Question about GE 29385GE1 Corded Phone

Open Question

The phone only rings twice and then stops.

How can I set the phone to ring six or seven times before it stops?
I have tried to use the menu to set it and it still only rings twice!

Posted by on

  • May 11, 2010

    What model phone so you have? This question is posted under a GE model which is not an answering machine, and has no programming for ring count.

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 201 Answers

SOURCE: Intermittent Ring

Sounds like you are having a problem with the generated ring signal from the cable phone service. An old fashioned Ma-Bell ring signal is a pure 90v AC 30hz pulse. Your cable box needs to generate a simulated ring signal from a DC power supply. I have seen many examples of this fake ring signal not cooperating with specific phones. It's a long shot but your phones MAY have a setting for the phone line(s) (A/B) (Analog/Digital) etc... of you can find a setting dealing with the "CO line", "phone line" etc.. try changing it. I am surprised another phone in the loop will help the ring signal at all. I would think it could only weaken it. Try plugging your phone in question directly into the cable line instead of having the whole house connected. The ring signal may be trying to power too many devices or weakened by something connected to the network. Other than that, you are dealing with the ring signal generated by the equipment and I'm sure it's not adjustable.

Posted on Jul 07, 2007

Ad
  • 84 Answers

SOURCE: changing the number of rings to answer on our Model 28112 GE Cordless phone

the voicemail ring count has to be setup on your phone line thru your voicemail menu,and has nothing to do with the answering machine. if you don't want the answering machine to pickup, just shut it off. follow the prompt's for your voicemail settings, there you'll be able to set the amount of rings you want.
hope this helps.
wg

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

SOURCE: Model 26990GE1-D

how do i change the anwering machine from spanish to english?

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

SOURCE: number of rings

I want the quik guide and the manuel instructions to activate in french sorry for my english,rivardsonia@videotron.ca

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: phone not working properly

my answering machine keeps syaing that you can not leave a message at this time but i set it up can you help me

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I increase the number of rings on my Uniden DECT 1715 series cordless phone. It rings twice and then stops.


press menu, go to answering set up find ring time press menu adjust the number of rings press menu then exit button
all explained in the user manual

Dec 02, 2017 | Uniden Lands Phones

2 Answers

Does anybody know how to increase the number of rings on my dect1735 phone it only rings 3 times and goes to message bank.


press menu
select answering set up move to rung time select menu add ring time press menu and then press exit to save

Nov 18, 2017 | Lands Phones

1 Answer

Our phone rings only twice and then goes to the answering machine. How do I change the number of rings to 4 or 5. I lost the Uniden user manual.


With the phone in standby mode, press the menu/clock key three times.
You hear "Ring time" and the current ring time, and it is displayed on the main base. Then you hear the guidance for setting the ring time.

Press the volume/select-up-down until the desired setting appears.

Press the set key.

Full instructions are in the "Setting the Ring Time" section of the manual (page 36 in my copy). If you need a manual, you can download a copy at
http://www.uniden.com/content/ebiz/uniden/resources/ownersmanuals/DXAI5588-2om.pdf

Sep 16, 2011 | Uniden DXA15588-2 Twin Cordless Phone

1 Answer

How do I increase the rings before message answers?


Setting the Number of Rings (Excerpt from the Uniden Dect 1580 Phone manual

The ring time setting allows you to set the number of rings the caller hears before your answering system plays the outgoing message. You can set the ring time to answer after two, four, or six rings. If you enable the Toll Saver (TS) setting, the answering system picks up after two rings if you have new messages, and after four rings if there are
none. This way, if you make a long distance call to check your messages, you can hang up after the third ring to avoid long distance billing charges.

  1. Press Menu/Select.
  2. Select the Ans. Setup menu, and then the Ring Time submenu.
  3. Move the cursor to select a ring time (Toll Saver, 2 Times, 4 Times, or 6 Times).
  4. Press Menu/Select. You will hear a confirmation tone.
thanks

Jul 01, 2010 | GE 28112EE2 Cordless Phone

1 Answer

Would like to increase number of rings before answering machine comes on.


Setting the Number of Rings (Excerpt from the Uniden Dect 1580 Phone manual

The ring time setting allows you to set the number of rings the caller hears before your answering system plays the outgoing message. You can set the ring time to answer after two, four, or six rings. If you enable the Toll Saver (TS) setting, the answering system picks up after two rings if you have new messages, and after four rings if there are
none. This way, if you make a long distance call to check your messages, you can hang up after the third ring to avoid long distance billing charges.
  1. Press Menu/Select.
  2. Select the Ans. Setup menu, and then the Ring Time submenu.
  3. Move the cursor to select a ring time (Toll Saver, 2 Times, 4 Times, or 6 Times).
  4. Press Menu/Select. You will hear a confirmation tone.

Feb 02, 2010 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone ID

1 Answer

Incoming calls ring 3 times at main extension, then phone stops ringing at main & rolls over to ring at all other phones. Phone rings once at those extensions before going to voicemail. (We have...


Your voicemail thinks that it is ringing six times. The time that it takes to transfer to the extensions counts. Whiloe it seems that there is a lapse the system actually is using enough time to ring six times total. If you need longer ring time at the extension, take in account the transfer time and set it to pick up after 8 or 9 rings. It will actually only ring six. You just have to trick the system a little.

Jul 22, 2009 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

Unwanted daily phone ring


is this a call ?

or do you have the alarm set on the phone for 7.30am. to ring ?

riz.

May 11, 2008 | Motorola Mobility W375 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Ring times


I know the time before transfer is programmed by the installer, but you MAY be able to set that CALL TRANSFER TIME in your particular mailbox. Listen to ALL the menu prompts.

Apr 02, 2008 | Panasonic KX-T7630 Corded Phone

1 Answer

Number of rings


Looks like 6 is the Max, according to the Manual.

Setting the Ring Time
Ring Time allows you to set the number of rings the caller hears before your
answering system plays the outgoing message. You can set the ring time to answer
after two, four, or six rings. If you enable the Toll Saver (TS), the answering system
picks up after two rings if you have new messages and after four rings if there are
none.
1) Enter the Answ. Setup menu, and then the Ring Time
submenu (see "Entering the Menu Option" on
page 16).
2) Press volume up/down to select a Ring Time (Toll
Saver, 2 Times, 4 Times, or 6 Times).
3) Press the OK soft key. You will hear a confirmation tone.

Toll saver is a feature where you can call the phone yourself, if there are messages it wil answer in 2 rings, if not it'll answer in 4 rings. The idea is to hang up on the 3rd ring and save the LD changes.

Hope that fixed Ya...

Geno

Mar 27, 2008 | Uniden TRU8885 Digital Answering Machine

1 Answer

Canon MF 3200 Series


There should be a setting, most likely under advanced fax settings that is called Rings To Answer. That normally can be adjusted from one to seven rings.

Feb 25, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE 29385GE1 Corded Phone Logo

Related Topics:

376 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Lands Phones Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5258 Answers

Are you a GE Lands Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...