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At&T 1485/1185 Readout fading away

My At&T 1485/1185 phone: The LED readout is fading away. I can barely see the letters/numbers on the caller ID, etc . Can this be repaired? My last AT&T did the same thing after one year. Guess what? This one is exactly one year old!

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SOURCE: just got a AT&T 950 corded telephone with Caller

unplugged the phone and took the batteries out for 1 minute and it reset itself...then replaced the batteries and plugged the phone more problems

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Are caller ID units interchangealbe between 2 homes?

The caller Id service is a paid extra. If you have a caller ID phone, and are not a subscriber to the service it will not do you any good.

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a AT&T 5.8

You may need to reset the Telephone Answering System. Complete the following steps :
Step 1: Disconnect the power to the telephone base.
Step 2: Wait a few minutes and then reconnect the power to the telephone base and charger.
Step 3: Set the day and time.


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