Quick Start Guide
Cisco Small Business SPA IP Phone
Model SPA 525G/SPA 525G2
RJ-45 Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guide
The features available on your phone depend on the
type of system to which your phone is connected.
Contact your system administrator if you have questions
about phone features.
Do not insert a telephone line cord into the port marked
Turn the phone over to expose the ports on the back of the unit.
Insert one end of the phone cord into slot marked with a phone symbol
(5). Insert the other end into the jack at the bottom of the handset (not
(Optional) Connect the desk stand by lining up the tabs on the desk
stand with the slots on the back of the phone. Slide the bottom tabs
into the slots and lightly press down on the top of the desk stand. It
should easily slide into the top slots. Do not force.
If you are using an external power source, plug one end of the power
cord into the building's power source and insert the other end of the
power cord into the phone base (2).
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Connect your phone to the network:
Using an Ethernet Connection—Insert the Ethernet cable into the slot
marked "SW" (4). Insert the other end of the Ethernet cable into the
appropriate device on your network, such as a network switch. The
Cisco SPA 525G/525G2 provides a second Ethernet port (3). You can
connect a PC to this port to provide network access to the PC. (Note: This
option is only available when phone is connected to the network via the
wired Ethernet connection.)
Using a Wireless Connection—Your phone has a built-in wireless adapter.
You must unplug the Ethernet connection before configuring Wi-Fi. See the
Cisco Small Business IP Phone SPA 525G/525G2 (SIP) User Guide
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express for the Cisco Small
Business IP Phone 525G/525G2 User Guide
for more information.
Phone Hardware Features
Refer to the following table for identification of your IP phone's hardware
Pick up to answer or place calls.
Speaker for phone.
When lit red, you have a new voice mail
message. When lit flashing red, you have
an incoming call or the phone's firmware is
Typically displays date and time, phone
station name, line extensions, and softkey
Indicates phone line status. Consult your
User Guide for an explanation of line colors
and what they mean.
Press a softkey button to perform the
action shown on the label on the LCD
Press an arrow to scroll left, right, up, or
down through items shown on the LCD
Press the check mark button to select an
option or menu item on the screen.
Press to access voice mail (must be set up
by your phone administrator).
Press to place a call on hold.
Press to access a menu to configure
features and preferences (such as your
directory and speed dials), access your
call history, and set up functions (such as
Press to mute or unmute the phone. When
phone is muted, the button glows red.
Press + to increase the volume and - to
lower the volume of the handset, headset,
speaker (when the handset is off hook), or
ringer volume (when the handset is on
Push to turn the speaker on or off. When
the speaker is on, the button glows green.
Push to turn the headset on or off. When
the headset is on, the button glows green.
Use to dial phone numbers, enter letters,
and choose menu items.
USB 2.0 host port
Accepts USB memory device to play MP3
files on the phone or to upload security
certificates for wireless authentication.
Can also be used to charge devices
(Cisco SPA 525G2 model).
Accepts wired headsets.