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Uniden DECT2085-4WX: waterproof handset displays "Please Wait"

Waterproof handset appears to be stuck on "Please Wait" since I bought it a week ago at Fry's. Red charge light is on on the base. Can't get battery cover off because one screw was already stripped. Tried the "resetting handset" in trouble shoot section to no avail. Any suggestions?


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Hey! I have the SAME exact handset. I HAD the same exact problem except this is what you NEED to do:

On the bottom on the handset, there are two "HOLES".

There's a smaller "rubberized" hole and to the right, a later "Double Layer" hole.

The a ball point pen and GENTLY push into the lager, "double layer" hole.

You will then hear a CLICK or a POP. THIS IS OKAY.

Your phone should now be placed on the charger for at least 25 hours prior to first use.

This procedure will ONLY need to be done ONCE.

This is necessary because the battery pack was factory installed by Uniden, therefore the installed battery is NOT "contacted" to the phone's circuit, yet.

WHEN YOU "CLICK" the SEAL w/ a BALL POINT PEN, you are "CLICKING A METAL CONTACT" inside the phone, which causes the battery to make contact with the phone.

After this, I AM SURE YOU WILL NOT have this problem again! :-)


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I have the same problem. It worked once but now it says "please wait" and does nothing. It shows full battery but when you try to make a call, it goes dead. Any help?

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