Sign In Methods

You can configure users to sign in or out of the phone using one of the following methods:
  • User ID. Use this to sign in with user credentials on the Sign In screen for online and on-premise Skype for Business deployments. You cannot configure login credentials using the Polycom Web Configuration Utility.
  • PIN Authentication. Use this to sign in on the phone or from the Web Configuration Utility. As of UC Software 5.1.1, this sign in method is available on the SoundStructure VoIP Interface. This option is available in on-premises Skype for Business deployments when you configure DCHP Option 43, and is not available for online deployments.
  • Web Sign In for Skype for Business Online. For online and on-premise deployments, this method enables secure sign-in from a browser on your computer or mobile device. The phone generates a unique pairing code used to sign in on a secure Office 365 website.
  • Single Sign-On Solutions (SSO). Allows you to use the same login credentials across multiple cloud-based applications such as Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

When an Admin changes the Active Directory password, the phone de-registers from the Skype for Business server with-in registration expiry value.

Note that the maximum length of the user name or sign in address (Name + Domain) is limited to 45 characters.

Note: You cannot configure login credentials using the Polycom Web Configuration Utility.

While signing in to the phone, the phone displays sign-in progress messages such as Discovering Skype for Business Server or Authentication in progress. VVX 201 business media phones do not display these messages due to screen size limitations.