Features for Vision-Impaired and Blind Users

Polycom phones include various features that enable users with visual impairments to use many of the features on the phone.

The following table lists the accessibility features for visually-impaired and blind users.

Table 1. Accessibility Features for Vision-Impaired and Blind Users

Accessibility Feature


Adjustable backlight settings

You can change the brightness of the screen by adjusting backlight intensity settings.


You can enable the system to auto-answer calls.

Plastic overlay A plastic overlay is available for placement on the touchscreen for the volume keys to assist with adjusting the volume.

Illuminated feature keys

Many feature keys illuminate when activated to alert you when a feature is enabled.

Microphone mute

An audible alert plays when you mute or unmute the microphones using any of the Mute keys on the device or far-end system. The system plays an alert periodically if the device is muted for a set period of time.