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Tru 9485 The "Call Waiting ID" does not work. Trouble with the phone company, phone line, phone jack and power supply have been ruled out. A basic system reset was tried and CIDCW worked one time and then quit. "Caller ID" function does work. Uniden web site troubleshooting techniques tried. The only part of the CIDCW that does work is the tone received and the "incoming line" notice on the LCD. All other phone jacks were cleared but this did not help.

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  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2008

    (1) When receiving a call, no Caller ID shows and the display shows only "Connecting", making Caller ID feature worthless. Therefore, can't answer the phone until after the outgoing message plays and I can hear who is calling. Many friends hang up, thinking we are not available. Also,
    (2) Phone is set to answer on 2 rings, but will connect only after 4 rings.
    Combination of (1) and (2) drives friends up the wall.
    (3) Handset shows "Out of range", even though the call may be from my own cell phone (within 1 mile), and all handsets are within 10 feet of the base.

    This weird behavior started just about 2 months ago, after the phone having worked fine for over a year.

    Called the phone service and they don't have any idea what is causing the problems, other than that they are sure they are not the cause.

  • eyrral Feb 16, 2009

    I have same problem with my Uniden DECT HAndsets and base. Called ID doe snot work, andthe arrrow keys on the handsets do not work.

    Any assitance is appreciated!



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Look in the handset menu under global setup, scroll to CIDCW, click OK, and set to on or off depending what you want.

had the same problem and was trying to get solve the menu in the base

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