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Deskphones ­ Cisco SPA 525g or SPA 525g2 Connect to your Wi­Fi Network | AT&T Office@Hand
Article #5210

Cisco SPA525g or SPA525g2 phones allow you to connect to a Wi­Fi network manually. You can connect using the Wireless Profile or connect using the Wi­Fi Protected Setup.

Deskphones ­ Cisco SPA 525g or SPA 525g2 Connect to your Wi­Fi Network | AT&T Office@Hand

The Cisco SPA525g and the Cisco SPA525g2 desk phones are 5­line 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

First step is to enable the phone’s wireless connection. Next step is to connect to the wireless network. You have 2 options to connect to the wireless network:

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 Wi­Fi connection is disabled.

  1. Power ON the phone using the power adapter that came with the device.
  2. Press the Setup button on your Cisco phone.

    Press the Setup button on your Cisco phone.

  3. Go to Network Configuration and then press the Select key.

    Go to Network Configuration and then press the Select key.

  4. Go to Wi­Fi and then press the phone’s Right Arrow key to toggle Wi­Fi ON, and then press Set.

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

  5. Go to Wi­Fi Configuration and press the Right arrow key.

    Go to Wi­Fi Configuration and press the Right arrow key.

  6. You will have 2 options to connect your phone to the Wi­Fi network:
    1. Wireless Profile ­ – Use this option to add a new or edit an existing wireless profile.
    2. Wi­Fi Protected Setup ­ – Use this option if your wireless router supports Wi­Fi Protected Setup
      (WPS).

Wireless Profile

  1. Go to Wireless Profile, and then press Select.

    Go to Wireless Profile, and then press Select.

  2. The current Wi­Fi profiles are displayed. You have 2 choices:
    1. Scan for available wireless networks
    2. Manually add a network

Scan for available wireless networks

  1. Press Scan.

    Press Scan.

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

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

  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

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

Manually add a network

  1. Press Option.

    Press Option.

  2. Highlight Add New, and then press Select.

    Highlight Add New, and then press Select.

  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.
  4. Press Connect.

    Press Connect.

Wi­Fi Protected Setup

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

  1. Under Wireless Configuration, select Wi­Fi Protected Setup.

    Under Wireless Configuration, select Wi­Fi Protected Setup.

  2. You have 2 options:
    1. Push Button Configuration
    2. PIN Configuration

Push Button Configuration

  1. Press the WPS button on your router.
  2. On your phone, highlight Push Button Configuration, and then press Select.

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

  3. Press Select.

    Press Select.

PIN Configuration

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

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

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

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

  3. Connect to your router interface by using a computer.
  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.
  5. Click Save.
  6. On your phone, with PIN Configuration highlighted, press Select.

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

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

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