Holding a Call

Your Polycom Phones have two ways to hold a call. This training video will explain the difference between a Park/Universal hold and a Personal/Local hold.

  • Park/Universal Hold - holds the call on all phones

  • Personal/Local Hold -holds the call on your phone only

Park/Universal Hold - holds the call on all phones

  • To place an active call on one of your Universal Holds (Hold 1, Hold 2, or Hold 3) press the Park soft key located at the bottom of your display screen.

  • The phone will place the call on the 1st available universal holding positions and announce the location.

  • Call can be retrieved on any phone by pressing the same Hold 1, Hold 2, or Hold 3 key.

Personal Hold -holds the call on your phone only

  • While on an active call press the Personal Hold key located on the left side of phone.

  • Press the same Hold key to resume call before picking up the handset.

  • Call can also be resumed by using the soft key labeled Resume.

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