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Polycom VVX 1500 C Business Media Phone for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (SIP) Quick User Guide. 1725-16830-001 Rev. B / June, 2010 Edition 1
Business Media Phone
Quick User Guide
About Your Phone
Using Your Phone
Basic Phone Features
Customizing Your Phone
Applies to phones running Polycom
Software 3.3.0 or later.
For detailed information, see the User
Guide for the Polycom VVX 1500 C
Business Media Phone for Cisco Unified
Communications Manager (SIP)
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ABOUT YOUR PHONE
About the Touch Screen
Your phone has a touch-sensitive screen.
You can tap the menu items, soft keys
(the keys along the bottom of the touch
screen), and fields that display on the
touch screen. You can also press the
touch screen and drag your finger up or
down to scroll through lists.
About Calls and Line Keys
Your phone can handle one active call
and multiple calls on hold. The active call
displays in the center of the touch screen.
Calls on hold display in a row along the
bottom of the touch screen.
Your phone can have up to six lines. A line
is assigned to a Line Key. Line Keys
display in a column along the far-right of
the touch screen. Any unassigned
Line Key can be a Speed Dial Key.
A Line Key is either green (dial tone,
incoming call, or active call) or blue (no
active call). Calls that display on the touch
screen are associated with the Line Key
that is green.
Line Keys can also have a status indicator
(a vertical bar on the far-right of the
The status indicator can be:
• Solid green—Dial-tone is available,
dialing is in progress, or a call is active.
• Flashing green—Incoming call.
• Flashing red—All calls are on hold.
Your phone displays video in two
windows: a small picture-in-picture (PIP)
window at the top-right of the touch
screen, and a larger window centered in
the middle of the touch screen. By default,
the near site (i.e., you) displays in the PIP,
and the far site displays in the larger
During an active call, you can tap the PIP
to swap the windows the video displays
in. When the near site displays in the
larger window, “Local Camera” displays
next to it.
You can also display video on the entire
screen (full screen mode) by tapping the
larger window. In full screen mode, you
can swap the windows the video displays
in by tapping the PIP. To resume normal
viewing mode, tap the full screen video.
USING YOUR PHONE
Navigating the Touch Screen
• To enter the Main Menu, tap .
• To return to the idle screen, tap
• To go back to the previous menu, tap
the Back soft key.
• To select a soft key, tap the soft key.
• To view more soft keys, tap the
More soft key.
• To scroll through items, press the
touch screen where the list displays,
and then drag your finger up or down.
Or, tap or press or .
• To highlight items, scroll to the item
using or .
• To select an item, tap the item.
• To select a field’s entry box, tap the
field name, and then tap the field’s
• To scroll through values in a drop-
down list, tap or press one of the scroll
arrows in the drop-down list.
• To select a value for a field, tap the
field’s highlighted grey box. From the
drop-down list, tap a value.
Active call without Polycom
Active audio call with Polycom
Active video call with Polycom
Call on hold
Do Not Disturb
Line Key (private and registered)
Line Key (shared and registered)
Speed Dial Key
USB flash drive attached and idle
Video stopped and audio muted