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GE phne Model # 25982EE3-A

I can not find my book on this phone and would like to change the announcement on my answering machine. Can you help me?

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    My ge model 25982 dual handset speakerphone/answering machine phone does not illuminate any more

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I just bought one and it did not have the book. So I looked online and no one else had the solution (FEB 7, 2009). Guess what? I figured it out. Just hold down the announcement button for about 3 seconds and a voice will prompt you to record your message.

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HAVE GE PHONES MODEL NO. 25942J-3C, SERIAL NO. 90557643. HAVE LOST MY USER MANUAL AND NEED TO CHANGE MY ANSWERING MACHINE MESSAGE AND CAN'T REMEMBER HOW TO DO SO. HELP.


Here is the answer from the User Guide found on the manufacturers website. for more help go to http://www.home-electronics.net/ge/pc/IB/25942EE1_IB.pdf

Recording the Outgoing Announcement

For best results when recording, you should be about nine inches from the microphone,

and eliminate as much background noise as possible.

1. Make sure the answering system is On2. Press and hold the announce button on the base.

3. Begin speaking after you hear the beep.

4. Release the button when you finish your announcement.

NOTE: If you choose not to record an outgoing announcement, a default

announcement plays instead. To return to the default announcement after

you have recorded your own outgoing announcement, press the announce

button and release it when you hear the beep.

Sample Outgoing Announcement

"Hi, this is (use your name here), I can't answer the phone right now, so

please leave your name, number and a brief message after the tone, and
I'll get back to you. Th anks.

Sep 01, 2011 | GE Lands Phones

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GE answering machine 29870 How do I change the number of rings beffore the machine picks up


SETTING THE RINGS TO ANSWER

The unit announces the rings to answer. To change,
press NEXT or PREVIOUS. To set and go on to the next
item, press SET.
1. Press and release NEXT or PREVIOUS until the unit
announces and displays the correct number of rings
for the answerer to pick up.
2. Once the rings to answer is set, press SET to enter
the incoming message length menu.

Mar 24, 2010 | GE 29870GE1 Corded Phone

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How do you set the number of times the phone rings before the machine picks up on my GE answering machine? I can not find the manual


Hi kcee
I think I did find the manual here :
http://157.254.235.130/public/347A8329-0001 (Rev. 1 E&S).pdf
and here :
http://phone.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/ge_appliances/29827.html

you can find more types here :
http://phone.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/ge_appliances/ge_appliances_answering_machine_product_list.html


You can find General Electric home page here:
http://www.geappliances.com/electronics/

I suggest you contact GE on the link to get the manual and understanding your answer machine with a reply :
http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/contact/form_operating.htm

FOR Thomson Consumer Electronics :
you get there homepage here :
http://www.home-electronics.net/

I did try to find the manual for your specific phone, but could only find these answer machines here (previous and next model number) :
http://www.home-electronics.net/ge/pc/IB/29871GE3_IB.pdf


http://www.home-electronics.net/ge/pc/IB/29869GE2_IB.pdf

source :
http://www.home-electronics.net/ge/pc/user-manuals.asp

on the second manual here on page 9 you find the settings to answer. I think they have used the same shortcuts for these models. They write ;

### This feature is used to set the unit to answer a call after
a specific number of rings.
The unit announces the rings to answer. To change,
press NEXT or PREVIOUS. To set and go on to the next
item, press SET.
1. Press and release NEXT or PREVIOUS until the unit
announces and displays the correct number of rings
for the answerer to pick up.
2. Once the rings to answer is set, press SET. The unit
announces the rings to answer, then enters the
incoming message length menu.
TOLL SAVER
The toll saver is the final setting in the Rings to Answer..........####

For the GE model you find these features on page 17

One last thing, you can contact Thomson Consumer Electronics for more specific answer or get the manual here :
http://www.home-electronics.net/ge/pc/contact.asp
they have also a phone :
"For customer service assistance, dial 1.800.448.0329. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 8am to 8pm Eastern, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 7pm Eastern."

Hope that helps
IF NOT then try to return here
Have a nice time over there
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Jan 02, 2010 | GE Cordless Phone & Answering Machine...

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Retreiving Messages


here's what my instruction booklet says:

Changing the Security Code

The default security code for accessing the answering system from another location is 1 2 3. You must use the handset to change the security code. With the phone OFF (not in TALK mode), follow these steps:

1. Press the FLASH/answerer/Call wait button to display ANSWERER REMOTE.
2. Press the *EXIT/TONE button.
3. Enter the new 3-digit security code.
4. Press the *EXIT/TONE button again. The unit announces the new code, pauses, beeps, and then announces the menu options again.

hope that helps

Jun 04, 2008 | GE 25951EE2 Phone

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My answering machine


I think I found a solution. On my phone model 27996GE3-A, I unplugged the phone for a few seconds, plugged it back in and waited until the display showed the number of messages and then I pressed the "skip" and "review" buttons at the same time and then it announced the the language changed to english. Hope this helps.

May 11, 2008 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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GE 5.8 Gig Cordless Phone with answer machine in base


to record a message push and holds announce then record message and hit announce again.

Jan 24, 2008 | Lands Phones

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Answering machine


Recording the Outgoing Announcement

For best results when recording, you should be about nine inches from the microphone, and eliminate as much background noise as possible.

1. Make sure the answering system is ON.

2. Press and hold the announce button on the base.

3. Begin speaking after you hear the beep.

4. Release the button when you finish your announcement.

5. Press and release the announce button to review your outgoing announcement.

Dec 01, 2007 | GE 25951EE2 Phone

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The Phone's mode is stuck on Spanish


Press and hold the "Skip" button. I did this while the answer machine was ON. The english voice will say that the language has changed to english.

Sep 30, 2007 | GE 27992GE5 Cordless Phone

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Answering Machine Language


Just as the other answers that were left...you just have to press the skip button. Just make sure that you press announce on the cradle...not on the phone...then when you hear the voice in Spanish just press and HOLD the skip button until it changes to English. Good Luck

Aug 01, 2007 | GE 25899 Cordless Phone

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Would like to record greeting


Here is a link to the instruction manual (5.06MB): http://www.home-electronics.net/GE/ProductDownloads/25881EE3_IB.pdf Recording the Outgoing Announcement For best results when recording, you should be about nine inches from the microphone, and eliminate as much background noise as possible. 1. Make sure the answering system is ON. 2. Press and hold the announce button on the base while you record the announcement. 3. Begin speaking after you hear the beep. 4. Release the button after you finish your announcement. If you choose not to record an outgoing announcement, the default announcement plays. To return to the default announcement after you have recorded your personal announcement, press the delete button on the base while playing the announcement, or press the announce button and release it when you hear the beep. Sample Outgoing Announcement Hi, this is (use your name here), I can?t answer the phone right now, so please leave your name, number and a brief message after the tone, and I?ll get back to you. Thanks. Reviewing Announcement ? Press and release the announce button to play your outgoing announcement.

Mar 04, 2007 | GE 25881EE3 Phone

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