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Norstar: Inactive Feature (981)

I am trying to change the voicemail message on the norstar, but when I put in the feature code it reads 'inactive feature'. All the web sites I have checked give the same feature code. Any suggestions for an alternative?  Thank you!

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  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    I have the exact same problem - please help!!

  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    Inactive Feature (981) problem,

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    We recently had a callpilot 150 mini box go bad so we purchased the same model and put our card from the old system into the new. We now have ability for customers to leave voicemail but when you hit Feature 981 to retrieve them all it will say is EXIT. We checked to make sure the mailboxes are still on the card but why will it not let us access them.

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This generally happens from one of two things. Your voice mail system is connected to your phone system through a station port. If it loses connection it will not communicate with the phone system. Loose wire or connection can cause this. or it has just crashed and will need repair or replacement.

First thing you want to do is unplug the unit wait 15 minutes and plug it back in. wait 10 minutes Try feature 981 from a set that has voicemail. if nothing. hit feature 985 from a m7310 set or a m7324 set not a m7208. If it comes back with inactive fearture now your connection between the units is bad or the unit itself is bad. If it comes back with the voicemail intercom # and you cant get into any mailboxes it has lost all programming.Try this first.

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Sometimes when you put a new (or alternate) voicemail system on a Norstar switch, The feature codes that accessed the old system stay in the KSU memory. If this is the case all of your feature codes will appear inactive even if the voicemail system is operating correctly.
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First make sure u r using Voicemail system which is either Star talk or call pilot.
If u r any one of this then only u can use F 981, 982 , 983 or 985. Its a feature code of voice mail.
If u r using either of this and still gettin inactive feature, then try with rebooting The Satr talk or call pilot i.e. switch off from mains wait for few mins and switch it back on.
After rebooting it will take 15-20 mins to boot up the system and after that u can use these feature.

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