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Answering machine I have set a greeting, but it will not play or accept messages. When called it says that this machine will not accept voicemails at this time

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  • kakima Oct 30, 2012

    It appears you have your machine set to "Announce" instead of "Answer". I wish I could tell you how to change it, but without knowing the model of your RCA phone I'm afraid I can't do that.

  • Erica Cowan Oct 30, 2012

    thank you! it is an RCA 25415RE3 4 Line System Phone

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Press the ANSWERER button. It will light up when the answering machine is turned on. Full details on page 23 of the manual.

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

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Yeah, I've wasted all morning messing with this. My personal outgoing message keeps reverting back to default. I just got off the phone with RCA and here's the fix for that part of the problem. Go into "Configure Out-Going Announcement" (page 23) and then select "personal," This finally made it stay there. The number I called for help is 1-800-511-3180, or 1-866-285-4651. Good luck!

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SOURCE: Can't find how to set my voicemail message on Panasonic KX-T7431

Thanks for all the helpful information! First of all, I think you have a TVS/TVM voice mail system. That's good, but what does the lady say when you dial 265 or 165 from either your phone or a phone that works?

If you have voice mail set up, the prompt would be to "Enter your password then #" or "You have X new messages" if you don't have your password set. If you don't get ANY of those on your phone, but do on someone else's, you don't have a mailbox.

Mailboxes are added from the System Owner's mailbox (999) by
option 6 then 1. Once you have a mailbox, you do use option 5 and 3 or 2 or 1 for Name, Password, and Greeting.

Since there is little difference between the models of voice mail, I have attached a TVS-50 manual. The instructions for adding a mailbox start on page 280 (or use the System Manager's Guide tab on the left).

http://public.carl.airpost.net/TVS/TVS-IM.pdf


With any luck, you'll get voicemail too :-)

Carl

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: CD445 voice message icon won't stop flashing

This feature is country dependent and may not
appear in some countries.
If you have subscribed to the voicemail service
from your local service provider, icon turns
on when you have a new message in your
mailbox. After you have accessed to all the new
messages, icon will turn off automatically. If
you find that the message waiting indication
cannot be turned off by the network, you can
still turn off the message waiting indication with
your phone by the following step :

In idle mode, if voice mail waiting icon is on,
long press the redial key to turn off the voice mail waiting
icon.
Once you choose to delete the message waiting
indication, all the other handsets registered to
the same base station will turn off the message
waiting indication accordingly.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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How To Change Your Personal Greeting:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Press the REC softkey
6. Press the PRIME softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording and then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording
How To Record Your Alternate Greeting (Used when on vacation or out of the office.:1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Pres the REC softkey
6. Press the ALT softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording, then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording.
9. You then need to have your voicemail box now play the Alternate Greeting, Press the GREET softkey
10. Press the Choose softkey
11. Press ALT softkey
12. Display will show: "Accept msgs: Y", Press the OK softkey to have your voicemail box accept messages while your Alternate Greeting is turned on, or press the CHNG softkey to change the "Y" to an "N" if you do not want your voicemail box to accept messages.
13. When you return to the office, make sure you go back into your voicemail box and have it play the PRIME greeting.

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How do i set the answering system on a uniden 1580-3 phone, mine is just background noise on the answering machine when someone calls in to leave a message


Here is the manual for your phone. You can download the manual and the instructions for setting up your answering machine are on page 43:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/DECT1580-3om.pdf

Setting Up the Answering System
You can set up your answering system's features from the handset. Only one handset at a time can access the answering system menus.

Note: If you have multiple bases, select the base with answering system you want to access (see page 15).

Recording a Personal Greeting
Your answering system comes with a pre-recorded outgoing message or greeting that plays when you receive a call: "Hello, no one is available to take your call. Please leave a message after the tone." You can record your own personal outgoing greeting. Your recorded greeting must be between two seconds and thirty seconds long.

Press /mute. The system announces the number of new and old messages, then starts to play the messages unless it has no messages.

Press 5 to stop the announcements or message playback. You will hear intermittent beeps indicating that the system is in the command waiting mode.

Press 8 to start the recording. The system announces, "Record greeting." Begin recording after the announcement.

When you finish recording, press 8 again or press 5. You will hear a confirmation tone, and your recorded greeting plays back for you.

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Press /mute. The system announces the number of new and old messages, then starts to play the messages unless it has no messages.

Press 5 to stop the announcements or message playback. You will hear intermittent beeps indicating that the system is in the command waiting mode.

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I just looked up how to change it....press the mute button, the scroll left or right to reach recordpersonal message and press the menu key. when you're done recording press the 5 key to end it. Works for my Uniden DECT 6.0

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Settings:
In Settings dialog you can set the following options for Best Answering Machine:

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* Storage - allows selecting on which disk the records will be saved;
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* Record time - maximum amount of time the message is being recorded;
* Format - message file format (amr,wav);
* Icon - configures the visibility of the icon displaying application activity and presence of new messages; depending on this parameter, can be shown in standby screen only (Phone application) or in any application;
* Play volume - play volume for the greeting;
* Records lifetime - automatically removes old messages;

Messages:
In this view you can listen to new and old messages, delete unnecessary messages, send the recorded messages and call the person directly from this view.

During the call:

When Answering Machine is processing an incoming call, you will see a dialog showing the application's progress with the ability to stop it:

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Voicemail Features Norstar Common To Check Your Voicemail:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. From here you can listen to messages, change your greeting, change your password, etc.
To Leave a Message for Someone in Your Office:
1. Press the Leave Message key or Feature 980
2. Enter the mailbox number (extension number. of the person you want to leave a message for
3. The display will show the name of the mailbox owner, press OK
4. Leave message
To Access Your Voicemail box from Another Phone:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Press the OTHER softkey
3. At the LOG: prompt, enter your mailbox#(extension #. and your password all together followed by the "#" sign
4. Press the OK softkey
To Access Your Mailbox from Outside of the Office:
1. Call the main office number or your DID (if applicable.
2. If the call is answered by a receptionist, have them transfer you to your voicemail box
3. If the call is answered by the company greeting, or your personal greeting, Enter: * *
4. At the prompt, enter your mailbox #(extension #. and password all together
To Transfer Someone to a Voicemail Box:
1. Press the Transfer to Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 986
2. Enter the mailbox # (extension#.
3. The display will show: Call Transferred
To Change Your Personal Greeting:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Press the REC softkey
6. Press the PRIME softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording and then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording
To Record Your Alternate Greeting (Used when on vacation or out of the office.:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Pres the REC softkey
6. Press the ALT softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording, then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording.
9. You then need to have your voicemail box now play the Alternate Greeting, Press the GREET softkey
10. Press the ChOOSE softkey
11. Press ALT softkey
12. Display will show: "Accept msgs: Y", Press the OK softkey to have your voicemail box accept messages while your Alternate Greeting is turned on, or press the CHNG softkey to change the "Y" to an "N" if you do not want your voicemail box to accept messages.
13. When you return to the office, make sure you go back into your voicemail box and have it play the PRIME greeting
Norstar Voicemail Administrative Programming Programming must be done from any M7310, T7316, or M7324 model phone set.
To Log Into System Administration:
1. Enter Feature 983
2. The display will show "LOG", enter your login password
a. If your company extensions are 2 digits long enter "120000"
b. If your company extensions are 3 digits long enter "1020000"
c. If your company extensions are 4 digits long enter "10020000"
3. Press the softkey under "OK"
To Create a New Mailbox:
1. Log into system administration
2. Select the softkey under "MBOX"
3. Select the softkey under "ADD"
4. Enter the mailbox number (extension. you want to add
5. Mailbox type: Subscriber and then select "OK"
6. Extension: Usually the same as the mailbox number
7. Service Class: Enter 1
8. Name: Enter the name using the dial pad. Enter last name first, press "# #" to enter a comma, and then enter the first name. When spelling the name, press # to move to the next character
9. Directory: Y (Yes.
10. Message Waiting: Y (Yes.
11. Out dial: Pool, enter 1 and then OK
12. Accept: 1, select OK
To Delete a Mailbox:
1. Log into the system administration
2. Select the softkey under "MBOX"
3. Select the softkey under "DEL"
4. Enter the mailbox number (extension. you want to delete
5. Select the softkey under "Delete"
To Reset a Mailbox Password:
1. Log into system administration
2. Select the softkey under "MBOX"
3. Select the softkey under "Chng"
4. Enter the mailbox number you want to reset the password for
5. The display shows "Reset Password"
6. Select the softkey under "RESET"
7. Press the release key
*The new password will be "0000", the system will ask the user to change this the first time they log into their mailbox using this password.
To Change the Name on a Mailbox:
1. Log into system administration
2. Select the softkey under "MBOX"
3. Select the softkey under "Chng"
4. Enter the mailbox number (extension. you want to change the name on
5. The display shows "Reset Password"
6. Select the softkey under "Next", keep hitting "Next" until the display shows the name
7. Select the softkey under "Chng" to enter a new name
8. Enter the name using the dial pad. Enter last name first, press "# #" to enter a comma and then enter the first name. When spelling the name, press "#" to move to the next character
9. Select the softkey under "Next" to save the change
10. Hit the release button

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Voicemail reset


Norstar Common Voicemail Features To Check Your Voicemail:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. From here you can listen to messages, change your greeting, change your password, etc.

To Leave a Message for Someone in Your Office:
1. Press the Leave Message key or Feature 980
2. Enter the mailbox number (extension number. of the person you want to leave a message for
3. The display will show the name of the mailbox owner, press OK
4. Leave message

To Access Your Voicemail box from Another Phone:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Press the OTHER softkey
3. At the LOG: prompt, enter your mailbox#(extension #. and your password all together followed by the "#" sign
4. Press the OK softkey

To Access Your Mailbox from Outside of the Office:
1. Call the main office number or your DID (if applicable.
2. If the call is answered by a receptionist, have them transfer you to your voicemail box
3. If the call is answered by the company greeting, or your personal greeting, Enter: * *
4. At the prompt, enter your mailbox #(extension #. and password all together

To Transfer Someone to a Voicemail Box:
1. Press the Transfer to Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 986
2. Enter the mailbox # (extension#.
3. The display will show: Call Transferred

To Change Your Personal Greeting:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Press the REC softkey
6. Press the PRIME softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording and then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording

To Record Your Alternate Greeting (Used when on vacation or out of the office.:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Pres the REC softkey
6. Press the ALT softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording, then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording.
9. You then need to have your voicemail box now play the Alternate Greeting, Press the GREET softkey
10. Press the ChOOSE softkey
11. Press ALT softkey
12. Display will show: "Accept msgs: Y", Press the OK softkey to have your voicemail box accept messages while your Alternate Greeting is turned on, or press the CHNG softkey to change the "Y" to an "N" if you do not want your voicemail box to accept messages.
13. When you return to the office, make sure you go back into your voicemail box and have it play the PRIME greeting


took this from a guide i found, helped me out

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Resetting company voicemail


Norstar Common Voicemail Features To Check Your Voicemail:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. From here you can listen to messages, change your greeting, change your password, etc.

To Leave a Message for Someone in Your Office:
1. Press the Leave Message key or Feature 980
2. Enter the mailbox number (extension number. of the person you want to leave a message for
3. The display will show the name of the mailbox owner, press OK
4. Leave message

To Access Your Voicemail box from Another Phone:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Press the OTHER softkey
3. At the LOG: prompt, enter your mailbox#(extension #. and your password all together followed by the "#" sign
4. Press the OK softkey

To Access Your Mailbox from Outside of the Office:
1. Call the main office number or your DID (if applicable.
2. If the call is answered by a receptionist, have them transfer you to your voicemail box
3. If the call is answered by the company greeting, or your personal greeting, Enter: * *
4. At the prompt, enter your mailbox #(extension #. and password all together

To Transfer Someone to a Voicemail Box:
1. Press the Transfer to Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 986
2. Enter the mailbox # (extension#.
3. The display will show: Call Transferred

To Change Your Personal Greeting:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Press the REC softkey
6. Press the PRIME softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording and then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording

To Record Your Alternate Greeting (Used when on vacation or out of the office.:
1. Press the Check Voicemail key or press the Feature button, then 981
2. Enter your password
3. Press the ADMIN softkey
4. Press the GREET softkey
5. Pres the REC softkey
6. Press the ALT softkey
7. Press the YES softkey
8. At the tone, record your new greeting, press the OK softkey to end your recording, then the OK softkey again to accept the new recording.
9. You then need to have your voicemail box now play the Alternate Greeting, Press the GREET softkey
10. Press the ChOOSE softkey
11. Press ALT softkey
12. Display will show: "Accept msgs: Y", Press the OK softkey to have your voicemail box accept messages while your Alternate Greeting is turned on, or press the CHNG softkey to change the "Y" to an "N" if you do not want your voicemail box to accept messages.
13. When you return to the office, make sure you go back into your voicemail box and have it play the PRIME greeting



took this from a guide i have, might help you guys out

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