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GE 28128 How do I get the red flashing light (VMWI indicator) to quit flashing? There are no voice mail messages and no instructions on how to read visual messages...thanks...Rex (

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  • Markpiz Dec 17, 2007

    Same problem here.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    same issue lights blink non stop without any messages



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Call your phone from another number and leave a message. Then, check your voice mail, delete the message, and hang the phone up. That should cause the blinking to stop. It worked for me!

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I called support - took forever to get through
Told to unplug phone line, batteries, and AC, then wait 15 minutes.
Then reintall in order of batteries, then AC, then phone.
But once the AC gets plugged in, the light starts blinking again.
The technology of bluetooth with my cell is great, but the interface sucks and the light that won't properly recognize things is incredibly annoying. This one is going BACK....

Posted on Dec 17, 2007


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