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Voice Mail messages too short, cuts off callers

Is there a way to make the answering system accept longer messages? All people get is 5 seconds-10 seconds, most people don't even get a chance to leave their number, let alone a message. I don't see anywhere in the manual in the section under "answering system" that addresses that issue, but it's a pretty useless message system without the ability to leave longer messages. It couldn't be a memory issue, as this happens even when there are no saved messages.

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I unplugged my power supply cord from back of phone and replug it again, I found there were in fact four messages. After I deleted them I was able to use the memo button again. So perhaps this willhelp you, too. Ackey320

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SOURCE: "new voice mail" display

call your phone service and have them disconnect the voice mail and if they cant just remove that have them set there rings at like 9 since most phones only have up to 5 rings for the machine to will have to use there voice mail service to hear your message and then delete it but should be good after that. i have comcast and they said it would take 3 days to deactivate voice mail but told me how to get there so i can get rid of that flashing light, hope this helps you

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SOURCE: visual message waiting indicator

Press the mute/program button, then press the caller ID-volume button to select handset setup. Next press caller ID-volume until you get to Default settings. Use the caller ID-volume button to select 1yes. This will return the phone to the factory settings and for took care of the blinking blue light, however you will loose any custom setting or numbers you entered.

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You can set your ring time to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 seconds.

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  • Next enter a time between 5 and 30 (the number of seconds in multiples of 5)
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