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Based on, how long it takes you to get to the phone. I would say 4, just because if it rings more the that, my guess would be that you do not have a answer machine. Also, with clear, we like to the voicemail set to 4 rings. But it is up to you on how many rings, but for most common, 4 rings. Hope this helps

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I have an officejet 6500 all in one printer and I am setting up the fax section. It sends and recieve OK but my answering machine is picking up before the fax machine. How can I change that around so the...


You need to check the setup ..

The telephone line which is coming from out should be connected to the line 1 of the printer and Telephone answering machine should be connected to Line 2 .

2. You also need to check that after how many rings the Telephone answering machine answers the call you have to keep the "Rings to answer" 2 less than that of Telephone answering machine.

Lets assume that your Telephone Answering Machine answers the call after 4 rings then keep the rings to answer in All in One to 2

How to set Rings to Answer

1. Press the Setup button on the Front panel of the printer

2. Scroll Down and go to Basic Fax Setup - Select it

3. Scroll down and got to - Rings to Answer - Select it

4. Set the Rings here and then try Fax

it will fix the problem :)

Feb 26, 2011 | HP Officejet 6500 Wireless All-in-One...

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How do you change the number of rings before machine turns on?


When the AT&T 1717 digital answering machine is powered off it will answer an incoming call after 10 rings, it will announce "machine is off" then beep twice, dial 0 to turn it on. The machine is now ready to answer calls. This 10 ring setting is factory set and cannot be modified. To set the number of rings to answer for normal operation press <SET UP> button and hold for 2 seconds, machine will announce current ring setting. Press and release <ANNC/SKIP> or <MEMO/REPEAT> until you hear the number of rings you want. Press and release <PLAY/STOP> to exit. The ring settings available are 2, 4, and toll saver. When set to toll saver machine will answer after 4 rings when there are no new messages and after two rings when is anew message. Here is a link where you can download manual, http://safemanuals.com/user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/AT%2526T/1717-_E

Dec 09, 2010 | AT&T 1717 Digital Answering Machine

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My hp 1040 will not pick up fax after the fifth ring answering machine picks after forth ring can't tell the between phone call or a fax used to before changed date on answering machine fax quite working


Set rings to answer
You can select the number of rings that will occur before the fax answers an incoming call. If you are using your machine as both a telephone and a fax machine, we suggest you set the ring count to at least 4 to give you time to answer.
TIP: HP 1050 Fax: The Toll Saver function for the Digital Message Center interacts with Rings to Answer. See Toll Saver on page 40. If you have the HP 1050 Fax and have Toll Saver turned on, set the Rings to Answer to 2.
1. Press Menu repeatedly until BASIC FAX displays and press Start/Enter.
Rings to Answer will display.
2. Press Start/Enter.
3. Enter the number of rings you want (2-7) and press Start/Enter.
The HP Fax rings the set number of times and then answers. It then produces a different sounding ring to alert you to which type of call is incoming.
• The additional ring may occur once for a fax call
• The additional ring occurs 5 times for a voice call. After the 5 additional rings, the answering machine will answer.

Dec 08, 2010 | HP 1040 Plain Paper Inkjet Fax

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Answering machine rings


you can set them for 2 or 4 rings.

May 30, 2009 | Uniden 5.8GHz Dual Cordless Phone

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I need to set the rings


Rings to Answer:

THIS SETTING ALLOWS YOU TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF RINGS BEFORE THE UNIT ANSWERS A CALL.

1. The unit announces, "Rings to Answer (the current rings to answer setting). To set rings to answer press NEXT. Press SET to continue.

2. To chantge the rings to answer, press and relase the NEXt OR GREETING/PREVIOUS button and the unit announces a number, such as "2,3,4," or "2, toll saver, 5."

3. After choosing a number, press and release the STOP/SET button to store the rings to answer. The unit confirms the setting and enters Message Length menu.

Taken directly from the instruction booklet that came with my GE 29888GE1 instructions.

Hope it works for you ! jp

Mar 02, 2009 | GE 29888GE1 Digital Answering Machine

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How can i change the ringer on my fax machine?


Setting Ring Delay:
The Ring Delay setting determines the number of times the fax machine rings before it answers. If you have extension phones on the same line as the fax machine, keep the Ring Delay at a default setting of 4:
1 Press Function/Set, 2, 1.
2 Press < or > to select how many times the line rings before the fax machine answers (00 – 04) and press Function/Set. If you select 00, the line doesn’t ring at all.
3 Press Stop to exit.

Hope that's clear enough :)

Chris (ziraffa)

Dec 10, 2008 | Brother IntelliFAX 560 Plain Paper Fax

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Can not set no of rings on old sprint answer machine SP818 please help


Ring Select and Toll Saver

Use Ring Select to choose how many times the line will ring before the
system answers a call. Set for 2, 4 or Toll Saver. When you set the
system for Toll Saver, it answers after four rings when you have no new
messages, and after two rings when you have new messages.

1. Press and hold [SET UP] for about two seconds. The system announces
the current ring selection.

2. Press and release [ANN/SKIP] or [MEMO/REPEAT] until the system
announces your ring selection.

3. Press and release [PLAY/STOP] to exit
-OR-
Press and release [SET UP] to change the Remote Access Code (follow
Steps 2-5 under "Remote Access Code").

Oct 01, 2008 | Lands Phones

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Hangs up after 2 seconds into recording message


SETTING THE RINGS TO ANSWER
This setting allows you to select the number of rings before the answering system answers a call.

At idle status, hold down the volume "UP" button over two seconds to enter the ring times setting of answering. The answering system announces, "ring time two" (the default is 2).

To change the rings to answer, press and release the "PREVIOUS" button (<<) or the "NEXT" button (>>) and the answering system announces a number such as "2, 1, toll save, 9...” OR "2, 3, 4...", if you select the toll save and the digit LED light shows a “γ”, the answering system announces “toll save”.

After choosing a number, press the “PLAY/STOP” button one time to store the rings to answer, and the answering system confirms the setting and returns to the idle status.

NOTE: when the machine fails to operate properly, just unplug the power for 10 seconds, and redo the settings.

Aug 03, 2008 | Emerson Em1200 Answering Machine

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How can I change the Rings to Answer setting to one ring?


Set the number of rings before answering
If you turn on the Auto Answer setting, you can specify how many rings occur before
incoming calls are automatically answered.
The Rings to Answer setting is important if you have an answering machine on the
same phone line as the device, because you want the answering machine to answer
the phone before the device does. The number of rings to answer for the device
should be greater than the number of rings to answer for the answering machine.
For example, set your answering machine to a low number of rings and the device to
answer in the maximum number of rings. (The maximum number of rings varies by
country/region.) In this setup, the answering machine answers the call and the device
monitors the line. If the device detects fax tones, it receives the fax. If the call is a
voice call, the answering machine records the incoming message.
To set the number of rings before answering via the control panel
1.
Press Setup.
2. Press Basic Fax Setup, and then press Rings to Answer.
3. Enter the appropriate number of rings by using the keypad, or press the left or right
arrow button to change the number of rings.
4. Press OK to accept the setting.

Get manual at http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00863866.pdf

Jul 07, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer

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Will not answer


I cannot set the number of rings for pickup, my machine picks up after 2 rings, do you know how to set it? I don't have the manual. Thanks

May 09, 2008 | GE 29869GE2 Digital Answering Machine

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