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[FAQ] How can I create a Screen Capture of the phone GUI?

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[FAQ] How can I create a Screen Capture of the phone GUI?

UPDATE

 

Since VVX UC Software 5.8.0 the combination of the following parameters can be used to avoid the above:

 

<test up.screenCapture.value="1"
up.screenCapture.enabled="1" />

 

Since Trio UC Software 5.8.0 the combination of the following parameters can be used to avoid the above:

<test up.screenCapture.allowed="1"
up.screenCapture.enabled="1" />

 

A combination of both of the above is attached and can be downloaded, unzipped and imported via the Web UI Utilities > Phone Backup & Restore > Phone Backup > Phone Backup

 

Prior to UC 5.8.0 or older:

 

Since SIP 3.2.0 you can capture the current screen on a SoundPoint IP, SoundStation IP, VVX ,Trio or a Visual+ phone through the web interface to the phone.

 

In order to utilize this facility the Parameter :

 

<up up.screenCapture.enabled="1" />

 above needs to be added to the Configuration via the Provisioning Server.

 

Username: Polycom

Password: 456

 

This does not automatically allow a User to capture the Screen, the functionality needs to be activated by the Phone User.

 

Note: You need to re-enable the Screen Capture feature after every phone restart or reboot (repeat below)!

 

Press the Menu Key

 

Main Menu

 

Select Settings

 

Settings Menu

 

Select Basic

 

Basic Settings Menu

 

Select Preferences

 

Preferences Menu

 

Scroll down and select Screen Capture

 

Screen Capture

 

Enable or disable the Functionality.

 

Screen Capture enabled

 

 

Accessing the Screen Capture:

 

As the browser address, enter 

 

http://<Phone IP Address>/captureScreen

 

UC Software versions after 5.1.x made changes to the Web Interface so you may need to enable this first as shown => here <= or use HTTPS

 

https://<Phone IP Address>/captureScreen

 

The current screen that is shown on the phone is shown in the browser window. The image can be saved as a file.

 

Example of a VVX 600 with one color expansion module attached:

 

Screen_capture_EM_VVX_.jpg

 

If the function was activated via the configuration but has not been enabled via the GUI the following will appear:

 

The document requested was not found on this server

 

You can also capture an individual expansion module layer:

 

http://<phone-ip-address>/captureScreen/em/<EM page number>

The range for EM page numbers is 1 to 9 

 

Please consult your Admin Guide matching your SIP / UC Software Version.

 

NOTE: Only later UCS versions support this for VVX Expansion Modules!

NOTE: Prior to UCS 5.2.0 importing the configuration file on a VVX requires a manual reboot !

 

UPDATE: 

 

Since UC Software 5.5.2 or later you can also capture the screen of a Visual+

 

Simply browse to the IP of the Visual+

 

http://<Phone IP Address>/captureScreen

 Visual+IdleScreen0_Small.png

 

UPDATE: 

 

Since UC Software 5.7.1 Rev AB or later you can also capture the screen of a connected GroupSeries

 

Simply browse to the IP of the GroupSeries

 

http://<GS_IP>/currentscreen.cgi

GroupSeriesTrio_06.jpgScreencapture




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