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Phones will not register

I have a SIEMENS GIGASET 4215 with two handsets. They have been working fine both before and since I moved in April 2007.
A few days following a two-hour power outage, the thee phones began to flash "base 1" and it was not possible to make or receive phone calls.
I removed each phone from the stand/charger and took the batteries out of the phones.
I recharged the batteries and replaced each phone in its stand. It flashed "Base 1". It just kept flashing this way. So I pressed the [END] button to re-register each phone - starting with the base unit - and replaced in the stand and it flashed "Searching...". I left it like this and it just keeps flashing "Searching...".
Is there a solution to this problem, or should I just scrap these phones and start over with new ones?
Many thanks for your help.

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  • ladyjude Jan 29, 2008

    Thanks Geno69.

    I tried your suggestions - 3 times with each handset without any success. Currently two handsets are flashing 'Searching' and one is flashing 'Base 1'.

    I didn't previously indicate that the 'signal strength' icon is also flashing at the same time, and is 'blank' (no black fill on icon).

    I don't know whether or not this has any bearing on the problem but the phone batteries are fully charged and the 3 phones are standing side-by-side, plugged in and with the handset(s) firmly in the stand(s).

    I appreciate and thank you for your trouble.

  • ladyjude Mar 05, 2008

    Thank you Genoa69. I appreciate your expert input. Now I know not to waste any more time on this and will proceed with a replacement phone set.

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Try this:
Pick a handheld, press Menu - H/set settings - Reg Handset - Select Base 1, enter 0000 as password. Now on the bottom of the base station press and hold the Register button in for about 10 seconds or until the h/set beeps.


Posted on Jan 23, 2008

  • Gene Wells Jan 23, 2008

    Also for the Siemens 4215 base, there is a hidden rest procedure to manually reset the entire base:

    1. Unplug AC adaptor

    2. Press and hold reg button on bottom of base.

    3. Plug in AC adaptor while holding in reg button.

    4. Keep reg button held in for 25 seconds then release.

    This should reset the base to factory defaults with a password of 0000.

    Then register handsets as stated in my previous post.


  • Gene Wells Mar 05, 2008

    Then the base is bad. I have 2 of them like that. Both seemed to happen when I let the ans mach hit it's limit. When I got done deleting messages, the unit was dead and no handsets would register. I think you now have a brick.




Geno69's solution (step 1 and 2) worked for me with a siemens gigaset a160.

thanks :)

Posted on Oct 04, 2008


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