This article explains the basic operation of the Polycom IP-4000, -5000, and -6000 VoIP devices.
- The four buttons immediately below the LCD display are soft keys.
- Each soft key performs the action displayed immediately above it.
- Soft key behavior is context sensitive – the associated soft key action changes according to the current phone state.
Place a Call
- Enter the desired internal extension or external number, then press the Dial soft key.
Last Number Redial
- Press the Redial button just to the left of the 7 key.
(On the IP 6000 this is the key.)
- To place a call on hold, press the Hold soft key.
- To resume the call, press the Resume soft key.
- To transfer a call, press the More soft key, then press the Transfer soft key.
- Dial the destination number, then press Send.
- When the destination party answers, announce the caller, and press Transfer again to complete the transfer.
- To transfer a call, press the Blind soft key and enter the destination number.
- Press the Send button to connect the remote party to the destination and disconnect yourself from the call.
Ad-Hoc Conference / 3-Way Calling
- Place (or receive) a call.
- To add another party to the call, press the More soft key, then press the Confrnc soft key.
- Enter the destination number or extension and press Send.
- When the destination party answers, press the More soft key, then press Confrnc again.
- All parties now join a 3-way call.
- To place both parties on hold, press the More soft key, then press Split. You can speak with each party individually and end the call.
- To enable call forwarding, press the Forward soft key.
- Select the type of forwarding to enable, then select a destination.
- Press the Enable soft key
- The phone display indicates when call forwarding is enabled.
- To deactivate forwarding, press the Forward soft key, press the forwarding type, then press Disable.
Ringer and Speaker Volume
- To change the ringer volume, when the phone is idle, press the volume up and volume down buttons at the right side of the keypad.
- To change the volume of the speakerphone, during an active call, press the volume up and volume down buttons.
- To toggle Mute on and off, during an active call, press the red mute button.
- When entering a destination with alphanumerics or special characters, pause momentarily between key presses. For example, when dialing **<ext> press *, pause for a moment, press * again, then dial the extension.