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Find "Caller ID"
Press the phone icon.
Press the menu icon.
Press Call settings.
Press Additional call settings.
After a moment the current settings are displayed.
Press Caller ID. Turn your own caller identification on or off
Press Hide number or Show number. Return to the home screen
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
If its a case where you can receive calls and texts, and send texts no prob but you cant call out then its a caller-id problem with your mobile service provider. Ring up the support team and have them reset your caller-id on their end. Once done, power cycle the phone and the phone shoild call outbound no problem.
Which phone are you using ? Check your applications if your have installed any software like Voice/Talking Caller Id or something similar . This software will be the reason the Caller id is a voice and not a ring-tone. Even check the settings in ring-tone if you and option to switch off Voice Caller id. Either uninstall the software or disable the software from the options within.
Hi trinigirl, You should not have to do anything to make the caller id information come through. There is no programming to perform for the regular caller id identification on your display after the second ring (it takes at least one ring cycle for the digital information to pass through). Your model also has the talking caller id function, which will announce in English the callers name or a custom name you can prepare in the phone book of handset number 1. With all that said, you are not getting caller id showing after the second ring, then your phone is bad (which is pretty rare for this symptom), or your phone line still does not have caller id activated. To troubleshoot your problem you need another phone line with working caller id and/or a different phone that is known good to pass caller id. That way you can interchange the phones/lines to see if it is your line or your phone. My guess it is your line somehow, though I have fixed phones that won't pass caller id, but rarely. If it is your phone, try rebooting it, thats about all you can do short of sending it in for repair. Let me know how it goes. CG
Even at its factory defaults your Siemens handset should be showing the caller id after the second ring. Look at your time and date on the phone, if they are not accurate then the caller id signal is not coming through since when activated caller id will not only give you the caller information, but it syncs with the telephone companys clock too. If I were there, I would take a phone that is known to have its caller id working and plug it in your line and see if caller id shows up on it. If it does show caller id, then there is something wrong with your Siemens base. If it does not, then your phone company dropped the ball and caller id is not activated. Then I would take the Siemens phone to another line (neighbor or friend) that has working caller id and plug my Siemens into it and see if it shows up. Doing all that will isolate your problem, I guarantee it.