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"C" in display window and "power failure" keeps getting announced

We had a power failure and now the message window alternates with the number of messages and a "C" along with an annoying voice that says "power failure" after each message. I cannot find the owner's manual so 1) what do I do to get rid of the "C" and that annoying announcement, and 2) is there an owner's manual I can download?

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  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    Having the same exact problem, tossed the english maual and kept the spanish one, just do not know how to Habla Espanol. or read it either!!

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    My answering machine is speaking Spanish. How do I get it back to English

  • bmorris123 Jun 19, 2008

    my answering machine is speaking in spanish and I can't find my manuel. Please help.

  • barbara belmore Aug 19, 2008

    a C flashing on answering machine

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Set the Clock
You must set the clock once so that the
system announces the correct day and time
with your messages. After this, if you
subscribe to Caller ID, the system will
automatically reset the clock each time new
call information is received.
Press Pto exit at any time while
setting the clock.
1 Press and hold Cuntil the Message
Window displays C, and the default day
is announced.
2 To change the day setting, press and
release ror auntil
the correct day is announced.
3 Press and release C. The current
hour setting is announced.
4 To change the hour setting, press and
release ror auntil
the correct hour is announced.
5 Press and release C. The current
minutes setting is announced.
6 To change the minutes setting, press and
release ror auntil
the correct minutes setting is announced.
7 Press and release C. The current
year is announced.
8 To change the year setting, press and
release ror auntil
the correct year is announced.
9 Press and release C. The new day,
time, and year are announced.
To check the clock, press and release

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

Clock needs to be reset or system is in clock mode. See the instructions on the bottom of the answering machine for instructions to reset the clock

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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1 Prepare your announcement. Each
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Vtech ia5874


You have the answering machine set to announce only.

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Not working


Astonishingly, assignment of announcement to phone line is not documented in the user manual. Tech support was totally worthless concerning this issue. I had to discover it by trial and error. To assign an announcement to a specific phone line do the following:
1) Record your announcement message for a, b, c, ao, etc. as documented
2) Press program
3) Keep pressing the feature button until ANNC appear at the bottom of screen, line 1 appears at the top, and the letter 'a' appears in the middle.
4) Choose the announcement to be assigned to Line 1 by pressing the select button
5) Press the feature button again. Line 2 appears in the display.
6) Repeat step 4 to select the announcement to be assigned to Line 2.
7) Press program button, or take phone off-hook to end the sequence.

Shame on AT&T for such shoddy documentation, and lack of support for their products!

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