How to Pair My Plantronics Voyager 5200 | Headset Advisor

If you made it to this blog, you're probably wondering how to pair your Voyager 5200 headset with your mobile phone or BT600 USB adapter. You made it to the right place!

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If this guide or the Voyager 5200 reset doesn't get your headset working, then you'll want to do one of two things.

  1. Request a replacement from the manufacturer (if it's been within 1 year). 
  2. If outside of the 1 year warranty, you will want to order a replacement Voyager 5200 here. Or another model to consider is the M300-XT

How to pair Plantronics Voyager?

For other helpful guides visit the Plantronics Voyager 5200 resource center

Let's get your Plantronics 5200 paired up to all your mobile and computer devices, without the hassle of looking at the

Plantronics Voyager 5200 manual. First, let's make sure you are familiar with all the buttons on the Plantronics Voyager 5200 earpiece.

Plantronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth Headset Overview

Plantronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth Headset

The On/Off switch is what you use to turn the headset on and make it active. There are two silver buttons on the top of the Plantronics Voyager 5200, this is what will adjust your hearing volume, simply press the (+) button to increase the volume and press (-) to decrease the speaker volume.

The red button on the microphone boom arm is the button to mute the microphone if you're talking to someone you can press this button so that they won't be able to hear you sometimes people will use it if they need to sneeze, cough, or ask someone around them a private question.

The black button on the back of the microphone boom arm is your call control button. When your phone rings your headset will make a beeping tone and you can just press that call control button to answer or end your phone calls.

This is also the same button that will engage the Bluetooth pairing functionality. Now that you have a good understanding of the buttons on your Plantronics Voyager 5200 let's go over how to pair Plantronics Voyager 5200 to your Bluetooth devices such as Iphones, Ipads, etc.

Pairing The Voyager 5200 With Your Cell Phone

Step 1) Turn Plantronics Voyager 5200 On

Slide the On/Off Switch upwards so that the switch turns green. *Tip make sure you have charged your headset before pairing so you don't run into any issues.


Step 2) Click & hold the call control button for 3-5 seconds

While wearing the headset on your ear press and hold the black call control button, located at the end of the microphone boom arm, for 3-5 seconds. If successful your headset will verbally say "pairing" and that is how you will know if your Plantronics 5200 pairing is active.


Step 3) Select "PLT V5200 Series" from the Bluetooth menu on the mobile device.

plantronics 5200 pairing

On the Iphone you can navigate to Settings>Bluetooth and on that screen, you will see the Voyager 5200 under "Other devices" towards the bottom and simply just click that button.

In my case, my phone did not request a passcode however if your phone does require a passcode then enter "0000".

That's it! You can now safely say you know how to pair Plantronics Voyager!

How To Pair Voyager 5200 With BT600 Adapter

Now you may have the UC version and have the BT600 USB dongle and are wondering how to pair your Plantronics Voyager 5200 to the USB dongle so you can properly use the headset on your laptop or computer.

Follow these simple steps.

Step 1) Plug the BT600 USB dongle into the computer

The Plantronics BT600 USB dongle is very small and needs to be plugged directly into a laptop or computer to get it set up properly.


Step 2) Put the Plantronics BT600 USB dongle in pairing mode

Plantronics BT600 USB Dongle Pairing Mode Instructions

You may need to use a pen or paper clip to press and hold that small circular button on the side of the BT600 USB dongle.

Press and hold the pairing button for 3-5 seconds until the light on the front of the USB dongle starts to flash red and blue. This flashing lets you know that your Plantronics BT600 is in pairing mode.

Step 3) Press & hold the call control button on the Voyager 5200 for 3-5 seconds

plantronics 5200 pairing mode

While wearing the headset press and hold the black call control button on the end of the microphone boom arm for 3-5 seconds. The headset will make an audible noise that says "pairing" letting you know the headset is in pairing mode.

Step 4) Wait until the Voyager 5200 says "pairing successful"

Once the BT600 is in pairing mode (flashing red & blue) and also the Voyager 5200 is in pairing mode (it audibly will say pairing or the light on the back of the earpiece will flash red & blue) all you have to do is wait 5-10 seconds for the devices to complete the pairing process.

The lights on both devices will stop flashing red and blue and the Plantronics Voyager 5200 will make an audible sound saying "pairing successful"

That's it! If you are pairing your Voyager 5200 to either a mobile device or to the BT600 USB dongle it is a very quick and easy process as outlined above and it shouldn't take but less than a minute for each procedure.

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Can you pair the Plantronics Voyager 5200 to more than two devices? I have a cell phone, PC, and IP work phone that supports bluetooth. I can’t seem to get all three devices connected at once.



is it possible to pair 2 BT600 dongles to 1 headset?



Great article



Amazing help, thank you

Colin Murray

Colin Murray

I have purchased a Plantronic 5200. It pairs ad connects easily with my Iphone, but not with my Lanovo Yoga 3 pro laptop – which was the only reason for buying it.
It seems to pair withe laptop, which says “complete” – but keeps flashing blue/red on the headset.
I have not ha any other issues with connecting via Bluetooth on the laptop.
What am i missing?



Can I connect to a smart tv with the dongle? I have it paired to my 5200 and it says connect to PC but I do not get sound.



Very clear instructions, much better than the Plantronics online manual. I successfully paired to all my devices in seconds with your instructions many thanks

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