Question about Dual Handset Cordless Telephone with Caller ID TRU-8860/2 (TRU88602)
I just purchased 4 new handsets for my existing uniden system, all the same models. I have deregistered two of them and re-registered them to be compatable to my existing system, but the other two refuse to deregister. They flash the message "out of range." I can't get a dial tone, do global set up, or anything. It doesn't appear to be the battery since I can program the handset, phonebook, etc, just fine.
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Mar 14, 2016 | Phones
You may need to reset your handset in the following instances:
You lose a handset and purchase a new one. When you try and register to your existing base you get registration
You are unable to register any handsets to the base.
You had a base which needed to be exchanged by the manufacturer. When you register your existing handsets
to the base, the handsets say #3 and #4, but you only have 2 handsets.
When you are instructed to by the one of the manufacturer's call center representatives.
To reset, do the following:
Press and hold [ ] and [#] for more than 5 seconds. Select DEREGISTER HS.
WHICH HANDSET? appears. Select the handset that you want to de-register, and press the OK soft key.
DEREGISTER HS appears. Select YES, and press the OK soft key.
ARE YOU SURE? appears. Select YES, and press the OK soft key. You will hear a confirmation tone. The
handset will clear its registration information from the base, and then delete its own base information.
MODELS VARY! PLACE HANDSET ON THE BASE FOR REGISTRATION OR REFER TO OWNER'S MANUAL. To
re-register the handset to the base (see page 25).
If the handset cannot contact the base, it will display OUT OF RANGE. Make sure the handset is in range of the
base and the base is connected to power.
Note: It is also possible to reset the handset back to its original factory settings. All changes including Caller ID information
will be erased. For more information on resetting the handset back to factory settings and when you need to
do this, see www.uniden.com or call our Customer Service Hotline. See back cover page for contact information.
Resetting the Handset without the Base
If your original base is not available for some reason (for example, it is lost or somehow incapacitated), you can still
reset the handset and use it with another base.
Press and hold [ ] and [#] for more than 5 seconds.
Move the cursor to select BASE UNAVAILABLE and then press the OK soft key.
BASE UNAVAILABLE appears.
Move the cursor to select YES, and then press the OK soft key. ARE YOU SURE?
Move the cursor to select YES, and then press the OK soft key. You will hear a confirmation tone. The handset
will delete its own base information without trying to contact the base. When the base information is deleted,
the handset displays MODELS VARY! PLACE HANDSET ON THE BASE FOR REGISTRATION OR REFER
TO OWNER'S MANUAL. Register the handset to the new base (see page 25). of its user manaul.
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