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Yealink W53p User Guide

This user guide provides you with all the information you need to get the most from your phone. You must first set up your phone before you can use it. This doesn’t take long as it is easy to do. Just follow the simple instructions in this user guide or the quick start guide included with the phone.

Included in your Yealink W53p package should be

The following items are included in your W53P package:

  • Handset
  • Base Station
  • Base Stand
  • USB Charger Cradle
  • Two Power Adapters
  • Belt Clip
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Quick Start Guide

The following items are included in your W53H package:

  • Handset
  • USB Charger Cradle

Phone Installation

Step 1. Connect the network and power for the base station in one of the following ways, as shown below:

Option 1. AC Power

Connect the DC plug on the power adapter to the DC5V port on the base station and connect the other end of the power adapter into an electrical power outlet.

Connect the included or a standard Ethernet cable between the Internet port on the base station and the Internet port in your network or the switch/hub device port.

Option 2. POE (Power over Ethernet) cable

Using a regular Ethernet cable, the base station can be powered from a PoE-compliant (IEEE 802.3af) switch or hub.

Connect the Ethernet cable between the Internet port on the base station and an available port on the in-line power switch/hub.

Note: If in-line power is provided, you don’t need to connect the AC adapter. Make sure the switch/hub is PoE compliant. Important! Do not remove the power and network to the base station while it is updating firmware and configurations.

Step 2. Connect the charger cradle and charge the handset, as shown below:

Step 3. Insert the battery into the handset

Step 4. Charge the battery

The handset battery takes about 3 hours to fully charge. Charging status of battery is displayed on the top right-hand corner of the LCD screen:

Step5. (Optional) Attach the belt clip


Your Yealink W53P DECT Phone will be pre-loaded with all the information it needs to automatically provision the WHC service once all the connections have been made.

  1. Once connected to the network port that is providing network access the phone will do a series of firmware updates (please allow the phone time to complete).
  2. Once complete the phone will now show the line number against a line key.

Note. If your handset fails to register please contact our support team.

Getting to know your phone

Base Station Description

After the base station starts up successfully and the handset is registered to the base station, all LEDs on the base station illuminate green in sequence.

Item Description
Paging Key Locates a misplaced handset. Toggles the registration mode. Resets the base station to factory settings.
Registration LED Indicates the mode of the base station: Fast-flashing green—The base station is in the paging mode. Slow-flashing green—The base station is in the registration mode. Solid green—There is at least one handset registered to the base station. Off—The base station is powered off or no handsets are registered to the base station.
Network Status LED Indicates the network status: Slow flashing green—The network is unavailable. Solid green—The network is available. Off—The base station is powered off.
Power Indicator LED Indicates the power status of the base station: Slow flashing green—The base station is during the firmware upgrading process. Solid green—The base station is powered on. Off—The base station is powered off.

Handset Description

The main hardware components of the W53P/W53PH handset are the LCD screen and the keypad.

Item Description
1 Earpiece Outputs audio during the earpiece call.
2 Power Indicator LED Indicates call status, message status and charging status. • Receives an incoming call—Fast flashing red • Receives a voice mail or a missed call—Slow flashing red • Battery charging—solid red
3 LCD Screen Shows information about calls, messages, soft keys, time, date and other relevant data.
4 Soft Keys Label automatically to identity their context-sensitive features.
5 Message Key Accesses the voice mail or missed call.
6 Speakerphone Key   •Switches among the earpiece, earphone and speakerphone modes. • Answers an incoming call. • Places a call in speakerphone mode.
7 • Move the cursor. • Act as shortcuts. • Scroll through the displaying information.
• Move the cursor. • Act as shortcuts. • Adjust the ringer volume. • Switch among the values.
8 Confirms actions or enters the main menu.
9 On-hook Key/Power Key • Press on any screen to return to previous screen. • Long press on any screen to return to the idle screen. • Press to turn the handset on. • Long press on idle screen to turn the handset off. • Cancels actions or ends a call. • Rejects an incoming call.
10 Off-hook Key • Answers an incoming call. • Enters the redial calls list. • Places a call in earpiece or earphone mode.
11 Keypad Provides digits, letters and special characters in context-sensitive applications.
12 TRAN Key Transfers a call to another party.
13 Mute Key Toggles mute feature on or off.
14 Microphone Picks up audio during earpiece and hands-free calls.
15 Speaker Provides hands-free (speakerphone) audio output.
16 3.5mm Earphone Jack Allows you to connect a standard 3.5mm earphone.

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