5 Step Plantronics CS540 (C054) Wireless Headset Setup WITHOUT Headset Port

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Posted by Drew Merritt on August 13, 2019

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There’s multiple ways to set up your Plantronics CS540 or C054 wireless headset. Follow this guide if your desk phone doesn’t have a HEADSET port or you’re setting your headset up using the HL10 Lifter. For connectivity to your desk phone with a headset port, click here to follow the setup in that configuration.

Step 1

Plug one end of the Plantronics AC power adapter into a power outlet and plug the other end into your C054 charging base.

plantronics cs540 AC power

Step 2

Plug one end of the included headset phone cord into the back of your C054 charging base.

plantronics c054 phone cord

Step 3

Unplug your desk phone handset.

unplug handset

Step 4

Plug the other end of your Plantronics C054 phone cord into the HANDSET port of your corded desk phone.

c054 phone cord

Step 5

Connect your handset to the small square box on your Plantronics C054 phone cord. This allows you to still be able to use your desk phone handset when needed.

c054 phone cord

Step 6- How to use your headset

A) Turn your headset on by pressing the silver button one time and releasing.

turn c054 headset on

B) To answer/end calls or dial out, remove your handset then hang the handset back on the base of your phone when done with the call.

*In order to answer/end calls when away from your desk phone using your C054 wireless headset, you’ll need the HL10 Lifter or EHS cable (highly recommended). Contact us today to verify compatibility.

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Other helpful support guides:

  1. How to replace your C054 battery
  2. Plantronics CS540 wireless headset setup guides
  3. How to switch your CS540 from an ear hook to headband


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