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Uniden dect6.0 handsets do not operate

I have two sets of dect 6/0 and none of the handsets get dial tone from base even when plugged in next to bases. what am I doing wrong???

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  • fixbill007 Apr 11, 2008

    I attempt this process but my phone returns "Not Registered." The manual says to repeat the process for this error and I do but get the same result. Help.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    exact same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    Just purchased ours, they ****!

    I will be returning and never purchase another.

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I am writing for my Mum, who is 99. We live far apart, so it is a bit difficult to fix her problem. She had a new Uniden DECT 60 (?) installed in early July. It seemed to be working fine when we left her, but she says it only rings twice before going to voice mail. She says it has always been like that. How can we fix this for her even though we live at a distance?.

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I have lost the pin code of a Samsung SP-R5210 and therefore i canot register it at the base

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Sounds like the handsets lost their link to the base. Did you have a power outage recently? Power outages can cause this problem. So you need to register the handsets to the base. Follow this link http://www.uniden.com/index/manuals_results.cfm?cat=59

and select your model # from the list, this is from pg 27 of a dect6.0 1060 model
Registering a new handset
When you register a new handset to your base,
you will be asked to enter the base PIN code.
The pre-set PIN code is 0000. If you wish you can
change this code, see page 29.
Before registering, make sure the new handset is
fully charged and that you have the base and
handset in front of you. Also, make sure all
handsets and the base are in standby.
On the handset you want to register:
1 Press to access the main menu.
2 Press or until Add.settings is
displayed and press .
3 Press or to display Register and
press .
4 Press or to select your base
number and press .
On your base:
5 Press and hold for approx. 3

Hope this helps

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HandsetS #2 and #3 work properly. Handset #1 has a display screen with correct datet and time -- but no dial tone, How can I fix this?


This sounds like Handset #1 has lost its "registration" with
the base. De-registering & re-registering is often easy.

First, be sure the handset battery is well charged as a
weak battery will interfere with the registration process.
Then try this ( 'works for the D1680, D1481, & similar):

To deregister the handset:

1. Press and hold the [END] and [ # ] keys at the same time,
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Hole the # and 'End' key on the handset until the next menu appears (about 5 seconds). Select deregister phone (use the 'Menu' button). Do it again, but select "base unavailable". After that, set them in the base (not the handset charger) and they should register with the base.

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I have a standard trouble-shooting routine for cordless phones. 1) Remove the battery from the handset (from all handsets for a multi-handset version). Then unplug the power cord from the base and wall outlet and also remove the telephone cord. Wait a few minutes and then reconnect the power and phone line cords. Reconnect the battery (ies) for the handsets. Make sure this connection is tight. Then make sure that the battery is fully charged (15 hours before first use) and register the handsets if needed. This is done by putting each handset onto the base in order for the D2997. Wait about 30 seconds for each one until you see the Handset Registered message. Make sure that you are within range of the base.

Next try a different telephone (RJ-11) phone cord between the base and the wall jack. Also check if the power adapter for the base is warm. For the next set of tests, I like to use an old corded telephone. Using a different phone, check if you get dial tone at the jack. If there is a dial tone, then the problem is with the Uniden phone. If the above trouble-shooting didn't help, then contact Uniden. These phones aren't meant to be user serviced.

If you do not have a normal dial tone, try another jack on the same telephone line. If there is dial tone at another jack, then you have a problem with the first jack. Otherwise find where your telephone service comes in. If you have a fairly new service, you'll find an RJ-11 jack. Plug your test phone into the jack and test for dial tone. If you have no dial tone or can't test your line, call your phone company. They will fix any outside problem for free. If it is an inside wiring problem, look at the visible wiring and determine if the wires are damaged. Open the jack (if only one is bad) and check for loose wires. There are two types of jacks. One secures the terminal wires with screws and the other uses a punch-down jack. For the screw type, strip additional insulation from the conductors, if needed, and then reconnect them. For the punch-down type, you will need the punch-down tool. It is available at many hardware stores in the wiring section. Use this diagram to check your jack wiring: http://www.lanshack.com/wire_phone_jack.aspx . If you can't see an obvious problem with the wiring, you may want a professional to deal with the wiring in the wall. Your telephone company will do this for a fee.
Uniden has the manuals for their DECT phones on their site: http://www.uniden.com/bin/venda?ex=co_disp-view&bsref=uniden&scat=dectphones_mnl . The manual for the D2997 is available here: http://www.uniden.com/content/ebiz/uniden/resources/ownersmanuals/D2997om.pdf .

I hope this helps.

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Hi,

This is because of the following reasons

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