Question about Lands Phones
I took a new ATT EL42208 cordless phone with answering machine and hooked it up in one of our rooms and it worked fine. A week later, I moved it to the kitchen. The phone works, but the answering machine doesn't pick up calls. I tried all of AT&T's good troubleshooting suggestions, but none solved the problem. I have the feeling that the phone jack wires, which are connected fine and working (B, Y, R, G) need to be adjusted somehow to accommodate the answering machine. I can't see how the wires are connected on the back side of the first jack we had it connected to, and I don't want to take it apart.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i just replugged the phone jack in again,, made sure it was in right,, that solved my problem,, hope this helps,, pretty simple hey,, oh well, i hope it is as simple for you..
Posted on Jan 29, 2008
SOURCE: cordless phone does not connect
You may need to reset the Telephone Answering System. Complete the following steps to reset the Telephone Answering System:
Step 1: Disconnect the power to the telephone base.
Step 2: Wait a few minutes and then reconnect the power to the telephone base and charger.
Step 3: Set the day and time.
Posted on Apr 03, 2008
I just bought a new Uniden DECT 6.0 phone and had a similar problem. It wouldn't ring when plugged into my Linksys voip router, but my old 5.8 GHz did ring. It would get a dialtone and make calls, but when called via an outside line, it would appear as if it was ringing. If I picked up during this "silent ring," it would answer and take the call. It wasn't a ringer volume issue. I called tech support, they said on the main headset, unplug the battery, then unplug power from the base, then unplug the phone cord from the base. Wait 15-30s. Plug the phone cord, then power, then reinstall the battery. Press the End button on the phone. Put the phone on the base for 15-30s. Pick up the phone. Press and hold the Find button on the base. Do this Find thing 3 times. Put the phone back on the base. Wait 10-15 minutes. Then try calling it to see if it rings. Worked for me, finally got it to ring before I decided to return it.
Posted on Jan 13, 2010
I wonder if any one who asked this question got an answer to this good question. I am having the same problem. I need some help.
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
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