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My phone no longer rings.

The screen lights up when someone calls and displays the caller ID but no sound comes out. I went into menu and turned the volume all the way up but there is still a music note on the main screen with a slash through it and no sound.

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I have that problem every couple of months. What I did was unplugged the power from the answering machine for about 25 seconds and plugged it back in and then it was fine.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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Activating Personal Ring
You can assign special ringer tones to anyone in your phonebook. When your phone gets a call, it looks up the Caller ID information in your phonebook. If you've assigned a personal ringer to that number, the phone uses it so you know who is calling. To turn the personal ringing on or off, follow these steps:
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Selecting a Ring Tone (Handset only)
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Adjusting the Speaker Volume
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Adjusting the Audio Tone
If you aren't satisfied with the audio quality of your phone, you can adjust the Audio Tone of the earpiece while on a call. Your phone gives you three audio tone options: low, natural and high; the default setting, Natural Tone, is recommended for hearing aid users. Audio tone adjustments only apply to the earpiece, not the speakerphone.
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Deleting Phonebook Entries
You can delete a single phonebook entry at a time or all phonebook entries at once:
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Not sure it this is a solution for ALL your problems, but...

I had a similar issue: Phone rings, caller ID info displays then seems to hesitate, then displays only "INCOMING CALL."

The issue seemed to be caused by interference with other devices on the same line (in my case, an alarm system).

Tech support had me change a setting on my TRU9466 base unit (this is one of the PowerMax 5.8ghz models). This is how we did it step-by-step on the base unit:

MENU
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This seems to have solved the Caller ID "interference" issue -- my Caller ID now displays as it should. The Tech Support person suggested trying that TYPE A/TYPE B setting on "OFF" if TYPE B didn't solve the problem, but thankfully, it did.

Now Cheryl, it sounds like your issue is more involved than this -- I didn't have any connection problems -- but perhaps they're related -- you might try my solution.

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I FIXED IT!!!  YIPEEE!!

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