Connecting Devices using Bluetooth

The Bluetooth feature on Polycom Trio systems enables you to place calls on your mobile phone and use the system as a speakerphone for the call. You can also use the system to play audio from media, such as music or videos, from your mobile phone or tablet.

Make the System Visible to Nearby Bluetooth Devices

Before you connect a Bluetooth device to a Polycom Trio system or NFC device to a Polycom Trio 8800 system, make sure the system is visible to nearby devices.

Procedure

  1. On the Home screen, tap Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure the statement Visible to all nearby Bluetooth device is displayed below the system's name, as shown next.

  3. If the statement Only visible to paired devices is displayed, tap the system's name.
    The system is now visible to all nearby Bluetooth devices.

Connect a Bluetooth Device

You can connect a Bluetooth-capable mobile phone or tablet to a Polycom Trio system, if your system administrator has enabled Bluetooth on the system.

The system can remember up to 10 previously paired devices. You cannot connect to a Bluetooth device when you are in a call.

Procedure

  • On your device, turn on Bluetooth and select the name of the system in available devices.

Connect a Bluetooth Device Using Near Field Communication

You can connect Polycom Trio 8800 to a Bluetooth-capable mobile phone or tablet using Near Field Communication (NFC).

Connecting the mobile phone or tablet to the system with Bluetooth using NFC enables you to play the audio from calls or media, such as music or videos, on the system.

The Polycom Trio 8500 system does not support pairing with Bluetooth devices using NFC.

Procedure

  1. Enable NFC on your device.
  2. Tap and hold your device for two seconds above the NFC symbol on the left side of the phone.
  3. Confirm that your device is paired and connected to the phone.

Play Audio from a Bluetooth Device

You can use a Polycom Trio system as a Bluetooth speaker for music or videos played on your mobile phone or tablet.

Procedure

  1. Connect your mobile phone or tablet with the system.
  2. On your mobile phone or tablet, choose the music or video you want to hear.
  3. Make sure that Polycom Trio is set as your audio device.
    The audio plays through the system's speakers.