In previous versions (Polycom SIP software 3.x or earlier) this manual process was not available.
Also the firmware was packaged differently in the previous SIP versions as the device firmware was provided as two separate binary files, the bootloader image and the application image.
In the 4.x UCS release these were merged into the same binary file.
New devices like the VVX500 and Spectra Link phones have only ever shipped with 4.x UCS releases, while older devices like Sound Point IP phones may still have previous 3.x SIP releases on them.
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