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Using the Dial Pad to Enter Information on Your Polycom Phone
8x8 Support Knowledge Base

Using the Dial Pad to Enter Information on Your Polycom Phone

Objective

Using the desk phone dial pad to enter alphanumeric information.

Applies To

Polycom desk phones

Procedure

Task Action
Enter numbers or characters in uppercase, lowercase, or title case mode Select Encoding or Mode, and select ABC, abc, or Abc.
Enter only numbers Select Encoding or Mode, and select 123.
Enter text in another language Select Encoding, and select one of the language options.
Enter a character Press a dial pad key repeatedly to view the character options and stop when the character you want to enter is displayed in the field. Wait one second, and enter the next character.
Enter a number Select Encoding or Mode, and select 123, or press a dial pad key repeatedly to enter the number that displays on that key.
Enter a special character

Select Encoding, and select Abc, ABC, or abc. Press either the 1, 0, *, or # key one or more times to enter one of the following special characters:

  • 1 key: ! | ‘ ^ \ @ : 1
  • * key: * - & % + ; ( )
  • 0 key: / , _ $ ~ = ? 0
  • # key: # > < { } [ ] “ ‘

You cannot access special characters when you are in numerical (123) mode.

Enter a space

Select Encoding, and select one of the alphabetic Abc, ABC, or abc. Press the 0 key.

You cannot enter a space when you are in numerical (123) mode.

Delete one or more characters Use the arrow keys to position the cursor to the right of the character, or drag your finger across the characters until the cursor is positioned to the right of the character(s) you want to delete. Press Delete or press the << soft key.