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Connecting Your Cisco SPA525g or SPA525g2 to the Wi-Fi Network

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SummaryHow do I manually connect the Cisco SPA525g or Cisco SPA525g2 to the Wi-Fi network?
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The Cisco SPA525g and the Cisco SPA525g2 desk phones are  5-line IP Phones with color display and wireless capability, manufactured by Cisco Systems. Follow these steps when connecting these phones to a wireless network.

NOTE: Before setting up the Cisco SPA525g network, make sure you know the following details for the network you will connect to.

•  Wireless Network Name/SSID
•  Security Mode
•  Security Type
•  Wireless Password 
•  Cipher Type  
 

Enable the phone's Wireless Connection 

IMPORTANT: Disconnect the Ethernet cable from the Cisco phone to activate the Wireless feature. When the Ethernet cable is connected to the phone, the phone's Wi-Fi connection is disabled.

Step 1:

Power ON the phone using the power adapter that came with the device.

Step 2:

Press the Setup button on your Cisco phone.

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Step 3:

Go to Network Configuration and then press the Select key.

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Step 4:

Go to Wi-Fi and then press the phone's Right Arrow key to toggle Wi-Fi ON, and then press Set.

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Step 5: 

Go to Wi-Fi Configuration and press the Right arrow key.

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Step 6:

You will have 2 options to connect your phone to the Wi-Fi network: 

A. Wireless Profile - Use this option to add a new or edit an existing wireless profile.

B. Wi-Fi Protected Setup - Use this option if your wireless router supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

 

A. Wireless Profile

Step 1: 

Go to Wireless Profile, and then press Select.

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Step 2:

The current Wi-Fi profiles are displayed. You have 2 choices: 

a. Scan for available wireless networks
b. Manually add a network

 

a. Scan for Available Networks

Step 1: 

Press Scan

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Step 2: 

Highlight the network that you wish to connect to, and then press Add.

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Step 3: 

Enter the required setting to connect your network, and then press Save.

• Security Mode and Cipher Type - This is the wireless network's password. (case sensitive)
• Profile Name - Enter a descriptive name for the wireless profile
 

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b. Manually Add a Network

Step 1: 

Press Option.

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Step 2: 

Highlight Add New, and then press Select

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Step 3: 

Enter the required setting to connect your network, and then press Save.

• Security Mode and Cipher Type - This is the wireless network's password. (case sensitive)
• Profile Name - Enter a descriptive name for the wireless profile
• SSID - This is the wireless network's name. 

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Step 4: 

Press Connect.

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B. Wi-Fi Protected Setup

If your router has a WPS button, you can use Wi-Fi Protected Setup to add a new wireless network profile.

Step 1: 

Under Wireless Configuration, select Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

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Step 2:

You have 2 options: 

A. Push Button Configuration
B. PIN Configuration


 

Push Button Configuration

Step 1:

Press the WPS button on your router.

Step 2:

On your phone, highlight Push Button Configuration, and then press Select.

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Step 3: 

Press Select.

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PIN Configuration

Step 1: 

On your phone, highlight PIN Configuration, and the press Select.

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Step 2: 

The PIN will be displayed on your phone. Note the PIN displayed. 

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Step 3: 

Connect to your router interface by using a computer.

Step 4:

Go to the router's Wireless Protected Setup configuration menu, and then enter the PIN into the field that allows you to setup wireless devices by using a PIN.

Step 5: 

Click Save.

Step 6:      

On your phone, with PIN Configuration highlighted, press Select.

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NOTE: To add the connection as a Wireless Profile, press OK
 

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