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Remote access when do not know access code?

How to remote access my 1738 when I have forgotten my access code? Am in Europe and need to access messages at my home in US. Help!

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  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    do not know access code for an 800 number that is in the USA. I am also calling from the USA

  • Pat Taylor Sep 24, 2011

    we have this answering machine and can not get it to give us our do we fix this problem?



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The default access code is 500.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008


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