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Stop the Samsung CLX 316FN from answering the house chat line

For some reason Samsung CLX 316FN is answering the house phone line. I have 2 lines coming in, one fax line, one house chat line. The CLX 316FN answers both lines. How do I cancel it from answering the house chat line? I want it to answer the other line, and it is. Thanks

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Make sure that the unit is hooked to the fax line only. Many people often merge both lines when connecting answering machines and more than one wireless phone. Also make sure that the unit is the FIRST equipment connected from the wall outlet. Finally, enter the program mode and make sure the fax setting is turned to FAX or TEL. The first setting makes the unit answer after the amount of rings programmed, while the other setting is for manual reception only. One final notice: if you are using the phone line for talking and someone hits START for a copy, the unit will assume a fax and iterrupt the communication. To avoid this, press NO. COPIES first before making copies. Even if it is for one copy only.

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