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GE Dect 6.0 model 28871FE3A will not reset. Can't register handset, no base. Using Vonage phone service

New batteries for handset. Always in searching mode. 16 hour charge. Handset beeps when trying menu options.

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SOURCE: base phone handset #1 holding charge

The base unit should not need a charge. It should be powered by the plug in adapter. It may have a battery to keep operation for a short time in a power outage. The adapter may be loose, the adapter could be broken or the plug in the phone may be broken.

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SOURCE: cant register/install a new dect 6.0 uniden 2060 phone

I had a similar problem which I finally fixed. You did not say if any of your phones registered.
First try the following recommended by Uniden Support:
Your phone(s) should be fully charged before putting them on the main base.
Unplug the battery from the phone by removing the battery cover and removing the connector. Then, push the # and * key together and hold while you plug the battery back in (requires some dexterity). Continue to hold the two keys until you hear a confirmation tone. This will force the phone to reregister. Put the phone on the main base (if you are sure it has a fully charged battery) and see if it will reregister it to solve the problem.
That did not work for me. So, I followed the instructions to de-register the handset (even though it hadn't really registered). But, I also pretended like the Base was not available (because using the base in this step also failed).
1) Press and hold the hang up and # keys for at least 5 seconds.
2) Move the cursor to select Base Unavailable and then press Select.
3) Select the base you want to deregister from, press Select and then move the cursor to Yes and select.
This causes the phone to delete any of its base information.
At this point, again insure that your phone shows the battery is fully charged and if it is not, put it on the stand alone charger base (not the main base). With the battery fully charged, place it on the base and try registering again by placing it in the main base.
If neither of these approaches help, contact support at Uniden.com.
However, my problems were cleared when I cleared the handset with the second set of instructions.

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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I had the same problem!

What you need to do is hold the "end" and "#" key for 5 sec, which will deregister the headset then all you would have to do is place it back in the base for it to registered again.

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Handset won't connect to base unit

Try placing the handset in the base unit to register it. Then see if it is found by the base.

Posted on Mar 21, 2010

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I have Uniden DECT1480-3. I purchased two expandable handsets, but I cannot figure out how to get the new handsets to register with the base unit.


Up to 6 handsets can be registered with the DECT 1480 phones. I have the 5 phone unit and needed to add the 6th phone. All I got was "Searching" in the display and the battery wouldn't even charge!

So here's what you have to do to get additional phones (up to 6 units) to work with the base. If you can get past step 1, it's a snap...

Step 1: Place a charged battery in the handset. This could be a problem if all your handsets are not registered, since unregistered phones don't charge (who thought of that design?). What I did was SWAP the battery from an already registered and charged phone with the new unregistered phone.

Step 2: Here's where the magic happens. Press the 'END' and '#' keys simultaneously... hold them down until a System Reset menu appears. Select "Deregister HS" and press Menu.

Step 3: Now, do the same thing again (hold down END and #), but this time select Base Unavailable and press Menu. You will see Base Unavailable Yes/No... Select Yes. Then place the handset in the base, wait a few seconds, and Voila!. it's registered. You can even change handset numbers using this menu if you play around with it.

Thank you, helpful employee at Costco for supplying the magic code. And hey there, UNIDEN... including this in the operation manual would have saved many customers much grief with de-registered phones!

Enjoy!

May 14, 2011 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone...

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How To Reset and Re-Register Your Uniden Handset and Base


<b>Clear the Handset's Base Data<br /></b>1.To remove the base data from a handset when out of range of the base, press and hold the 'end' button and the '#' button simultaneously until the phone beeps.<br />2.It will now be de-registered from the base.<br />Note: This requires that the base and handset can communicate with each other.<br /> <br /> <b>Clear the Base Handset Data</b><br />1.To de-register all handsets from the base, remove power to the base, and remove the handset from the base.<br />2.Press and hold the 'flash/find hs' button while applying power.<br />3.Wait for the beep and release the button.<br />4.The charge light will now flash.<br />5.Sit any handset in the cradle.<br />6.When the flashing stops, re-register the handsets to the base.<br /> <br /> <b>Re-Register a Handset to the Base<br /></b>1. Remove Handset Battery.<br />2. Reconnect battery while holding down "*" and "#" key.<br />3. Then press the right upper key under the LCD.<br />4. Press the "End" key.<br />5. Wait a few seconds and then the phone will be ready to register to the base.

on Feb 14, 2011 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone ID

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Vtech Dect 6.0 says not registered. how do I register?


Instructions for registering additional new handsets on VTech Model DS6151: Place additional handset on main base. Press HOLD on main base and # on handset. Asks you to de-register. Press no. Registration of additional handset takes place.

Aug 17, 2010 | Vtech DECT 6.0 Digital Cordless Phone

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Please register on the screen


When you see this 'register' message, it means that that particular DECT handset must be registred to the selected 'Base' station: please consult your User manual/guide for the steps by steps instruction on how to register a new handset to your base station for the specific compatible model(s).

Hope it helps.

Jan 27, 2010 | GE 25931 Trio Cordless Phone

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My cordless phone says "to register see owners manual for help" How do I get the phone working, it is a uniden DECT 6.0 Model DECT 1588-2


With the phone in standby, press MENU/SELECT on the base.
Move the cursor to select the Register Handset menu, and then press MENU/SELECT. Handset Registering will appear.
On the handset, press and hold # until the handset beeps and displays Handset Registering.
When the handset has registered to the base, the LCD will display Registration Complete then show the handset ID number.
If the display shows Registration failed, repeat the process again.
Note: If a handset has ever been registered to a base, reset the handset before you register it to a new base

Dec 21, 2009 | Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone...

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GE Model 27911 DECT 6.0 Additional Cordless Handset not working


I took the post that mentioned removing the battery, waiting a few minutes and then reinserting it.  It worked.  Thanks to that person.

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GE DECT 6.0 Model 28111EE2 is not working, registration failed message


I had the same problem, and restoring to default settings did not seem to work either. I just opened the back, unplugged the battery, plugged it back in, and now it works again.

Aug 26, 2008 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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Just bought an additional handset for GE 27951 expandable 6.0 DECT Cordless. I press and hold the Page button for 5 seconds but the new handset will not register. Error keeps occurring "no base."


This exact thing happened to me. Same model number. No matter what I did, the new handsets would not register.

The solution? Reset the entire system:
1. On the BASE - Unplug from wall both power and phone line. Unplug battery from base handset.
2. ON the Extension phone - unplug from wall and unplug battery from handset.
3. Wait AT LEAST 5 minutes.
4. Plug back in BASE power.
5. Plug back in BASE phone line.
6. Plug back in EXTENSION handset battery. Don't plug in BASE handset yet.
7. Follow steps to program EXTENSION. When successful:
8. Plug back in BASE handset battery.

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Uniden dect6.0 handsets do not operate


I am writing for my Mum, who is 99. We live far apart, so it is a bit difficult to fix her problem. She had a new Uniden DECT 60 (?) installed in early July. It seemed to be working fine when we left her, but she says it only rings twice before going to voice mail. She says it has always been like that. How can we fix this for her even though we live at a distance?.

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GE Model 27911 DECT 6.0 Additional Cordless Handset not working


I had the same problem. What worked for me, after several unsuccessful registration attempts, was to disconnect the phone handset battery for about 1 min and then reconnect the battery. Run the handset registration procedure again. It registered for me on the first attempt after the battery reinstall. Good luck.

Jan 20, 2008 | GE 28111EE2 Cordless Phone

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