Blocked List. From the Blocked List, select a contact and press Unblock. The contact
can now monitor your status and displays in your Watcher List.
Monitoring Buddies
You can monitor your buddies from your Buddy Status list. If a buddy is a favorite, you can also monitor
the buddy from Lines view.
Each buddy in your Buddy Status list displays a status icon next to his or her name. The following table
shows the icons and the status they represent.
Table 7: Viewing Buddy Status Icons
Buddy Status
Icon
Buddy Status
Available
Do Not Disturb
Busy
Offline
Away
No information
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You can monitor your buddies and their statuses from your Buddy Status list, Home view, and Lines view.
To monitor buddies from your Buddy Status List:
» From Lines view, press More > Buddies, or from Home view, select Settings > Features >
Presence > Buddy Status.
Your Buddy list displays, as shown next.
To view the status of your favorite buddies in Lines view:
» From Home view, press
to display Lines view.
The buddies who are favorites display, as shown next.
Integrating with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Your system administrator can configure your phone to work with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and
communicate with others using Microsoft Lync. From your phone, you can monitor the status of your
Microsoft Lync contacts. For more information about integrating with Microsoft Lync Server 2010, refer to
one of the following documents available by navigating to your phone from the Polycom Business Media
Phones web page:
 For users: Using Polycom Phones in a Microsoft Lync 2010 Environment
 For administrators: Deploying Polycom UC Software for Use with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Using the Browser
You can view an idle browser and a main browser on your phone. Ask your system administrator if your
phone is configured to view the main and idle browser.
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The idle browser shows non-interactive web content on the idle screen that displays when your phone is
idle. You cannot display the Idle Browser during an active call. When your phone is idle, you can view an
Idle Browser as you navigate between Home and Lines view. To see the Idle Browser, you need to set up
the screen saver. See Displaying Screen Savers for information on setting up a screen saver.
The Main Browser enables you to search and navigate web pages on your phone.
To view the interactive Main Browser:
» From home view, select Applications, as shown next.
You can do the following from the Main Browser:
 Select hyperlinks to view more web pages.
 Select a text box and enter information using the dialpad keys on the phone console or the editing
icons.
 Navigate pages using the arrow keys on the phone’s console. The Main Browser displays scrolling
indicators on screen show your position on the web page.
The Main Browser displays navigation and editing icons that display in a toolbar along the bottom of the
Main Browser, as shown next.
Figure 20: Viewing Navigation Icons in the Main Browser
You can use the navigation and editing icons to navigate between web pages and enter information into
text boxes in the Main Browser.
Navigating the Main Browser
The navigation icons enable you to view previous web pages, refresh the current page, return to the Main
Browser’s Home page, or return to your phone’s Home screen. The following table lists the navigation
icons that display in the Main Browser.
Table 8: Using the Navigation Keys
Navigation Key
Action
Go back to the previous web page.
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Refresh the current web page.
Stop refreshing.
Return to the Main Browser’s home page.
Return to the phone’s Home screen.
Entering Information in the Main Browser
The editing icons enable you to enter information in text boxes in the Main Browser. The editing icons
display when you select a text box in the Main Browser. The following table list the editing icons that
display in the Main Browser.
Table 9: Using the Editing Keys
Editing Key
Action
Select lowercase, uppercase, or numerical mode, or
special character encoding.
Hide the editing icons and display the navigation icons.
Move to the previous or next tab stop on the page.
Broadcasting Messages Using Push-to-Talk and
Group Paging
A page is a one-way audio announcement. The Group Paging feature enables you to page users
subscribed to a page group. The Push-to-Talk (PTT) feature is a collaborative tool that enables you to
exchange broadcasts to users subscribed to a PTT channel, much like a walkie-talkie. Ask your system
administrator about setting up both features on your phone.
Your system administrator can define up to 25 paging groups for Group Paging mode or Channels for
PTT mode. The administrator can assign a label to each group or channel that easily identifies the
phones in the group or channel, such as All, HR Dept, Shipping Staff, or Executives.
Each page group or PTT channel has one of the following priorities:
 Normal By default, broadcasts sent to Groups/Channels 1 to 23 are considered Normal
broadcasts. If two users begin a broadcast on the same group/channel at the same time, the phone
with the lower serial number continues to transmit while the other phone enters the receiving state.
By default, all phones are configured to receive broadcasts sent to Group/Channel 1.
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 Priority By default, broadcasts sent to Group/Channel 24 are considered Priority broadcasts. A
Priority broadcast interrupts Normal broadcasts or active calls. All phones receive Priority
broadcasts unless Do Not Disturb is enabled. Phones play Priority broadcasts at the phone’s
current audio level.
 Emergency By default, broadcasts sent to Group/Channel 25 are considered Emergency
broadcasts. An Emergency broadcast interrupts Normal broadcasts, Priority broadcasts, and active
calls. Phones play Emergency broadcasts at near maximum volume even if Do Not Disturb is
turned on.
Push-to-Talk Mode
Your system administrator can enable your phone to operate in a broadcast mode called Push-to-Talk
(PTT). In order to send and receive PTT broadcasts, you have to subscribe to PTT channels.
PTT broadcasts are collaborative, which means you can transmit messages and listen to replies.
By default, you’re subscribed to Channels 1, 24, and 25. This means that you can send and receive PTT
broadcasts on Channels 1, 24, and 25.
When you end a PTT broadcast, the channel remains open and enters a waiting period. This waiting
period gives people who received the broadcast a chance to respond. If no one responds within the
waiting period, the channel closes.
Sending PTT Broadcasts
Before you can send a PTT broadcast, you need to choose a channel to broadcast on. Or, you can hold
the Talk soft key to immediately begin broadcasting on Channel 1, the default channel.
You can change your default channel to any channel you want, which is described in Updating the Default
Channel. When you change the default channel, you’re automatically subscribed to that channel.
Timesaver: Automatically Sending a PTT Broadcast
To automatically send a PTT broadcast on the default channel, press Talk, and begin speaking.
To send a PTT broadcast:
1 From Lines view, press Talk.
2 From the PTT Channels List screen, select the channel to send the broadcast on.
The list displays the default channel, the most recent channel you use to send a broadcast, and
other channels you can broadcast on.
3 To start the broadcast, press and hold Talk.
A transmitting beep plays and the phone displays the channel’s information such as the channel
label.
4 Begin speaking. Make sure to hold Talk throughout the broadcast.
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If you release Talk while you’re sending the broadcast, the broadcast temporarily stops and enters a 10
second waiting period. During this period, the channel remains open to give people a chance to reply. At
any time during the waiting period, you can resume your broadcast by pressing and holding Talk. If no
one broadcasts during the waiting period, the channel closes and the broadcast ends.
To end a PTT broadcast:
» Release Talk or press End PTT.
After you press End PTT, you can immediately initiate another broadcast on another channel, even
if the previous broadcast is still in its waiting period.
Receiving PTT Broadcasts
To receive a broadcast sent on a particular channel, you need to be subscribed to that channel. To
subscribe to a channel, see Updating Channel Subscriptions.
How you receive a PTT broadcast depends on the broadcast priority and whether you’re in an active call
or are allowed to receive broadcasts during active calls.
You receive broadcasts on the channels you’re subscribed to as well as Channel 24 — the Priority
channel — and Channel 25 — the Emergency channel. If you’ve enabled Do Not Disturb on your phone,
you can only receive Emergency broadcasts. Non-emergency broadcasts aren’t displayed or play on your
phone.
When a broadcast ends, your phone emits an end of transmission beep and enters a 10-second waiting
period. During this period, you can respond to the broadcast (see Replying to PTT Broadcasts).
If you receive a broadcast and you’re not in an active call, the broadcast immediately plays, regardless of
the broadcast priority.
Receiving PTT Broadcasts During Active Calls
How you handle a broadcast when you’re in an active call depends on the broadcast priority and whether
you’re allowed to receive a broadcast when you’re in an active call.
When you receive a broadcast, the broadcasts play in the following ways:
 If your phone is set to receive broadcasts during active calls, the broadcast immediately plays.
You’ll hear both the original call and the broadcast. To listen to only the broadcast, hold or end the
call.
 If your phone isn’t allowed to receive broadcasts during active calls, the broadcast displays as a
Pending broadcast. To listen to the broadcast, you can hold or end the call or select the broadcast
and press Accept.
If the broadcast is a Priority or Emergency broadcast, the broadcast immediately plays, and you hear both
the original call and the broadcast. To listen to only the broadcast, hold or end the call.
Replying to PTT Broadcasts
When a broadcast ends, the broadcast enters a 10-second waiting period. During this period, the channel
remains open to receive or send additional broadcasts.
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During a waiting period, you can press and hold Talk and talk to all the people listening on the channel.
When you finish talking, release Talk. The broadcast enters another waiting period until someone
broadcasts again. If no activity occurs within the waiting period, the channel closes and no more
broadcasts can take place.
Ending PTT Broadcasts
You can end a PTT broadcast by releasing Talk, or by pressing End PTT. After you end a broadcast, the
channel remains open so others can respond.
If you release Talk without pressing End PTT:
 You can resume the broadcast by pressing and holding Talk, if the broadcast is in a waiting period.
 You can’t initiate another broadcast on another channel until the waiting period ends.
If you press End PTT:
 You can’t resume the broadcast by pressing and holding Talk.
 You can immediately initiate another broadcast on another channel.
Adjusting the Volume of PTT Broadcasts
You can adjust the volume of PTT broadcasts by pressing one of the Volume keys,
, to raise or
lower the volume of the broadcast. If you adjust the volume of a non-emergency broadcast, your phone
retains the adjusted volume for all subsequent non-emergency broadcasts. However, only system
administrators can adjust the volume level of an Emergency broadcast.
Switching to Handset, Headset, or Speakerphone during Broadcasts
During a broadcast, you can switch to the handset, or press
or
listening to a broadcast without holding Talk. You can also press
people receiving your broadcast don’t hear any audio.
, and continue speaking and
to mute your audio so that the
Updating the Default Channel
If you press and hold Talk, your broadcast is automatically transmitted on the default channel, Channel 1.
You can change the default channel for broadcasts on your phone.
To update the default channel:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > PTT
Push to Talk.
2 From the PTT Channel Configuration screen, select Default Channel and select the number of the
channel you want to use for your default channel.
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Updating Channel Subscriptions
You can subscribe to any channel that has been enabled by your system administrator and displays in
your channels list. When you subscribe to a channel, you can send and receive PTT broadcasts on that
channel.
To subscribe to additional PTT channels:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > PTT
Push to Talk.
2 From the PTT Channel Configuration screen, select Channel Subscriptions.
3 From the Channel Subscriptions screen, select the channel you want to subscribe to, and press
Yes. By default, you’re subscribed to Channels 1, 24, and 25.
Allowing PTT Broadcasts during Active Calls
The Accept While Busy option determines what happens when you’re in a call and receive a PTT
broadcast. If you enable the option, a PTT broadcast interrupts telephone calls, and you hear the audio of
both the telephone call and the broadcast. If you disable the option, the incoming broadcast is held in a
Pending state where the broadcast doesn’t disrupt the telephone call, and you don’t hear the broadcast
until you choose to listen to the broadcast.
To hear the PTT broadcast during an active call:
»
Select the PTT broadcast and press Accept
The telephone call is automatically held. You can also hold or end the active call to listen to a PTT
broadcast.
To enable or disable PTT broadcasts to play during an active call:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > PTT
Push to Talk.
2 From the PTT Channel Configuration screen, press Accept While Busy and enable or disable the
setting.
When enabled, your phone accepts and plays broadcasts while you’re in an active call. When
disabled, your phone doesn’t play broadcasts while you’re in a call, but holds them as Pending
instead.
Using Group Paging Mode
Your phone can be enabled to operate in a broadcast mode called Group Paging mode. In this mode, you
can broadcast one-way announcements to a specified group of phones, called a Paging Group. In Group
Paging mode, users must subscribe to Paging Groups to send and receive pages.
To send and receive pages, you need to subscribe to certain paging groups. By default, you’re
subscribed to Paging Groups 1, 24, and 25. This means that you can send and receive pages to Paging
Groups 1, 24, and 25.
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Sending Pages
By default, group page are sent using Paging Group 1, which is the default group for your phone. You can
change your default paging group to another group, which is described in Updating the Default Paging
Group. If you change your default paging group, you’re automatically subscribed to the new default group.
Note that you can’t send a Page-mode page during active calls.
To send a page:
1 From Lines view, press and hold Paging.
2 From the Paging Groups List screen, select the paging group to send the page to.
3 To begin a page, press Page.
An alert tone plays before you can begin sending a page.
4 Begin speaking.
5 Press End Page to end sending a page.
Timesaver: Automatically Sending a Page
To automatically send a page to the default paging group, press and hold Paging, and begin talking.
Receiving Pages
To receive a page sent to a particular paging group, you need to be subscribed to that group. To
subscribe to a paging group, see Updating Paging Group Subscriptions.
How you receive a page depends on the priority of the page and whether you’re in an active call or your
phone is set to receive a page during an active call.
You can receive pages on the paging groups you’re subscribed to as well as Group 24 (Priority pages)
and Group 25 (Emergency pages). If you enabled Do Not Disturb, you can only receive Emergency
pages. Non-emergency pages don’t display or play on your phone.
Receiving Pages
If you receive a page and you’re not in an active call, the page immediately plays regardless of the paging
priority.
While a page plays, you can do the following:
 Hold the page.
 End the page. This ends the page on your phone only.
 Place a new call.
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Receiving Pages During Active Calls
How you handle a page when you’re in an active call depends on the page priority and whether you have
enabled the feature to receive a page when you’re in an active call.
If the page is a Normal page:
 If your phone is allowed to receive pages during active calls, the page immediately plays. You’ll
hear both the original call and the page. To hear only the page, hold or end the call.
 If your phone isn’t allowed to receive pages during active calls, the page displays as a Pending
page. To listen to the page, select the page, and press Accept. You can also hold or end the call.
If page is a Priority or Emergency page, the page immediately plays and you hear both the original call
and the page. To hear just the page, hold or end the call.
Adjusting the Volume of Pages
You can adjust the volume of pages while they play by using the Volume keys,
, to raise or lower
the page volume. If you adjust the volume of a non-emergency page, your phone uses the adjusted
volume for subsequent non-emergency pages. However, only your system administrator can change the
volume of an Emergency page.
Switching to Handset, Headset, or Speakerphone during Pages
While you send a page, you can switch to the handset, headset, or speaker phone by picking up the
handset or pressing
or
your page don’t hear audio.
. You can also press
to mute your audio so that the people receiving
Note that pages are always played through the phone’s speakerphone and cannot be changed to play
through your handset or headset.
Updating the Default Paging Group
If you press and hold Paging, your page automatically goes to the default paging group, Paging Group 1.
You can change the default paging group.
To update the default Paging Group:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > Group
Paging.
2 From the Group Paging Configuration screen, select Default Group and select a new paging group
number. The default paging group is 1.
Updating Paging Group Subscriptions
By default, you’re subscribed to Paging Groups 1, 24, and 25. This means that you can send pages to
and receive pages sent to these groups. You can change which groups you’re subscribed to. However,
you can’t disable your subscriptions to Paging Groups 24 and 25.
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To update your Paging Group subscriptions:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > Group
Paging.
2 From the Group Paging Configuration screen, select Group Subscriptions.
3 From the Group Subscriptions screen, select the group you want to subscribe to and press Yes.
Allowing Pages to Play During Active Calls
The Accept While Busy option determines what happens when you’re in a call and receive a page. If you
enable the option, a page interrupts telephone calls and you hear the audio of both the telephone call and
the page. If you disable the option, the incoming page is held in a Pending state—it doesn’t disrupt the
telephone call, and you don’t hear the page.
To hear the pages during an active call:
»
Select the page and press Accept
The telephone call is automatically held. You can also hold or end the active call to listen to a page.
To enable or disable pages to play during an active call:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Paging/PTT Configuration > Group
Paging.
2 From the Group Paging Configuration screen, scroll to Accept While Busy and enable or disable
the setting.
The default setting is Disabled. When enabled, your phone accepts and plays pages while you’re in
an active call. When disabled, your phone doesn’t play pages while you’re in a call, but does hold
the pages as Pending.
Using the Calendar
If your phone is configured to connect to the Microsoft Exchange Server, you can view and join meetings
scheduled in your Microsoft® Outlook® application from your phone. The Microsoft Exchange Server and
the Polycom® Conferencing for Microsoft Outlook software feature enables you to schedule meetings
using Polycom Conferencing for Outlook.
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Your system administrator has assigned you login credentials—a domain, user name, and password—so
you can access the Calendar from your phone. If enabled, the Calendar icon displays in Home view, as
shown below. To use the Calendar feature, you must enter your Login Credentials.
Figure 21: Viewing the Calendar Icon in Home View
Troubleshooting: What Happens if My Phone Has the Wrong Login Credentials?
If your phone has incorrect Login Credentials, or you need to resubmit them, the following happens:
 The message Login Credentials have failed/Please update them if information is correct
displays on the screen.

An icon,
, displays under the time in the status bar to warn you that your credentials
have failed.
 The message Invalid login credentials displays instead of the date in the status bar.
 The Calendar icon that displays on the Home screen isn’t available.
To learn more about your Login Credentials and how to resubmit or update them, see Accessing
Features with Your Login Credentials.
Troubleshooting: Why Doesn’t the Calendar Display?
If you don’t see the Calendar icon in Home view, or you don’t receive meeting reminders, check to
see if your phone is connected to the Microsoft Exchange Server. To reconnect to the server and
use the Calendar feature, from Home view, select Settings > Features > Calendar, and select
Connect to the server.
You can also check to see if your Login Credentials are correct. To re-submit or update your Login
Credentials, see Accessing Features with Your Login Credentials.
Note: Accessing the Calendar When the User Login Feature is Enabled
If you log in to a phone that has the User Login feature enabled, and you want to access the
Calendar, you must enter your login credentials again to enable the Calendar to work. For
information about entering your login credentials, see Accessing Features with Your Login
Credentials.
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Opening and Closing the Calendar
The Calendar displays meetings in three views: Day, Month and Meeting view.
To open the calendar:
» From Home view, select Calendar.
The Calendar displays in Day view, as shown next, and shows your meetings for the day.
From Day view, you can access Month and Meeting view.
To access other Calendar views:
» Do one of the following:
 From Day view, press Month to access Month view.
 From Day view, select a meeting to access Meeting view.
To close the Calendar:
» Press
.
Navigating Month View
Month view shows all the days in the month and displays a dot next to the days that have meetings, as
shown below. The date of the current day is indicated in black until selected. If the day is selected, the
date is highlighted in gray.
Figure 22: Viewing the Calendar in Month View
Do one of the following to navigate in Month view:
 To view the previous month, press Previous.
 To view the next month, press Next.
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 To select another day, use the up, down, left, or right arrow key to select the day.
 To close the Calendar and display the Home screen, press
or Exit.
Navigating Day View
When you select a day in Month view, Day view displays. Day view shows all the meetings scheduled for
the selected day, including the time, subject, and location of each meeting, as shown below.
Figure 23: Viewing the Calendar in Day View
D one of the following to navigate in Day view:
 To view the meetings for the previous day, press Previous.
 To view the meetings for the next day, press Next.
 To view details for a specific meeting, select the meeting.
 To see the day’s meetings, scroll up and down using the up and down arrow keys.
 To return to Month view, press Month.
Navigating Meeting View
You can view meeting details from Meeting view, as shown below. To see Meeting view, select a meeting
in Day view.
Figure 24: Viewing the Calendar in Meeting View
From Meeting view, you can do the following:
 View the meeting’s start and end time, location and organizer, required attendees, and meeting
description.
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 View the numbers that you can call to join the meeting.
 Select a meeting number to join the meeting.
Do one of the following to navigate in Meeting view:
 To see the meeting details, scroll up or down.
 To return to Day view, press Day.
Managing Meeting Reminders
By default, your phone displays a meeting reminder 15 minutes before a meeting starts, as shown below.
Every minute before the meeting starts, the phone emits an alert tone and updates the meeting timer. If a
meeting starts, and you haven’t joined in, the reminder alerts you when the meeting is overdue.
Figure 25: Displaying Meeting Reminders
From the reminder, you can do the following:
 Press the meeting number, on the far-left of the reminder, to join the meeting.
 Press Detail to view specific information about the meeting.
 Press Snooze to temporarily remove the reminder from the screen. The reminder displays every
minute until the meeting starts.
 Press Dismiss to permanently remove the reminder from the screen and stop all future reminders
for the meeting.
To enable or disable meeting reminders:
1 From Home view, select Settings> Basic > Preferences > Calendar Settings.
2 From the Calendar Settings screen, select Reminder and enable or disable the reminder.
The default setting is Enabled. When enabled, your phone displays reminders for all meetings.
When disabled, the phone does not display reminders for any meeting.
Troubleshooting: Why Don’t My Meeting Reminders Display?
If you’ve enabled meeting reminders, but your phone isn’t displaying them, make sure that your
Login Credentials are correct (see Accessing Features with Your Login Credentials).
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Joining Meetings from the Calendar
You can join meetings from the Calendar either of the following ways:
 From a meeting reminder
 From Meeting view
To join a meeting from a meeting reminder:
» From the reminder, press the meeting number that displays at the far-left of the reminder, as shown
next.
If you want to use another number to join the meeting, and the meeting organizer has specified
alternate meeting numbers you can call, press Detail from the reminder. The Calendar displays
Meeting view, which lists any available alternate numbers you can call. To dial these numbers,
press More Actions, and select one of the numbers.
To join a meeting from Meeting view:
1 Do one of the following:
 From Day view, select the meeting you want to join.
 From Meeting view, press the meeting number, as shown next.
If you want to use another number to join the meeting, and the meeting organizer has specified alternate
numbers you can call, press More Actions. A list of numbers that you can dial is displayed. To join the
meeting, select one of the numbers.
Using a Mouse and Keyboard with Your Phone
You can use your computer’s mouse and keyboard to enter information, select keys, and navigate
screens on your phone using the Polycom Desktop Connector (PDC). The PDC enables you to control
your phone using the keyboard and mouse on your computer.
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Using a Mouse and Keyboard with Your Phone
You can use your computer’s mouse and keyboard to enter information and navigate screens on your
phone. For example, you can enter phone numbers, contact directory information, and select touchscreen
objects without using the phone’s keypad. You can move the mouse pointer between your computer and
your phone with ease depending on your task.
Before you can use your mouse and keyboard with your phone, ensure that the Polycom Desktop
Connector (PDC) application is installed and running on your computer. While the PDC application is
running, you can move your mouse pointer back and forth between your computer and phone.
Web Info: Detailed Information About Polycom Desktop Connector
For more information about using your computer’s mouse and keyboard to navigate and enter
information on your phone, see Extend Your PC to Your Phone with the Polycom Desktop
Connector (Feature Profile 52855).
Using the Polycom Desktop Connector
Before you can start using your mouse and keyboard with your phone, you need to start the PDC
application from your computer.
You can close the application at any time to prevent your mouse pointer from moving to the phone. If you
stop PDC, you can restart the application again at any time.
To start Polycom Desktop Connector:
1 From the Start Menu, select Programs > Polycom > Polycom Desktop Connector.
The Polycom Desktop Connector icon,
, displays in the Windows system tray, and the message
Allow remote control of device <MAC address of phone>? displays on your computer. This
message only displays the first time the application is started.
2 Click OK.
When your phone is configured to work with PDC, the Polycom Desktop Connector icon updates to
. When this icon displays, the application is enabled and connected to your phone, and you can
use your mouse and keyboard with your phone. If the icon doesn’t change, contact your system
administrator.
Note: When Your Computer Restarts
The Polycom Desktop Connector application restarts automatically when your computer restarts.
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To quit Polycom Desktop Connector:
1 Right-click the Polycom Desktop Connector icon,
, in the Windows system tray and select Exit.
2 The message Are you sure you want to stop Polycom Desktop Connector Server? displays. Click
Ok to confirm your action.
The icon is removed from the system tray, the application is terminated, and you aren’t able to use
your mouse and keyboard with your phone.
Using Your Computer’s Mouse and Keyboard with Your Phone
When PDC is enabled, you can use your mouse and keyboard to navigate menus, make option
selections, and enter text and numeric values as an alternative to using your phone’s keypad interface.
For example, you can use your mouse and/or keyboard to select and copy text from your computer and
paste it into the editable fields on your phone’s screen.
To display the mouse pointer on your phone’s screen, drag the mouse pointer beyond the edge of your
computer screen in the direction of your phone screen. When you see the mouse pointer on your phone
screen, you can start selecting items and entering data in fields that have a flashing cursor. To enter
information about your computer again, drag the mouse pointer back to your computer screen.
Troubleshooting: Why Can’t I Use My Computer Keyboard to Enter Information in Certain
Fields?
If you can’t use your computer keyboard to enter information in a field on your phone, check to see
whether the field has a flashing cursor. You can use your computer keyboard to enter information
only if the field has a flashing cursor.
When you use your mouse and keyboard with your phone, you can do the following:
 Use your keyboard to enter information about your phone screen.
 Use the number keys above the alphabetic characters to enter numeric information such as phone
numbers. If you enable the Num Lock function on your keyboard, you can also use the numeric
keypad on your keyboard.
 Copy information from your computer screen and paste it onto your phone screen, using your
keyboard’s shortcuts to cut, copy, and paste. You cannot copy information from your phone screen
and paste it onto your computer screen.
 Copy and paste information between fields on your phone screen by right-clicking the field, and
choosing a clipboard command such as Cut (Ctrl+X), Copy (Ctrl+C), and/or Paste (Ctrl+V).
 Use your mouse pointer to highlight information about the phone.
 Delete information about your phone by highlighting the information using your cursor and pressing
the Delete or Backspace keys on your keyboard.
 Use the Home and End keys on your keyboard to position your cursor at the beginning or the end
of fields on your phone.
 Use the Arrow keys to move within text fields.
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 Hold Alt + Up Arrow key to increase the volume, and Alt + Down Arrow key to decrease the
volume.
 Use the mouse scroll wheel to navigate through lists and menus.
Note: Placing Calls from Your Computer Keyboard
If you’re using PDC, you can’t place a call using New Call from Lines view. To place a call, select
New Call from Home view, enter the phone number, and press New Call. You can also enter the
phone number and press New Call.
You can also use the function keys on your keyboard as shortcuts for completing tasks on your phone.
The following table lists the function keys and corresponding shortcuts on your phone.
Table 10: Using the Function Keys
Function Key
Action
F1
Press the left-most soft key
F2
Press the second soft key from the left
F3
Press the third soft key from the left
F4
Press the fourth soft key from the left
F6
Press
F7
Open Directories
F8
Open Messages
F9
Press Talk, if PTT enabled
F10
Press Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) Sign In, if enabled
F11
Open Applications
F12
Press
Alt+F2
Press Redial
Alt+F3
Press Transfer
Alt+F4
Press Conference
Alt+F5
Press Hold key
Alt+F6
Enable or disable Do Not Disturb
Alt+F7
Enable or disable Microphone Mute
Alt+F8
Press New Call
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Function Key
Action
Alt+F9
Press End Call
Alt+F11
Press
Alt+F12
Press Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) Sign Out, if enabled
Alt+Up arrow
Press Volume Up key
Alt+Down arrow
Press Volume Down key
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Troubleshooting: Why Aren’t My Mouse Pointer and Cursor Responding?
If your computer has multiple programs open or is in any way unresponsive, the mouse pointer or
cursor cannot respond as quickly on your phone. Try closing any unnecessary programs.
Logging into Your Phone
If your system administrator has set up the User Login feature, you can view your personal phone
settings, such as contacts and call list information, from any phone in the organization. This means you
can access your contact directory and speed dial numbers, as well as other phone settings, even as you
temporarily change work areas.
If you change any settings while you’re logged in to a phone, the settings are saved and displayed the
next time you log in to a phone. When you log out, your personal phone settings no longer display.
You can log in to a phone by entering your user ID and password. Default passwords are preset at the
factory to the numerals 123.
Note: Placing a Call from a Phone in the Logged-Out State
If a phone is in the logged-out state and requires a user login, you can place emergency calls to
standard emergency numbers, such as 911, and other preconfigured phone numbers. Your system
administrator configures these numbers. For information about how to place authorized calls, see
Placing Calls from Phones that are in the Logged-Out State.
If the User Login feature is set up on your company’s phones, you can accomplish any of the following
tasks:
 Log in to a phone to access your personal phone settings.
 Log out of a phone after you finish using it.
 Place a call to an authorized number from a phone that is in the logged-out state and requires a
user login.
 Change your user password.
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Logging In and Out of a Phone
If the User Login feature is enabled and required on your phone, you have to log in to your phone before
you begin using the phone. However, if you want to see your personal phone settings from the phone,
you have to log in. If you don’t log in, you can only see the phone’s default phone profile.
While logged in, you have full access to your personal phone settings and your directory. After you log out
of the phone, you can no longer view this information about the phone.
After you use a phone, be certain to log out of the phone to prevent access to your personal settings.
Note: Accessing the Calendar When the User Login Feature is Enabled
If you log in to a phone that has the User Login feature enabled, and you want to access features
that require your login credentials, you must enter your login credentials again to enable the features
to work. For more information, see Accessing Features with Your Login Credentials.
To log in to a phone:
1 Do one of the following:
 From Lines view, press Log in.
 From Home view, select Settings > Features > User Login > Log in.
2 From the User Login screen, enter your user ID and password, and press Log in.
The default password for Polycom phones is 123. However, check if your system administrator has
changed the default passwords for security reasons.
If your login credentials are accepted, the phone updates to display your personal phone profile. If your
credentials are not accepted, the message User login failed is displayed, and the User Login screen
displays again. If you need to confirm your credentials, ask your system administrator.
To log out of a phone:
1 From Lines view, press Log out. You can also select Settings from Home view and select
Features > User Login > Log out.
The Logout screen displays with a confirmation message.
2 Press Yes.
Your personal profile is no longer accessible, and the phone displays either the User Login screen for the
next user login or the default phone profile for anonymous users.
Placing Calls in the Logged-Out State
If your phone doesn’t require a user login, you can use the phone to place calls to any number, even if the
phone is in the logged-out state.
If a phone requires a user login, you can place calls to authorized numbers even when the phone is in the
logged-out state. If your system administrator has set up emergency numbers on the phone, you can
place calls to the standard emergency number, such as 911, and up to five other authorized numbers.
You aren’t able to call any other numbers until you log in to the phone.
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To place a call to an authorized number from a phone in the logged-out state:
1 Press New Call.
2 From the Place an Authorized Call screen, select the number you want to call and press Dial.
Changing Your Password
You can change your password from any phone that you’re currently logged in to.
Note: User Password Security Best Practices
By default, user passwords are set to 123. Polycom recommends that you change your password
when you first log in to a phone.
To change your user password:
1 Log in to any phone on your network.
2 From Home view, select Settings > Features > User Login > Change User Login Password.
3 From the Change User Login Password screen, enter your old password, enter a new password
and confirm it, and press Enter.
Your password is changed. The next time you log in to a phone, you need to enter your new
password.
Locking Your Phone
You need to lock your phone to do the following:
 Prevent unauthorized outgoing calls
 Allow only authorized people to answer calls
 Prevent people from viewing or modifying phone information, such as your directory, call lists, or
favorites
When your phone is locked:
 You can make an outgoing call only to a number from a list of authorized numbers.
 You must enter a password to answer incoming calls.
 All keys and screen items are disabled, except those that allow you to unlock the phone, make an
authorized call, or view the browser if enabled.
 The messages The phone is locked and Authorized calls only display on the status bar in Lines
view. The messages that displayed before the phone was locked don’t display.
You can unlock the phone by entering your user password. If your phone restarts for any reason while the
phone is locked, the phone is locked when the phone restarts unless your phone is configured to start up
unlocked.
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Understanding Your User Password
You are assigned a user password that you can use answer calls from your locked phone and unlock the
phone. By default, your user password is 123. You can change your user password at any time.
To change your user password:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Advanced.
2 From the Password screen, enter your user password and press Enter.
3 From the Advanced screen, press Change User Password.
4 From the Change User Password screen, enter your password information and press Enter.
Locking and Unlocking Your Phone
You can choose how you want your phone to handle incoming calls when the phone is locked. If you set
up your phone to allow incoming calls when it is locked, which is the default setting, incoming calls ring on
your phone, and you can answer those calls by entering your user password. If you set up your phone to
ignore incoming calls, Do Not Disturb is applied to all lines on your phone, and your phone doesn’t ring.
To lock your phone:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Lock Phone.
2 From the Lock Phone screen, select how you want incoming calls handled when your phone is
locked.
 Allow ringing when locked
Select this option if you want your phone to ring when you have
an incoming call. If you choose this option, you can answer a call by entering your password.
Select this option if you don’t want your phone to ring. You don’t have the
option to answer incoming calls. All incoming calls go to your voicemail system (if enabled) and
display as a missed call in your Recent Calls list. Note that enabling this option on shared lines
disables ringing only. You can still see a visual notification of the call and have the option to
answer it.
 DND when locked
The default setting is Allow ringing when locked.
3 Press Lock.
Your phone is locked.
Timesaver: A Quick Way to Lock Your Phone
Your phone can be set up so that you can quickly lock it by tapping Lock from Lines view. If you do
this, however, you can’t choose how to handle incoming calls. Your phone uses the default setting—
Allow ringing when locked—or the last setting you selected.
To unlock your phone:
1 Press Unlock.
2 Enter your user password, and press Enter.
The phone unlocks.
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Placing and Answering from a Locked Phone
From a locked phone, anyone can dial the standard emergency number, such as 911, and up to five other
authorized numbers that an administrator can set up. You can’t call any other numbers from a locked
phone. If you set up your phone so you can answer incoming calls when your phone is locked, you can
answer calls by entering your user password.
To call an authorized number from a locked phone:
» Do one of the following:
 Press New Call. From the Place an Authorized Call screen, select the number you want to call
and press Dial.
 Place a call to an authorized number by using the handset, headset, speakerphone, or by
pressing the line key of the phone you want to call.
The call is placed.
Note: Which Termination is Used When Placing a Call to an Authorized Number
When a call is placed to a number in the authorized list, the call is placed through to the last used
termination – handset, speakerphone, or headset. You must first press the speakerphone or
headset key, or lift the handset to trigger the display of the authorized call list. If you press the same
key a second time, the idle screen displays.
To answer a call on a locked phone:
1 From the Incoming Call window, press Answer.
2 Enter your user password, and press Enter.
The call connects.
Accessing Features with Your Login Credentials
Your system administrator assigns your login credentials—a domain, user name, and password— to you.
You must sign in to your phone using your login credentials to access the Calendar feature or work with
Microsoft Lync Server 2010. If you experience a problem with your login credentials, you aren’t able to
access your phone’s Calendar or use features associated with Microsoft Lync Server 2010. When your
phone has incorrect login credentials, the following happens:
 An icon,
, displays on the status bar.
 The message Login Credentials have failed/Please update them if information is incorrect displays
for 10 seconds.
 Your phone displays a Warning message. For information about phone Warnings, see
Understanding Phone Warnings.
To access the features again, resubmit or enter your login credentials.
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Note: Accessing the Calendar when the User Login Feature is Enabled
If you log in to a phone that has the User Login feature enabled, and you want to access features
that require your login credentials, you must enter your login credentials again to enable the features
to work.
To resubmit or enter your login credentials:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Login Credentials.
2 From the Login Credentials screen, press Submit.
Your credentials are resubmitted and you have access to the features again.
Troubleshooting: What Happens if I Can’t Access Features?
If you still don’t have access to the features, try entering your credentials and pressing Submit. If
you cannot access features, or you lock your account, see your system administrator.
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Customizing the Phone’s Display
In the previous chapters, you learned how to customize calls, such as how to change call volume, forward
incoming calls, or divert calls from a contact. But what if you want to customize the display? This chapter
shows you how you can customize your phone’s screen. Basic customizations include changing the time
and date format and updating the screen brightness. If you want to get fancy, you can set up a screen
saver or change the background picture.
This chapter shows you how to do the following:
 Change the language on your phone
 Change the display contrast
 Change the time and date display
 Change the backlight settings
 Change the background picture
 Display a screen saver
 Use the phone as a digital picture frame
 Set up power saving mode
Changing the Language on Your Phone
Your phone supports several languages.
To change the language:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Language.
2 From the Language screen, select the language you want. The language on your phone updates
automatically.
Changing the Display Contrast
You can adjust the contrast of the phone’s display.
To adjust the contrast on the phone display:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Contrast.
2 Press Up or Down to increase or decrease the display contrast.
3 Press OK to save your changes.
Changing the Time and Date Display
The time and date display in the status bar. If the phone cannot obtain a time and date, the time and date
display area flashes. Contact your system administrator if the display flashes, or either the time or date is
incorrect.
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You can choose from a variety of time and date display formats, including options to display the day,
month, or year. You can also turn off the time and date display so the display doesn’t show at all. Select
and set options that are right for you.
The following figure shows the default display for the time and date.
Figure 26: Displaying the Time and Date in the Status Bar
To update the time and date display:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Time & Date.
2 From the Time & Date screen, do one of the following:
 To change the date format, press Clock Date.
 To change the time format, press Clock Time.
 To change the order of the time and date display, press Clock Order.
3 From the Clock Date, Clock Time, or Clock Order screen, select the format you want.
Note: Reduced Time and Date Format Options for Certain Languages
The time and date format options are reduced if you change the language displayed on your phone
to Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, or Japanese.
To enable or disable the time and date display:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Time & Date.
2 From the Time & Date screen, select Enable or Disable to turn on or off the time and date display.
Changing the Backlight
Your phone’s backlight has two components: Backlight Intensity and Backlight Timeout.
 Backlight Intensity The brightness of the screen during phone activity and inactivity. Backlight
intensity has three settings:
 Backlight On
 Backlight Idle
The brightness of the screen when the phone is actively being used.
The brightness of the screen when the phone is not actively being used.
 Maximum Intensity
The brightness scale that applies to both Backlight On and Backlight Idle
intensities.
 Backlight Timeout The number of seconds the phone is inactive before the backlight dims to its
Backlight Idle intensity. The backlight timeout period begins after your last key press or the last
phone event, such as an incoming call.
You can change the Backlight On intensity and the Backlight Idle intensity separately. You can choose a
high, medium, or low intensity, or turn off the backlight entirely.
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When you change the Maximum Intensity, you modify the entire backlight intensity scale. For example, if
you decrease the Maximum Intensity, the low, medium, and high levels for both Backlight On and
Backlight Idle intensities decrease.
The backlight automatically turns on with any phone activity. By setting the Backlight Timeout, you can
determine how long the phone can be idle before the backlight dims to its Backlight Idle intensity. By
default, after the phone is idle for 40 seconds, the backlight dims.
To change the backlight intensity:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Backlight Intensity.
2 From the Backlight Intensity screen, select Backlight On Intensity.
3 From the Backlight On Intensity screen, select the intensity you want and press Back. The default
is High.
4 From the Backlight Intensity screen, select Backlight Idle Intensity.
5 From the Backlight Idle Intensity screen, select the intensity you want and press Back. The default
is Low.
6 From the Backlight Intensity screen, select Maximum Intensity.
7 From the Maximum Intensity screen, select Up or Down to increase or decrease the maximum
intensity the screen can display, and press Back.
To change the backlight timeout:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Backlight Timeout.
2 From the Backlight Timeout screen, enter the number of seconds the phone can be idle before the
backlight dims. The default is 40 seconds.
Changing the Background Picture
You can change the background picture that displays on your phone. By default, your screen displays a
light gray background that is named Default.
Your system administrator sets up the background images for your phone. If no background images are
set up, only the Default is available. You can also use a picture of your own as the background image.
For more information, see Using a Personal Photo as a Background Picture.
Web Info: Adding a Web Page as the Background on Your Phone
You can add a web page as the background on your phone. For more information, see Customizing
the Display Background (Feature Profile 62470).
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Changing the Background Picture
To change the background picture:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Background > Select Background .
The Background screen displays. Your screen displays the default option or other options that your
administrator has added to your phone.
2 Select the background image you want.
Using a Personal Photo as a Background Picture
You can use a picture that is stored on your computer as the background picture on your phone. When
you choose a personal photo as your phone’s background, the picture displays as a Local File in the
Backgrounds list.
Note: Restrictions for Background Images
When you use one of your own pictures as the background image, keep in mind the following:
 Progressive or multiscan JPEG images are not supported.
 The phone screen size is 220 x 108 pixels. Smaller images are centered and surrounded
with black space. Larger images are scaled proportionally to fit the screen, and horizontal or
vertical black bars are added to preserve the original aspect ratio.
Web Info: Changing the Background Picture Using the Web Configuration Utility
You can use the Web Configuration Utility to change the background picture on your phone. If you
do not have access, contact your system administrator. For detailed information about accessing,
navigating, and using the utility, see the Polycom Web Configuration Utility User Guide.
To add your own picture to the list of background images:
1 Log into the Web Configuration Utility.
See Configuring Your Phone Using the Web Configuration Utility.
2 From the menu bar, select Preferences > Background.
3 Click + adjacent to Add a new background image.
4 Click Choose File and browse to the desired location.
A preview of the file displays.
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5 Click Save.
The file is added to the list of possible backgrounds. To select the new file, see Changing the
Background Picture.
Displaying Screen Savers
Another way to personalize your phone is to use the idle browser as a screen saver. The screen saver
automatically starts when your phone is idle for a configurable amount of time.
Choosing a Screen Saver
Your phone has two screen savers you can choose from.
To choose a screen saver:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Screen Saver.
2 From the Screen Saver screen, select Screen Saver and select Enabled.
3 Select Wait Time and enter the number of minutes the phone can wait after no activity before
displaying the screen saver.
You can enter a minimum of one minute and a maximum of 9999 minutes. The default is 15
minutes.
4 Select Type, and select either Default or Idle Browser.
5 Press Save.
You can stop a screen saver at any time by pressing a soft key, line key, or hard key.
You can disable a screen saver and prevent the screen saver from starting, even if your phone has been
idle for the specified period of time by disabling the Screen Saver setting.
To disable the Screen Saver setting:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Preferences > Screen Saver.
2 From the Screen Saver screen, select Screen Saver, and select Disabled.
3 Press Save.
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Troubleshooting
If your phone is unable to operate properly, you need to find or troubleshoot known issues. To solve
issues with your phone, your system administrator can ask you to restart your phone, update the phone’s
configuration, or test phone hardware. This chapter shows you how to perform all these tasks.
Understanding Phone Warnings
If your phone is unable to perform certain tasks, a warning icon, , displays in the status bar, as shown
next. The warning icon lets you know that your phone has one or more important issues. You can view
details about the issues from the Warnings screen.
Figure 27: Viewing a Warning Icon in the Status Bar
To view a detailed list of phone issues:
» From Home view, select Settings > Status > Diagnostics > Warnings.
The Warnings screen displays with a list of any phone issues, as shown next.
After you view the phone’s warnings, you can press Clear Icon to remove the warning icon from the
status bar. However, the warning displays in the Warnings list until the phone issue is fixed.
Each time your phone has a warning that you haven’t viewed, the Warning icon displays.
Restarting the Phone
Your system administrator can ask you to restart your phone if your phone malfunctions or to assist in
troubleshooting.
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Caution: Restarting Your Phone
Before you restart your phone, contact your system administrator. If your phone is malfunctioning,
try to restore the phone to normal operation without restarting the phone. In addition, ask your
administrator if the phone needs troubleshooting before restarting. If you need to update your
phone’s configuration, don’t restart your phone. To update the phone’s configuration, see Updating
Phone Configuration.
To restart the phone:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Restart Phone.
The message Are you sure? displays.
2 If you still want to restart the phone, press Yes.
The restart process begins. The process ends when the default Home screen displays.
Updating Phone Configuration
If your system administrator asks you to update your phone’s configuration, you can update the phone’s
configuration without restarting your phone.
To update your phone’s configuration:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Basic > Update Configuration.
The message Are you sure? displays.
2 To update the configuration, press Yes.
The configuration is updated. Your phone restarts, depending on the phone settings that have changed.
Testing Phone Hardware
If your system administrator asks you to access a diagnostics menu on your phone to test your phone
hardware, you can access the diagnostic menu to test your phone’s microphones, speaker, handset,
third-party headset (if present), keypad mappings, touchscreen, and LEDs. See your system
administrator for instructions about performing these tests.
To test your phone hardware:
1 From Home view, select Settings > Status > Diagnostics > Test Hardware.
2 From the Test Hardware screen, select one of the following to test:
 Audio Diagnostics
 Keypad Diagnostics
 Display Diagnostics
 Brightness Diagnostics
 LED Diagnostics
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Getting Help
This chapter provides resources where you can access useful Polycom or partner documents and web
links.
Related Documents
For additional information about the VVX 300 and 310 phones, see the following documents:
 User Documents:
 Polycom VVX 300 and 310 Business Media Phone Quick User Guide, which is a quick
reference for using the phone’s most basic features. It also briefly describes how to navigate the
phone and enter information. It is available from the VVX 300 and 310 Business Media Phone
Support web page.
 Setup and maintenance documents:
 Polycom VVX 300 and 310 Business Media Phone Quick Start Guide, which describes the
contents of your phone package and how to assemble and connect the phone to the network.
The quick start guide is included in your phone package. It is also available from the VVX 300
and 310 Business Media Phone Support web page.
 Polycom VVX 300, 310, 400, and 410 Business Media Phone Administrators’ Guide, which
provides detailed information about setting up and configuring your phone, including how to
configure features. It is available from the VVX 300 and 310 Business Media Phone Support
web page.
 Polycom VVX 300/310/400/410/500/600 Business Media Phone Wallmount Instructions, which
provides detailed instructions for mounting your phone on the wall. To install your phone on the
wall, you need the optional wallmount package. The wallmount instructions are included in the
optional wallmount package. They are also available from the VVX 300 and 310 Business
Media Phone Support web page.
 Feature Descriptions and Technical Notifications for Polycom phones, which describe workarounds
to existing issues and provide expanded descriptions and examples for phone settings and
features. You can find these documents on the Polycom Support Web site on the Polycom Profiled
UC Software Features and Polycom Engineering Advisories and Technical Notifications support
pages.
For more information about installing, configuring, and administering Polycom products, refer to
Documents and Downloads at Polycom Support.
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The Polycom Community
The Polycom Community gives you access to the latest developer and support information. Participate in
discussion forums to share ideas and solve problems with your colleagues. To register with the Polycom
Community, create a Polycom online account. When logged in, you can access Polycom support
personnel and participate in developer and support forums to find the latest information about hardware,
software, and partner solutions topics.
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Copyright, Safety, and Regulatory
Notices
Service Agreements
Please contact your Polycom Authorized Reseller for information about service agreements applicable to your
product.
Governing Law
This Limited Warranty and Limitation of Liability shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., and
by the laws of the United States, excluding their conflicts of laws principles. The United Nations Convention on
Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby excluded in its entirety from application to this Limited
Warranty and Limitation of Liability.
All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. No part of the contents of this
manual may be copied, reproduced, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or translated into another language
or format, in whole or part, without written consent from Polycom, Inc. Do not remove (or allow anybody else to
remove) any product identification, copyright or other notices.
Limitations of Liability
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, POLYCOM EXCLUDES FOR ITSELF
AND ITS SUPPLIERS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE),
FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR
LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA, OR OTHER
FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE,
USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE, OR INTERRUPTION OF ITS PRODUCTS, EVEN IF POLYCOM OR ITS
AUTHORIZED RESELLER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND LIMITS ITS
LIABILITY TO REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, OR REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID, AT POLYCOM’S
OPTION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED IF ANY REMEDY
PROVIDED HEREIN SHALL FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Polycom Limited Warranty and Limitation Liability
LIMITED WARRANTY. Polycom warrants to the end user (“Customer”) that this product is expected to be free from
defects in workmanship and materials, under normal use and service, for one year from the date of purchase from
Polycom or its authorized reseller.
Polycom’s sole obligation under this express warranty is at Polycom’s option and expense, to repair the defective
product or part, deliver to Customer an equivalent product or part to replace the defective item, or if neither of the two
foregoing options are reasonably available, Polycom may, on its sole discretion, refund to Customer the purchase
price paid for the defective product. All products that are replaced will become the property of Polycom. Replacement
products or parts may be new or reconditioned.
Polycom is expected to warrant any replaced or repaired product or part for ninety (90) days from shipment, or the
remainder of the initial warranty period, whichever is longer. Products returned to Polycom must be sent prepaid and
packaged appropriately for safe shipment, and it is recommended that they be insured or sent by a method that
provides for tracking of the package. Responsibility for loss or damage does not transfer to Polycom until the returned
item is received by Polycom. The repaired or replaced item will be shipped to Customer, at Polycom’s expense, not
later than thirty (30) days after Polycom receives the defective product, and Polycom will retain risk of loss or damage
until the item is delivered to Customer.
The product software comes with 90-day software warranty, providing for software updates (minor releases/bug
fixes). To continue to receive support, purchasing a maintenance contract is the most economical solution.
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Exclusions
Polycom will not be liable under this limited warranty if its testing and examination disclose that the alleged defect or
malfunction in the product does not exist or results from:

Failure to follow Polycom’s installation, operation, or maintenance instructions.

Unauthorized product modification or alteration.

Unauthorized use of common carrier communication services accessed through the product.

Abuse, misuse, negligent acts or omissions of Customer and persons under Customer’s control; or

Acts of third parties, acts of God, accident, fire, lightening, power surges or outages, or other hazards.
Warranty Exclusive
IF A POLYCOM PRODUCT DOES NOT OPERATE AS WARRANTED ABOVE, CUSTOMER’S SOLE REMEDY
FOR BREACH OF THAT WARRANTY SHALL BE REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, OR REFUND OF THE PURCHASE
PRICE PAID, AT POLYCOM’S OPTION. TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, THE FOREGOING
WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, TERMS, OR
CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EITHER IN FACT OR BY OPERATION OF LAW, STATUTORY OR
OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES, TERMS, OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, CORRESPONDENCE WITH DESCRIPTION, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. POLYCOM NEITHER ASSUMES NOR
AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE
SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE OR USE OF ITS PRODUCTS.
Safety, Compliance, and Disposal Information
Part 15 FCC Rules
This device is compliant with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

This device may not cause harmful interference, and

This device must accept any interferences received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
Class B Digital Device or Peripheral
Note: This equipment is tested and complies with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
1 Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2 Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3 Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
4 Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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Modifications
In accordance with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, the user is cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly
approved by Polycom, Inc. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This equipment may not be used
on a coin service or party line.
Installation Instructions
Installation must be performed in accordance with all relevant national wiring rules.
L’Installation doit être exécutée conformément à tous les règlements nationaux applicable au filage électrique.
When using Power over Ethernet (PoE), the equipment is to be connected only to PoE networks without connections
to the outside plant.
Plugs Acts as Disconnect Device
The socket outlet to which this apparatus is connected must be installed near the equipment and must always be
readily accessible.
La prise électrique à laquelle l’appareil est branché doit être installée près de l’équipement et doit toujours être
facilement accessible.
Industry Canada (IC)
This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe [B] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
CE and VCCI Mark
This VVX 300 and 310 phone is marked with the CE mark. This mark indicates compliance with EC Directive
1999/5/EC. A full copy of the Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from Polycom Ltd., 270 Bath Road, Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 4DX, UK.
CE Mark R & TTE Directive (EU only)
Česky [Czech]: Polycom (UK) Ltd tímto prohlašuje, že tento VVX 300/VVX 310 je ve shodě se základními
požadavky a dalšími příslušnými ustanoveními směrnice 1999/5/ES.
Dansk [Danish]: Undertegnede Polycom (UK) Ltd erklærer herved, at følgende udstyr VVX 300/VVX 310 overholder
de væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF.
Deutsch [German]: Hiermit erklärt Polycom (UK) Ltd, dass sich das Gerät VVX 300/VVX 310 in Übereinstimmung
mit den grundlegenden Anforderungen und den übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG
befindet.
Eesti [Estonian]: Käesolevaga kinnitab Polycom (UK) Ltd seadme VVX 300/VVX 310 vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/EÜ
põhinõuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele teistele asjakohastele sätetele.
English: Hereby, Polycom (UK) Ltd. declares that this VVX 300/VVX 310 is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Español [Spanish]: Por medio de la presente Polycom (UK) Ltd declara que el VVX 300/VVX 310 cumple con los
requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Ελληνική [Greek]: ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ Polycom (UK) Ltd ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ ΟΤΙ VVX 300/VVX 310 ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ ΛΟΙΠΕΣ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΑΣ 1999/5/ΕΚ.
Français [French]: Par la présente Polycom (UK) Ltd déclare que l’appareil VVX 300/VVX 310 est conforme aux
exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions pertinentes de la directive 1999/5/CE.
Italiano [Italian]: Con la presente Polycom (UK) Ltd dichiara che questo VVX 300/VVX 310 è conforme ai requisiti
essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.
Íslenska (Icelandic): Hér með lýsir Polycom (UK) Ltd yfir því að VVX 300/VVX 310 er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og
aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC
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Latviski [Latvian]: Ar šo Polycom (UK) Ltd deklarē, ka VVX 300/VVX 310 atbilst Direktīvas 1999/5/EK būtiskajām
prasībām un citiem ar to saistītajiem noteikumiem.
Lietuvių [Lithuanian]: Šiuo Polycom (UK) Ltd deklaruoja, kad šis VVX 300/VVX 310 atitinka esminius reikalavimus
ir kitas 1999/5/EB Direktyvos nuostatas.
Nederlands [Dutch]: Hierbij verklaart Polycom (UK) Ltd dat het toestel VVX 300/VVX 310 in overeenstemming is
met de essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen van richtlijn 1999/5/EG.
Malti [Maltese]: Hawnhekk, Polycom (UK) Ltd, jiddikjara li dan VVX 300/VVX 310 jikkonforma mal-ħtiġijiet essenzjali
u ma provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti li hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/EC.
Magyar [Hungarian]: Alulírott, Polycom (UK) Ltd nyilatkozom, hogy a VVX 300/VVX 310 megfelel a vonatkozó
alapvetõ követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb elõírásainak.
Norsk [Norwegian]: Polycom (UK) Ltd erklærer herved at utstyret VVX 300/VVX 310 er i samsvar med de
grunnleggende krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF.
Polski [Polish]: Niniejszym Polycom (UK) Ltd oświadcza, że VVX 300/VVX 310 jest zgodne z zasadniczymi
wymaganiami oraz innymi stosownymi postanowieniami Dyrektywy 1999/5/WE
Português [Portuguese]: Polycom (UK) Ltd declara que este VVX 300/VVX 310 está conforme com os requisitos
essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Slovensko [Slovenian]: Polycom (UK) Ltd izjavlja, da je ta VVX 300/VVX 310 v skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in
ostalimi relevantnimi določili direktive 1999/5/ES.
Slovensky [Slovak]: Polycom (UK) Ltd týmto vyhlasuje, že VVX 300/VVX 310 spĺňa základné požiadavky a všetky
príslušné ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/ES.
Suomi [Finnish]: Polycom (UK) Ltd vakuuttaa täten että VVX 300/VVX 310 tyyppinen laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY
oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen.
Svenska [Swedish]: Härmed intygar Polycom (UK) Ltd att denna VVX 300/VVX 310 står I överensstämmelse med
de väsentliga egenskapskrav och övriga relevanta bestämmelser som framgår av direktiv 1999/5/EG.
WARNING Electrical Safety
To avoid electric shock, do not connect safety extra low voltage (SELV) circuits to teleconference station network
(TNV) circuits. LAN ports contain SELV circuit, and WAN ports contain TNV circuits. Some LAN and WAN ports both
use RJ-45 connectors. Use caution when connecting cables.
This product is rated 48Vdc, 0.25A. When used with the optional external power supply (PSA15A-480PV, or similar
rated PSU), the power supply shall be a Listed power supply with a LPS output, rated 48V, min. 0.25A.
Russian Compliance
VVX 300: Ministry of Information Technologies & Communication of the Russian Federation – Declaration of
Conformity. Д- СПД-6090 valid till 01/March/2016.
VVX 310: Ministry of Information Technologies & Communication of the Russian Federation – Declaration of
Conformity. Д- СПД-6091 valid till 01/March/2016.
New Zealand Telepermit
VVX 300: PTC 220/12/085
VVX 310: PTC 220/12/086
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PTC General Warning: The grant of a Telepermit for any item of terminal equipment indicates only that
Telecom has accepted that the item complies with minimum conditions for connection to its network. It
indicates no endorsement of the product by Telecom, nor does it provide any sort of warranty. Above all, it
provides no assurance that any item will work correctly in all respects with another item of Telepermitted
equipment of a different make or model, nor does it imply that any product is compatible with all of Telecom’s
network services.
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Echo Cancellation: Echo cancellers are not normally required in the Telecom PSTN because geographic
delays are acceptable where CPE return loss is maintained within Telepermit limits. However, those private
networks making use of Voice over IP technology are required to provide echo cancellation for all voice calls.
The combined effect of audio/VoIP conversion delay and IP routing delay can cause the echo cancellation
time of 64 mS or more to be required.
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Software Version in this Polycom VVX 300 and 310 VoIP Desktop Telephone When Used on the
Telecom Network: This telephone must be equipped with the software installed during the PTC testing
(version 6.4.1.0008) for compliance to be guaranteed.
Australia
Warning
This equipment will not operate when mains power fails
Warning for all Polycom Phones that use handsets
With respect to section 5.4.3.11 of the Australian Communications Authority as Telecommunications Technical
Standard AS/ACIF S004 2006:
You should be aware that, under certain operating conditions, the handset earpiece may retain small metallic
objects. If this occurs, these objects should be removed before using the handset.
Operating Ambient Temperatures
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Operating temperature: +32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
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Relative humidity: 5% to 95%, noncondensing
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Storage temperature: -40 to +160°F (-40 to +70°C)
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
This product is hearing aid compatible.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
All Polycom products that fall within the scope of the EU WEEE Directive carry the crossed wheelie bin
symbol which advises customers not to recycle electronic products in the domestic waste stream but
to recycle them safely as e-waste.
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Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)
All Polycom products comply with the requirements of the EU RoHS Directive. Statements of compliance can be
obtained by contacting RoHSinformation@polycom.com.
Polycom Take Back
In addition to any mandated take back requirement, Polycom offers free recycling of its branded products to business
users. Detailed information is available at Polycom Takeback and Recycle Program
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