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I already owned a Uniden portable with two handsets and wanted to add to the number. I bought another set with a base and three handsets. i WANT TO HAVE THEM ALL ATTACHED TO THE ORIGINAL BASE WHICH HAS AN ANSWERING MACHINE. How do I do this? I already tried to set them on the base, but it didn't work.

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You have to dial setup number 567890-4567 on the phone.

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