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Caller ID not working in India

Phone purchased in U.S and installed in India

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  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2007

    Have the same problem in Estonia. Telecom company suggested that the phone(s) may need to be reprogrammed and thatthe telecom co. in Estonia uses a "Scandinavian" standard for caller ID. Any idea how to go about programming the phones?

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2007

    Called ID not working in India. Panasonic phone programmed for US.

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    panasonic kx 6072 purchased in USA and installed in India - problem is caller id is not working - it says private call all the time.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    I got 5.8 GHz Panasonic Cordless phone with 4 handset from US. But when i used it in india, caller id is not working. It doesn't display any information about caller id.

    Can anyone help?

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2008

    Same problem here too........

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In USA, CANADA, telephone company uses FSK for Caller ID detection while Indian Telecom companies uses DTMF standard. this is the mismatch and reason for caller ID not working.

u need to purchase seperate caller ID for it.

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Dear All

In Nehru Place you get a small attachement for Rs. 250 - Rs. 350 which when connected to the pstn line will display CID on imported phones. On my GE 2.4GHZ phone i am able to see the called number - But no time stamp. I am told there is another version of the attachemnet abvailable which stores the time stamp in the memory. I am not sure but CID works.

My email taskdigital@gmail.com.

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Hi, you can buy a caller id converter. After connecting ur phone through this converter you will see the number along with the timestamp on the phone. If you want you can buy it from here :
http://cgi.ebay.in/Brand-NEW-Caller-ID-Coverter-DTMF-2-FSK-100-Working-/150442637623?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_203&hash=item2307147937

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SOURCE: Caller ID is not working in India.

For people who have purchased cordless phone in usa and caller id is not working they should purchase fsk to dtmf converter at any local phone shop and caller id will start working.

Here is the article on various frequency used by various countries for caller id.

Hope this will help you out.

Detailed Product Description

There are 3 major caller ID specifications in the world: DTMF, ETSI FSK and Bellcore FSK. When users buy a foreign telephone devices(such as cordless phone, fax machine or computer telephony interface), may encounter the problems of non-match for caller ID standard. This will cause the device unable to display the caller ID. EX220 can solve this problem easily. This product can receive all 3 kinds of caller ID format, and convert to FSK(Bellcore or ETSI selectable) to match foreign telephone's standard.
EX220 has a rechargeable battery inside the device, during idle status, it gets power from the telephone line and recharge the battery, so no need to use or replace battery. Just plug one end to telephone line, and the other to the telephone device.
For example, if you live in Netherlands, Saudi or India, the caller ID standard is DTMF. You purchased a cordless caller ID phone from US(which uses Bellcore FSK standard), or from Germany(which uses ETSI FSK standard). You won't be able to use the caller ID feature. In this case, just get one EX220 and connect it between the telephone line and the cordless phone, your cordless caller ID phone will display the caller's number immediately.
Remark:
1. Telephone sets for UK and Japan standard are not applicable.
2. In some countries, users must subscribe to Telecom for caller ID service

Feature List
Caller ID Format Conversion --- Convert 3 kinds of caller ID(DTMF, Bellcore FSK or ETSI FSK) to ETSI FSK or Bellcore FSK(selectable)
Date/Time Stamp --- The DTMF caller ID doesn't content date/time stamp. User can set up clock of EX201, so each call will be sent with actual date and time stamp
Area Code Setting --- User can set up the area code, so the dial back feature can easily applied
Rechargeable battery powered by line --- Just connect to the telephone line, the built-in rechargeable battery can get power from the telephone line, no need any external battery nor power supply

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Now, Multi-Line caller ID converter is available.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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US phones use Bellcore FSK caller id. India uses DTMF caller id. Buy a DTMF- FSK converter at a telecom shop.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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