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Uniden 8855 Handset won't turn on - new battery

Hi, I have a Uniden 8855 Which is has a major problem. I cannot get the handset the turn on. It displays the uniden logo, then turns off & on over and over again. All functions on the base unit work. I can't find the receipt, the Serial number is 54001952, I am not sure if I have any warranty left on it. I hope you can help me. It cost a lot of money for a phone. You'd hope it would last longer than this. Thank you John

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    The phone battery is full charged on the handset but when opening the phone the display is blank. After returning it to the parent unit the battery appears uncharged and displays the Welcome message

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TRY CAHNGING BATTERIES BETWEEN HANDSETS TO DETERMINE IT ITS THE BATTERY OR THE HANDSET, YOU RECEIPT WOULD BE OUR WARRANTY

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Uniden's warranty policy is covered within 1 year with a receipt, call them and let them know you have your manufacturer date, they may accept that as proof of purchase.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Register additional handsets on a Uniden phone

From: Uniden Customer Support

On most models you can find an option in the menu for De-register? In that case you would select that option and select to deregister the handset.
TRU88 models you go to the main menu and go to De-register HS select yes to deregister the Handset.

DCT5 and DCT6 models: Press menu on the handset. Go to System Reset and Press select. Go to Deregister HS and press select. Arrow up to yes and press select. Then go back into the menu. Go to system reset and press select. Arrow down to Replacing the base and press select. Arrow up to yes and press select.

DCT7 models: Press and hold "end" and "#" until the system reset menu appears on the display. Then follow the instructions from above for the DCT5 and DCT6 deregister procedures once your into the menu.

TRU4 and TRU5 models: Press and hold xfer/del and end until "de-register?" appears. Use the plus+ button to go up to yes and press select.

To register any of the following phones please see you owners manual under either:


•Register handset or


•Register the digital security code.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Uniden cordless phone - model DSS7855

Press and hold "end" and "#" for more than 5 seconds this will de-register your handset without the base unit.
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see for more info. http://www.uniden.com.au/RESOURCES_MAIN/pdfs/ELITE8805_OM.pdf

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Uniden Cordless handset

we purchased the uninden 3 pack bundle they worked fine when installed now one handset will light up but the screen comes up blank and the handset won't work also if this can be corrected i would like to know how to purchase one extra hand set and charger

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Uniden handset TCX905 with base unit TRU8866-if compatible?

I just successfully registered 4 TCX905s with my TRU8865 base - it's documented in the TCX905 manual.

Be sure the handset you want to register is fully charged.

Remove the handset you want to register from its charger.

Now unplug the AC for the main base, hold down the 'find handset' key on the base and plug the AC in again, when it beeps, you can let go of that button.

Hold down the '#' on the handset you want to register, it will show 'Registering Handset...' and when it beeps, it's done - registered, you're good to go :)

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Uniden XS 1210 cordless phone won't connect to base unit

try connecting both phones via the base that is working and see if they recognize each other. Let me know if that works.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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How do you register a old uniden SSE27 handset to a new Uniden SSE37 base


The following is taken directly from the SSE37 owners' manual:

Registering a handset
If you see a "not registered" message on a handset,
you must register it to a base before using it.
1.
On the base, open the menu and select
Register Accy.
2.
On the handset, press and hold #/DND
until the handset display says
Handset Registering (about 2 seconds).
3.
Wait until the handset display says
Registration Complete (about 30 seconds),
then pick up the handset.
If you don't hear a dial tone or the display says
Registration Failed, charge the battery completely,
then try again.


Good luck!

Feb 19, 2015 | Uniden Lands Phones

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Batteries won't charge


There are a few reasons why a battery won't charge. Make sure that the contacts on the phone and the charging cradle are clean. (Unplug the base or charger.) A pencil eraser is good initial cleaner; electronic contact cleaner sprays are a second option. Remove the battery and check the contacts inside the handset and the battery as well. Next replace the battery pack. If you add a comment with your phone's model number, then I can try to find the correct battery. (Stores like Battery Mart may have a compatible battery.)

The final possible problem is that the charging system is bad. If your phone has multiple handsets, try a different charger. If the phone allows you to add handsets, try getting a new handset. The new handset will come with a new charger. (I've never seen the chargers sold without the handset but you could try Uniden customer service. If the base station is the only handset cradle, you'll probably need to replace the phone if a new battery and clean contacts don't work.

If your Uniden phone is under warranty, contact the company.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Jun 18, 2014 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone...

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Phone says searching


Bring the handset that says searching into the same room as the base and see if the handset stops searching. Next unplug the handset batteries (yes from all handsets) and the base power cord (from both the base and the wall outlet). Wait a few minutes and then reconnect the batteries and base power cord. Next try to de-register and then re-register the handsets. (If you add a comment with the phone model, I'll help you with this step. Uniden has the manuals for their phones on their site: http://www.uniden.com/bin/venda?ex=co_disp-view&bsref=uniden&scat=dectphones_mnl .)

If this doesn't help, next try a new battery (and make sure that the battery is fully charged) for the phone. (If the phone is under warranty, contact Uniden. Note: batteries lose their ability to hold a charge over time. This includes the time on the shelf in the package.)

If a new battery doesn't help, then there is something wrong with the handset. Decide if it is worth having the unit fixed if the phone is out of warranty.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(I'm assuming that both handsets are cordless. If you have a corded/cordless model, then check that the base has power before you go farther with the above diagnostics. The power brick should be warm. We had a cordless phone on a power strip (UPS) that got turned off. The handset was searching for a signal that wasn't being sent. If you have power to the base, try sending the Find Handset message. The problem could be either the base or the handset not sending and receiving the signals between them.)

Dec 11, 2011 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone

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HOW DO U CONNECT THE HANDSET TO THE BASE.ALREADY TRIED THE REGISTER BUTTON,DID NOT WORK.IT CAME WITH NO DIRECTIONS,WE BOUGHT AT A FLE MARKET FOR 5 DOLLARS.


Are you sure of the model number? The D1680 should register the handset when you put it on the base for 30 seconds. (You should see Handset Registering followed by Registration Complete.) Then press Talk/Flash to check for dial tone. On this model if the registration fails, charge the battery (or replace the battery and then charge that). Then repeat the registration.
The manual for the Uniden D1680 is available here: http://news.uniden.com/pdf/D1680om.pdf .

For other Uniden phones, like the DEC1060, you need to navigate through the handset menus to find the Handset Registration command. Then press and hold the Register Handset (Find Handset) key on the base for 3+ secondsThen the base and handset will synch. (Low batteries could interfere with the process.)

For the D3288, you access the base menu for Register Accy and then press and hold # on the handset for 30+ seconds. (You will see Registering followed by Registration Complete.)


Additional Uniden cordless phone manuals are available here: http://www.uniden.com/scat/cordlessphones_mnl .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(with a flea market phone, my first suggestion is to try a new battery for the handset. They only have a given number of recharge cycles and you do not know the history. However, sometimes the chargers do fail and a new battery will not work. In that case, the phone should be replaced. It isn't worth the cost of out-of-warranty repairs.)

Jul 01, 2011 | Uniden D1680 Cordless Phone

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Can't hear phone ringing


Adjusting the Ringer Volume (From the Uniden manual)

You can choose from four ringer volume settings (off, low, medium, and high) separately on each handset or the base.
  1. With the phone in standby, press ArrowUp or Arrow Down on the handset or VOLUME + or VOLUME - on the base. The handset or base sounds the ringer at that level.
  2. Use Arrow Up on the handset or VOLUME + on the base to make the ringer volume louder.
  3. Use Arrow Down on the handset or VOLUME - on the base to make it softer or turn it completely off.
  4. When you hear the ringer volume level you want to use, stop pressing keys.
  5. The handset or base will use the new ringer volume starting with the next incoming call.
  6. If you set the ringer volume to Off, the handset or base won’t ring.
  7. Other handsets or base will ring according to their individual settings.

Jan 03, 2010 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone...

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Regarding connecting old and new phone of same brand


1. Remove battery
2. Hold down the * and # buttons and reinsert battery. You should hear a long beep. If not retry. (This is a bit awkward but hold the handset upside down and it's workable)
3. Screen will be blank. Immediately press the right soft menu button.
4. Screen will report that EEPROM is clearing and then state EEPROM Clear Ok
5. Remove battery (yes again)
6. Reinsert battery (this time there's no need to hold down any buttons)
7. Handset will reboot with Welcome screen and then state that phone must be registered (this is the status a handset should be in from the factory)
8. Place handset on base and it will register as normal

Oct 12, 2009 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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ADDING HANDSET SAYS OUT OF RANGE


A search of Uniden support only said to call 1-800-297-1023 with handset registration issues. The rep picked up quickly and walked me through the reset procedure. Here it is step-by-step:

1. Remove battery
2. Hold down the * and # buttons and reinsert battery. You should hear a long beep. If not retry. (This is a bit awkward but hold the handset upside down and it's workable)
3. Screen will be blank. Immediately press the right soft menu button.
4. Screen will report that EEPROM is clearing and then state EEPROM Clear Ok
5. Remove battery (yes again)
6. Reinsert battery (this time there's no need to hold down any buttons)
7. Handset will reboot with Welcome screen and then state that phone must be registered (this is the status a handset should be in from the factory)
8. Place handset on base and it will register as normal

Aug 02, 2009 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone...

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No dial tone on handset; cannot make or receive calls


hi there,

better do registering again the phone to the base station. you ma consult your user manual on how to register again the handset.

hope this initial info helps.

Apr 16, 2009 | Uniden Lands Phones

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Dead Uniden DCT5280 Handset


if battery just replace battery but the head sets are compatible with other handsets of same ghz say 2.4 you just gotta set in base and let base recognize new hand set these phones are practically built the same way but only with new technology

May 03, 2008 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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ELBT595 Handset Not Turning On


Check the handset battery -- if there is a slight "bulge" on one side (ie: not COMPLETELY flat) then the problem is with the battery. I had that problem and had to order a new one. That said, I just installed the new battery, and while it now charges, the handset won't connect to the base unit. The base unit works (tried the speakerphone), but there is not connection between base and handset.

Feb 18, 2008 | Uniden ELBT595 Cordless Phone

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