Answering machine will not pick up, keep getting "timeout error" and phone just keeps ringing, have tried resetting answering machine info via menu but still doesn't work, how do I get messaging system back on line?
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Some Gigaset phones have an option to have the answering machine play an outgoing message only without taking a message. You should check your settings and make sure you don't have yours set up this way. This could also happen if the memory for the answering machine is full so that it cannot record any more messages.
There maybe different MWI options available in the phone's set up menu on the base unit. If so, see if the different options perform differently. Your phones are probably set to "FSK" (frequency shift keying) for MWI but IIRC, U-Verse uses the "Stutter" option. Also, in addition to talking to the installer, call ATT tech support. If the problem is in the signalling they may now have programming options on their end to resolve it.
Please follow the steps:
1. Press MENU
2. To select "ANSWERING SYSTEM MENU?", press SELECT
3. Scroll to "GREETINGS?" and press SELECT
4. Scroll to type of desired message and press SELECT
5. Scroll to "RECORD GREETING?", and press SELECT
6. Record a message or greeting through the base speakerphone or base station handset.
7. Press SELECT to play back greeting/ message.
NOTE: To avoid background noise, record message through the corded handset.
I have the same phone system, and *think* you may be able to fix the problem by adjusting the amount of rings before answer on each unit. This assumes there is an auto answer system engaged. Hope that helps some.
From the main menu select the Voice Mail option in Voice mail select Ring Delay in Ring Delay you can choose the delay time before Answering Machine pick up the phone from 0 to 30 secend.Reza from Iran
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You can download the manual from the link below:
You will find how to use the answer phone remotely on page 60.
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