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Can't get the mesage light to stop blinking

I have moved and changed phone service to another carrier. I plugged in my GE cordless phone and the message light is blinking(probably because there were messages when it was unplugged frome the old house). I hasve tried pulling the battery and have had no success. How do I get the thing to stop blinking. I have no messages with my current phone service so I know that is not the problem.

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  • jakeanthonys Jan 07, 2009

    Sorry, the model number is 28111EE2-A. I tried unplugging it from the wall power and phone line. When I plugged the power back in, the phone blinked message waiting before I even plugged the phone line in. When I plugged the phone line in, the message stayed the same and the light continues blinking. Please help. I would like to know when I really have a message not to mention, the blinking light is annoying when it is not needed. Thanks for your help.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I have new voice mail that is flashing. How do I stop the flashing?

  • taptovey Jan 08, 2009

    need help to delete new voice mail

  • jgardner Jan 08, 2009

    I have a cordless model 26938GE4-D. It was fine when I unplugged it from it's previous location,but I have now hooked it up to a vonage account/router. As soon as I plugged it up- it began the external red light flashing and the internal stutter (when you pick up the handset.) There is no message.It hasn't rung. won't stop flashing.



    I tried removing power- didn't work-

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    I can't get the message light to stop blinking. I have no messages.

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You forgot to supply a model number, but is this a cordless with an answering machine or did the message light blink when you had messages from the phone company provided voice mail?

If it's the former, pressing the play button and/or holding down the ERASE button will make the messages disappear.

If it's the latter, here's where the fun begins. Message lamps are lit from a signal generated from the phone line. Stutter dial tone is usually the cause, and it could be just because you have a feature enabled. I think the cadence of the call forwarding dial tone is enough to set off MW, but I'm not there to hear it :-)

Try unplugging the phone completely, then plug it in without the outside line. I'm guessing the display will tell you there's no outside line, but what does the message waiting light do? Then plug in the line and see if it lights immediately or after some delay. It may test the line as soon as you plug it into the wall and be hearing the funny dial tone.

Comment back after you've done this.


Carl




Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • burn1982
    burn1982 Jul 23, 2012

    Thanks Carl, this really helped me! The flashing light on my cordless was driving me mad!

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