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[FAQ] How can I Record or Playback Audio Calls?

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[FAQ] How can I Record or Playback Audio Calls?

Note: Depending on the Software Version running on the phone this feature requires a license key for activation!

 

Newer versions like UCS 3.3.0 or later no longer have these requirements for the Recording and Playback of Audio Calls.

 

Free Site License (excluding VQMon) can be found => here <=.

 

The SoundPoint IP 650 and 670 and the Polycom VVX 1500,VVX 500, VVX501 ,VVX600, VVX601, VVX401 ,VVX411 and the Polycom Trio 8800 and 8500 phones can be configured to allow recording of audio calls on a supported USB device.

 

Playback of recorded files can occur on the phone as well as on other devices, such as a Windows® or Apple® based computer using an application like Windows Media Player® or iTunes

 

Note: Informing Parties When You Are Recording calls
Federal, state, and/or local laws may legally require that you to notify some or all of the call parties that you are recording.

 

Activation:

 

UCS 4.x.x or UCS 5.x.x

 

In order to activate the Feature the below attached file can be imported via the Web Interface as explained => here <=

 

<usb feature.callRecording.enabled="1"/>

 

UCS 3.3.x

 

<usb feature.callRecording.enabled="1"/>

 

In order to activate the Feature the below attached file needs to be loaded via a configuration file as explained => here <=

 

 

SIP 3.2.x or older

 

feature.17.name="call-recording" feature.17.enabled="1"

Above parameter is included in the sip.cfg and needs to be set to enabled and a license needs to be added to the provisioning server. 

 

USB Recording and Playback:

 

Once a USB stick is plugged into the Phone a USB Icon appears and the free space is displayed

 

USB_recording_01.png

 

Once the call is in a connected state the recording option is displayed via a softkey (you may have to press the more softkey first)

 

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Press Start to begin the recording

 

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During the recording a Stop or Pause Softkey is being displayed

 

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If Paused the recording can be Resumed

 


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Depending on the Phone model either the Menu or the USB Key accesses the Removable Storage Menu

 

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Recorded files are shown

 

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The title Polycom Employee & Community Manager is a community setting and does not reflect my role. I am just a simple volunteer in the community like everybody else. My official "day" Job is 3rd Level support at Poly but I am unable to provide official support via the community.

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Notice: This community forum is not an official Poly support resource, thus responses from Poly employees, partners, and customers alike are best-effort in attempts to share learned knowledge. If you need immediate and/or official assistance please open a service ticket through your proper support channels.
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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: [FAQ] How can I Record or Playback Audio Calls?

A RealPresence Trio 8800 can be used to utilize a USB stick for Audio Recording and Playback.

 

The above  describes in detail the functionality itself and the attached file usb_recording.cfg can be imported via the Web Interface if a Provisioning Server is not implemented.

 

Plugging in a USB stick shows the recording capacity

 

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Once the call is in a connected state the “Hamburger” Menu will have the recording Option

 

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Going back into this Menu will allow to Start the recording

 

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Going back into this Menu again will present further Stop or Pause options.

 

The recording status is displayed in the Top Menu Bar

 

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The title Polycom Employee & Community Manager is a community setting and does not reflect my role. I am just a simple volunteer in the community like everybody else. My official "day" Job is 3rd Level support at Poly but I am unable to provide official support via the community.

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Notice: This community forum is not an official Poly support resource, thus responses from Poly employees, partners, and customers alike are best-effort in attempts to share learned knowledge. If you need immediate and/or official assistance please open a service ticket through your proper support channels.
Please also ensure you always check the VoIP , Video Endpoint , Skype for Business , PSTN or RPM FAQ's
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