Yealink CP925/965 – Connecting a Mobile Phone/Device via Bluetooth


Bluetooth Usage on the CP925/965


Bluetooth provides a wireless connection within a range of about 32 feet. The best performance is in the range of 3 to 6 feet.


After pairing and connecting a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone you can make and receive mobile calls on your CP925 or CP965 phone, use it as a speaker to play music from the mobile phone, and create a hybrid UC conference with merged calls from the mobile phone and a PC.


The following instructions are for the phone user interface, but you can also configure Bluetooth settings via the web user interface at the path Features>Bluetooth.


Activating/Deactivating Bluetooth Mode


Activating Bluetooth gives you access to a list of available nearby Bluetooth devices as well as devices your CP925/965 phone is already paired with (you still need to connect to paired device as explained next.)


To activate Bluetooth:


  • Do one of the following:

    • Tap   on the idle screen.

    • Swipe down from the top of the screen or tap   on the bottom of the idle screen to access the Control Center and tap .
  • Toggle on the Bluetooth option.

  • The phone automatically scans and displays a list of available devices in range with their names and with types (phones, headphones, input devices, etc).

    If you have paired devices before, they will appear on the same screen under a Paired Devices list.

  • The status bar displays the active Bluetooth icon ().

Repeat the same steps to deactivate Bluetooth and simply toggle off the Bluetooth option. The Bluetooth icon will disappear from the status bar. The current Bluetooth device that is connected to your phone will disconnect but will remain paired and available to use once you reactivate Bluetooth.


Pairing a Bluetooth Device


You can pair multiple mobile phones and devices with the CP925/965 but only one device can be connected with the phone at any given time. If you have paired several mobile devices you can switch the active connection between them.


After pairing a mobile  phone you can change its name, unpair it, and sync and view its contacts.


To pair and connect a Bluetooth-Enabled Mobile Phone with your IP phone:


  • Activate Bluetooth on your CP925/965 phone (see above).

  • Activate Bluetooth on the mobile phone and also make sure it is discoverable (can be seen by other Bluetooth devices.) Otherwise, even if you enable Bluetooth on the mobile phone it may not be seen by the CP925/965.
  • If no mobile phone is found by the CP925/965, tap    to scan for the mobile phones.

  •  In the Bluetooth devices list, tap the mobile phone you want to pair with.

  • The CP925/965 prompts a Bluetooth connection request with a pairing code.

    Make sure the code is identical to the one shown on the mobile phone and select OK.

  • If the connection is successful, a “Connected” label appears under the name of the mobile phone (now listed in the Paired Devices list.

    The CP925/965 will automatically find an available line key and assign it as a mobile account to let you place calls on the mobile phone. The Mobile Account key’s default label is “My Mobile”. If there is no available line key, you need to assign it manually.

    A successful connection is also indicated by the connected Bluetooth icon ( ) in the status bar.

To switch to a different, already paired, mobile phone first make sure the other phone has Bluetooth enabled and is discoverable. Tap the mobile phone in the Paired devices list, and tap OK when prompted to approve the new connection.


Renaming or Unpairing a Mobile Phone


You can rename a paired mobile phone so that you can easily recognize it.


The new name of the mobile phone will display in the Paired Devices list on the CP925/965. But the name of the mobile phone that is displayed in the list of available devices (if you unpair the mobile phone) remains unchanged.


To rename or unpair a device:


  • Tap    next to the name of a connected Bluetooth mobile phone in the paired devices list.

  • If you wish to change the name of the phone, enter the desired device name, in the Rename field and tap    to apply the change.

    The new name will display in the Paired devices list.

  • To unpair the mobile phone tap Unpair.

    The mobile phone disappears from the Paired devices list. It will now show in the Available devices list, where you can tap it if you wish to pair with it again.

Syncing and Viewing Mobile Contacts


You can enable the sync feature on a CP925/965 phone to let it sync with the contacts on a paired mobile phone as a convenient way to view and use these contacts from the CP925/965.


To enable the mobile contacts sync feature:


  • Make sure a Bluetooth phone is paired and connected to your CP925/965.

  • Do one of the following:

    • Tap    on the idle screen.

    • Swipe down from the top of the screen or tap    on the bottom of the idle screen to access the Control Center and tap .

  • Tap    next to the name the connected Bluetooth mobile phone in the paired devices list<<<<<

  • Turn on Mobile Contacts Sync option.

  • On the mobile phone, authorize the CP925/965 to synchronize the contacts.

    The mobile contacts directory will now be available in the CP925's directory.

If you no longer need to view and use the mobile contacts, repeat the same steps and simply turn offf the Mobile Contacts Sync option. The mobile contacts directory disappears from the phone directory list.


If you dectivate Bluetooth on either the CP925/965 or your mobile phone, the contacts directory will also disappears from the phone directory list.


To view your mobile contacts on the CP925/965:


  • On the idle screen, tap   (Directory) and select Local Directory>Mobile Contacts.

Enabling Phone-Audio/Media-Audio


The phone-audio feature allow you to make and receive mobile calls, with the CP925 acting as a speaker and microphone for your connected mobile phone. Calling is still made through your mobile phone, but the audio is routed to the CP925/965 and the call is also controlled by it.


Note that controlling calls work for cellular calls, but may or may not work for calls made or received with any VoIP based communication apps (such as Google Voice, Skype, a softphone app, Telebroad's own mobile Teleconsole app, etc.) Try to open the dialer screen on the relevant app on your mobile phone and see if your CP925 can control it. Speaker and microphone functionality will work for any type of call.


When you enable the media-audio feature, the CP925/965 acts as a speaker for your connected mobile phone (or a PC connected via a USB cable) to play music or other audio media.


To enable phone-audio or the media-audio:


  • Do one of the following:

    • Tap   on the idle screen.

    • Swipe down from the top of the screen or tap    on the bottom of the idle screen to access the Control Center and tap .

  • Tap    next to the name of the connected mobile phone in the paired devices list.

  • Toggle on Phone audio option to enable Phone audio.

  • Toggle on Medio audio option to enable Phone audio.

Handling Mobile Phone Calls on the CP925/965


After you enabled the Phone-Audio feature (see the previous section) you can make and receive mobile phone calls on your CP925/965.


You can use the CP925/965 to place a mobile call and a VoIP call with your Telebroad account simultaneously. The two types of calls will not affect each other.

During the call, you can hold/resume, mute/unmute or end the call on the CP925/965.


To place a mobile call over Bluetooth from the CP925/965 do one of the following:


  • Tap the Mobile Account line key that was assigned when you paired with the phone.

    Enter the desired number on the dialing screen and tap   (Send) to place the call.

  • When the phone is idle, tap   (Call) to enter the dialing screen.

    Enter the desired number and tap   (Send).

    You will be prompted to select where to place the call (on the CP925/965 or the paired mobile phone). Tap the connected mobile phone name to place the call. 

To place a mobile call over Bluetooth from the mobile phone:


  • Place a call on the mobile phone.

  • The outgoing call information appears on both the CP925/965 and mobile phone screens.

  • On the mobile phone tap the Bluetooth audio source option and select:

    • CP925, CP965, or Bluetooth to route the call's audio to the CP925/965

    • Speaker or Handset earpiece to keep the call's audio on the mobile phone.

  • Note that the audio source option's appearance and functionality may vary slightly depending on your mobile phone's operating system version and configuration – on iOS the options for keeping the audio on the phone are iPhone and Speaker.

Editing CP925/965 Device Name and Enabling/Disabling Discovering


In order for other Bluetooth devices to scan and find your CP925/CP965 phone you need to make the phone discoverable.


By default, the device name of your phone will appear to other devices as Yealink-CP925 or Yealink-CP965. You can edit this name to make it easier to recognize the phone.  


To enable/disable the CP925/965 discovery mode or edit the device name:


  • Do one of the following:

    • Tap    on the idle screen.

      Or swipe down from the top of the screen or tap on the bottom of the idle screen to access the Control Center and tap .

    • Tap   on the bottom of the idle screen and select Basic>Bluetooth.

  • Tap Edit My Device Information.

  • Toggle the Open Discover opt to make the CP925/965 discoverable or hide it from other devices.

  • Enter a new name in the Device Name field to change the name of the CP925 or CP965 as it appears to other devices.

  • Tap    to save any changes.

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