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You're not going to like this much. This model only has 2 rings, 4 rings and TOLL SAVER which answers on the 2nd ring if you have messages and the 4th ring if you don't.

A lot of the Vtech models adjust from 2-7.

Here's the manual, check out page 28 (32 pdf). http://www.uniden.com/pdf/EXAI918om.pdf

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? Press Auto Answer to turn the light on or off, as appropriate for your setup.

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The Rings to Answer setting is important if you have an answering machine on the
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