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MD481 does not ring when incoming calls come thru and answer maching does not pick up.

Hello ,
Please do help, I have a Motorola MD 481 digital cordless phone at work with a built in answering maching. It does not ring when calls come thru. Answer machine does not pick up also. I can make calls out.dial tone is there. but if someone calls, i do not know. is there a way to fix this>? I checked the settings, everything is turned on. but still does not work. someone please help me fix this. I like this phone very much.

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Abraham
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  • majesticx Jan 26, 2008

    Motorola MD481. Answer machine will not pickup after the ring count is reached. I have a user manual,but no troubleshooting section is in it. I have triple checked all settings and moved the base to other outlets and phone jacks. Recorded message plays,but,if a call comes in, answer machne does not pickup.



    Any ideas? Thanks

  • bargainbob Aug 14, 2008

    MD481 does not ring when incoming calls come thru. I see the phone knows a call is there as the caller ID shows the number.
    I hooked up an desk phone just to hear the ring and I answer the MD481 as normal. I think the electronics are partially blown.




















































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There are two buttons on your phone charger one is page and the other one is do not disturb (it is the far right.

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Try going to this link and looking for additional seetings for your phone or troubleshooting instructions-link is for complete user manual for your phone
http://www.usersmanualguide.com/motorola/cordless_phones/md481

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