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Landline rings but after one ring goes to faxtone

Hi. I have tried everything.

My land line rings only once and then goes to fax tone. I can hear the faxtone as well as the caller.

If I pick up the phone during that one ring, I can get the caller. If not, it goes to faxtone.

I have never had a fax in my house or ever attached a fax to this number.

Please help.

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  • vani_bahl Dec 11, 2008

    Hey Stingrayvt

    I do have an alarm system. How can I check if it is the alarm system? What do I need to do to fix it?


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    Stingrayvt May 11, 2010

    Do you have an alarm system? Alarm systems are tied into your line, and sound like fax tones, it could be having some problems,
    If not, you may be getting some problems with someone elses line crossed, you may have to call your phone company to fix it.


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If the alarm system is currently hooked up, you might need to talk to the alarm company or person who installed the alarm, ask them to check the line seizure. Or just tell your current alarm company that you think your alarm is interrupting some phone calls, they should be able to check that.

If someone calls and hangs up before 1 ring and calls right back sometimes that will trigger the alarm to pickup the next call.

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