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

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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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Re: MD481 does not ring when incoming calls come thru and...

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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Re: MD481 does not ring when incoming calls come thru and...

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

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