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Trouble getting talk mail

We get talk mail from our school almost everyday and our dialup internet won't connect with the beeping dial tone that talk mails make. When I dial *99 to get it I get a recorded message saying that it couldn't connect and I should try again or call the operator. I tried it on our old phone and it worked so it isn't a problem with the line. is there a special way that I have to dial this number to get talk mails?

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SOURCE: Memory Full?

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

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Handset No Link To Base error and no dial tone

I have the problem. I think it is because the battery i have in it was a Ni-MH and it should be a Ni-Cd. I am now looking for the right baterry Good luck Frank

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Out of Range Message

The phones need to synced back to the base.
Have you had a pwer failure or blackout recently this will nock them off line

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: "New Voice Mail" stuck on screen.

Called GE. Here's what's happening (at least with my phone). I use VONAGE as a carrier. VONAGE's package includes voicemail. I have my VONAGE voicemail account set up to take any call that comes in if the answering machine on my GE phone does not pick up -- for instance if I'm on the phone and I do not "flash" over to the incoming call, that caller will eventually be sent to my VONAGE voicemail where they can leave a message. (Otherwise I would either take the call, or, if not already in use, the GE phone/answering system1.gif would simpy take the message.) This GE phone is commucating with my VONAGE account and letting me know that I have a mesage in my VONAGE account voicemail. All I have to do is either go online and delete the messages (after listening to them of course) and refresh the page. Once the messsages are deleted, the carrier lets my phone know the messages are gone and the NEW VOICE MAIL prompt on the handset disappears. I suppose I can do it by listening to the messages by calling in and deleting through the touch pad on the phone as well.

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Cordless telephone sw/from pulse to tone

check this link and hope it will solve the problem


Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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SOURCE: no dial tone/ cordless phone says "searching"

Go to They have the manual there

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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I have 2 problems. 1. The orange message light will not stop flashing no matter what I do. 2. Some how the system was switched from touch tone to dial tone. I can't seem to that switched either.

Resetting the voice message waiting indicator
When you receive a new voice mail message, the new message LED on the top of the handset flashes. In the event your message waiting light gets out of sync with your phone company's
voice messaging system, you can manually reset it back to the "No messages waiting" state.
1. Press and hold FiND on the base for five seconds.
Note: The handsets connected to the base will start to beep, however, keep pressing for five seconds.
2. A beep sounds and the message alert tone is reset.
Changing the dial mode
Your phone can communicate with the telephone network in two different ways: tone dialing or pulse dialing. These days, most base networks use a method called tone dialing, so your phone comes programmed for tone dialing. If your phone company uses pulse dialing, you will need to change your phone's dial mode. If you don't get a dial tone or can't connect to the telephone network, please follow the steps below to modify your phone's settings:
2. Select the Global Setup menu, and then the Dial Mode submenu.
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If you ever need to change the dial mode back to tone dialing, follow the same procedure, but select Tone in step 3.

Finally for future ease of use, here is a link to the user manual were I copied the above information from:

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Cordless telephone sw/from pulse to tone

In General Electric (GE):

To set to tone or pulse dialing:
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3. Press the program button again. You will hear a confirmation tone.

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