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Set up Group Paging

8x8 Virtual Office offers two types of paging:

Group Paging

Provides one-way paging to multiple extensions connected to the same router. Make real-time announcements to a department, team, or work area using the intercom feature on a Polycom phone:

Before using group paging, each telephone participant must be configured.

To set up group paging on the Polycom VVX500:

  1. Click Phone System in the top navigation bar.
  2. Under the Phone System menu, click Paging.
  3. On Group Paging, click Configure.
  4. To create a name or label for the group, click the Edit Group Label link. Then enter a new group name.
    In our case, we have created a group called WorkGroup 1.
  5. Click Save at the bottom of the window.
  6. Click Configure Paging Groups.
  7. Select the new group (in this case, WorkGroup 1) from Paging Groups. Make sure it becomes highlighted. Next, select the extension that participates in the group by searching and selecting the extension numbers.

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