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GE 29490GE2 Corded Phone

The Line 2 continually flashes and when I try and fax it shows as busy but if I receive or make a telephone call no problems - any idea as to how I can fix this?

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The 29490 isn't an answering machine. To set up the voicemail, please consult the documentation for whatever answering machine or voicemail system you have on your phone line.

Call forwarding is a service provided by your telephone company. With many systems, dial * 7 2, wait for a second dial tone, then dial the number to forward to. Answer that other phone to confirm. Dial * 7 3 to cancel. If these instructions don't work then contact your telephone company for their instructions regarding call forwarding.

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How do I reset the message indicator light?

You have unheard messages on the voicemail system provided by your telephone company. This system records messages when someone calls while you're already on the phone. Please contact your telephone company for instructions on accessing their voicemail system.

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How do I set the time and date on a GE phone Model # 29490ge-2

"REMINDER: The time and date are programmed automatically when the first Caller ID record is successfully received after set up."

The quote is from the fifth column of the first page of the manual at

Sep 01, 2011 | GE 29490GE2 Corded Phone

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Hi, I have a Thompson Inc. telephone Model No. 29490GE2-A and would like to have the manual. If you could please send it by email it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, D. Fuller


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Hook up fax for one phone line

device that will be able to tell if the call is meant for the phone or meant for the fax machine. "The Stick" is a popular device, do a google search.

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Line 2 continually flashes on GE 29490GE2 Corded Phone

Does it flash when you try to fax? (Or) Does it flash and when you try to fax it shows busy? Your phone most likely has a line in use detection circuit so when a line is being used by another phone (or device) you will know to choose the other line. These detection circuits can sometimes be fooled, confused or even cause problems with other telepones.

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