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Answering machine hangs up during greeting

I've set the answering machine, and all other functions work, but when anyone dials my number, the machine picks up and only delivers about three words of my recorded greeting, and then hangs up on the caller. This same issue happens when I switched to the factory greeting. It plays for approximately two seconds and then hangs up. I checked to make sure the answering system was set to "on" and not just set to play the greeting and not take messages. Please advise.

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This problem is cause by excessive loop current from telco. the answer to this is to put a 600 ohm resistor in series with either tip or ring to the cable which feeds the answering machine. excessive loop current related issues can be the toughest problems to troubleshoot

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To play back messages remotely, first you'll need to have set up your two-digit security code (PIN). You can download a copy of the manual here which gives all the details. Once you've done that, here's how to use the system:

1) Call your telephone number and wait for the system to answer. If the answering system is off, it will answer after about 10 rings and sounds a series of beeps.
2) During the greeting message (or a series of beeps when the answering system is off), press 0 and enter your PIN code within 2 seconds. The answering system announces the current time and the number of messages stored in memory. You hear "To play incoming messages, press zero-two. For help, press one-zero." You will hear a beep.
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**For the Memo Record and Greeting Message Record function, the first time you enter the corresponding command, it starts the Recording function. If you want to stop the recording, press 0 then 7, 8 or 5.

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Here are the instructions you need to follow:

If you want to be able to play your messages from a remote location, you need to enter a two-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) code (01-99).
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2) Press [volume/select/ ] or [volume/select/ ] until the desired number appears.
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When you are away from home, you can operate your answering machine with any touch-tone telephone. Use this function to check for recorded messages, to play or delete messages, even record a new greeting message.
1) Call your telephone number.
2) During the greeting message, press [0] and enter your PIN code
3) The answering machine announces the current time and the number of messages stored in memory. Then you hear "To play incoming message, press zero two. For help, press one zero."
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[0] then [1] Repeat a Message [0] then [6] Answering Machine On
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[0] then [3] Skip a Message [0] then [8] Greeting Message Record/Stop*
[0] then [4] Delete a Message [0] then [9] Answering Machine Off
[0] then [5] Stop Operation [1] then [0] Voice Prompts
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I have a panasonic Cordless phone and can't remember how to remote access it?


Using the answering system
remotely
1
Dial your phone number from a touch
tone phone.
2 After the greeting message starts, enter
your remote code (page 59).
LThe unit plays back new messages.
LAfter playing back new messages,
the voice guidance starts.
3 Follow the voice guidance as
necessary.
4 When finished, hang up.
Note:
LYou can ignore the voice guidance and
control the unit using remote commands

Voice guidance
During remote operation, the unit’s voice
guidance prompts you to press {1} to
perform a specific operation, or press {2}
to listen to more available operations.
Operations are presented by voice
guidance in the following order:
– Play back all messages
– Play back new messages
– Record your message
– Erase all messages
– Record your greeting message
Note:
LIf you do not press any dial keys within
10 seconds after a voice guidance
prompt, the unit disconnects your call.
LIf less than 3 minutes of recording time is
available, the unit announces the
remaining recording time after the last
message is played back.

Remote commands
You can press dial keys to access certain
answering system functions without
waiting for the voice guidance to prompt
you.
Key Remote command
{1} Repeat message (during
playback)*1
{2} Skip message (during
playback)
{4} Play new messages
{5} Play all messages
{7} Recording a greeting
message

You can download the full manual at
http://www.retrevo.com/support/Panasonic-KX-TG5776-Telephones-manual/id/1074bh748/t/2/

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