You can connect an analog and USB headset to your phone. When an analog headset is connected and in use, glows green. When a USB headset is connected and in use, glows blue. When both an analog and USB headset are connected, the USB headset is used. When two USB headsets are connected, the headset you connected first is used.
When you use a headset, you can set up your phone so that all calls use your headset. To enable this feature, see Enabling Headset Memory Mode. When you use a headset that supports electronic hookswitch (EHS), you can use the controls on your headset to answer and end calls. In addition, you may be able to mute calls and control volume from your headset.
VVX 600 phones also support Bluetooth headsets. If your system administrator enables Bluetooth capability for your phone, you can use a Bluetooth device to handle calls. When a Bluetooth headset is connected and in use, glows blue. When analog, digital, and Bluetooth headsets are connected to your phone, the Bluetooth headset is used. To use a Bluetooth headset, see Using Bluetooth Headsets with Your VVX 600 Phone.
Enabling Headset Memory Mode
This feature is useful for permanent or full-time headset users. You can set up your phone so that all incoming and outgoing calls use your headset. At any time, you can switch to handset or speakerphone mode.
To use Headset Memory Mode, enable and then activate Headset Memory Mode. When Headset Memory Mode is activated, flashes either green, for analog headsets,
or blue, for USB or Bluetooth headsets.
To enable Headset Memory Mode:
1. Tap Settings from Home view, and tap Basic > Preferences > Headset > Headset Memory. From the Headset Memory Mode screen, tap Enabled.
2. Press .
3. To activate Headset Memory Mode, press twice. The Headset key flashes to indicate that the phone is in Headset Memory Mode.
Now, whenever you answer a call, the call connects to your headset automatically. When you switch to the speakerphone or the handset, you deactivate Headset Memory Mode. Calls no longer automatically go to your headset, unless you choose this mode. To have calls go to your headset again, activate Headset Memory Mode by pressing twice.
Using Bluetooth Headsets with Your VVX 600 Phone
If you have a VVX 600 phone and your system administrator enables Bluetooth capability, you can use a Bluetooth headset with your phone to handle calls. To use your Bluetooth headset with your phone, you need to turn on the Bluetooth option on your phone, and then pair and connect your Bluetooth device with your phone.
Turning On the Bluetooth Option
Before you can use a Bluetooth headset with your phone, you need to turn on the Bluetooth option. When Bluetooth is turned on, the Bluetooth icon displays in the status bar, as displayed next.
After you turn on the Bluetooth option, you can pair and connect your Bluetooth headset.
To turn on the Bluetooth option on your phone:
1. From Home view, tap Settings > Basic > Bluetooth Settings > Bluetooth Radio. The Bluetooth Radio screen displays, as displayed next.
2. To turn Bluetooth on, tap On. The message Turning BT radio on/Please wait displays.
The Bluetooth icon displays in the status bar. You may have to wait several seconds for the icon to display. When the icon displays, you can pair and connect your Bluetooth headset.
Pairing and Connecting Bluetooth Headsets
Before you use your Bluetooth headset, you need to pair and connect it with your phone. You can pair up to four Bluetooth headsets with your phone; however, only one headset can be connected at a time.
To pair and connect your Bluetooth headset with your phone:
1. Turn your Bluetooth headset on and place the headset in discovery mode. To place your headset in discovery mode, refer to your headset documentation.
2. From Home view, tap Settings > Basic > Bluetooth Settings > Manage BT Headsets. A list of all paired and connected headsets displays, as displayed next.
The icon next to each headset indicates headset status:
Bluetooth icon indicates that the headset is paired but not connected.
- Bluetooth/Headset icon indicates that the headset is both paired and connected. In the following example, the first headset is paired but not connected, and the second headset is both paired and connected.
3. Do one of the following:
If your headset is listed, but is just paired and not connected (that is, it has next to it), go to step 5 to connect it.
- If your headset is not listed, find the headset by tapping Scan. Make sure your headset is in discovery mode before you tap Scan. The message "Place device in discoverable mode" reminds you to do this. Refer to your headset documentation for information on how to place your headset in discovery mode. All the nearby devices in discovery mode are added to the list, as displayed next. A red icon displays next to each unpaired headset.
4. Tap the headset you want to pair and tap Add to begin the pairing process. An Adding device message displays. After your headset is added, the Manage BT Headsets screen displays. Your headset is paired, but not connected, as displayed next.
5. Tap the headset you want to connect, and tap Connect. A Connecting device message displays. After your headset connects, a Headset attached message displays, and your headset model displays next to the Bluetooth/Headset icon, the icon that indicates that your headset is both paired and connected, displayed next.
The Bluetooth/Headset icon also displays in the status bar, as displayed next. If you tap the icon, the Bluetooth Settings screen displays.
You can now use your headset to handle calls.
Handling Calls with Your Bluetooth Headset
When your Bluetooth headset is turned on, and paired and connected with your phone, you can:
Use the headset to handle calls, including muting and adjusting call volume.
Initiate and end calls on your headset by pressing , or using a control on the headset.
- Switch to handset or speakerphone mode during a headset call by picking up the handset or pressing .
When a Bluetooth headset is paired and connected, and you turn the headset off, the message Headset removed displays. The headset is not connected anymore, but remains paired. When you turn the headset back on, the message Headset attached displays, and the headset is connected again, indicating that you can use it to handle calls.
Disconnecting and Removing Your Bluetooth Headset
You can disconnect your headset from your phone, but still keep it paired. When you disconnect a headset, it remains paired so you can easily connect it to your phone again.
You can also remove your headset, so it is no longer paired or connected. When you remove your headset, it won’t display in the Manage BT Headsets screen. To connect it back to your phone, you’ll need to scan for the device, add it, and connect it again.
To disconnect your headset:
From Home view, tap Settings > Basic > Bluetooth Settings > Manage BT Headsets. From the Manage BT Headsets screen, tap your headset, and tap Disconnect.
Your headset remains paired to your phone but is no longer connected. To connect it to your phone again, tap Connect.
To remove your headset:
1. From Home view, tap Settings > Basic > Bluetooth Settings > Manage BT Headsets.
2. From the Manage BT Headsets screen, tap your headset, and tap Remove.
Your headset is removed from the list and is no longer paired or connected with your phone