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Polycom VVX 201

You do not need to dial any numerical prefix before dialing an extension or external number. Simply dial the extension or 10 digit number.

Call Forwarding

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1. Press the Fwd softkey.

2. Select the desired forwarding type.

  • Always: Forwards all incoming calls.
  • No Answer: Forwards all unanswered incoming calls.
  • Busy: Forwards calls that arrive when you’re already in a call.

3. Enter the internal extension or external number to which calls will be forwarded.

4. If you selected No Answer, enter how many rings to wait before forwarding.

5. Press the Enbl softkey (to disable call forwarding, press the Dsbl softkey).

Tip: While your phone rings, press the Forward softkey to forward the incoming call to another person.

Do Not Disturb (DND)

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Enabling DND stops your phone from ringing and sends all incoming calls directly to voicemail.  Calls are logged in your Missed Calls.

1. Press the DND softkey to enable/disable.

Voicemail Access

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1. Dial *99.

2. Dial your password (default 0000).

Speed Dial

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If enabled by your system administrator, your contact directory will be populated with all the lines on your system.

1. Press PolycomVVX310_home.

2. Scroll to and select Dirs > Contact Directory.

a. To add a new contact, press the Add softkey.

b. To edit an existing contact, select the desired contact and then press the Edit softkey.

3. If you selected Add, enter the Name and the internal extension or external number in the Contact field.

4. Enter a Speed Dial Index. The contact with the lowest speed dial index will be associated with the Line 2 key for single touch dialing.

5. Press the Save softkey.

Vacant Key: Press and hold the second line key, add the first name, last name, an internal extension or external number, and then press the Save softkey.

3-Way Calls

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1. While on an active call, press the More > Conf softkeys.

2. Dial the internal extension or external number to add to the conference.

3. Wait for the second party to answer, and then let them know that you would like to add them to a 3-way call.

4. Press the More > Conf softkeys again.

Warm Transfer

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Places a current call on hold and allows you to speak with the other party before transferring the call to them.

1. While on an active call, press the Tsfr softkey.

2. Dial the internal extension or external number.

3. Speak with the destination party.

4. Press and hold the Tsfr softkey.

Blind Transfer

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A blind transfer routes a call to another party without speaking to them first.

1. While on an active call, press the Tsfr softkey.

2. Select Blind.

3. Dial the internal extension or external number.

Tip: To transfer a call directly to voicemail, dial 0 + extension.

Hold

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1. Press the Hold softkey.

2. Press the Line key to retrieve the call.

Tip: If multiple calls are on hold on a single line key, use the arrow keys to switch between the calls then press the Resume softkey to retrieve the desired call. If more than two calls are on hold on a single key, an indication will appear on the display, for example “2/3” shows that this is the second call out of three calls.

Modify Ringtone

1. Press PolycomVVX310_home.

2. Select Settings > Basic > Ring Type.

3. If there are multiple lines assigned to the device, select the line you wish to modify.

4. Highlight the desired ringtone (press the Play softkey to sample ringtones).

5. Press the Sel softkey.

Note: This device supports silent ringtones.

Presence Monitoring

In order to presence monitor, you must have the feature enabled on your device by an administrator. If not enabled, contact your system administrator for assistance.

Note: Speed dial assignments and contacts in your Buddy List can be monitored by enabling Watch Buddy for each contact.

*Softkeys are buttons located around the display whose function changes depending on the context. These keys are managed by your system administrator.

See a feature you don’t understand? See our phone feature glossary.

Call Handling Features

  • Warm Transfer
  • Blind Transfer
  • Do Not Disturb (DND)
  • Call Forward All
  • Call Forward Busy
  • Call Forward No Answer
  • Intercom (* + ext)
  • Hold
  • Reject
  • Multi-way Calling
  • Call Waiting
  • On-hook Dialing
  • Speakerphone
  • Stutter Tone

User Interface Features

  • Call Logs
  • LDAP Directory
  • On Device Directory
  • Adjustable Ringer Volume
  • Resync
  • Ring Tone Permanence
  • Electronic Hook Switch (EHS)

Feature Keys

  • 2 SIP Accounts
  • 2 Upper Multifunction Keys*
  • Mute Button

*Supports line assignments.

  • Voicemail Button
  • On-device Speed Dial Edit

Display

  • Black & White Display
  • Message Waiting Indicator (MWI)
  • Busy Lamp Field (BLF)
  • Caller ID (CID)
  • Time/Date Display
  • On-Screen Message Display
  • Shared Line Appearance

Network & Provisioning

  • On Device Ethernet (PoE)
  • One Touch Activation
  • PC Connection
  • Polycom Multicast
  • Polycom Acoustic Fence
  • Web Interface Provisionable

Hardware

  • Wired Headset

Before you begin:

  1. Verify a device profile has been created.
  2. Verify the phone’s MAC address has been assigned to the device profile.

From the Phone Menu

1. Press PolycomVVX400_home.

2. Select Settings Advanced.

3. Enter the password 456.

Note: If this password is not accepted, contact Customer Support for assistance.

4. Select Administration Settings Network Config.

5. Select Server Menu or Provisioning Server.

6. Define the following settings:

Server Type

HTTP

Server Address

‹domain›.onjive.com/p

Note: Replace ‹domain› with your unique domain (found in parentheses at the top of the admin dashboard).

Server User

Clear this field (asterisks may still appear)

Server Password

Clear this field (asterisks may still appear)

7. Select Exit > Exit > Save Config.

Note: If the phone doesn’t automatically reboot, you must power cycle the device to apply its provisioning settings.

From the Web Interface (Web UI)

1. Press PolycomVVX400_home.

2. Select Status > Network > TCP/IP Parameters and then write down the phone’s IP Address.

3. Open an incognito window in Google Chrome, type the IP address into the address (URL) bar, and then press Enter on your keyboard. If the web UI does not load, enter https:// before the phone’s IP address.

4. Log in as an Admin with the password: 456.

Note: If you are prompted to enter a password, contact Customer Support for assistance.

5. Go to Settings > Provisioning Server.

6. Define the following settings:

Server Type

HTTP

Server Address

‹domain›.onjive.com/p

Note: Replace ‹domain› with your unique domain (found in parentheses at the top of the admin dashboard).

Server User

Clear this field (asterisks may still appear)

Server Password

Clear this field (asterisks may still appear)

7. Click [Save].

Note: If the phone doesn’t automatically reboot, you must power cycle the device to apply its provisioning settings.

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